Heaton, Tom

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Heaton, Tom




Awards, Honors:

Gemini Award nomination, best guest actor in a dramatic series, Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television, 2003, for Da Vinci's Inquest; Leo Award nomination, best supporting actor in a feature-length drama, Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences Foundation of British Columbia, 2007, for Christmas on Chestnut Street.


Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Second staffer, Hands of a Stranger, NBC, 1987.

Mr. Norbert Keene, It (also known as Stephen King's "It"), ABC, 1990.

Ben, Taken (also known as Steven Spielberg Presents "Taken"), Sci-Fi Channel, 2002.

Sheriff Sine, Johnson County War, Hallmark Channel, 2002.

Fisherman, Earthsea (also known as Legend of Earthsea), Sci-Fi Channel, 2004.

Casey, Final Days of Planet Earth, Hallmark Channel, 2006.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Television director, The Haunting Passion, NBC, 1983.

First doctor, Jane Doe, CBS, 1983.

Police sergeant, Going for the Gold: The Bill Johnson Story, CBS, 1985.

Volkswagen dealer, Into Thin Air, CBS, 1985.

Gerald Crowhurst, Love, Mary, CBS, 1985.

Harrison, Mrs. Delafield Wants to Marry, CBS, 1985.

Officer Berie, Picking Up the Pieces, Cinemax, 1985.

Mr. Jesse Oliver Aarons, Sr., Bridge to Terabithia, 1985.

Jim, Nobody's Child, CBS, 1986.

Harold Murtaugh, A Stranger Waits, CBS, 1987.

Ted, Sworn to Silence, ABC, 1987.

Wrangler, Dick Francis: Blood Sport (also known as Blood Sport), CBS, 1989.

Howard, Burning Bridges, ABC, 1990.

Dave, Anything to Survive, ABC, 1990.

O'Hara, Yes Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus, ABC, 1991.

Davenport, Payoff, Showtime, 1991.

North Carolina doctor, Omen IV: The Awakening, Fox, 1991.

Dispatcher, Miles from Nowhere, CBS, 1992.

Questioner, Dead Ahead: The Exxon Valdez Disaster (also known as Disaster at Valdez), HBO, 1992.

Cashier, Dirty Work, USA Network, 1992.

Asa, Call of the Wild, CBS, 1993.

Elliot Mobridge, Morning Glory, 1993.

Lefty, Sherlock Holmes Returns (also known as 1994 Baker Street: Sherlock Holmes Returns), CBS, 1993.

Shorty, Whose Child Is This? The War for Baby Jessica, ABC, 1993.

Hatchery security guard, Incident at Deception Ridge (also known as Terror at Deception Ridge), USA Network, 1994.

Mel Betsill, A Christmas Romance, Fox Family Channel, 1994.

Fourth group member, Shadow of a Doubt, NBC, 1995.

Lon, Convict Cowboy, Showtime, 1995.

Man in parking lot, Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story (also known as Serving in Silence), NBC, 1995.

Stan, The Surrogate, ABC, 1995.

Box Car Louie, The Angel of Pennsylvania Avenue (also known as L'ange de Noel), The Family Channel, 1996.

Alfred, Panic in the Skies!, The Family Channel, 1996.

Private detective, A Kidnapping in the Family, ABC, 1996.

Watchman, The Escape, The Movie Channel, 1997.

Dog owner, The Baby Dance, Showtime, 1998.

George, The Long Way Home, CBS, 1998.

Homeless man, I've Been Waiting for You, NBC, 1998.

News vendor, Nightmare Street, ABC, 1998.

Dow, Goldrush: A Real Life Alaskan Adventure (also known as Gold Rush!), ABC, 1998.

Billy Bob, Sweet Deception (also known as Sweet Lies), Fox Family Channel, 1998.

Whitaker, The Jack Bull, HBO, 1999.

News Carver, Secret of Giving, CBS, 1999.

Newsstand guy, My Mother, the Spy, Lifetime, 2000.

Reverend Boggs, Papa's Angels, CBS, 2000.

Quaid McKinnon, Mermaid, Showtime, 2000.

Peter, Navigating the Heart, Lifetime, 2000.

Zeke Gillman, Killer Bees!, PAX, 2002.

An Unexpected Love (also known as This Much I Know), Lifetime, 2003.

Hal, Disaster Zone: Volcano in New York, Sci-Fi Channel, 2006.

