Tom McKee worked in a variety of genres and built up a diverse and reputable career. McKee found his beginnings in film with roles in the Gary Cooper dramatic biopic "The Court Martial of Billy Mitchell" (1955), the drama "The Search For Bridey Murphy" (1956) with Teresa Wright, and the western "Fury at Showdown" (1957) with John Derek. McKee then began to rack up a number of film credits including roles in "Jailhouse Rock" (1957) with Elvis Presley, the Kim Novak biopic "Jeanne Eagels" (1957) and "The River's Edge" (1957). He also appeared in the drama "Valerie" (1957) with Sterling Hayden and the comedic adaptation "No Time For Sergeants" (1958) with Andy Griffith. More recently, McKee acted in "Sweet Sixteen" (2003) with Martin Compston.