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In Theaters
  • Back to the Future Part III

  • Back to the Future Part II

  • Top Gun

  • Back to the Future

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At Home
  • 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 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 1986
Top Gun Stinger 1986
Off Beat Harry 1986
Back to the Future Mr. Strickland 1985
WarGames Nigan 1983
Prince of the City District Attorney Polito 1981
The Amityville Horror Coroner 1979
Serpico Steiger 1973
Wolfen Baldy
Love and Death Napoleon
They Might Be Giants Mr. Brown
Seven Times Lucky Dutch
Heavens Fall Thomas Knight, Sr.
Hanky Panky Conferee
Hangfire Patch
Robo Warriors Quon
Turk 182! Hanley
Iceman Maynard
The Friends of Eddie Coyle The Man's Contact Man
Author! Author! Lt. Glass
Boiling Point Levitt
The River Howard Simpson
Nightmares Bishop [Bishop Of Battle]
Walls of Glass Turner

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