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.