American television and motion picture actor, Tom Berenger is the son of a printer for the Chicago Sun-Times and a traveling salesman. He graduated from the University of Missouri majored in journalism. He received Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor for his role of Staff Sergeant Bob Barnes in 'Platoon'. He won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie for his performance in 2012 miniseries 'Hatfields & McCoys'.
Early Life And Education Of Tom Berenger
Tom Berenger was born on 31 May 1949 in Chicago, Illinois to a Roman Catholic family. He belongs to Irish ancestry.
His father worked as a printer for the Chicago Sun-Times and as a traveling salesman. He has a sister named Susan Moore.
He completed graduation from Rich East High School in Park Forest in 1967. Later, he attended the University of Missouri in Columbia and studied journalism. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1971.
Tom Berenger's Career; His Movies and TV series
Berenger worked in regional theater in 1972 as a flight attendant with Eastern Airlines. On 23rd September 2012, Berenger won Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie for the role for his performance in the 2012 miniseries Hatfields & McCoys.
He received the Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Staff Sergeant Bob Barnes in Platoon in 1986.
Some of his famous roles include Betrayed, The Field, Gettysburg, The Substitute, Training Day and, Inception.
Tom Berenger's Net Worth
Berenger has an estimated net worth of about $8 million at present.
Tom Berenger's Personal Life
Tom Berenger was previously married to Barbara Wilson in 1976 and divorced in 1984. The couple has two children, Allison Moore, born in 1977 and Patrick Moore, born in 1978.
He married Lisa Berenger, an actress on 19th July 1986 and divorced in 1997. The couple has three daughters Chelsea Moore, born in 1986; Chloe Moore, born in 1988 and Shiloh Moore, born in 1993.
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He has a daughter named Scout Moore with Patricia Alvaran. The couple remained together from 1988 to 2011.
Berenger married his current wife, Laura Moretti on 8th September 2012.