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Tom Wopat

 
Date Of Birth:
September 09, 1951 (71)
Birth Place:
Lodi, WI, USA
Bio:
During the late 1970's, Tom Wopat was the freewheeling Luke Duke on the TV series "The Dukes of Hazzard." On Broadway: I Love My Wife, City of Angels, Guys and Dolls, A Catered Affair, Catch Me If You Can, Annie Get Your Gun (Tony nomination). Other television credits include, the sitcom "Cybill," a ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: September 09, 1951 (71)

Birth Place: Lodi, WI, USA

Bio:
During the late 1970's, Tom Wopat was the freewheeling Luke Duke on the TV series "The Dukes of Hazzard." On Broadway: I Love My Wife, City of Angels, Guys and Dolls, A Catered Affair, Catch Me If You Can, Annie Get Your Gun (Tony nomination). Other television credits include, the sitcom "Cybill," a ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
2013
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
Frank Abagnale, Sr.
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Production, 2010
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2008
Tom Hurley
  [New York]
Reading, 2007
Frank Abagnale, Sr.
  [Pittsburgh, PA (Regional)]
Pittsburgh CLO Revival, 2006
Julian Marsh
  [New York]
Reading, 2005
Frank Abagnale, Sr.
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2005
James Lingk
  [New York]
Reading, 2004
Performer
  [New York]
Workshop, 2003
Performer
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2001
Julian Marsh [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1999
Frank Butler
Frank Butler [Replacement]
Frank Butler [Replacement]
Frank Butler
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1996
Billy Flynn [Replacement]
Billy Flynn [Replacement]
Billy Flynn [Replacement]
Billy Flynn [Replacement]
Billy Flynn [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1992
Sky Masterson [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1989
Stone [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1986
Jupiter [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
1986
Jupiter [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1978
Performer
Dan
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1977
Wally [Replacement]

Tom Wopat Movies

Bonneville
 
[2006]
Arlo Brimm
The Understudy
 
[2008]
Detective Jones
Jonah Hex
 
[2010]
Colonel Slocum
Main Street
 
[2010]
Frank
Mariachi Gringo
 
[2012]
Ron
Django Unchained
 
[2012]
U.S. Marshall Gill Tatum
All in Time
 
[2015]
Dentist
Fair Haven
 
[2016]
Richard
County Line
 
[2017]
Alden Rockwell
Lost Cat Corona
 
[2017]
Jimmy Pipes
New Money
 
[2017]
John Breckner
Delight in the Mountain
 
[2019]
Guido
County Line: All In
 
[2022]
Alden Rockwell
County Line: No Fear
 
[2022]
Alden Rockwell

Tom Wopat TV Shows

A Peaceable Kingdom
 
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Dr. Jed McFadden
Cybill
 
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Jeff Robbins
Home Improvement
 
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Ian
Longmire
 
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Sheriff Jim Wilkins
The Dukes of Hazzard
 
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Luke Duke, Hank Duke

Tom Wopat Biography

During the late 1970's, Tom Wopat was the freewheeling Luke Duke on the TV series "The Dukes of Hazzard." On Broadway: I Love My Wife, City of Angels, Guys and Dolls, A Catered Affair, Catch Me If You Can, Annie Get Your Gun (Tony nomination). Other television credits include, the sitcom "Cybill," a recurring role on "Home Improvement," the critically acclaimed NBC movie "Just My Imagination," and most recently HBO's "Taking Chance" alongside Kevin Bacon. Wopat's solo albums include A Little Bit Closer, Don't Look Back, Learning to Love, The Still of the Night, Dissertation on the State of Bliss-featuring the music of Harold Arlen-and Consider it Swung. www.tomwopat.com.

