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Tom Villard

Thomas Louis "Tom" Villard (November 19, 1953 – November 14, 1994) was an American actor. He is known for his leading role in the 1980s series We Got It Made, as well as roles in feature films One Crazy Summer, Heartbreak Ridge,My Girl, and Popcorn. Villard was born in Waipahu, Hawaii and grew up in Spencerport, New York, the son of Diane Ruth (MacNaughton), a teacher of the emotionally handicapped, and Ronald Louis Villard, a photochemical engineer.He attended Allegheny College in Meadville, Pennsylvania, before moving to New York City to attend the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute and the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in the early 1970s. In 1980 Villard moved to Los Angeles and soon started landing roles on television and in movies. He also continued performing on stage until the end of his career. On November 14, 1994, Villard died of AIDS related pneumonia. He was survived by his parents, Ron and Diane Villard, twin brothers Timothy and Terry, sister Susan, and his partner Scott Chambliss.


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Born:
Nov 19, 1953 In Waipahu, Hawaii, United States
Movie/TV Credits:
17
First Appeared:
In the series CHiPs 1977-09-15
Latest Project:
Movie Whore 1991-06-21
Known For
Poster of Popcorn
Poster of Swimsuit
Poster of We Got It Made
Poster of Sidney Shorr: A Girl's Best Friend
Filmography
Movie Popcorn Toby 1991-02-01
Movie Whore Hippie 1991-06-21
Movie Swimsuit Willard 1989-02-19
Series Baywatch Unknown 1989-04-23
Movie One Crazy Summer Clay Stork 1986-08-08
Movie Heartbreak Ridge Profile 1986-12-05
Movie Weekend Warriors Seblinsky 1986-10-01
Series MacGruder and Loud Unknown 1985-01-20
Series The Golden Girls Unknown 1985-09-14
Movie Surf II Jacko O'Finlay 1984-01-01
Series Hunter Unknown 1984-09-18
Series We Got It Made 1983-09-08
Movie High School U.S.A. Crazy Leo Bandini 1983-10-16
Movie Parasite Zeke 1982-03-12
Movie Force: Five Disciple 1981-07-24
Movie Sidney Shorr: A Girl's Best Friend Eric 1981-10-05
Series CHiPs Unknown 1977-09-15