|Birth place||Buffalo, New York, USA|
|Profession||Motion picture writer and producer|
|Years active||1982 to present|
|First episode||"Surviving Death"|
|Last episode||"A Vast and Fiendish Plot"|
|Credits||10 episodes (see below)|
Tom Fontana, born September 12, 1951 in Buffalo, New York, USA, is a motion picture writer and producer. He co-created Copper with Will Rokos. Fontana is an Executive Producer and writer for Copper. He has been active since 1982 and has also worked on the series St. Elsewhere, Homicide: Life on the Street, Oz, The Jury, and The Borgia.