• 19 October 1978
  •  Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA

Thom Bishops

Biography

In 2016, Thom shot the lead role in Dir. Charles Kopelson's The Jingoist, scripted by Black List finalist screenwriter, John Buffalo Mailer. Also in 2016 Thom shot the Jennifer Fox directed film, The Tale, opposite Laura Dern, Common and Ellen Burstyn as well as the lead in Dubai Film Festival, best Director winner, Susan Youssef's second feature, Marjoun and the Flying Scarf, and is next shooting the lead in Dir. Deborah Kampmeier's(Hounddog), The Tape. Also in 2016, Thom guest starred on the season premiere of Law & Order SVU. In 2015, Thom was in the Oren Movermen drama, Time Out of Mind, opposite Richard Gere, Steve Buscemi and Kyra Sedgwick, which won the Fibresci critics choice award at the Toronto International film festival and was distributed by IFC in 2015. The same year, Thom shot a series recurring role on the ABC pilot, Dangerous Liaisons, written by Oscar nominated Richard LaGravanese and directed by Taylor Hackford, opposite Rufus Sewell, Katie Holmes and Melissa George. In 2014 Thom shot the comedy Barely Lethal directed by Kyle Newman and produced by Brett Ratner, starring, Hailee Stienfeld, Samuel L. Jackson and Jessica Alba which was released in 2015. In 2013, Thom landed the lead role in Berlin -7, directed by acclaimed director, Ramtin Lavafipour, Thom also shot the ensemble drama, Dream in American and the comedy, Only in New York, opposite Hiam Abbass, which premiered in the, Abu Dhabi International Film Festival and won the "audience award" in Montpellier International Film Festival 2013. In 2011, Thom shot the lead role in A Seven Hour Difference which world premiered at the 2011 Dubai International Film Festival, won "Best International Feature" in the 2012 Manhattan Film Festival and won the "Grand Jury Prize" at the 2012 Malmo International Film Festival in Sweden, and for which Thom was nominated for "Best Actor" in the Tenerife International Film Festival in Spain. Bishops first gained notice in the Lions Gate sci-if thriller, The Final Cut, starring opposite Oscar winners' Robin Williams and Mira Sorvino, alongside Jim Caviezel. The film world premiered at the Berlin Film Festival, followed by a win for "Best Screenplay" at the Deauville International Film Festival. Bishops' follow up feature was the cult classic comedy Fanboys, co-starring Kristen Bell and Seth Rogen for The Weinstein Company. Next was a supporting role in What We Do is Secret, a music biopic chronicling the iconic LA punk band The Germs. Thom's subsequent supporting role landed him opposite Simon Baker and Winona Ryder in the provocative dark- comedy Sex and Death 101. Thom has guest starred on top rated Emmy award winning shows including NBC's "Law and Order: SVU" and Fox's "House M.D. as well as a recurring role on the series, "Susanna", directed by Jon Avnet, starring Maggie Grace, Anna Paquin and Virginia Madsen.

Filmography

Movie Name Release Date
The Emoji Movie July 28, 2017