|Also known as||Thomas A. Verica|
|Date of birth||13 May 1964|
|Origin||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA|
Tom Verica's career spans twenty years in film, theater and television. He starred for three seasons as "Jack Pryor" on American Dreams, NBC's critically acclaimed television drama. Tom's feature film credits include Zodiac, Flags Of Our Fathers directed by Clint Eastwood, Murder By Numbers, Red Dragon, Father's Day, and Die Hard II. Among his television appearances, Tom has had series regular roles on The Nine, The Naked Truth, LA Law, Central Park West and HBO's mini-series From The Earth To The Moon, in which he portrayed astronaut "Dick Gordon." Other highlights include stints on television shows such as House, Lie To Me, Grey's Anatomy, Law & Order SVU, Medium, Will & Grace, Providence, The 4400, and the famous 'conversion' episode of Seinfeld.
On stage, Tom has performed on and Off-Broadway including the award-winning Broadway production of Craig Lucas' Prelude To A Kiss.
As a director, Tom has directed numerous short films and television projects including multiple episodes of Greys Anatomy, Private Practice, Boston Legal, Ugly Betty and American Dreams, as well as stints on The Cleaner, Army Wives, The Deep End, Dirty Sexy Money, Men In Trees and The Beast.
Tom's short films include George and Gracie, The Bridge, and the ruthless comedy Studio City (written by Jack Coleman) which was an audience favorite at the Los Angeles International Film Festival.
- He has guest-starred on his wife, Kira Arne,'s TV series, "Crossing Jordan"
- He is of Italian/German descent.
- His very first TV appearance was as a young teen dancer on "Dancin' On Air." The show was was broadcast live out of Philadelphia from 1981 to 1987. Dancin' On Air was the predecessor to the hit national TV show, Dance Party USA.