Tom Skerritt recalls Picket Fences, the 'best show on TV'

By Karen Hardy
Updated April 23 2018 - 10:35pm, first published November 15 2014 - 11:45pm

Tom Skerritt was once described as the best known actor whose name is never remembered. You know that guy out of Alien, Top Gun, A River Runs Through It … he was on television for a while too. I remembered him. He starred in one of my all-time favourite movies, Ice Castles, in 1978, as the father of an ice skater making her comeback after being struck blind during a training accident. I couldn't wait to ask him all about the tear jerker.

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