Griffith, Thomas Ian 1960(?)–

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GRIFFITH, Thomas Ian 1960(?)–


Born March 18, 1960 (some sources cite 1962), in Hartford, CT; son of Thomas Joseph and Mary Ann (a dance studio employee; maiden name, O'Neil) Griffith; married Mary Page Keller (an actress and producer), 1991; children: Conner O'Neil, Eamon. Education: Attended College of the Holy Cross, 1978–80; trained as a musician and dancer. Avocational Interests: Kenpo karate (black belt), tae kwon do (black belt).

Addresses: Agent—Karen Forman, Metropolitan Talent Agency, 4526 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90010. Manager—Lou Pitt, The Pitt Group, 9465 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 480, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Career: Actor, writer, and producer. Ian Page Productions, Inc., founder (with Mary Page Keller) and president. Worked as a pianist at a dance studio; toured England and Ireland as an Irish step dancer.

Member: American Tae Kwon Do Association.


Film Appearances:

Terry Silver, The Karate Kid, Part III, Columbia, 1989.

Jack Blaylock, Ulterior Motives, Imperial Entertainment, 1992.

Kill Fee, 1992.

Terry McCain, Excessive Force, New Line Cinema, 1993.

Max Parrish, Hollow Point (also known as Rysk Roulette and Arsenal de pointe), October Films, 1995.

General Taligaro, Kull the Conqueror, MCA/Universal, 1997.

Jan Valek, Vampires (also known as John Carpenter's Vampires and Vampire$), Columbia, 1998.

Neal Meekin, Avalanche (also known as Escape from Alaska), PM Entertainment Group, 1999.

Evans, For the Cause (also known as Final Encounter), Dimension Films, 2000.

Chris Quartermain, High Adventure, e–m–s the DVD–Company, 2001.

Gus, Black Point, Blockbuster Video, 2001.

Jeffery Thorpe, The Sea Wolf, The Asylum/Hermes Films/Prophecy Entertainment, 2001.

Agent Jim McGrath, XXX (also known as Triple X), Columbia, 2002.

Brandon Miller, Timecop: The Berlin Decision, Universal, 2003.

Film Producer:

Night of the Warrior, Trimark Pictures/Vidmark Entertainment, 1991.

Ulterior Motives, Imperial Entertainment, 1992.

Excessive Force, New Line Cinema, 1993.

Television Appearances; Series:

Catlin Ewing, Another World (also known as Another World: Bay City), NBC, 1984–1987.

Ray Angelotti (title role), The Guardian, beginning 1997.

Larry Sawyer, One Tree Hill, The WB, beginning 2004.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Title role, Rock Hudson, ABC, 1990.

Frank Wusharsky, Angel of Death (also known as Beyond Forgiveness and Blood of the Innocent), Showtime, 1994.

Jack Wild, Crackerjack, HBO, 1994.

Mike Weston, Behind Enemy Lines, HBO, 1996.

Harry Withers, Secret of Giving, CBS, 1999.

Jack Farrell, The Unexpected Mrs. Pollifax, CBS, 1999.

Doug Brister, A Vision of Murder: The Story of Donielle, CBS, 2000.

Cornelius Loudermilk, Beyond the Prairie, Part 2: The True Story of Laura Ingalls Wilder, CBS, 2002.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Roger Totland, "Le lacrime d'amore: Parts 1 & 2," Wiseguy, CBS, 1989.

Appeared as Luke Potter, In the Heat of the Night, NBC and CBS.

Stage Appearances:

Twelfth Aggie, camera operator, and stage manager, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (musical), Forth–Sixth Street Theatre, New York City, between 1978 and 1982.

Passenger, Dodger rookie, Brooklyn Eagles photographer, and Pittsburgh Pirate, The First (musical), Martin Beck Theatre, New York City, 1981.

Season, Guthrie Theatre, Minneapolis, MN, 1982.

Thomas Jefferson, 1776 (musical), Los Angeles, 2001.


Music Videos:

"What Do You Say," by Reba McEntire, 1999.



Night of the Warrior, Trimark Pictures/Vidmark Entertainment, 1991.

(Story) Ulterior Motives, Imperial Entertainment, 1992.

Excessive Force, New Line Cinema, 1993.

Black Point, Blockbuster Video, 2001.

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