• Tom  Berenger

    Tom Berenger

    Born on May 31st, 1949

    From Chicago, Illinois

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Won
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
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Platoon

Chris Taylor (Charlie Sheen) leaves his university studies to enlist in combat duty in Vietnam in 1967. Once he's on the ground in the middle of battle, his idealism fades. Infighting in his unit between Staff Sergeant Barnes (Tom Berenger), who believes nearby villagers are harboring Viet Cong soldiers, and Sergeant Elias (Willem Dafoe), who has a more sympathetic view of the locals, ends up pitting the soldiers against each other as well as against the enemy.

Golden Globe (1987)
Won
Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Nominated
Actor in a Supporting Role