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Tom Aldredge

Aldredge first appeared in New York, Off-Broadway, as the Messenger in Electra in 1957. Since then he has enjoyed a career in an uncounted number of roles on Broadway, Off and Off-Off Broadway and in regional theatre; in many films, and on prime time TV and on the occasional Soap. On Broadway he has appeared in seminal works by Williams, Albee, O'Neil and Sondheim. He received a Drama Desk Award and a Tony nomination for Sticks and Bones and Tony Nominations for his work in Where's Charlie?, The Little Foxes with Elizabeth Taylor and, most recently, the Sondheim-Lapine musical Passion. Aldredge has portrayed a wide range of Shakespearean and contemporary roles for the New York and Connecticut Shakespeare Festivals in such plays as Henry V, Love's Labours Lost, Romeo & Juliet, Trolious & Cressida, Hamlet, Richards II & III and King Lear. He received an Obie Award for his performance in Stock Up On Pepper ‘Cause Turkey's Going To War and as Angelo in Measure for Measure. With much work on the small screen to his credit, Aldredge received an Emmy Award for his performance in the CBS Special Henry Winkler Meets William Shakespeare. He has appeared in such films as The Rain Peope, Batteries Not Included, See You in the Morning, What About Bob? and The Adventures of Huck Finn.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.

Tom Aldredge Facts

Birth Name Thomas Ernest Aldredge
BirthdayFebruary 28, 1928 (95)
BirthplaceDayton, Ohio, USA

Selected Filmography

Taking Chance
What About Bob?
Into The Woods: Stephen Sondheim
The Adventures of Huck Finn
American Snitch
O Pioneers!
Stephen Sondheim Collection
Who Killed Teddy Bear
Other People's Money
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