Thomas Jane (born Thomas Elliott III; February 22, 1969) is an American actor, film director, film producer and writer who played Baxley in the 2018 film The Predator. He is perhaps best-known for his role as antihero Frank Castle in The Punisher (2004). Other notable films Jane has appeared in include Boogie Nights (1997), The Thin Red Line (1998), Deep Blue Sea (1999), Dreamcatcher (2003) and The Mist (2007). Aside from his work in film, Jane has had an extensive career in television and stage; on TV he is perhaps best-known for his role as Ray Drecker in the comedy-drama series Hung (2009-2011).

Jane has won two shared film awards — Florida Film Critics Circle Award for Best Cast for Boogie Nights and a Satellite Award for Best Ensemble - Motion Picture for The Thin Red Line.


Year Title Notes
1987 Padamati Sandhya Ragam
1992 I'll Love You Forever... Tonight
Buffy the Vampire Slayer With Rutger Hauer
1994 At Ground Zero
1996 The Crow: City of Angels
1997 The Last Time I Committed Suicide With Adrien Brody
Face/Off With Tommy Flanagan
Boogie Nights
Hollywood Confidential With Charlize Theron
1998 Thursday With Gary Dourdan
The Velocity of Gary
Zach and Reba
The Thin Red Line With Adrien Brody
1999 Deep Blue Sea Directed by Renny Harlin
2000 Under Suspicion
2001 Original Sin
2002 The Sweetest Thing
2003 Dreamcatcher
2004 The Punisher
2006 The Tripper
2007 The Mist
2008 The Butler's in Love
Mutant Chronicles With Ron Perlman
2009 Give 'Em Hell, Malone With Leland Orser
Dark Country With Ron Perlman
2010 DC Showcase: Jonah Hex
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World Uncredited; with Jonny Caines
2011 I Melt With You
2012 LOL
The Punisher: Dirty Laundry With Ron Perlman
2013 Pawn Shop Chronicles
2014 Buttwhistle
White Bird in a Blizzard
Drive Hard
Heavenly Sword
Reach Me With Danny Trejo
2015 Vice
Into the Grizzly Maze
Broken Horses
2016 Standoff With Laurence Fishburne
The Veil
Before I Wake
USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage
2017 Hot Summer Nights
2018 The Predator