Displaying astonishing versatility with a wide range of
upcoming films, THOMAS JANE (Dr. Henry Devlin) combines a leading man's
profile with a character actor's art of performance. His next project is
starring in the title role of Stander for director Bronwen Hughes. Based
on a true story, Jane stars as a South African police officer who, in the early
1980s, turned to a life of crime, robbing as many as four banks a day.
Jane recently completed starring roles in Roger Kumble's
romantic comedy The Sweetest Thing opposite Cameron Diaz, Christina
Applegate and Selma Blair; in the role of baseball legend Mickey Mantle in the
Emmy nominated, Billy Crystal helmed 61* for HBO pictures; and opposite
Samantha Morton in Eden, which premiered at the 2001 Venice Film
Festival. Jane also starred opposite Morgan Freeman, Gene Hackman and Monica
Belucci in the independent thriller Under Suspicion, a remake of the
French film Gare de Vue directed by Stephen Hopkins and written by Peter
Illif. The film made its audience debut at the 2000 Cannes Film Festival.
Jane is also well known for his starring role in the Warner
Bros. Pictures thriller Deep Blue Sea. Directed by Renny Harlin, the film
also stars Samuel L. Jackson, Saffron Burrows and LL Cool J. He starred with
Sean Penn, Nick Nolte, Jim Caviezel, Woody Harrelson, John Cusack and Adrien
Brody in Terrence Malick's Academy Award nominated World War II drama The
Thin Red Line, based on James Jone's classic novel. Jane received critical
praise for his work starring opposite Mark Wahlberg, Julianne Moore and John C.
Reilly in Paul Thomas Anderson's Boogie Nights. The film also starred
Burt Reynolds, Don Cheadle and William H. Macy, and the actors were nominated
for a 1998 SAG Award for Best Ensemble Performance by a Cast in a Theatrical
Motion Picture. Jane also received critical attention for his portrayal of Neal
Cassady opposite Keanu Reeves, Claire Forlani and Adrien Brody in Stephen Kay's
independent drama The Last Time I Committed Suicide. Other film credits
include Lance Lane's Junked, in which Jane reprised the role of
"Switch" that he originated in the stage production at the Marilyn
On stage, Jane received critical notice for his role of
"Tom" in Tennessee Williams The Glass Menagerie at the Laguna
Playhouse and "Chris" in Arthur Miller's All My Sons at the
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