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James Tolkan

Fiery, forceful and intimidating character actor James Tolkan has carved out a nice little niche for himself in both movies and television alike as a formidable portrayer of fierce and flinty hard-boiled tough guy types. James Stewart Tolkan was born on June 20, 1931 in Calumet, Michigan. His father, Ralph M. Tolkan, was a cattle dealer. James ...

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Jun 20, 1931 In Calumet, Michigan, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Guns: A Day in the Death of America
Latest Project:
Movie Bone Tomahawk 2015-10-23
Known For
Poster of Back to the Future Part III
Poster of Back to the Future Part II
Poster of Back to the Future
Poster of Top Gun
Movie Wings: Thrill of Flight Host 2017
Movie Back in Time Himself 2015-10-21
Movie Bone Tomahawk Unknown 2015-10-23
Movie Phil Spector Judge Fidler 2013-03-24
Movie Contrast of Evil Himself 2013-11-10
Series Tales from the Future Himself 2010-10-26
Movie Looking Back to the Future Unknown 2009
Series Leverage Unknown 2008-12-07
Series Cinemassacre's Monster Madness Unknown 2007-10-01
Movie Prince of the City: The Real Story Unknown 2007-05-22
Movie Looking Back at the Future Unknown 2006
Movie Heavens Fall Thomas Knight, Sr. 2006-07-20
Movie Seven Times Lucky Unknown 2004
Series A Nero Wolfe Mystery Avery Ballou / ... 2001-04-22
Movie Love in Ambush Agent Price 1997-02-28
Movie Underworld Unknown 1997-05-09
Series Early Edition Unknown 1996-09-28
Movie Robo Warriors Unknown 1996
Series The Pretender Unknown 1996-09-19
Movie Top Gun: Fire at Will Commander Hondo 1996
Series Nowhere Man Unknown 1995
Movie Sketch Artist II: Hands That See Tonelli 1995-01-28
Movie River of Stone Unknown 1994
Movie Beyond Betrayal Joe Maloney 1994-10-11
Series Cobra Unknown 1994
Movie Boiling Point Levitt 1993-04-16
Movie Bloodfist IV: Die Trying Agent Sterling 1992-11-18
Series The Hat Squad Mike Ragland 1992-09-16
Series Tequila and Bonetti Unknown 1992-01-17
Movie Sketch Artist Unknown 1992-06-27
Movie Hangfire Unknown 1991
Movie Driving Me Crazy Vince 1991-11-01
Movie Problem Child 2 Mr. Thorn 1991-07-03
Movie Back to the Future Part III Marshal James Strickland 1990-05-25
Movie Ministry of Vengeance Col. Freeman 1990-06-04
Series The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Unknown 1990-09-10
Series Sunset Beat Unknown 1990
Movie Guns: A Day in the Death of America Unknown 1990
Movie Sunset Beat Unknown 1990
Series Tales from the Crypt Unknown 1990
Movie Dick Tracy Unknown 1990
Movie Opportunity Knocks Sal 1990-03-30
Movie The Case of the Hillside Stranglers Unknown 1989
Movie True Blood Unknown 1989
Movie Second Sight Coolidge 1989-11-03
Movie Back to the Future Part II Strickland 1989-11-22
Movie Family Business Judge 1989-12-15
Movie Leap of Faith Doctor Siegel 1988-10-06
Movie Split Decisions Unknown 1988
Movie Viper Col. William Tansey 1988-05-01
Series The Wonder Years Unknown 1988-01-31
Movie Weekend War Unknown 1988
Movie Masters of the Universe Unknown 1987
Movie Made in Heaven Unknown 1987-11-06
Movie Off Beat Unknown 1986
Movie Top Gun Unknown 1986
Movie Armed and Dangerous Unknown 1986
Series Remington Steele Unknown 1986
Movie Walls of Glass Unknown 1985
Series The Equalizer Unknown 1985-09-18
Movie Turk 182! Hanley 1985-02-15
Movie Back to the Future Unknown 1985
Movie The River Howard Simpson 1985-01-11
Series Mary Lester Mintz 1985-12-11
Movie Iceman Unknown 1984
Series Miami Vice Unknown 1984-09-16
Movie Nightmares Unknown 1983
Movie WarGames Unknown 1983-06-03
Movie Author! Author! Unknown 1982-06-18
Series American Playhouse Unknown 1982-01-12
Movie Hanky Panky Unknown 1982-06-04
Movie Prince of the City Unknown 1981-08-21
Movie Wolfen Baldy 1981-07-24
Series Hill Street Blues Unknown 1981-01-15
Movie The Amityville Horror Unknown 1979-07-27
Movie Independence Unknown 1976
Series Ourstory Unknown 1975
Movie Love and Death Unknown 1975
Movie The Werewolf of Washington Unknown 1973
Movie The Friends of Eddie Coyle The Man's contact man 1973-06-27
Movie Serpico Unknown 1973
Movie They Might Be Giants Unknown 1971
Movie Stiletto Edwards 1969-07-30
Series N.Y.P.D. Unknown 1967-09-05
Movie The Three Sisters Unknown 1966
Series Armstrong Circle Theatre Unknown 1963
Series Naked City Unknown 1959
Series Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color Unknown 1954-10-27