Tom, David 1978–

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TOM, David 1978–


Born March 23, 1978, in Hinsdale, IL; son of Charles and Marie Tom; twin brother of Nicholle Tom (an actress); brother of Heather Tom (an actress). Education: Studied acting at the Young Actors Space and with Diane Hardin. Avocational Interests: Playing the drums.

Addresses: Agent—Stone Manners Agency, 6500 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 550, Los Angeles, CA 90048; Don Buchwald & Associates, 6500 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 2200, Los Angeles, CA 90048. Manager—Imparato Fay Management, 1122 South Roxbury Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90035–1031. Publicist—SmartPR, 8033 Sunset Blvd., Suite 1033, Los Angeles, CA 90046.

Career: Actor. Appeared in print advertisements and television commercials.

Awards, Honors: Young Artist Award nomination, best young actor costarring in a motion picture, Young Artist Foundation, 1993, for Stay Tuned; Young Artist Award nomination, best young actor in a cable movie, 1993, for Stepfather III; Young Artist Award nomination (with others), outstanding youth ensemble in a motion picture, 1994, for Swing Kids; Daytime Emmy Award, outstanding younger actor in a drama series, 2000, Soap Opera Digest Award, outstanding male newcomer, 2000, Daytime Emmy Award nomination, outstanding younger actor in a drama series, 2001, and Soap Opera Digest Award nomination, outstanding younger lead actor, 2001, all for The Young and the Restless.


Television Appearances; Series:

Bart McCray, Brand New Life (also known as A Brand New Life, NBC Monday Night at the Movies, and The Wonderful World of Disney), NBC, 1989–90.

William "Billy" Abbott, The Young and the Restless (also known as Y & R), CBS, 1998–2002.

Paul Cramer, All My Children, ABC, 2004–2005.

Paul Cramer, One Life to Live, ABC, 2004–2005.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Tommy, The '60s, NBC, 1999.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Andy Davis, Stepfather III (also known as Stepfather 3: Father's Day), HBO, 1992.

Brian Russ, A Place to Be Loved (also known as Shattered Family), CBS, 1993.

Todd, Summertime Switch, ABC, 1994.

David Cass, Holy Joe (also known as Man of Miracles), CBS, 1999.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Assignment E! With Leeza Gibbons; The Thinning of Hollywood (documentary), E! Entertainment Television, 1999.

(Archive footage) Paul Cramer, SOAPnet Reveals ABC Soap Secrets (documentary), ABC, 2004.

Television Appearances; Awards Presentations:

Himself, The 25th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, NBC, 1998.

Himself, The 27th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, ABC, 2000.

Prism Awards 2000, syndicated, 2000.

Himself, The 28th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, NBC, 2001.

Himself, The 18th Annual Soap Opera Digest Awards, 2003.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Kid, "A Couple of Swells," Just the Ten of Us, ABC, 1989.

Otto, "Dadicus," Get a Life, Fox, 1990.

Daniel Burke, "The Beast Within—November 6, 1972," Quantum Leap, NBC, 1993.

Lewis Bing, "Halloween," Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, CBS, 1993.

Lewis Bing, "Heroes," Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, CBS, 1993.

Lewis Bing, "Portraits," Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, CBS, 1993.

"Private School," Sister, Sister, The WB, 1995.

Heath, "Stand by Me," Party of Five, Fox, 1999.

Heath, "Witness for the Persecution," Party of Five, Fox, 1999.

Rescue 77, The WB, 1999.

"Weights and Measures," Strong Medicine, Lifetime, 2004.

Appeared as young Nash, Nash Bridges (also known as Bridges), CBS; as Billy Dreyer, Maggie, Lifetime; and in 3rd Rock from the Sun (also known as Life as We Know It), NBC.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Bart, Brand New Life: The Honeymooners, NBC, 1989.

Sponge, "Salute Your Shorts," Salute Your Shorts, Nickelodeon, 1990.

Zach, Buddies, ABC, 1993.

Andrew Magavern, Worlds Apart, ABC, 1994.

Film Appearances:

(Uncredited) Plain Clothes, Paramount, 1988.

Darryl Knable (narrator), Stay Tuned, Warner Bros., 1992.

Willi Muller, Swing Kids, Buena Vista, 1993.

Michael at the age of fifteen, Roommates, Buena Vista, 1995.

Jacob McKay, Walking Thunder, KOAN, Inc., 1997.

Whitey, Pleasantville (also known as Color of Heart), New Line Cinema, 1998.

Jacob Sterling, The Hazing (also known as Dead Scared), MTI Home Video, 2004.

Some sources cite an appearance in the film Lessie's Rainbow.



Soap World, May, 2000, p. 36.

TV Guide, October 24, 2004, p. 53.