Tom Wilson is an American actor, writer, musician, painter, voice-over artist, comedian, and podcaster. He is best known for playing Biff Tannen, Griff Tannen and Buford “Mad Dog” Tannen in the Back to the Future trilogy, and Coach Ben Fredricks on NBC’s Freaks and Geeks. He is also known for his voice-over work in video games, movies and TV shows.
As a Pop icon with a unique perspective in contemporary painting, he studied drawing and painting at the Art Academy of Los Angeles, the California Art Institute, and as a student and studio assistant to the impressionist Arthur Egeli, in a line of American impressionism and mentoring that goes back generations, from Henry Hensche, Robert Henri and beyond.
Back to the Future Trilogy