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Tom Aldredge (1928–2011)

Tom Aldredge was born on February 28, 1928, in Dayton, Ohio. First appearing off-Broadway in 1957 in "Electra" and on Broadway in 1959 in "The Nervous Set," Aldredge has appeared in over 30 Broadway and off-Broadway productions. Others include "On Golden Pond," "The Litte Foxes" (opposite Elizabeth Taylor), "1776," "Into the Woods" (as the ... See full bio »


(age 83) in Tampa, Florida, USA

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 2010 A Magic Helmet (Short)
David / Wotan
 2009 Taking Chance (TV Movie)
Charlie Fitts
 2008 Click and Clack's As the Wrench Turns (TV Series)
- Abercrombie & Wrench (2008) ... Professor (voice)
 2008 My Sassy Girl
Old Man
 2006 Delirious
Carl Galantine - Les's Father
 2006 All the King's Men
Carruthers' Banker
 2005 Twilight's Last Gleaming (Short)
Virginia's Husband
 2005 Game 6
Michael Rogan
 2004 Wrigley (Short)
 2004 Line of Fire (TV Series)
Senator Glenn Boulder
- The Senator (2004) ... Senator Glenn Boulder
 2003 Cold Mountain
Blind Man
 2001 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Attorney George Knowles
- Enemy Within (2001) ... Attorney George Knowles
 2001 The American Astronaut
Old Man
 2001 Camouflage
Lionel Pond
 2000 Law & Order (TV Series)
Retired Props Clerk
- Amends (2000) ... Retired Props Clerk
 2000 Third Watch (TV Series)
 1999 Now and Again (TV Series)
Mr. Leflin
- I've Grown Accustomed to His Face (1999) ... Mr. Leflin
 1999 A Stranger in the Kingdom
Elijah Kinneson
 1999 Earthly Possessions (TV Movie)
Spry Old Man
 1999 Message in a Bottle
 1998 Rounders
Judge Marinacci
 1997 Lawn Dogs
Jake - Trent's Father
 1997 Commandments
Mr. Mann
 1996 Passion (TV Movie)
Dr. Tambourri
 1996 Harvest of Fire (TV Movie)
Jacob Hostetler
 1996 Andersonville (TV Movie)
Sarg. Hoarce Trimble
 1995 New York News (TV Series)
- Good-Bye Gator (1995)
 1995 The Stars Fell on Henrietta
Grizzled old man
 1994 In the Best of Families: Marriage, Pride & Madness (TV Movie)
Dr. Frederick Klenner
 1993 The Adventures of Huck Finn
Dr. Robinson
 1992 Lincoln and the War Within (TV Movie)
 1992 O Pioneers! (TV Movie)
 1991 Other People's Money
 1991 Separate But Equal (TV Mini-Series)
Justice Hugo Black
 1984-1991 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Narrator / Mysterious Man / Older Edward / ...
- Into the Woods (1991) ... Narrator / Mysterious Man
- Pudd'nhead Wilson (1984) ... Judge Mark Driscoll
 1989 Brenda Starr
The Fake Capt. Borg
 1989 See You in the Morning
Beth's Father
 1989 CBS Schoolbreak Special (TV Series)
Joseph Miller / Joseph Hauptmann
- A Matter of Conscience (1989) ... Joseph Miller / Joseph Hauptmann
 1986 Seize the Day
 1985 Doubletake (TV Movie)
Glendon Lane
 1974-1985 Great Performances (TV Series)
Mazzini / Fool
- Heartbreak House (1985) ... Mazzini
- King Lear (1974) ... Fool
 1983 The American Snitch
Captain Crackers
 1982 CBS Library (TV Series)
Washington Irving - Host
- Robbers, Rooftops and Witches (1982) ... Washington Irving - Host
 1979-1982 Ryan's Hope (TV Series)
Matt Pearse / Samuel Addison Snow
 1981 Love, Sidney (TV Series)
 1981 The Gentleman Bandit (TV Movie)
Monsignor Nicholson
 1980 Nurse (TV Movie)
Kelly O'Brien
 1980 The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg (TV Short)
Edward Richards
 1977 The Storyteller (TV Movie)
Frank Eberhardt
 1976 Cool Red
Ben Amed
 1974 The Wide World of Mystery (TV Series)
 1973 Sticks and Bones (TV Movie)
 1972 The Mind Snatchers (TV Movie)
 1969 The Rain People
Mr. Alfred
 1969 N.Y.P.D. (TV Series)
Mr. Mahoney
- Candy Man: Part 2 (1969) ... Mr. Mahoney
- Candy Man: Part 1 (1969) ... Mr. Mahoney
 1968 The Boston Strangler
Harold Lacey (uncredited)
 1966 Directions (TV Series)
- Marriage (1966)
 1965 Who Killed Teddy Bear
 1964 The Troublemaker
Jack Armstrong
 1963 The Mouse on the Moon
 1961 The Seasons of Youth (TV Movie)
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Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in "2 Lives" by Arthur Laurents at the George Street Playhouse, New Brunswick, NJ, October 2005. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Thomas Aldredge | The Premise Players

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I knew at the beginning I was nobody's leading man.


Tom was attending the Art Institute of Chicago, Goodman School of Theatre, in 1949, studying acting. Tom's future wife Theoni arrived from Athens on a Goodman scholarship at the drama school. Romance followed with Tom and Theoni's marriage in December, 1953. Theoni, upon completion of her degree, accepted a Costume Design teaching position with the Goodman's staff, remaining until June, 1957. ... See more »

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