Christopher, Thom 1940–

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Christopher, Thom 1940–


Born October 5, 1940, in Jackson Heights, Queens, NY; married Judith Leverone, December 18, 1971. Education: Attended Ithaca College; trained at Neighborhood Playhouse.

Career: Actor. Actors Theatre of Louisville, Louisville, KY, member of company, 1984–85.

Awards, Honors: Theatre World Award, 1974, for "Come into the Garden, Maud," Noel Coward in Two Keys; Daytime Emmy Award, outstanding supporting actor in a drama series, 1992, Soap Opera Digest Award nominations, outstanding daytime villain, 1992, and outstanding supporting actor, 1993, and Daytime Emmy Award nomination, outstanding supporting actor in a drama series, 1993, all for One Life to Live; Daytime Emmy Award nomination, outstanding supporting actor in a drama series, 1994, for Loving.


Television Appearances; Series:

Noel Douglas, The Edge of Night, 1974.

Earl Merrick, Love of Live, 1977.

Hawk, Buck Rogers in the 25th Century, NBC, 1981.

Carlo Hesser, One Life to Live, ABC, 1990–92, 1996–97, 1998, 2005.

Mortimer Bern, One Life to Live, ABC, 1992–93, 1997.

Dante Partou and Joe Young, Loving, ABC, 1993–94.

Colonel Dax, The Guiding Light, CBS, 1999–2002.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Eddie Bronzi, S*H*E (also known as S+H+E: Security Hazards Expert), CBS, 1980.

Evan Brill, Betrayed by Innocence (also known as Jail-bait: Betrayed by Innocence), CBS, 1986.

Ted Heller, Tempting Adam, Oxygen, 2004.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Aristotle Onassis, Jackie, Ethel, Joan: The Women of Camelot (also known as Jackie, Ethel, Joan: The Kennedy Women), NBC, 2001.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Presenter, Soap Opera Digest Awards, NBC, 1992.

Reader, Anne Rice: Vampires, Witches, and Best Sellers, Arts and Entertainment, 2000.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Paul Rogan, "The Hero," Cannon, CBS, 1971.

Hank, "From Baltimore to Eternity," Movin' On, 1975.

Peter Johnston, "Sudden Death," The Rookies, ABC, 1976.

"A Shield for Murder: Parts 1 & 2," Kojak, CBS, 1976.

Paul Rosenman, "Death Certificate," Harry O, ABC, 1976.

Priest, "The Ten Thousand Dollar Deductible," Simon & Simon, CBS, 1982.

Sid Castle, "All Your Favorite Games," Simon & Simon, CBS, 1983.

Harry Cort, "Too Late for Love," T. J. Hooker, ABC, 1983.

Paul Gavin, "Death Strip," T.J. Hooker, ABC, 1984.

Hasseb Hamza, "62 Hours of Terror," Hunter, NBC, 1986.

Gary Radcliffe, "Lost Lady," Simon & Simon, CBS, 1987.

Reverend Willard Manchester, "Trouble in Eden," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1987.

Dimitri Popadopalous, "Appointment in Athens," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1989.

Dr. Bertram Stokes, "Stiff," Law & Order (also known as Law & Order Prime), NBC, 2000.

Judge Walton, "The Saint," Law & Order: Criminal Intent (also known as Law & Order, CI), NBC, 2004.

Alferandi Dilmanian, "Caviar Emptor," Law & Order (also known as Law & Order Prime), NBC, 2004.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Bill Rossetti, Hellinger's Law, CBS, 1981.

Film Appearances:

Male guest, Firepower, Associated Film, 1979.

Paul Janssen, Voices, United Artists, 1979.

Flightplan, Space Raiders (also known as Star Child), New World, 1983.

Shurka, Wizards of the Lost Kingdom (also known as El mago de reino perdido), New Horizons, 1985.

Space raider, Andy Colby's Incredibly Awesome Adventure (also known as Andy and the Airwave Rangers, Andy Colby's Incredible Adventure, and Andy Colby's Incredible Video Adventure), Concorde, 1989.

Troxartas, Deathstalker III: Deathstalker and the Warriors from Hell (also known as Deathstalker and the Warriors from Hell, Deathstalker 3, and Deathstalker 3: The Warriors from Hell), Concorde, 1989.

Wellman, Street Hunter, 21st Century Film, 1990.

First jeweler, Blood and Wine, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1997.

Steve, The Stranger (also known as Butterfly Legend), Gun for Hire Films, 1999.

Dr. Koosman, Peril (also known as The Cursed), Artist View Entertainment, 2000.

Art, Bridget, Pyramide Distribution, 2002.

Niles, Nola, Fireworks Pictures, 2003.

Judge Kaye, The Warrior Class, Archer Entertainment, 2004.

Rocky, They're Just My Friends, Punchin' Pat Productions, 2006.

Stage Appearances:

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Off-Broadway production, New York City, 1972.

Second guard, Emperor Henry IV, Ethel Barrymore Theatre, New York City, 1973.

Felix, "Come into the Garden, Maud," Noel Coward in Two Keys, Ethel Barrymore Theatre, 1974.

Apollodorus, Caesar and Cleopatra, Palace Theatre, New York City, 1977.

Dame Lorraine, Los Angeles Actors Theatre, Los Angeles, 1982–83.

Harry, Wait Until Dark, Coconut Grove Playhouse, Miami, FL, 1986.

D'Costa, Investigation of the Murder in El Salvador, Perry Street Theatre, New York City, 1989.

Hermocrate, The Triumph of Love, Classic Stage Company Theatre, New York City, 1994.

Voice, Easter Bonnet Competition, Palace Theatre,1996.

Vemandero, The Changeling, Theatre for a New Audience, Theatre at St. Clement's Church, New York City, 1997.

Night Blooming Jasmine, Tribeca Playhouse, New York City, 2000.

Cohost, Soap Week at Arci's (cabaret), Arci's Place, New York City, 2002.

Also appeared in productions of Sublime Lives and Tamara.

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