Tom started his career at the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco and performed in such productions as Bust Stop and Bent. He studied acting with Joan Darling and Alan Rich and has conducted his own acting seminars.
Tom has had guest roles on numerous television shows such as The Facts of Life, 240 Robert, and Private Practice. His film credits include leading roles in, and Enchanted Evening. Tom has also produced a feature film, Delta Fever, and a television pilot, Odd Jobs.
Tom created the role of Jake McKinnon in February 1985 on the serial Another World. After leaving in 1986, he returned in 1988 and played Jake until the end of the series in 1999 where he brought the role to As the World Turns.
Tom lives in Long Island. The actor is also an accomplished pilot who flies his own planes.
July 1999 to July 8, 2002
February 4, 1985 to September 29, 1986; May 13, 1988 to March 16, 1995; June 30, 1995 to June 25, 1999
Also wrote and produced
Soap Opera Digest Awards Winner, Outstanding Lead Actor (1995)
Soap Opera Digest Awards Nomination, Outstanding Villain (1992)
Soap Opera Digest Awards Nomination, Outstanding Young Leading Actor (1986)
Soap Opera Digest Awards Nomination, Outstanding Supporting Actor (1990)
Soap Opera Digest Awards Nomination, Hottest Male Star (1993)
Soap Opera Digest Awards Nomination, Outstanding Lead Actor (1994, 1996, 1998, 1999)
DATE OF BIRTH: October 25, 1960
PLACE OF BIRTH: Hayward, California