Tom Butler is a Canadian television and film actor. 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, and reprised his role in the season 2 episode Gillian of the Spirits. Butler appeared in Hostage Rescue Team (TV movie, 2001) as Special Agent David Nelson. Butler has appeared in a number of films, including Renegades (1989), Ernest Rides Again (1993), First Target (2000), Freddy vs. Jason (2003) and Everything Gone Green (2006). Description above from the Wikipedia article Tom Butler (actor), licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.