Tom Cavanagh

Biography

Thomas Cavanagh was born on October 26th, 1963 in Ottawa, Ontario, the second-oldest of five children. His close-knit family moved to Ghana, Africa when Tom was six. His father educated teachers there. The family moved back to Canada before Tom started high school (which he attended in southern Quebec). Tom went to Queens University in Kingston, Ontario where he played on the basketball team and graduated with degrees in English, Biology, and Education. His interest in theater grew when he was cast as the lead Danny Zuko in a Canadian "Grease". Since then, he has been in a moderate amount of movies, but is gaining popularity for his starring, award-winning role on the new NBC series Ed (2000), in which he plays the lovable, charming Ed Stevens. Cavanagh resides in L.A., where he has lived for two years. In his spare time he likes to play guitar and participate in a variety of sports.

Thomas Cavanagh was born on October 26th, 1963 in Ottawa, Ontario, the second-oldest of five children. His close-knit family moved to Ghana, Africa when Tom was six. His father educated teachers there. The family moved back to Canada before Tom started high school (which he attended in southern Quebec). Tom went to Queens University in Kingston, Ontario where he played on the basketball team and graduated with degrees in English, Biology, and Education. His interest in theater grew when he was cast as the lead Danny Zuko in a Canadian "Grease". Since then, he has been in a moderate amount of movies, but is gaining popularity for his starring, award-winning role on the new NBC series Ed (2000), in which he plays the lovable, charming Ed Stevens. Cavanagh resides in L.A., where he has lived for two years. In his spare time he likes to play guitar and participate in a variety of sports.

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Gender Male

Known Credits 43

Birthday 1963-10-26

Place of Birth Ottawa - Ontario - Canada

Adult Actor False

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Also Known As

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Known For

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2016 Sidekick as Darkman
2015 400 Days as Zell
2014 The Flash(60 episodes) as Harrison Wells
2014 The Games Maker as Mr. Drago
2014 The Birder as Ron Spencer
2013 The Following(4 episodes) as Kingston Tanner
2012 A Killer Among Us as Nick Carleton
2011 Trading Christmas as Charles Johnson
2011 The Note 2 : Taking a Chance on Love
2010 Yogi Bear as Ranger Smith
2010 Blue Bloods(1 episode) as Mickey
2009 Trust Me(13 episodes)
2008 Snow 2: Brain Freeze as Nick Snowden
2008 The Capture of the Green River Killer as Dave Reichert
2008 The Capture of the Green River Killer(2 episodes) as Dave Reichert
2008 Eli Stone(7 episodes)
2007 Breakfast With Scot as Eric McNally
2007 Sublime as George Grieves
2007 The Cake Eaters as Lloyd
2006 Gray Matters as Sam Baldwin
2006 Love Monkey(8 episodes)
2006 How to Eat Fried Worms as Dad
2006 Two Weeks as Barry Bergman
2005 Alchemy as Mal Downey
2004 Snow as Nick Snowden
2004 Heart of the Storm as Simpson
2004 The Tony Danza Show(2 episodes)
2004 Jack & Bobby(2 episodes)
2002 Bang Bang You're Dead as Val Duncan
2001 Scrubs(7 episodes) as Dan Dorian
2000 Ed(84 episodes) as Ed Stevens
1999 Anya's Bell as Patrick Birmingham
1999 Providence(7 episodes)
1998 Sports Night(1 episode)
1998 Cold Squad(1 episode)
1997 The View(3 episodes)
1997 Honeymoon as Jamie
1996 The Daily Show with Trevor Noah(2 episodes)
1996 Mask of Death as Joey
1995 The Outer Limits(2 episodes)
1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien(5 episodes)
1983 Live with Regis and Kathie Lee(1 episode)
1900 Stories from the Vaults(0 episodes)

Directing

2000 Ed(3 episodes) … Director

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