Biography Tom Aldredge, A Magic Helmet, Taking Chance

Tom Aldredge filmography and biography

Date of birth: 28 February 1928, Dayton, Ohio, USA

Tom Aldredge biography

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 (I)), "1776," "Into the Woods" (as the memorable narrator) and "Passion." Since 1972 Aldredge has been nominated for five Tony Awards. Also an accomplished actor on film and television, he received an Emmy Award for his portrayal of Shakespeare in CBS' production "Henry Winkler Meets William Shakespeare." Entering into his later years, Aldredge continues to make guest appearances in several television productions and has recently starred in "Twentieth Century Limited" and "Twelve Angry Men" on Broadway.

Tom Aldredge trivia

- Attended Goodman School of Drama at DePaul University.
- Has been nominated for Broadway's Tony Award five times: as Best Actor (Dramatic) in 1972 for "Sticks and Bones"; as Best Supporting or Featured Actor (Musical) in 1975 for a revival of "Where's Charley?"; as Best Actor (Featured Role - Musical) in 1994 for "Passion," a performance he recreated in the television version of the same title, Passion (1996) (TV); and as Best Actor (Featured Role - Play) in 1981 for a revival of Lillian Hellman's "The Little Foxes," and in 2004 for a revival of "Twentieth Century." He has yet to win.

Tom Aldredge filmography

Name Year
A Magic Helmet 2010
Taking Chance 2009
Boardwalk Empire 2009
Click and Clack's As the Wrench Turns 2008
Diminished Capacity 2008
My Sassy Girl 2008
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford 2007
Damages 2007
Delirious 2006
All the King's Men 2006
Twilight's Last Gleaming 2005
Game 6 2005
Wrigley 2004
The 58th Annual Tony Awards 2004
Intolerable Cruelty 2003
Cold Mountain 2003
Line of Fire 2003
The American Astronaut 2001
Camouflage 2001
Law & Order: Criminal Intent 2001
Now and Again 1999
Message in a Bottle 1999
Earthly Possessions 1999
Third Watch 1999
The Sopranos 1999
Stranger in the Kingdom 1998
Rounders 1998
Lawn Dogs 1997
Commandments 1997
Passion 1996
Andersonville 1996
Harvest of Fire 1996
The Stars Fell on Henrietta 1995
New York News 1995
In the Best of Families: Marriage, Pride & Madness 1994
The Adventures of Huck Finn 1993
Barbarians at the Gate 1993
O Pioneers! 1992
Lincoln and the War Within 1992
What About Bob? 1991
Separate But Equal 1991
Other People's Money 1991
Into the Woods 1991
Law & Order 1990
See You in the Morning 1989
Brenda Starr 1989
A Special Friendship 1987
*batteries not included 1987
Seize the Day 1986
Doubletake 1985
Pudd'nhead Wilson 1984
CBS Schoolbreak Special 1984
The American Snitch 1983
American Playhouse 1982
Love, Sidney 1981
The Gentleman Bandit 1981
Full Moon High 1981
The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg 1980
Nurse 1980
CBS Library 1979
The Storyteller 1977
Countdown at Kusini 1976
The Adams Chronicles 1976
Ryan's Hope 1975
The CBS Festival of Lively Arts for Young People 1973
Sticks and Bones 1973
Wide World Mystery 1973
The Happiness Cage 1972
Great Performances 1972
The Rain People 1969
The Boston Strangler 1968
N.Y.P.D. 1967
Ten Blocks on the Camino Real 1966
Who Killed Teddy Bear 1965
The Troublemaker 1964
The Mouse on the Moon 1963
The Seasons of Youth 1961