Tom Wopat Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2011 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical
Tom Wopat, Catch Me if You Can
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2008 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical
Tom Wopat, A Catered Affair
 
Tony Awards - 2008 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
Tom Wopat, A Catered Affair
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2003 - Outstanding Actor - Musical Gold Star
Tom Wopat, Annie Get Your Gun
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1999 - Outstanding Actor - Musical Gold Star
Tom Wopat, Annie Get Your Gun
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1999 - Outstanding Actor in a Musical
Tom Wopat, Annie Get Your Gun
 
Tony Awards - 1999 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
Tom Wopat, Annie Get Your Gun

Tom Wopat News

Photos: See Tony Danza, Melissa Errico & More in Broadway By The Year: FROM THE ZIEGF Photo Photos: See Tony Danza, Melissa Errico & More in Broadway By The Year: FROM THE ZIEGFELD FOLLIES TO MOULIN ROUGE!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - May 24, 2022

The Town Hall presented Broadway By The Year: From The Ziegfeld Follies To Moulin Rouge on Monday, May 23 at 8pm. Created, written, directed and hosted by Scott Siegel for The Town Hall, the evening continued Broadway By The Year's 21st landmark season at The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd Street).

Celebrate Jukebox Musicals with Tony Danza, Tom Wopat, Anais Reno and More in BROADWAY BY THE YEAR
by - May 16, 2022

Special Offer - Celebrate Jukebox Musicals with Tony Danza, Tom Wopat, Anais Reno and more in Broadway by the Year: 'From Ziegfeld to Moulin Rouge!' ?!

Celebrate Jukebox Musicals with Tony Danza, Tom Wopat, Anais Reno and more in Broadwa Photo Celebrate Jukebox Musicals with Tony Danza, Tom Wopat, Anais Reno and more in Broadway by the Year: 'From Ziegfeld to Moulin Rouge!'
by - May 11, 2022

Special Offer - Celebrate Jukebox Musicals with Tony Danza, Tom Wopat, Anais Reno and more in Broadway by the Year: 'From Ziegfeld to Moulin Rouge!' ?!

Tony Danza, Tom Wopat & More to Star in BROADWAY BY THE YEAR: From The Ziegfeld Folli Photo Tony Danza, Tom Wopat & More to Star in BROADWAY BY THE YEAR: From The Ziegfeld Follies to Moulin Rouge
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 3, 2022

The Town Hall will present Broadway By The Year: From The Ziegfeld Follies To Moulin Rouge on Monday, May 23 at 8pm. Created, written, directed and hosted by Scott Siegel for The Town Hall, the evening will continue Broadway By The Year’s 21st landmark season at The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd Street).

42ND STREET Complete Recording Will Be Released on April 8 Photo 42ND STREET Complete Recording Will Be Released on April 8
by Stephi Wild - Mar 15, 2022

Jay commenced the first complete recording of the original version of the musical with the original orchestrations by Philip J. Lang at Abbey Road Studios, London on October 5 1996 and completed it at Clinton Recording Studios, New York on October 19 1996. This will be the first time it is released to the public.

Sean Harkness Releases New EP 'Just What I Needed' To Coincide With March 20 Show At  Photo Sean Harkness Releases New EP 'Just What I Needed' To Coincide With March 20 Show At Birdland Jazz Club
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 4, 2022

Guitarist SEAN HARKNESS will release an EP entitled Just What I Needed to coincide with his solo show (with The Unusual Suspects) at NYC’s Birdland on Sunday, March 20.

Sean Harkness to Perform At Birdland This March   Photo Sean Harkness to Perform At Birdland This March  
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 11, 2022

If you think you have not heard guitarist Sean Harkness; think again. The Berklee-schooled Harkness has been one of the most prolific and in-demand players for the last decade (Kathleen Turner, Nona Hendryx, Tom Wopat, Lucie Arnaz, Leslie Uggams, and Christine Andreas).  

