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Tom Cavanagh

Actor / Film Director / Film Producer / Composer | * 10/26/1963 (58) | Ottawa, Ontario (Canada)
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Thomas Cavanagh (born October 26, 1963) is a Canadian actor. He is known for a variety of roles on American television, including starring roles in Ed (2000–2004), Love Monkey (2006) and Trust Me (2009), and recurring roles on Providence and Scrubs. From 2014 to 2021, he portrayed Eobard Thawne / Reverse-Flash, and the various versions of Harrison Wells, on The CW television series The Flash; Cavanagh also directed several episodes of The Flash. ()
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Thomas Cavanagh is a Canadian film and television actor. He was born on October 26th, 1963 in Ottawa, Ontario, the second-oldest of five children. His close-knit family moved to Ghana, Africa when Tom was six. His father educated teachers there. The family moved back to Canada before Tom started high school (which he attended in southern Quebec). Tom went to Queens University in Kingston, Ontario where he played on the basketball team and graduated with degrees in English, Biology, and Education. His interest in theater grew when he was cast as the lead Danny Zuko in a Canadian "Grease". In his spare time he likes to play guitar and participate in a variety of sports.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | TV Movies

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Movies with Tom Cavanagh as Actor(39)

as Edgar Floats2021 Edgar Floats
as Pastor Spencer2020 Be the Light
as Miles Strasberg2019 Darrow & Darrow: Witness to Murder
as Henry Warner2019 Love & Debt
as Tom2018 Tom and Grant
as Miles2017 Darrow & Darrow
as Darkman2016 Sidekick
as Zell2015 400 Days
as Snap2014 Lucky Duck
as Mr. Drago2014 The Games Maker
as Ron Spencer2013 The Birder
as Nick Carleton2012 A Killer Among Us
as Charles Johnson2011 Trading Christmas
as Ranger Smith2010 Yogi Bear
as Nick Snowden2009 Snow 2: Brain Freeze
as Eric McNally2007 Breakfast with Scot
as Lloyd2007 The Cake Eaters
as George Grieves2007 Sublime
as Barry Bergman2006 Two Weeks
as Sam Baldwin2006 Gray Matters
as Mal Downey2005 Alchemy
as Nick Snowden2004 Snow
as Simpson2004 Heart of the Storm
as Val Duncan2003 Bang Bang You're Dead
as Harry2000 Something More
as Patrick Birmingham1999 Anya's Bell
as Frank1998 Northern Lights
as Jamie1997 Honeymoon
as Tim Jonas1996 Profile for Murder
as Joey1996 Mask of Death
as Simon, Patient #11995 Magic in the Water
as Andy Newman1995 A Vow to Kill

TV Shows/Series with Tom Cavanagh as Actor(37)

as Harrison 'Nash' Wells (uncredited)2019 Batwoman
as Dr. Harry Wells / Eobard Thawne / Reverse-Flash2016 DC's Legends of Tomorrow
as Harrison 'Nash' Wells2016 DC's Legends of Tomorrow
as Harrison 'Nash' Wells / Pariah2015 Supergirl
as Dr. Harry Wells / Eobard Thawne / Reverse-Flash2015 Supergirl
as Harrison 'Harry' Wells2014 The Flash
as Harrison 'Nash' Wells / Pariah2014 The Flash
as Harrison Wells / Eobard Thawne / Reverse-Flash2014 The Flash
as Harrison 'H.R.' Wells2014 The Flash
as Harrison 'Sherloque' Wells2014 The Flash
as Harrison Wells2014 The Flash
as Eobard Thawne / Reverse-Flash2014 The Flash
as Kingston Tanner2013 The Following
as Dr. Harry Wells / Eobard Thawne / Reverse-Flash2012 Arrow
as Eobard Thawne / Reverse-Flash2012 Arrow
as Harrison 'Nash' Wells (uncredited)2012 Arrow
as himself2012 Comic Book Men
as Mickey2010 Blue Bloods
as Conner2009 Trust Me
as Jeremy Stone2008 Eli Stone
as Himself - Host2007 Stories from the Vaults
as Dan Dorian2001 Scrubs
as Ed Stevens2000 Ed
as himself1997 The View
as Bill Collins1996 The Sentinel

Movies with Tom Cavanagh as Crew(3)

Directing/Director2018 Tom and Grant
Production/Executive Producer2018 Tom and Grant
Writing/Writer2018 Tom and Grant

TV Shows/Series with Tom Cavanagh as Crew(3)

Directing/Director2021 Superman & Lois
Directing/Director2014 The Flash
Directing/Director2000 Ed

Additional Information

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Citizenship: Canada
Born: Saturday, 10/26 1963 (October) in Ottawa, Ontario (Canada) (current age: 58 years + 91 days)
Zodiac sign: Scorpio (Chinese zodiac sign: Rabbit)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Séminaire de Sherbrooke, Champlain College Lennoxville, Queen's University
Other names for Tom Cavanagh (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Thomas Cavanagh"
"Τομ Κάβανα"
"Thomas Patrick Cavanagh"
Tom Cavanagh frequently works together with these people:
Greg Berlanti (30x, Crew)
Andrew Kreisberg (17x, Crew)
David Ramsey (13x, Actor)
Marc Guggenheim (12x, Crew)
Brandon Routh (10x, Actor)
Melissa Benoist (9x, Actress)
Katie Cassidy (9x, Actress)
Geoff Johns (9x, Crew)
Jon Cryer (9x, Actor)
Zach Braff (9x, Actor)
Carl Ogawa (9x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:291, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 01/23/2022