Thomas Francis Wilson Jr's works in the entertainment industry are not just limited to acting. He is a comedian, artist, musician, and podcaster. While many of us know him for his performance in the Academy award-winning science fiction film Back to the Future, he has over 50 television shows, movies, and comedy specials to his credit.
Most notable ones include April Fool's Day, Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, Two and a Half Men, Cold Case, The Ranch, and most recently, DC's Legends of Tomorrow. In the article, we will look at seven interesting facts of Wilson.
Thomas F. Wilson is 61 years old as of 2020. He was born on April 15, 1959, which makes his zodiac sign, Aries. Talking about his height, Wilson stands 6 feet and 2½ inches tall (1.89 m).
Wilson attended Radnor High School in Pennsylvania, where he took part in various school activities as drama, music, and debate. He played tuba in a band and was the leader of his marching band. Wilson went on to study international politics at Arizona State University and also attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City.
The Back to the Future actor has painted numerous portraits of classic children's toys. In 2006, he was selected to join the California Featured Artists Series at Disneyland.
Wilson frequently showcases his work at the Big Pop Fun Gallery in Laguna Beach, California. Besides, he is also a musician and had released a Contemporary Christian album, titled, In the Name of the Father, in 2000.
In 2013, the 61 years old appeared as Captain Woods in the commercially successful action comedy film, The Heat. Wilson's character, Woods, is introduced as the captain of the Boston Police Station. He is shown to have received the position after working in the station for four years.
As a voice-over actor, Wilson has appeared in numerous animated series, including the animated comedy television series, SpongeBob SquarePants. He voiced the villainous characters as Flats the Flounder and Tattletale Strangler.
Moreover, he also voiced the non-villainous characters as Patrick's Dad, Marty, and Reg, Reg the Club Bouncer, appearing in altogether 19 episodes. Additionally, Wilson also lent his voice for 2004 The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie and its sequel The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water.
Thomas F. Wilson and Caroline Thomas Wilson married on July 6, 1985. Caroline is best known for her work in the comedy Smart Alex.
The couple has four children together: three daughters, Anna May Wilson, Emily Wilson, Gracie Wilson, and a son, Tommy Wilson.
Thomas F. Wilson's net worth is estimated to be around $4 million. The 61 years old began his professional acting career in the early 1980s. Wilson's big breakthrough came in 1985 when he appeared as Biff Tannen in Back to the Future, which grossed over $381 million worldwide against the budget of $19 million.
Wilson reprised the role in both the second and final installment of Back to the Future trilogy. Moreover, he has also worked as a voice actor for the animated series and video game of Back to the Future. The 61 years old actor has since then appeared in numerous animated series, television, and film productions. All of this can be credited to his net worth of $4 million.
Thomas F. Wilson played as Coach Fitzgerald in Netflix's sitcom The Ranch. He was introduced in the episode third, The Boys of Fall, season one of the show.