The RRazz Room Presents Live! at the Redfield/Inn at Centre Bridge Announces their 2 Photo The RRazz Room Presents Live! at the Redfield/Inn at Centre Bridge Announces their 2022 Winter/Spring Season
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 7, 2022

Whether you have the winter blues or spring fever, you will find the cure at The RRazz Room Presents at the Redfield, an intimate cabaret setting at the Inn at Centre Bridge, New Hope PA. Owners Robert Kotonly and Rory Paull continue to bring world class entertainment to Bucks County, PA. with a vast array of talent.

Learn All About Irving Berlin's ANNIE GET YOUR GUN and Celebrate Broadway's Return wi Photo Learn All About Irving Berlin's ANNIE GET YOUR GUN and Celebrate Broadway's Return with #NoBusinessLikeShowBusiness
by Team BWW - Nov 8, 2021

Live theatre is officially back and Concord Theatricals is celebrating! 'There's No Business Like Show Business' is a digital celebration that launched just last month, marking the return of live theater and all of the incredible people who help to make it happen. The celebration coincides with the 75th anniversary of Irving Berlin's Annie Get Your Gun and its iconic showstopper 'There's No Business Like Show Business,' a song that has more resonance than ever this year.

Deborah Silver and Dennis Lambert Celebrate Success of COVID-19 BLUES Featuring Melis Photo Deborah Silver and Dennis Lambert Celebrate Success of COVID-19 BLUES Featuring Melissa Errico, Melissa Manchester & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 11, 2021

While the number of COVID cases continue to drop every day, two extraordinary musicians from Boca Raton‚ÄĒDeborah¬† Silver, #1¬†Billboard¬†jazz vocalist, and¬†Dennis Lambert, the 12-time GRAMMY nominated songwriter‚ÄĒare also celebrating the success of their inspirational¬†COVID-19 BLUES.

Tom Wopat Videos

Broadway Rewind: CATCH ME IF YOU CAN Catches on at Bryant Park in 2011 Videoplay
Broadway Rewind: CATCH ME IF YOU CAN Catches on at Bryant Park in 2011

by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 20, 2020

Today we flashback to 2011, when Catch Me If You Can performed on the Bryant Park stage. Catch Me If You Can, based on the book and hit 2002 DreamWorks film of the same name directed by Stephen Spielberg with screenplay by Jeff Nathanson and book by Frank Abagnale, Jr., played for 166 performances at the Neil Simon Theatre. It starred Aaron Tveit, Kerry Butler, Tom Wopat, and Norbert Leo Butz, who won a Tony Award for his performance.

Broadway Rewind: A CATERED AFFAIR Walks Down the Aisle to Broadway Videoplay
Broadway Rewind: A CATERED AFFAIR Walks Down the Aisle to Broadway

by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 28, 2020

This episode of Broadway Rewind has BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge dropping by Kleinfeld Bridal to meet the cast of one of Ridge's favorite musicals, A Catered Affair, which featured a book by Harvey Fierstein and a beautiful score by John Bucchino. The musical welcomed back to Broadway Faith Prince and Harvey Fierstein, and the guests were treated to a number from the show by co-stars Leslie Kritzer and Matt Cavanaugh. Fierstein told Ridge, 'The whole experience has been joyful. You bring in these actors who have so easily taken over these roles. Between you and me, you know when you have a show that has a breakout performance, it's unbelievable. We've got three in the show. You've got Faith Prince, who is playing a role she was born to play. No one has seen her do anything like this. Tom Wopat, who has never created a role on Broadway, he has only done revivals, so you are going to see Tom do something he has never done before. Then, Leslie Kritzer, everyone thinks of her as the funny girl, who stole Legally Blonde, and she is just heartbreaking in this.' 

VIDEO: On This Day, April 10- CATCH ME IF YOU CAN Flies Onto Broadway Videoplay
VIDEO: On This Day, April 10- CATCH ME IF YOU CAN Flies Onto Broadway

by A.A. Cristi - Apr 10, 2019

On this day in 2011, CATCH ME IF YOU CAN opened on Broadway at the Neil Simon Theatre.

