|Date of Birth:||May 13, 1964|
|Birth Place:||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania|
|Significant Others:||Kira Arne (wife)|
Tom Verica is an American actor, producer and director who serves as the Co-Executive Producer on ABC's Scandal. He has directed many episodes on Scandal.
Tom Verica is an American actor, television director, and producer, best known for his role as Jack Pryor in the NBC drama American Dreams. As director, he is known for Shonda Rhimes' dramas. As of 2012, Verica is co-executive producer of Scandal, and in 2014 he returned to acting in How to Get Away with Murder.
His parents are real estate agents who are of Italian descent on his father’s side and German descent on his mother’s side. He is married to Kira Arne; where he guest starred on her show, Crossing Jordan, in 2002.
Tom has an illustrious career that spans twenty years in film, theatre and television. He starred for three seasons as Jack Pryoron American Dreams, NBC’s critically acclaimed television drama. His diverse film credits include Zodiac helmed by David Fincher, Flags of Our Fathers directed by Clint Eastwood, Murder by Numbers (co-starring Sandra Bullock), Red Dragon, Father’s Day, and Die Hard 2 (co-starring Bruce Willis).
He has performed on and off Broadway including the award-winning Broadway production of Craig Lucas’ Prelude to a Kiss. As a director, Tom has helmed numerous short films and television projects including multiple episodes of Grey’s 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 film director credits include George and Gracie, The Bridge, and the ruthless comedy Studio City (written by Jack Coleman) which was an audience favorite as the Los Angeles International Film Festival.
He is currently appearing opposite Viola Davis on Shonda Rhimes' new hit ABC show How to Get Away With Murder airing after Scandal.
Scandal Directing CreditsEdit
Season 1 Edit
- 1x06 - "The Trail"
Season 2 Edit
- 2x01 - "White Hat's Off"
- 2x07 - "Defiance"
- 2x13 - "Nobody Likes Babies"
- 2x18 - "Molly, You in Danger, Girl"
- 2x22 - "White Hat's Back On"
Season 3 Edit
- 3x01 - "It's Handled"
- 3x10 - "A Door Marked Exit"
- 3x11 - "Ride, Sally, Ride"
- 3x18 - "The Price of Free and Fair Elections"
Season 4 Edit
- 4x01 - "Randy, Red, Superfreak and Julia"
- 4x10 - "Run"
- 4x14 - "The Lawn Chair"
- 4x22 - "You Can't Take Command"
Season 5 Edit
- 5x01 - "Heavy is the Head"
- 5x09 - "Baby, It's Cold Outside"
- 5x10 - "It's Hard Out Here for a General"
- 5x12 - "Wild Card" (co-directed with Allison Liddi-Brown)
- 5x22 - "That's My Girl"
Season 6 Edit
Awards & NominationsEdit
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Tom Verica and Kira ArneEdit
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