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  • Back to the Future Part III

  • Back to the Future Part II

  • Back to the Future

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  • Hangfire

  • Viper

  • Second Sight

  • Made in Heaven

  • The Friends of Eddie Coyle

  • Back to the Future

  • Back to the Future Part II

  • Back to the Future Part III

  • Heavens Fall

  • Author! Author!

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James Tolkan Movies

  • Profession: Actor
  • Born: Jun 20, 1931
  • Died: Jan 1, 0001
  • Biography: Upon leaving the Midwest where he was born, raised, and educated (University of Iowa), James Tolkan headed for New York, where he studied acting with Stella Adler. In movies since 1969, Tolkan has been seen in gritty urban character roles in such... Continued
Movie Role(s) Year
Problem Child 2 Mr. Thorn / Mr. Thorn 1991
Dick Tracy Numbers 1990
Back to the Future Part III Marshal Strickland 1990
Opportunity Knocks Sal Nichols 1990
Family Business Judge 1989
Back to the Future Part II Strickland 1989
Second Sight Coolidge 1989
Ministry of Vengeance Col. Freeman 1989
True Blood Lt. Joe Hanley 1989
Split Decisions Benny Pistone 1988
Viper Col. William Tansey 1988
Made in Heaven Mr. Bjornstead 1987
Masters of the Universe Detective Lubic 1987
Armed and Dangerous Brackman / Brackman 1986
Top Gun Stinger 1986
Off Beat Harry / Harry 1986
Back to the Future Mr. Strickland 1985
WarGames Nigan / Nigan 1983
Prince of the City District Attorney Polito 1981
The Amityville Horror Coroner / Coroner 1979
Serpico Steiger 1973
Wolfen Baldy / Baldy
Love and Death Napoleon
They Might Be Giants Mr. Brown / Mr. Brown
Seven Times Lucky Dutch
Heavens Fall Thomas Knight, Sr.
Hanky Panky Conferee / Conferee
Hangfire Patch
Bloodfist IV: Die Trying
Robo Warriors Quon / Quon
Turk 182! Hanley / Hanley
Iceman Maynard
The Friends of Eddie Coyle The Man's Contact Man / The Man's Contact Man
Author! Author! Lt. Glass
Boiling Point Levitt
The River Howard Simpson
Nightmares Bishop [Bishop Of Battle] / Bishop [Bishop Of Battle]
Walls of Glass Turner / Turner

Worked With

Actor
Movie
Year
John Ritter Problem Child 2 1991
Amy Yasbeck Problem Child 2 1991
Laraine Newman Problem Child 2 1991
Warren Beatty Dick Tracy 1990
Charlie Korsmo Dick Tracy 1990
Glenne Headly Dick Tracy 1990
Madonna Dick Tracy 1990
Al Pacino Dick Tracy 1990
Dustin Hoffman Dick Tracy 1990
Michael J. Fox Back to the Future Part III 1990
Christopher Lloyd Back to the Future Part III 1990
Mary Steenburgen Back to the Future Part III 1990
Lea Thompson Back to the Future Part III 1990
Elisabeth Shue Back to the Future Part III 1990
Dana Carvey Opportunity Knocks 1990
Robert Loggia Opportunity Knocks 1990
Todd Graff Opportunity Knocks 1990
Julia Campbell Opportunity Knocks 1990
Milo O'Shea Opportunity Knocks 1990
Sean Connery Family Business 1989
Matthew Broderick Family Business 1989
Janet Carroll Family Business 1989
Charles Fleischer Back to the Future Part II 1989
John Larroquette Second Sight 1989
Bronson Pinchot Second Sight 1989
Bess Armstrong Second Sight 1989
Stuart Pankin Second Sight 1989
John Schuck Second Sight 1989
John Schneider Ministry of Vengeance 1989
Ned Beatty Ministry of Vengeance 1989
George Kennedy Ministry of Vengeance 1989
Jeff Fahey True Blood 1989
Chad Lowe True Blood 1989
Sherilyn Fenn True Blood 1989
Billy Drago True Blood 1989
Ken Foree True Blood 1989
Gene Hackman Split Decisions 1988
Jennifer Beals Split Decisions 1988
Eddie Velez Split Decisions 1988
Linda Purl Viper 1988
Jeff Kober Viper 1988
Chris Robinson Viper 1988
Timothy Hutton Made in Heaven 1987
Kelly McGillis Made in Heaven 1987
Ellen Barkin Made in Heaven 1987
Debra Winger Made in Heaven 1987
Dolph Lundgren Masters of the Universe 1987
Frank Langella Masters of the Universe 1987
Courteney Cox Masters of the Universe 1987
Chelsea Field Masters of the Universe 1987
Eugene Levy Armed and Dangerous 1986
Meg Ryan Armed and Dangerous 1986
Tom Cruise Top Gun 1986
Val Kilmer Top Gun 1986
Anthony Edwards Top Gun 1986
Tom Skerritt Top Gun 1986
Michael Ironside Top Gun 1986
Judge Reinhold Off Beat 1986
Meg Tilly Off Beat 1986
Harvey Keitel Off Beat 1986
Cleavant Derricks Off Beat 1986
Joe Mantegna Off Beat 1986
John Turturro Off Beat 1986
Crispin Glover Back to the Future 1985
Dabney Coleman WarGames 1983
John Wood WarGames 1983
Ally Sheedy WarGames 1983
Barry Corbin WarGames 1983
Treat Williams Prince of the City 1981
Jerry Orbach Prince of the City 1981
Lance Henriksen Prince of the City 1981
James Brolin The Amityville Horror 1979
Margot Kidder The Amityville Horror 1979
Rod Steiger The Amityville Horror 1979
Helen Shaver The Amityville Horror 1979
Tony Roberts Serpico 1973
Cornelia Sharpe Serpico 1973
Lewis J. Stadlen Serpico 1973
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