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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 26 October 1963Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Height 6' (1.83 m)

Mini Bio (1)

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.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: VattomVomsepo@hotmail.com

Spouse (1)

Maureen Grise (31 July 2004 - present) (3 children)

Trivia (17)

Graduated from Queens University in Ontario, with 3 degrees - in English, biology and education.
Played on the basketball team at Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario.
Played on the international team for the NBA 2002 All Star Weekend's 3 on 3 Tournament.
His brother is a crown attorney in Ottawa, Ontario.
Starred in a very popular Canadian TV commercial for Labatt's Blue beer. His line was: "If I wanted water, I would have asked for water."
His parents worked as teachers in Third World countries for most of his childhood. He spent many years in Ghana. In 1989, he appeared in the Broadway revival of "Shenandoah" which gained him some recognition.
Was married in Nantucket, Massachusetts
Wife Maureen Grise is the photo editor of Sports Illustrated
He and wife, Maureen welcomed first daughter Alice Ann on February 10 2006
Welcomed second child, son Thomas Cavanagh, Jr., on June 29, 2007.
He has 3 sisters. One lives in London, UK the other 2 in Canada.
He's bilingual (English and French).
He & Maureen are expecting their third child in July 2009.
Second son, James Joseph, born August 5, 2009. He weighed 7.8 lbs.
Filming "Trust Me" with Eric McCormack for the TNT Network.
Doing voice-over ads for L.L. Bean. [September 2004]
He's a Montreal Canadiens fan.

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