Tom Pelphrey: Age And Facts About The Guiding Light Star

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Tom Pelphrey

How well do you know Tom Pelphrey? Let us guess. He is the star that portrayed the character Jonathan Randal in “Guiding Light”. He also appeared in the series “Iron Fist” on Netflix in which he played Ward Meachum. Is that all you know of him? Well, the actor has starred in so many movies and has won some awards that compliment his hard work.

How Old is Tom Pelphrey?

Tom Pelphrey was born on 28 July 1982, in Howell, New Jersey, USA. Pelphrey lived till adulthood and had his education in New Jersey. He graduated from Howell High School in 2000, and from Rutgers University (Mason Gross School of the Arts) in 2004 where he bagged a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree.

Not much is known about his early childhood but we know his parents Laurie Pelphrey, mother and his father, Richard Pelphrey we know.

Tom Pelphrey’s Career

Tom Pelphrey made his screen debut in the American television soap opera, “Guiding Light” where he played the role of Jonathan Randall for 154 episodes from 2004 to 2009.  His role “Guiding Light” guided him to stardom (Pun unintended) as he earned three nominations for Daytime Emmy Award and won as a young actor in a Drama series in 2006 and 2008.

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After a mercury-filled blood pressure device cracked on the set of Guiding Light, Tom Pelphrey and his co-stars were checked into quarantine while New York City’s health department examined them. Later, they were all given a clean bill of health

Tom Pelphrey also got involved in some theatre projects like “A New Television Arrives Finally”, in which he performed at New York’s Theatre 54. After his run with the soap opera, he then signed a contract to another popular soap entitled “As the World Turns”, in which he played the character Mick Dante from 2009 to 2010.

In 2012, he appeared in the Broadway cast of “End of the Rainbow” playing Mickey Deans, and also worked on a Broadway revival of “Fool for Love”, in which he appeared as Martin. Later, he won a ReadHeart International Film Festival Award for Best Ensemble Cast in 2012.

Tom also starred in the production of “In God’s Hat” which was held at the Peter Jay Sharp Theatre. He also began appearing in guest roles in popular shows such as “Numb3rs”, “Ghost Whisperer”, and “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.

In 2017, he began working on the show “Iron Fist”, which happened to be the adaptation of the Marvel Comics character of the same name. The show was set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), sharing continuity with MCU Marvel films.

The first season of the show was heavily criticized despite its strong viewership while the second season was released to a more positive reception, but was eventually canceled in 2018.

Tom Pelphrey recently starred as Cameron Gibbs in the crime-drama series, Blindspot in 2019.

Who is Tom Pelphrey Dating?

Tom Pelphrey has been romantically involved with the who’s who in Hollywood. The star started dating actress Gina Tognoni in 2005. Gina is known for her role in various daytime soap operas such as “One Life to Live”, “Guiding Light”, and “The Young and the Restless”. The relationship only lasted for nine months. Their breakup shocked fans who might have begun counting the couples as dating goal.

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Tom Pelphrey confirmed in 2016 through a social media post that he was dating “Banshee” co-star Lili Simmons. Lili Simmons has also appeared in other popular shows as a guest and has also done modeling work; however, the relationship ended due to misunderstanding.

Tom moved on to date Jaimie Alexander. Rember Jaimie? She played the character of Sif in the film “Thor”. However, the relationship didn’t last long.  As of August 2019, Tom is single to the best of the knowledge of the information available. He might be dating someone secretly, although we must point out that he is not one for secret dates.

How rich is Tom Pelphrey?

Tom Pelphrey has been in the acting industry for 15 years. He has worked on several films and video games over the course of his career. As of early-2019, internet sources informed us that Tom Pelphrey’s net worth is at $2 million.

Pelphrey is 37 years old and we expect him to still have a handful of years on his acting hands. This might mean he is heading for more money. Don’t bet on it.

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