James Tolkan

Name: James Stewart Tolkan

Date of Birth: June 20, 1931

Place of Birth: Calumet, Michigan, United States

Mostly known for:

  • Serpico (1973) as Steiger
  • WarGames (1983) as Wigan
  • Back to the Future (1985) as Mr. Strickland
  • Mary (1985-1986) as Lester Mintz
  • Top Gun (1986) as Stinger
  • Masters of the Universe (1987) as Detective Lubic
  • Back to the Future II (1989) as Strickland
  • Back to the Future III (1990) as Marshal James Strickland
  • Dick Tracy (1990) as Numbers
  • Cobra (1993-1994) as Dallas Cassel
  • Bone Tomahawk (2015) as Pianist


- Dutch Comic Con 2015, Utrecht, The Netherlands.

- Brussels Comic Con 2020, Brussels, Belgium.



Unfortunately we never attended a panel of Mr. Tolkan. In 2015 we did see him at the signing table. In 2020 we didn't catch a glimpse of him.


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Dutch Comic Con 2015 - Signing Table