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Tom Ligon


Handsome, chameleon character actor and sometimes lead, best known for his performances in Paint Your Wagon (1969), the TV series The Young and the Restless (1973), and Bang the Drum Slowly (1973) in which he also sang the title song. Ligon created the role of Orson in the prize-winning Off-Broadway musical 'Your Own Thing', and starred on ... See full bio »

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Known For

Another World
Another World Bailey Thompson (1995) / Ted (1990)
(1964)
Loving
Loving Billy Bristow
(1983)
Paint Your Wagon
Paint Your Wagon Horton Fenty
(1969)
The Young and the Restless
The Young and the Restless Lucas Lorenzo Prentiss (1978-1982)
(1973)

Filmography

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 2015 Front Cover
Gus LaMar
 2011 Lost Revolution
Oliver
 2007 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Deputy Police Commissioner Freehill
- Amends (2007) ... Deputy Police Commissioner Freehill
 2007 I Believe in America
Oliver
 2007 Serial
Chief Joseph Spataford
 1995-2003 Law & Order (TV Series)
Phil Brucker / Malcolm Sanford / Gillespie / ...
- B*tch (2003) ... Phil Brucker
- Panic (2000) ... Malcolm Sanford
- True North (1998) ... Gillespie
- Switch (1995) ... Scott Hampton
 2001 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Bluebell Agency Executive
- Care (2001) ... Bluebell Agency Executive
 1993 American Experience (TV Series documentary)
T. Justin Moore
- Simple Justice (1993) ... T. Justin Moore
 1989 Cutting Class
Mr. Ingalls
 1987 Dallas (TV Series)
 1983 Loving (TV Series)
Billy Bristow
- Pilot (1983) ... Billy Bristow
 1983 The Demon Murder Case (TV Movie)
Phillip Russo
 1978 Black Sheep Squadron (TV Series)
Lt. R. Calder
- Operation Stand-Down (1978) ... Lt. R. Calder
 1977 Baretta (TV Series)
Phelps
- Lyman P. Dokker, Fed (1977) ... Phelps
 1977 Rosetti and Ryan (TV Series)
Wills
- The Ten-Second Client (1977) ... Wills
 1977 Joyride
Sanders
 1977 Charlie's Angels (TV Series)
Cadet Ted Miller
- The Blue Angels (1977) ... Cadet Ted Miller
 1977 Police Woman (TV Series)
 1977 Starsky and Hutch (TV Series)
Young Man
- The Set-Up: Part 2 (1977) ... Young Man
 1976 Judge Horton and the Scottsboro Boys (TV Movie)
Lester Carter
 1975 F. Scott Fitzgerald in Hollywood (TV Movie)
Alan Campbell
 1975 The Wide World of Mystery (TV Series)
 1974 The Execution of Private Slovik (TV Movie)
Childs
 1973 Bang the Drum Slowly
Piney Woods
 1973 The Last American Hero
Lamar
 1973 The Young and the Restless (TV Series)
Lucas Lorenzo Prentiss (1978-1982)
 1971 Medical Center (TV Series)
David
- The Loser (1971) ... David
 1971 Jump
Chester Jump
 1970 A World Apart (TV Series)
T.D. Drinkard (1970-1971)
 1970 The Jackie Gleason Show (TV Series)
Clifford - Alice's Nephew
- The Honeymooners: Operation Protest (1970) ... Clifford - Alice's Nephew
 1968 NET Playhouse (TV Series)
Goldman
- The 39th Witness (1968) ... Goldman
 1966 Hawk (TV Series)
Laertes
- How Close Can You Get? (1966) ... Laertes
 1964 Nothing But a Man
Teenager
 1964 Another World (TV Series)
Ted (1990) / Bailey Thompson (1995)
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He has made many noteworthy appearances on the New York stage, including "Our Town", "Geniuses", "BAFO (Best and Final Offer)", "Den of Thieves", "The Golf Ball", "Tartuffe: Born Again", "Another Paradise", and "Have I Got A Girl for You". He has appeared on many prominent regional stages in the US, notably the Arena Stage ... See more »

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Personal Quote:

[responding to news that a career burglar he once chased away was in jail] Well, he's not having much of a career right now. You have your ups and downs. It's like acting.

Trivia:

He and friend Sam Waterston shared a New York City apartment in the early 1960s when they were struggling young actors, splitting rent of $25 a month. Waterson left to get married. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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