Tom Skerritt

Tom Skerritt is an Emmy Award winning actor who has appeared in over 40 films and 200 television episodes since 1962. His performance in “River Runs Through It” was masterful and he is also widely admired for his artistic performances in “M*A*S*H.”, “Steel Magnolias,” and “Top Gun.” Skerritt was born in Detroit, Michigan, the son of Helen and Roy Skerritt. Since 1988, he has divided his time between his Lake Washington home in Seattle and a home on Lopez Island in the San Juan Islands. He and his wife adopted a beautiful baby girl in 2007.

Perspective

Getting in tune with the rhythm of each day

Having a sense of what each day has to offer. Rhythm is something I find more and more as I get older. Some days just don’t seem to shake out smoothly. Other days you walk out the door and feel a day that has a beat, or groove you can hook into. The key is keeping your eyes and ears open and try get in tune with the flow. Work at being in the moment.

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