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      Tomas Arana

      Tomas Arana

      Highest Rated: 88% The Hunt for Red October (1990)

      Lowest Rated: Not Available

      Birthday: Apr 3, 1955

      Birthplace: Auburn, California, USA

      It's very easy for a character actor to get stereotyped, but Tomas Arana enjoyed a varied career in both the United States and Italy. Born Thomas Clifford Arana on April 3, 1955 in Auburn, California, Aran grew up in San Francisco, where he studied classical theater at the American Conservatory and at City College of San Francisco. Like a lot of young people in the 1960s, he took off for Europe, hitchhiking through the regions until he finally settled in Naples, Italy. Arana ended up at the Lucio Amelio Art Gallery where he worked with Andy Warhol, Robert Rauschenberg, and other acclaimed artists. Warhol also painted his portrait, and it became one of Arana's prized possessions. Arana worked as a producer and lead actor for the acclaimed theater company Falso Movimento in Naples, where he won awards for Best Play of the Year, Best Set Design, and the Mondello Prize. Arana toured around the world for over nine years as a performer at many major stage festivals. Arana made his small screen debut in a TV movie version of "The Taming of the Shrew" (1976) playing a clown. He worked steadily overseas before playing Lazarus in Martin Scorsese's "The Last Temptation of Christ" (1988). His next major movie was "The Hunt For Red October" (1991), where he played Loginov. Arana then played one of the best known villain roles of the '90s as the assassin in the Whitney Houston smash "The Bodyguard" (1992), and was part of an impressive ensemble cast in the updated western "Tombstone" (1993). Other prominent big screen appearances included playing Quintus in "Gladiator" (2000) and "The Dark Knight Rises" (2012), where he played Bruce Wayne's (Christian Bale) lawyer. Arana maintained dual American and Italian citizenship, dividing his time between the two countries and working extensively in both American and Italian productions.

      Highest rated movies

      The Hunt for Red October The Bourne Supremacy Gladiator
      Private Property
      Limitless
      The Church
      Wildflowers
      The Devil's Daughter

      Photos

      LIMITLESS, Tomas Arana, 2011, ph: John Baer/©Rogue Pictures THE CHURCH, (aka LA CHIESA), Tomas Arana, 1989, © Anchor Bay Entertainment

      Filmography

      Movies

      Credit
      No Score Yet 95% Echoes of the Past General von Le Suire (Character) - 2021
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Don't Stop Me Now Eden Bauen (Character) - 2019
      No Score Yet No Score Yet MMA Love Never Dies Rocco (Character) - 2017
      17% 24% Incarnate Felix (Character) $4.8M 2016
      No Score Yet No Score Yet When Bette Met Mae Stan (Character) - 2014
      32% 39% The Possession of Michael King Augustine (Character) - 2014
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The President's Staff President Harry Carrey (Character) - 2013
      24% 46% Romeo & Juliet Lord Montague (Character) $1.2M 2013
      68% 74% Limitless Man in Tan Coat (Character) $79.2M 2011
      3% 27% The Roommate Rebecca's Dad (Character) $37.3M 2011
      No Score Yet No Score Yet From Rome with Love Lorenzo (Character) - 2010
      No Score Yet 50% Mission London Munroe (Character) - 2010
      59% 72% Defiance Ben Zion Gulkowitz (Character) $28.6M 2008
      No Score Yet 12% Bats: Human Harvest Dr. Benton Walsh (Character) - 2007
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Murder 101: If Wishes Were Horses Rene De Leon (Character) - 2007
      71% No Score Yet Private Property Unknown (Character) - 2005
      No Score Yet 33% Frankenfish Jeff (Character) - 2004
      82% 90% The Bourne Supremacy Martin Marshall (Character) $176.0M 2004
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Dirty Ties Raymond Toom (Character) - 2004
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Hungarian Servant August Dailermann (Character) - 2004
      No Score Yet 15% Hillside Strangler Angelo Buono (Character) - 2004
      50% 44% This Girl's Life Aronson (Character) - 2003
      0% 21% Derailed Mason Cole (Character) - 2002
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Chimera Tomas (Character) - 2001
      79% 87% Gladiator Quintus (Character) $187.7M 2000
      63% 44% Wildflowers Wade (Character) - 1999
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Passaggio Per Il Paradiso Harrison (Character) - 1996
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Gentle Into the Night Harrison (Character) - 1996
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Over the Line The Warden (Character) - 1995
      No Score Yet 20% Body Puzzle Michele (Character) - 1992
      38% 64% The Bodyguard Herb Farmer (Character) $61.0K 1992
      60% 47% The Devil's Daughter Damon (Character) - 1991
      88% 88% The Hunt for Red October Igor Loginov, Cook - Red October (Character) $119.1M 1990
      64% 49% The Church Evan (Character) - 1989
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Domino Gavros (Character) - 1989
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Midnight Seduction portiere d'albergo (Character) - 1988

      TV

      Credit
      No Score Yet 81% Code Black Admiral Stark (Guest Star) 2016
      38% 60% Intelligence Unknown (Guest Star) 2014
      40% No Score Yet In Justice Unknown (Guest Star) 2006
      No Score Yet 82% CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Unknown (Guest Star) 2005
      87% 87% 24 Dave Conlon (Guest Star) 2005
      70% No Score Yet Skin Unknown (Guest Star) 2003
      No Score Yet 66% CSI: Miami Unknown (Guest Star) 2003
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Without a Trace Unknown (Guest Star) 2002
      No Score Yet 71% Law & Order: Criminal Intent Unknown (Guest Star) 2001
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Walker, Texas Ranger Unknown (Guest Star) 1998
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Bella Mafia Unknown (Character) 1997
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Hunger Unknown (Character) 1997
      43% No Score Yet The Burning Zone Unknown (Guest Star) 1997
      71% 85% Miami Vice Walter Stevens (Guest Star) 1989