Tom Skerritt-Episode 145

On today’s HALLOWEEN SPECIAL, Tom Skerritt takes Matt Bailey inside ‘Alien’, the classic film that’s still terrifying audiences nearly 40 years after its release.

Mr. Skerritt’s acting career has seen him appear in hundreds of films and television episodes. Notably, Skerritt has appeared in Mash, Top Gun, and earned a Leading Actor Emmy for Picket Fences in 1993.
Mr. Skerritt joins Matt to look back on his career. In particular, the pair discuss The science fiction/horror film, Alien. Skerritt reminisces about shadowing director Ridley Scott, and shares his thoughts on the film’s enduring legacy.
In addition, Mr. Skerritt shares how his desire to direct lead to one of the most prolific acting careers in film and television history.