Hailing from Englewood, New Jersey, Wright has worked as a stunt performer on such major films as Blue Steel (1990) and Do the Right Thing (1989), and as an actor in Reversal of Fortune (1990), Forget Paris (1995), Tales from the Hood (1995), and Gridlock'd (1997), in which he co-starred with Sayles.
Tom Wright's most recent film releases are Alex in Wonderb (2001) and Pursuit of Happiness (2001). His stunt training came in handy during the 1998/99 TV season, when he was a regular on the CBS series Martial Law, playing the straight-arrow partner of Hong Kong high-kicker Sammo Hung.
Wright plays ex football great Flash Philips is Sayles' upcoming Sunshine State.
Tom Wright Facts
|Birth Name||Harold Thomas Wright|
|Birthplace||Englewood, New Jersey, USA|