Tom Cavanagh

Tom Cavanagh

Active - 1991 - 2018  |   Born - Oct 26, 1968 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada  |   Genres - Action, Drama, Science Fiction

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  • Spent part of his childhood in a Ghana fishing village, where his parents helped build an education system.
  • Earned three degrees, in English, biology and education, from Queens University; worked as a teacher before his acting career took off.
  • Won a 2001 TV GUIDE Award for Actor of the Year in a New Series for Ed.
  • Bearing a striking resemblance to actor Zach Braff, he played his older brother in a recurring role on Scrubs.
  • In 2008, played a professor in an off-Broadway production of the play Some Americans Abroad.
  • Starred as a detective in The Capture of the Green River Killer (2008), Lifetime's first original miniseries.
  • In 2009, paired with Eric McCormack to headline TNT's short-lived drama series Trust Me.