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Tom Eplin
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Oakdale Presence
February 4, 1985 to September 29, 1986; May 13, 1988 to March 16, 1995; June 30, 1995 to June 25, 1999 [on Another World]; July 1999 to July 8, 2002 [on As the World Turns]
At A Glance

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.

Acting Portfolio: TELEVISION
As The World Turns

Jake McKinnon

July 1999 to July 8, 2002

Another World

Jake McKinnon

February 4, 1985 to September 29, 1986; May 13, 1988 to March 16, 1995; June 30, 1995 to June 25, 1999

Acting Portfolio: FILM

Beach Girls

Crewman

1982


Sunset Strip

Mark Jefferson

1985

Delta Fever

Nick

1987

Also wrote and produced

Acting Portfolio
REGIONAL THEATER
Bust Stop

Bent

Awards & Acclaim
Daytime Emmys Nomination, Outstanding Supporting Actor (2001)

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)

Vital Statistics

DATE OF BIRTH: October 25, 1960

PLACE OF BIRTH: Hayward, California

HAIR: Black

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