Remembering Tom Villard (Toby from Popcorn - {1991} )

Tom Louis Villard, who played ‘Toby’ in the 1991 film ‘Popcorn,’ (One of my favorite films), would’ve had a birthday today, (Nov 19) had he lived. Tom sadly died of AIDS-related Pneumonia on November 14, 1994, just five days shy of his 41st birthday. Tom may be gone but he will live on in the hearts of his fans and through his work.

Tom Louis Villard (11-19-1953 - 11-14-1994)

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  1. He also appeared in an episode of the Golden Girls (!), and had sit-com "We Got it Maid"...the woman who played the maid was the supposed break-out star of that show.

    He was awfully adorable, and a brave guy who spoke out about having AIDS in a time when it was still taboo to do such a thing.

  2. Wonderful tribute to Tom. Thanks for writing this.