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Thomas John Malloy

Occupation(s)Actor, producer, writer
Years active1997–present

Thomas John Malloy (born [ when? ]) is an American actor and filmmaker based in Los Angeles, California. He starred in Gravesend (1996), The Alphabet Killer (2008), Love N' Dancing (2009), and Ask Me to Dance (2022), and television shows, including Law & Order , Third Watch , and Kidnapped . [1] [2] [3]



Malloy wrote, produced and acted in The Alphabet Killer ,[ citation needed ] a psychological thriller directed by Rob Schmidt and starring Eliza Dushku, Cary Elwes, Timothy Hutton and Michael Ironside; and The Attic ,[ citation needed ] a thriller directed by Mary Lambert and starring John Savage, Jason Lewis, and Elisabeth Moss. He has written, produced and starred in the 2009 film Love N' Dancing ,[ citation needed ] a dance film/romantic comedy directed by Rob Iscove that stars Amy Smart, Billy Zane, Betty White and Rachel Dratch. [4] [5] [6]

He wrote the book Bankroll: A New Approach To Financing Feature Films in 2009. A 2nd Edition of the book came out in 2012. [7]

Malloy has produced several films over the years. In 2022, he produced Rear View Mirrors, starring Erika Christensen, Penelope Ann Miller, David James Elliot, and Zach Gilford. [ citation needed ] In 2021, he wrote, directed, produced, and starred in the film Ask Me to Dance, [8] starring Briana Evigan and Mario Cantone. [9] In 2020, he produced Lansky, Love N’ Dancing (directed by Rob Iscove), [10] and the psychological thriller The Alphabet Killer (directed by Rob Schmidt). [11]


In 2019, Malloy co-founded FilmMakingStuffHQ, which has now[ when? ] become an online training and filmmaking platform for filmmakers. [8]

Personal life

Malloy was born in Red Bank, New Jersey [8] and raised in the Whitehouse Station section of Readington Township, New Jersey. He is a graduate of Hunterdon Central Regional High School, where he acted in school performances with classmate Vera Farmiga, and of Montclair State University (1993–1997). [12]


YearTitleCast asRoleRef.
1997GravesendChickenActor[ citation needed ]
2008 The Alphabet Killer Steven HarperActor, producer and writer
2008The AtticFrankie CallanActor, producer and writer
2009 Love N' Dancing Jake MitchellActor, producer and writer
2013Ashley (film)VincentActor
2015 Hero of the Underworld Dylan BerrickActor, producer and writer[ citation needed ]
2016Fair HavenReverend ThomasActor and producer[ citation needed ]
2016ShatteredKen BurnettActor and producer[ citation needed ]
2016#ScreamersTom BrennanActor, producer and writer[ citation needed ]
2019Trauma TherapyTobin VanceActor, producer and writer[ citation needed ]
2022Ask me to danceActor, producer and writerActor, producer and writer [9] [8]
2023Trauma Therapy: PsychosisTobin VanceActor, producer and writer[ citation needed ]

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