Best known as Phil, the dad of Cameron Dallas in the hit Dreamworks/Awesomenesstv feature film “Expelled”, Tom McLaren will soon be seen in two Twentieth Century Fox feature films: “The Exorcism of Molly Hartley” as Father James and then, “Santa’s Little Helper” as Harvey Ward, the banker.
Tom has appeared in 13 feature films in less than three years, including “Monster & Me” and “Mac Daddy & The Lovers”. TV show credits include “My Crazy Ex” (Lifetime Movie Network), “Tabloid” (Investigation Discovery), and “Unusual Suspects” (Investigation Discovery”). Commercial and print jobs include Samsung, Toyota, AT&T, Southern California Gas, HSBC, BNY Mellon, and the Center for Food Safety. He is the spokesman for 714-DENTIST, XB Logistics, Clinical Resolution Laboratory, and ForaCare. Parts varied in a long list including doctors, teachers, husbands/dads, priests, working class guys, detectives, and more. Characters varied from being professional to kind to smarmy to psychotic, and more.
Tom co-authored his first book “Styling the Stars – Lost Treasure from the Twentieth Century Fox Archives” with actress Angela Cartwright. Published by Insight Editions in October 2014. He was interviewed on “CBS This Morning” and profiled in numerous print and web publications including the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Entertainment Weekly, Parade, Huffington Post, Closer Weekly, and more.