Farrell, Tom Riis

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Born in Oceanside, Long Island, NY; son of Edward and Edna Farrell. Education: Union College, B.A., theatre, 1981.

Addresses: Agent—Leading Artists, 145 West 45th St., Suite 1204, New York, NY 10036; Silver, Massetti & Szatmary, 8730 West Sunset Blvd., Suite 440, Los Angeles, CA 90069.

Career: Actor.

Awards, Honors: Helen Hayes Award, Washington Theatre Awards Society, for Dirty Blonde.


Film Appearances:

Vigilante with Spiro, Shadows and Fog, Orion, 1991.

(Scenes deleted) Regarding Henry, Paramount, 1991.

Garry, Scent of a Woman, United Artists, 1992.

Rob, Sleepless in Seattle, TriStar, 1993.

EMS supervisor, Kiss of Death, Twentieth Century–Fox, 1995.

Hair consultant, Dirty Laundry, 1996.

Marine biologist, Commandments, Gramercy Pictures, 1997.

Priest, Devil's Advocate (also known as Im Auftrag des Teufels), Warner Bros., 1997.

Edward, Somewhere in the City, 1998.

Andrew Lloyd Weber, The Out–of–Towners, Paramount, 1999.

John Burke, Bringing Out the Dead, Paramount, 1999.

Plaza doctor, Almost Famous, Columbia/TriStar, 2000, revised version called Untitled: Almost Famous the Bootleg Cut.

Four Simple Rules (short film), 2003.

Frank, Marie and Bruce, New Films International, 2004.

Stan Peters, The Stepford Wives, Paramount, 2004.

Waiter, Trust the Man, Sydney Kimmel Entertainment/Process Productions, 2005.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Delbert, The Deliverance of Elaine, 1996.

Toby (hairstylist), On Seventh Avenue, NBC, 1996.

Farmer, The Exonerated, Court TV, 2005.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Lester (Scott's boss), "The Love Letter," Hallmark Hall of Fame, CBS, 1998.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Gary, Wish You Were Here, CBS, 1990.

Third homeless man, "Asylum," Law & Order, NBC, 1991.

Scott Hexter, "Mayhem," Law & Order, NBC, 1993.

Miller, "More Than Friends: The Coming Out of Heidi Leiter," Lifestories: Families In Crisis, HBO, 1994.

Jonathan, "The Using Game," New York News, CBS, 1995.

Larry, "Digital Underground," New York Undercover, Fox, 1995.

Bud, "Aftershock," Law & Order, NBC, 1996.

Dave Drury, "I Love Lucy," NYPD Blue, ABC, 1996.

Harvey Phillips, "Legacy," Law & Order, NBC, 1996.

IRS person, "Retribution," Swift Justice, UPN, 1996.

UPS person, "Bye Bye Love," Spin City (also known as Spin), ABC, 1996.

George Parsons, "The Test," Ed (also known as Stuckeyville), NBC, 2001.

Reverend Douglas Callaway, "Eosphoros," Law & Order: Criminal Intent (also known as Law & Order: CI), NBC, 2004.

Stage Appearances:

Leonard, A Backer's Audition, American Jewish Theatre, New York City, 1992.

View of the Dome, New York Theatre Workshop, New York City, 1996.

Lewis Morris, 1776 (musical), Criterion Center Stage Right, New York City, 1997, then George Gershwin Theatre, New York City, 1997–98.

Duncan Hyde–Berk, Wrong Mountain, Eugene O'Neill Theatre, New York City, 1999–2000.

Charlie and other roles, Dirty Blonde, Helen Hayes Theatre, New York City, c. 2000–2001.

George Lewis, Once in a Lifetime, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Adams Memorial Theatre, Williamstown, MA, 2002.

Young Dogsborough and pastor, The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, National Actors Theatre, Pace University, Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts, New York City, 2002.

Appeared in other productions, including Li'l Abner.