Carl Boyd, Christmas on Chestnut Street, Lifetime, 2006.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Arnie Shane, Wiseguy, CBS, 1987.

Bill Bludworth, The Wonder Cabinet, Fox, 1999.

Good Sam, "My Generation," Strange Frequency, VH1, 2001.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Billy Pardew, "Gallows for Bill Pardew," Iron Horse, ABC, 1967.

Billy the Kid, "The Informed Who Cried," Death Valley Days (also known as Call of the West, The Pioneers, Trails West, and Western Star Theatre), 1967.

Ed, "A Seat by the Window," The Mod Squad, 1969.

Randy, "Death Is a Bad Trip," Wide World Mystery, 1974.

Peter DeVries, "Shattered Vows," The Hitchhiker (also known as Deadly Nightmares and Le voyaguer), 1983.

Lars, "The Wharf Rat," Danger Bay, Disney Channel, 1985.

Paul, "Last Scene," The Hitchhiker (also known as Deadly Nightmares and Le voyaguer), 1986.

Ralph, "Honor Bound," 21 Jump Street, 1987.

Tyler, "The Spoilers," MacGyver, ABC, 1988.

Bill, "Easy Target," MacGyver, ABC, 1989.

Abraham, "Principles," Street Legal, CBC, 1989.

Abe, "Le Lacrime D'Amore: Part 1," Wiseguy, CBS, 1989.

Tom, "Killer," The Black Stallion (also known as The Adventures of the Black Stallion, The New Adventures of the Black Stallion, and L'etalon noir), 1990.

Dr. Taylor, "Starting Over," Neon Rider, syndicated, 1990.

"Blue Christmas," Mom P.I., CBC, 1990.

Doctor, "Phoenix," Neon Rider, syndicated, 1991.

Hotel clerk, "Catcher," Street Justice, 1992.

Bob, The Hat Squad, CBS, 1992.

Groundskeeper, "Shadows," The X-Files, Fox, 1993.

Old man, "The Zone," Highlander (also known as Highlander: The Series), syndicated, 1993.

Farmer, "Through the Dark Circle," M.A.N.T.I.S., Fox, 1994.

Little Al, "Where the Wolves Are …," Madison, Global, 1994.

Father Clendenning, "St. Vincent," Neon Rider, syndicated, 1994.

Poor soul, "Angie's Turn," Strange Luck, Fox, 1995.

David, "Leave My Bum Alone," Side Effects, CBC, 1995.

Ben Kingman, "Games People Play," Two, syndicated, 1996.

Crazed man, "Inconstant Moon," The Outer Limits (also known as The New Outer Limits), Showtime and syndicated, 1996.

Ernie Lash, "Cypher," The Sentinel, UPN, 1996.

First resident, "War of the Coprophages," The X-Files, Fox, 1996.

Amos Foley, "Partners," Lonesome Dove: The Outlaw Years, syndicated, 1996.

Old Tom, "Prophecy," Highlander (also known as Highlander: The Series), syndicated, 1996.

Rummy, "Time Again and World," Sliders, Fox, 1996.

Fred Turlock, "Smart Alec," The Sentinel, UPN, 1997.

Store clerk, "The Thin White Line," Millennium, Fox, 1997.

Josiah Miller, "Heart's Desire," The Outer Limits (also known as The New Outer Limits), Showtime and syndicated, 1997.

Wilbur Portsmouth, "The Highwayman," Dead Man's Gun, Showtime, 1997.

Greeley/gravedigger, "The Soul Can't Rest," The Crow: Stairway to Heaven, syndicated, 1998.

Bartender, "A Matter of Fax," Sleepwalkers, 1998.

Cyrus, "Family Matters," Viper, NBC, 1998.

Jim, "Glyphic," The Outer Limits (also known as The New Outer Limits), Showtime and syndicated, 1998.

Welder, "Gabriel," Da Vinci's Inquest, CBC, 1998.

Gravedigger, "Book of the Dead," Night Man, syndicated, 1998.

Andrew, "Roswell," So Weird, Disney Channel, 2000.

Nate, "The Ties that Bind," Mysterious Ways, PAX and NBC, 2000.

Red, "Alienshop," The Outer Limits (also known as The New Outer Limits), Showtime and syndicated, 2001.

Dex McCallum, "Relic," Smallville (also known as Smallville Beginnings and Smallville: Superman the Early Years), The WB, 2003.

