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Tom Cavanagh

Birthdate:   26-October-1963
Category: TV

Thomas Cavanagh is a Canadian actor best known as the title character in the NBC series Ed as well as for his recurring role as the "Dog Boy" in Providence.

Cavanagh received a Golden Globe nomination and a TV Guide Award for his work on Ed, which ran for four seasons beginning in October of 2000 and concluding in February of 2004. In 2002, he starred in the Showtime film Bang Bang You're Dead, which won a Peabody Award.

He was born in Ottawa, Ontario, and moved with his parents to a small village in Ghana when he was six years old. In his teens, the family moved toMontreal where he started high school. While attending Queen's University, he became interested in theater and music and played hockey and basketball. He graduated with degrees in English, biology and education.

He has long been known in Canada as an actor in television commercials, appearing for Labatt in the 1990s and more recently for CIBC.

In 2002, Cavanagh guest starred on the sitcom Scrubs. He was hired to play Dan Dorian, the brother of lead character J.D., because of his resemblance to Braff. He returned for one episode in 2003, again for a two-episode arc in 2004, and most recently in April 2006.

Cavanagh married Maureen Grise, a photo editor for Sports Illustrated, on July 31, 2004, in Nantucket, Massachusetts. The couple welcomed their first child, daughter Alice Ann, on February 10, 2006. 


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Posted by: Bonkers      Last updated: 11-07-2006      Hits: 10927