Thomas Edward Bray
April 30, 1954
Thomas Edward Bray (born April 30, 1954) is an American actor and writer perhaps best known for his role as Murray "Boz" Bozinsky in the detective TV series Riptide. He made his film debut in the slasher film The Prowler (1981) and later appeared in John Carpenter's Prince of Darkness (1987), and The Horror Show (1989). His work has been primarily in television, and his most recent credit was in 2012 on an episode of the TNT series Leverage.
Bray was a drama teacher and also taught television studies.
Bray was born and raised in Lawrenceville, New Jersey. His first television role was in the short-lived TV series Breaking Away as Cyril. Later on in the 1980s, he starred in the TV series Harry with Alan Arkin. In 1990, he did the voice of Wilbur Finletter in the cartoon series Attack of the Killer Tomatoes: The Animated Series and voices in other animated works.
His first feature film was in the 1981 film The Prowler. He has appeared in other films, like the comedy Burglar, director John Carpenter's Prince of Darkness, DeepStar Six and The Horror Show. Bray appeared in the TV movie Lady Mobster.
He become a writer and producer for television, including Designing Women, Now and Again, Fired Up, and Nash Bridges.
He was a drama teacher at Five Oaks and Rachel Carson Middle School as well as taught television studies at Portland State University. He is the father to three children.
Bray retired from his teaching career in 2019 after 13 years.
|1987||Burglar||Shoplifter in Bookstore|
|Prince of Darkness||Etchison|
|1989||DeepStar Six||Johnny Hodges|
|The Horror Show||Peter Campbell|
|1980–81||Breaking Away||Cyril||8 episodes|
|1981||Lou Grant||Len Holland||Episode: "Hometown"|
|1982||Private Benjamin||Dobkins||Episode: "Not for Men Only"|
|Remington Steele||Sheldon Quarry||Episode: "Signed, Steeled and Delivered"|
|One Day at a Time||Hal||4 episodes|
|1983||Quincy, M.E.||Joby Kenyon||Episode: "Cry for Help"|
|Prime Times||Various||TV movie|
|An Uncommon Love||Molson||TV movie|
|1984||Last of the Great Survivors||Eddie||TV movie|
|Anatomy of an Illness||Intern||TV movie|
|Concrete Beat||TV movie|
|1986||The Love Boat||Lowell Mandell||Episode: "Second Banana/The Prodigy/What Goes Around Comes Around"|
|1984-1986||Riptide||Murray 'Boz' Bozinsky||56 episodes|
|1987||Murder, She Wrote||Dorian Beecher||Episode: "Night of the Headless Horseman"|
|Harry||Lawrence Pendleton||7 episodes|
|1988||Lady Mobster||Paul Castle||TV movie|
|1990||Mancuso, F.B.I.||Episode: "Daryl Ross & the Supremes"|
|The Adventures of Don Coyote and Sancho Panda||Voices||Episode: "Pity the Poor Pirate"|
|Child in the Night||TV movie|
|Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles||Howie Hardy||2 episodes|
|New Kids on the Block||Voice||14 episodes|
|1990-1991||Attack of the Killer Tomatoes||Wilbur Finletter / Floyd Bridgework / Tomato Wilbur||21 episodes|
|1992||The Legend of Prince Valiant||Voice||Episode: "The Cursed"|
|1993||Hearts Afire||Jerry/Norman Bates||Episode: "Trivial Pursuit"|
|2002||The District||EPA Agent||Episode: "Wasteland"|
|2012||Leverage||Bartholomew||Episode: "The Radio Job"|