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Also Known As: Tim Thomersom, Timothy Thomerson Died:
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Birth Place: Profession: actor, comic, ski patrolman

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Tall, weathered, silver-haired lead of "B" actioners and supporting player of "A" films and TV. A former comic, Thomerson has amassed credits in over 30 films and made over 50 TV appearances since the mid-1970s. Making his feature debut in the 1976 comedy "Car Wash," Thomerson went on to appear in some worthier projects including Robert Altman's "A Wedding," Alan Rudolph's "Remember My Name" (1978) and Clint Eastwood's "Honkytonk Man" (1982). In 1985, Thomerson teamed with thrifty auteur Charles Band to star as Jack Deth in the futuristic thriller "Trancers." They reteamed for the sequels "Trancers II: The Return of Jack Deth" (1991), "Trancers III: Deth Lives" (1992) and "Trancer 4: Jack of Swords" (1994). Thomerson has also starred in other straight-to-video Band classics including "Dollman" (1991) and "Dollman vs. Demonic Toys" (1993).Between films Thomerson worked as a series regular on several ill-fated shows including the Bill Cosby variety series "Cos" (1976); "Angie" (1979-80); "Glory Years" (1987); "Down and Out in Beverly Hills" (1987) and "Sirens" (1993). His numerous TV guest spots include "Hunter," "St. Elsewhere," "21 Jump Street" and "Major Dad."

Tall, weathered, silver-haired lead of "B" actioners and supporting player of "A" films and TV. A former comic, Thomerson has amassed credits in over 30 films and made over 50 TV appearances since the mid-1970s. Making his feature debut in the 1976 comedy "Car Wash," Thomerson went on to appear in some worthier projects including Robert Altman's "A Wedding," Alan Rudolph's "Remember My Name" (1978) and Clint Eastwood's "Honkytonk Man" (1982). In 1985, Thomerson teamed with thrifty auteur Charles Band to star as Jack Deth in the futuristic thriller "Trancers." They reteamed for the sequels "Trancers II: The Return of Jack Deth" (1991), "Trancers III: Deth Lives" (1992) and "Trancer 4: Jack of Swords" (1994). Thomerson has also starred in other straight-to-video Band classics including "Dollman" (1991) and "Dollman vs. Demonic Toys" (1993).

Between films Thomerson worked as a series regular on several ill-fated shows including the Bill Cosby variety series "Cos" (1976); "Angie" (1979-80); "Glory Years" (1987); "Down and Out in Beverly Hills" (1987) and "Sirens" (1993). His numerous TV guest spots include "Hunter," "St. Elsewhere," "21 Jump Street" and "Major Dad."

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 War Wolves (2009)
2.
 Wicked Lake (2008)
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 A.I. Assault (2006)
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 Bottoms Up (2006)
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 Left in Darkness (2006)
8.
 Swarmed (2005)
9.
 Paparazzi (2004) Uniformed Officer
10.
 Dirt Merchant (2002) Jack
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Served in the Army
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Studied acting under Stella Adler
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Began performing standup while working as a ski patrolman at several resort lodges
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Performed standup routine at New York's Catch a Rising Star and L.A.'s The Comedy Store and The Improv
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First TV guest shot, an episode of "Mannix"
1976:
Feature acting debut, "Car Wash"
1976:
Series debut, "Cos", a variety show hosted by Bill Cosby
1977:
Starred in the busted pilot, "Benny & Barney: Las Vegas Undercover"
1979:
Co-starred in the superior but short-lived sitcom, "The Associates"; show aired again in 1982
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Co-starred in the series, "The Two of Us"
1985:
First film with Charles Band, "Trancers"
1987:
Starred as Jerry Baskin in the TV version of the feature "Down and Out in Beverly Hills"
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