A Seasoned Professional

Thomas G. Waites’s Reel

Thomas Waites Reel from Richard Mamary on Vimeo.

Numerous Credits. A Storied Career.

Since the 1970s, Waites has appeared in over 30 television and film productions. Some of his credits as a television actor include NYPD BlueBuffy the Vampire SlayerOzLaw & OrderLaw & Order: Criminal Intent and The Jury.


“Windows” in The Thing, 1982

In film, he appeared in Unwed FatherState of Grace…And Justice for AllGanglandAn American AffairThe Warriors, and John Carpenter’s The Thing.

The Warriors movie, 1979

“Fox” in The Warriors, 1979

When originally cast in The Warriors, Thomas was to be the lead in the movie. But after pushing for more improvisation, he was fired. Not only that, he also went uncredited in the original release of the film, and his character is literally thrown in front of a train.

The Last Days of Mickey And Jean

“Mickey” in The Last Days of Mickey and Jean, 2012

On Broadway, Waites was in Clifford Odets’ Awake and Sing! and Howard Korder’s Search and Destroy, and off-Broadway he appeared in David Mamet’s American Buffalo among other productions.

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