Tom Butler (born 1951) is a Canadian actor who has starred in movies and on television series and in many television films.
He best known for his television role on the science fiction series Sliders as Michael Mallory, the father of Quinn Mallory in the pilot episode. Tom reprised his role as Michael Mallory in the season 2 episode "Gillian of the Spirits". Butler starred in the 1990s TV series HRT as Special Agent David Nelson.
He has starred in many movies, Butler has starred in such films as Renegades (1989), Ernest Rides Again (1993), Freddy vs. Jason (2003) and his most recent film Everything Gone Green (2006).
Butler appeared on such shows as Highlander: The Series, Sliders, The Commish, The Outer Limits, Stargate SG-1, Smallville, Check It Out!, The Secret Circle, The Killing, and is currently a guest star on Gracepoint. He most recently guest starred in "Autumn in the Vineyard" for the Hallmark channel.