Thomas F. Wilson

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Thomas F. Wilson
Wilson at Helium Comedy Club in
Portland, Oregon on July 16, 2011
Thomas Francis Wilson, Jr.

(1959-04-15) April 15, 1959 (age 65)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US[1]
Other namesTom Wilson
Occupation(s)Actor, stand-up comedian, voice actor, writer, musician, painter
Years active1983–present
Caroline Thomas (m. 1985)
4 children

Thomas Francis "Tom" Wilson Jr. (born April 15, 1959) is an American actor, writer, musician, painter, voice-over artist, comedian, and podcaster. He played Biff Tannen, Griff Tannen and Buford "Mad Dog" Tannen in the Back to the Future trilogy, and Coach Ben Fredricks on NBC's Freaks and Geeks.

Movies[change | change source]

Year Title Role Notes
1985 Ninja Turf Member of Spike's Gang
Back to the Future Biff Tannen
1986 April Fool's Day Arch Cummings
Let's Get Harry Bob Pachowski
1987 Smart Alex Lieutenant Stevenson
1988 Action Jackson Officer Kornblau
1989 Back to the Future Part II Biff Tannen, Griff Tannen, Gertrude Tannen
1990 Back to the Future Part III Buford "Mad-Dog" Tannen, Biff Tannen Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor
1991 High Strung Al Dalby
1993 Blood In Blood Out Det. Rollie McCann
1994 Caroline at Midnight Officer Keaton
Mr. Write Billy
Camp Nowhere Lt. Eliot Hendricks
1995 Born to Be Wild Det. Lou Greenburg
movie That Darn Cat Officer Melvin
1998 Girl The Ticket Seller
2003 Atlantis: Milo's Return Ashtin Carnaby Voice, direct-to-video[2]
2004 The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie Victor, Fish #3, Tough Fish #1 Voice[2]
2006 Larry the Cable Guy: Health Inspector Bart Tatlock
Zoom Dylan's Teacher
2009 The Informant! Mark Cheviron
House Broken Fire Chief Henry Decker
2010 Yohan: The Child Wanderer Kevin
2011 Rio Trapped Bird, Screaming Hang Glider Voice[2]
2012 Atlas Shrugged: Part II Robert Collins
2013 Epic Finn Voice[2]
The Heat Captain Frank Woods
Tom and Jerry's Giant Adventure Mr. Bigley, Ginormous Voice, direct-to-video[2]
2015 The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water Angry Customer #1 Voice
2021 Trollhunters: Rise of the Titans Coach Lawrence Voice

Animated television[change | change source]

Year Title Role Notes
1991–1992 Back to the Future Biff Tannen and other Tannens (voices)
1993 The Pink Panther Additional voices
1993 Batman: The Animated Series Tony Zucco / John Grayson (voices) 2-part episode: "Robin's Reckoning"
1995–1996 Gargoyles Matt Bluestone (voice)
1996 Superman Joey (voice) Episode: "A Little Piece of Home"
1996 Wing Commander Academy Todd 'Maniac' Marshall (voice)
1997 Duckman Park Ranger Smith (voice) Episode: "Short, Plush and Deadly"
1997 Aaahh!!! Real Monsters Marty (voice) Episodes: "Clockwise/Gromble Soup", "Showdown/Internal Affairs"
1998 Pinky and the Brain Larry Bruhn (voice) Episode: "Dangerous Brains"
1998 The New Batman Adventures Howlin' Jake / Gotham Angels Biker (voices) Episode: "Torch Song"
1998 Zoomates Mark the Polar Bear (voice) TV short
1998 The Angry Beavers Otis Otto / Bowling Patron (voices) Wpisode: "If You Insisters/Alley Oops!"
1999 Timon & Pumbaa Additional voices 1 episode
1999 Pepper Ann Coach Bronson (voice) Episode: "Beyond Good and Evel/One of the Guys"
2000–2001 Max Steel Pete Costas (voice) Recurring role (season 1), main role (season 2)
2000 Buzz Lightyear of Star Command Buster (voice) Episode: "Root of Evil"
2001 The Zeta Project Burly Boyfriend (voice) Episode: "West Bound"
2001–2013 SpongeBob SquarePants Additional voices
2003 Striperella Tom Green, Zumo, Painted Patron, Director (voices) Episodes: "Beauty and the Obese: Part 1 and 2", "The Wrath of Klinko"
2005 Higglytown Heroes Truck Driver (voice) Episode: "Kip's Dad Gets a Strike"
2008 The Spectacular Spider-Man Stan Carter Voice; 6 episodes
2008 Back at the Barnyard Krebs (voice) Episode: "Brave Udders"
2008–2009 Batman: The Brave and the Bold Sportsmaster / Catman (voices) 2 episodes: "Invasion of the Secret Santas!" and "Legends of the Dark Mite!"
2008 Family Guy Additional voices Episode: "Quagmire's Baby"
2010 Adventure Time Head Marauder, Cat Man, Coal Guy (voice) Episodes: "Memories of Boom Boom Mountain", "It Came from the Nightosphere"
2010 Billion Dollar Freshmen Principal Preston TV Movie
2010 Planet Sheen Narrator / Blurg #1 (voices) 2 episodes: "Ooze on First/Monster-Fighting Combat Strike Force" and "To Chill a Mocking Blurg/Now You Sheen It"
2012–present Dragons: Riders of Berk Bucket (voice) 16 episodes
2013 Mad (TV series) Additional voices Episodes: "S Cape from Planet Earth/The X-Mentalist"
2015–2018 Pig Goat Banana Cricket Banana, Body Builder (voices) 40 Episodes
2015–2018 Trollhunters: Tales of Arcadia Coach Lawrence (voice) 20 Episodes
2017 The Powerpuff Girls (2016) Additional voices
2019 The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants Major Messy/Camoflush (voice) Episode: Captain Underpants and the Cunning Combat of the Covert Camoflush

References[change | change source]

  1. What’s What With … Tom Wilson Archived 2015-09-24 at the Wayback Machine, Philadelphia magazine, December 3, 2008
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 "Thomas F. Wilson - 64 Character Images". Behind The Voice Actors.

Other websites[change | change source]