Ken Folkstone, "God Forbid We Call It What It Is," Da Vinci's Inquest, CBC, 2003.

Ken Folkstone, "Doing the Chicken Scratch," Da Vinci's Inquest, CBC, 2003.

Ken Folkstone, "For Just Bein' Indian," Da Vinci's Inquest, CBC, 2003.

Werner, "Fragile Balance," Stargate SG-1 (also known as La porte des etoiles), Sci-Fi Channel, 2003.

Dr. Crax-Q, "The Others," Andromeda (also known as Gene Roddenberry's "Andromeda"), syndicated, 2004.

Raoul, "A Champagne Payday," Intelligence, CBC, 2006.

Raoul, "A Man Is Framed," Intelligence, CBC, 2007.

Appeared as restaurant patron, Birdland, ABC; and as Mr. Green and as Agent Bremmer in different episodes of The Commish, ABC.

Television Appearances; Other:

Dick Foster, The Minikins (series; also known as Die Minikinis), 1981.

Buddy Brannan, The Girl Who Spelled Freedom, 1986.

Interviewee, "California Earthquake," What If? (special), Discovery Channel, 1997.

Film Appearances:

Peter, Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, Columbia, 1967.

Joe Chaney, Bandolero!, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1968.

Lieutenant Pattison, The Bridge at Remagen, United Artists, 1969.

Sugar Wyman, Monte Walsh, National General, 1970.

Tiny, Moonshine County Express (also known as Shine), New World, 1977.

Tom, The Grey Fox, United Artists, 1982.

Dave Elliott, Dead Wrong (also known as The Columbia Connection, Death Fighter, and Entrapment), Sounder Productions, 1983.

Man blowing off head, Eureka, United Artists, 1983.

Man with stutter, The Golden Seal, Samuel Goldwyn Company, 1983.

Change of Heart, 1984.

Mike Varco, Isaac Littlefeathers (also known as Isaac, Nuage-fougueux), Lauron International, 1984.

Ewen, To Set Our House in Order, National Film Board of Canada/Atlantis Films, 1985.

Railroad "Deek," The Journey of Natty Gann, Buena Vista, 1985.

Dr. Nelson, The Boy Who Could Fly, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1986.

Mr. Riley, Riding Fast, 1986.

Sheriff Sam Potter/Uncle Frank, April Fool's Day, Paramount, 1986.

Loyalties, 1986.

Jesse, The Accused (also known as Appel a la justice), Paramount, 1988.

Farmer on tractor, Cousins (also known as A Touch of Infidelity), Paramount, 1989.

Manager, The Fly II, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1989.

Alec, Leaving Normal, Universal, 1992.

Detective, Knight Moves (also known as Face to Face and Knight Moves—Ein moerderisches spiel), Interstar, 1993.

Doctor, Exquisite Tenderness (also known as The Surgeon, Die Bestie im weissen kittel, and Exquisite Tenderness—Hoellische qualen), A-Pix Entertainment, 1994.

First miner, White Fang 2: Myth of the White Wolf (also known as White Fang 2), Buena Vista, 1994.

Grandfather, Intersection, Paramount, 1994.

Old gardener, Sleeping with Strangers, 1994.

Jake, Ski Hard (also known as Downhill Willie and Ski Nuts), Cinepix Film Properties, 1995.

Second Turf n' Turf customer, I'll Be Home for Christmas, Buena Vista, 1998.

Grandpa, Freeway II: Confessions of a Trickbaby, Full Moon Entertainment/Trick Productions, 1999.

Juror, Snow Falling on Cedars, Universal, 1999.

Charlie, Duets, Buena Vista, 2000.

Morgue janitor, Screwed, Universal, 2000.

Bulls Eye Saloon bartender, Shanghai Noon, Buena Vista, 2000.

Ugly staffer, Reindeer Games (also known as Deception), Dimension Films, 2000.

Bum/FBI agent, The Proposal, Curb Entertainment, 2001.

Captain Elden, 3000 Miles to Graceland, Warner Bros., 2001.

Jason Thompson, Kill Me Later, Seventh Art Releasing, 2001.

Engineer, Going the Distance (also known as National Lampoon's "Going the Distance"), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Home Entertainment, 2004.

Tourneur, Slither, Universal, 2006.

Howard, Connors' War, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2006.

Future scientist, The Last Mimzy, New Line Cinema, 2007.