No photo available. Represent Tom Overton? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
Up 334,574 this week

Tom Overton (I) (1930–1988)

Tom Overton was born on April 14, 1930 in North Carolina, USA. He is known for his work on Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979), Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982) and Airplane II: The Sequel (1982). He died on May 4, 1988 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

What Movies Are Coming This Winter?

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Jedis, Bellas, and Jaegers await you in our Winter Movie Guide. Plan your season and take note of the hotly anticipated indie, foreign, and documentary releases, too.

Check out our Winter Movie Guide

Congratulations to Rachel Brosnahan on Her Golden Globes Nomination

Rachel Brosnahan garnered a Golden Globes nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series (Musical or Comedy) for her role in the Prime Original series "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel." Check out the trailer for the show and browse our Golden Globes Guide for the full list of nominees.

Watch the trailer

Around The Web


Powered by ZergNet

On Amazon Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 6554 people
created 04 Feb 2016

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Tom Overton's work have you seen?

User Polls

Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

Known For

Star Trek: The Motion Picture
Fast Times at Ridgemont High
Fast Times at Ridgemont High Sound Department
Airplane II: The Sequel
Airplane II: The Sequel Sound Department
Airplane! Sound Department


Jump to: Sound department | Actor
Hide Hide Show Show Sound department (51 credits)
 1990 Hollywood Dog (TV Movie) (sound effects designer)
 1986-1987 Starman (TV Series) (sound mixer - 16 episodes)
- Barriers (1987) ... (sound mixer - as Tommy Overton)
- Dusty (1987) ... (sound mixer - as Tommy Overton)
- The Probe (1987) ... (sound mixer - as Tommy Overton)
- Appearances (1987) ... (sound mixer - as Tommy Overton)
- The System (1987) ... (sound mixer - as Tommy Overton)
 1986 Hill Street Blues (TV Series) (production sound mixer - 2 episodes)
- Larry of Arabia (1986) ... (production sound mixer - as Tommy Overton)
- Remembrance of Hits Past (1986) ... (production sound mixer)
 1985 The Eagle and the Bear (TV Movie) (sound mixer)
 1985 Deadly Messages (TV Movie) (sound mixer)
 1984 Hunter (TV Series) (sound mixer - 1 episode)
- Hard Contract (1984) ... (sound mixer - as Tommy Overton)
 1984 The Woman in Red (production sound mixer - as Thomas G. Overton)
 1984 Swing Shift (sound mixer - as Tommy Overton)
 1982 Airplane II: The Sequel (sound mixer - as Thomas G. Overton)
 1982 Hollywood: The Gift of Laughter (TV Movie documentary) (sound - as Tommy Overton)
 1982 Death Wish II (production sound mixer - as Tommy Overton)
 1981 Only When I Laugh (production sound mixer - as Tommy Overton)
 1980 The Jazz Singer (production sound mixer - as T.G. Overton)
 1980 Airplane! (sound recording mixer)
 1980 Hero at Large (sound)
 1979 Chapter Two (production sound mixer)
 1979 Star Trek: The Motion Picture (sound mixer)
 1978 Heaven Can Wait (sound mixer - as Tommy Overton)
 1978 American Hot Wax (sound mixer - as Thomas Overton)
 1977 A Love Affair: The Eleanor and Lou Gehrig Story (TV Movie) (sound mixer)
 1977 Terraces (TV Movie) (sound mixer)
 1977 Audrey Rose (sound)
 1976 A Star Is Born (production sound mixer)
 1976 Having Babies (TV Movie) (production sound mixer)
 1976 Sparkle (sound mixer)
 1976 Helter Skelter (TV Movie) (production sound mixer)
 1975 Farewell, My Lovely (sound mixer)
 1975 Posse (production sound mixer)
 1975 The Day of the Locust (sound recordist - as Tommy Overton)
 1975 The Last Survivors (TV Movie) (sound)
 1975 Shampoo (production sound)
 1974 The Parallax View (sound mixer)
 1974 Thomasine & Bushrod (sound mixer)
 1973 The Last Detail (sound)
 1972 The King of Marvin Gardens (sound mixer)
 1972 Sounder (sound mixer)
 1972 Fat City (sound)
 1972 Buck and the Preacher (sound mixer)
 1971 The Last Picture Show (mixer)
 1971 J W Coop (sound)
 1971 The Horsemen (sound)
 1971 Summer of '42 (sound)
 1970 I Walk the Line (sound)
 1970 Rabbit, Run (sound - as Thomas Overton)
 1969 The Gypsy Moths (sound engineer - as Tommy Overton)
 1968 The Fixer (sound engineer - as Tommy Overton)
 1962 Billy Rose's Jumbo (sound mixer - uncredited)
 1959 North by Northwest (boom operator - uncredited)
Show Show Actor (1 credit)

Personal Details

Alternate Names:

T.G. Overton | Thomas G. Overton | Thomas Overton | Tommy Overton

Did You Know?

Star Sign:


Contribute to This Page

Steven Spielberg's Most Mind-Blowing Easter Eggs

"The IMDb Show" takes a look at the new trailer for Ready Player One and breaks down director Steven Spielberg's five greatest Easter eggs of all time. Plus, we connect the dots between IMDb's Top 10 Stars of 2017.

Watch now