In the entertainment world, Tom Pelphrey is one of many actors who made their way to stardom, courtesy of their extraordinary acting abilities. He became famously known for his role as Jonathan Randall in the American television soap opera, Guiding Light which earned him two Daytime Emmy Awards along with nominations for a Gold Derby Award and a Soap Opera Digest Award. The young actor also went on to claim the ReelHeart International Film Festival Award following his mind-blowing performance in the 2012 American thriller film, Junction.
Pelphrey is currently cruising his height of fame in the entertainment arena, having played a regular role in the American web television series, Marvel’s Iron Fist as Ward Meachum. He was featured in 21 episodes of the TV series that was created by Scott Buck for the Netflix. His other acting credit includes Blindspot, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Numb3rs, Turtle Island, among others. He has also played a voice role as Connor J. Morgan in the 2011 video game titled, Homefront. Discover more information about the life and career of the amazing actor below.
Tom Pelphrey’s Biography
The Guiding Light star was born as Thomas J. Pelphrey in Howell, New Jersey, United States. He attended a performing arts program alongside Cheryl Kurn Sacks, Jason Allentoff and Derek Gross at Howell High School where he completed his basic education in the year 2000. He acquired a Bachelor of Arts degree in Fine Arts in 2004 from Mason Gross School of Arts located in Rutgers University, New Jersey.
Movies And TV Shows
Tom Pelphrey began his career in 2004 by landing a major role in the American television soap opera, Guiding Light. He portrayed the character of Jonathan Randall in 154 episodes of the classic soap opera which is listed in the Guinness World Records as the longest-running drama in television in American history. It was aired on CBS for 57 years from June 30, 1952, until September 18, 2009, overlapping a 19-year broadcast on radio from 1937 to 1956.
Following his thrilling performance in the aforementioned series, Pelphrey entered a new height of fame as he claimed two Daytime Emmy Awards in 2006 and 2008 along with two other nominations in the same award show. As previously mentioned, he also landed a Goldern Derby TV Award nomination and a Soap Opera Digest Award nomination.
A few years later, the award-winning actor played minor roles in a couple of TV series which includes Douche Bag Dave in The Burg, Mike Daley in Numb3rs, Brian in Ghost Whisperer, Mick Ragosa in CSI: Miami and others. Later in 2009, Tom Pelphrey further put into play another mind-blowing performance in 29 episodes of the American television soap opera, As the World Turns, aired on CBS for 54 years, from April 2, 1956, to September 17, 2010. The young actor played the character of Mick Dante in As the World Turns, which was created by Irna Phillips as a sister show to her other soap opera, Guiding Light.
He also displayed his unique acting abilities in the 2012 American thriller film, Junction as David, alongside Neal Bledsoe, Harris Doran and Summer-Crockett Moore, which landed him the ReelHeart International Film Festival Award for Best Ensemble Cast. In the same year, he portrayed Dan in the romantic-comedy-drama movie, Excuse Me for Living, and David in the thriller film, Hostage.
Pelphrey has further made appearances in several other motion pictures such as Birds of America, The Elastic, Turtle Island, Tiger Lily Road, A Cry from Within, Anchors, The Girl is in Trouble, Sam, # Lucky Number, Crazy Alien and others. Following his exhilarating depiction of Ward Meachum in 21 episodes of the TV series, Iron Fist from 2017 to 2018, Tom Pelphrey has captivated the heart of many hit movie lovers.
Hence, his other television credits include Blue Blood, The Following, Banshee, Chicago P. D, The Good Wife, Black Box, Blindspot, among others. He is additionally a stage actor who has made his mark in theatre productions like Fool for Love, A New Television Arrived Finally, In God’s Hat and End of the Rainbow
If Married, Who Is Tom Pelphrey’s Wife?
The famous actor has had a string of relationships with several actresses including Lili Simmons and Gina Tognoni. At the moment, Tom Pelphrey is romantically connected with his Blindspot co-star, Jamie Alexander. He is yet to take his relationship to the next level as he is still unmarried.