Tom Berenger

Born May 31, 1949

Tom Berenger is an Emmy Award-winning, Oscar-nominated American television and motion picture actor.

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Tom Berenger.


1949 Birth Berenger was born as Thomas Michael Moore in Chicago, on May 31, 1949, to a Roman Catholic family of Irish descent. … Read More


1967 18 Years Old Moore graduated in 1967 from Rich East High School in Park Forest, Illinois. … Read More


1972 23 Years Old He worked in regional theatre and in 1972, he worked as a flight attendant with Eastern Airlines, based in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
1973 24 Years Old He transferred to New York in 1973. … Read More
1976 27 Years Old Berenger has been married four times and has six children. He has two children by his first wife, Barbara Wilson, to whom he was married from 1976 to 1984: Allison Moore (born 1977) and Patrick Moore (born 1979). … Read More
1977 28 Years Old In 1977, he had a small role as the killer of the lead character (played by Diane Keaton) in Looking for Mr. Goodbar.
1978 29 Years Old In 1978, he had a starring role in In Praise of Older Women for Avco-Embassy Pictures.


1979 30 Years Old In 1979, he played Butch Cassidy in Butch and Sundance: The Early Days, a role he got in part because of his resemblance to Paul Newman, who played the character in Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969). … Read More
1986 37 Years Old In 1986, he received an Academy Award nomination for his portrayal of Staff Sergeant Barnes in Platoon (this performance won him a Golden Globe Award for "Best Supporting Actor"). … Read More
1988 39 Years Old He established the Tom Berenger Acting Scholarship Fund in 1988 to award theatre students for excellence in performance. … Read More


1998 49 Years Old He has a daughter named Scout Moore (born 1998) with Patricia Alvaran, to whom he was married from 1998–2011.


Berenger won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie for his performance as Jim Vance in the 2012 miniseries Hatfields & McCoys.
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