VIDEO: On This Day, March 4- ANNIE GET YOUR GUN Returns To Broadway With A Bang Videoplay
VIDEO: On This Day, March 4- ANNIE GET YOUR GUN Returns To Broadway With A Bang

by A.A. Cristi - Mar 4, 2019

On this day in 1999, an updated revival of the the classic musical Annie Get Your Gun opened at the Marquis Theatre!

VIDEO: On This Day, April 10- CATCH ME IF YOU CAN Opens Live in Living Color on Broad Videoplay
VIDEO: On This Day, April 10- CATCH ME IF YOU CAN Opens Live in Living Color on Broadway

by A.A. Cristi - Apr 10, 2018

On this day in 2011, CATCH ME IF YOU CAN opened on Broadway at the Neil Simon Theatre.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 7/27/16- A CATERED AFFAIR
by Stage Tube - Jul 27, 2016

Today in 2008, A Catered Affair closed at the Walter Kerr Theatre, where it ran for 116 performances. A Catered Affair is a musical with a book by Harvey Fierstein and music and lyrics by John Bucchino. It is based on both the 1956 film The Catered Affair written by Gore Vidal and the original 1955 teleplay by Paddy Chayefsky, set in 1953 in the Bronx. John Doyle directed the production, which starred Fierstein, Faith Prince and Tom Wopat.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 4/17- A CATERED AFFAIR
by Stage Tube - Apr 17, 2016

Today in 2008, A Catered Affair opened at the Walter Kerr Theatre, where it ran for 116 performances. A Catered Affair is a musical with a book by Harvey Fierstein and music and lyrics by John Bucchino. It is based on both the 1956 film The Catered Affair written by Gore Vidal and the original 1955 teleplay by Paddy Chayefsky, set in 1953 in the Bronx. John Doyle directed the production, which starred Fierstein, Faith Prince and Tom Wopat.

From the BroadwayWorld Vaults: Relive the Magic of SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 3, 2016

In honor of Throwback Thursday, BroadwayWorld is celebrating the past with a new series that will take you back in time with some of our favorite vintage video features. That's right- we are opening up the BroadwayWorld Vaults to reminisce on shows are long gone from the Broadway-scene, but have left an indelible mark on the world of theatre as a whole. Today, we bring you a vintage video from 2010. Relive the magic of SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM below!

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 9/9/15- Tom Wopat
by Stage Tube - Sep 9, 2015

Happy Birthday Tom Wopat! Wopat first appeared on the Broadway stage as a replacement in the 1977 musical I Love My Wife, as 'Wally'. He then appeared as a replacement in the stage musicals City of Angels, and Guys and Dolls. He finally appeared in the opening cast of the 1999 revival of Annie Get Your Gun opposite Bernadette Peters, Susan Lucci and Crystal Bernard, who played Annie Oakley. In 2008, Wopat starred on Broadway as the father in the musical A Catered Affair, and received his second Tony nomination for that performance. Wopat recently originated the role of Frank Abignale, Sr. in the musical Catch Me if You Can.

From the BroadwayWorld Vaults: Relive the Magic of CATCH ME IF YOU CAN
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 20, 2015

In honor of Throwback Thursday, BroadwayWorld is celebrating the past with a new series that will take you back in time with some of our favorite vintage video features. That's right- we are opening up the BroadwayWorld Vaults to reminisce on shows are long gone from the Broadway-scene, but have left an indelible mark on the world of theatre as a whole. Today, we bring you a vintage video from 2011. Relive the magic of CATCH ME IF YOU CAN below!


Tom Wopat Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Tom Wopat been in?
Tom Wopat has appeared on Broadway in 11 shows.

How many West End shows has Tom Wopat been in?
Tom Wopat has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Tom Wopat been nominated for?
Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Catch Me if You Can , Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for A Catered Affair , Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for A Catered Affair , Outstanding Actor - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Annie Get Your Gun , Outstanding Actor - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Annie Get Your Gun Outstanding Actor in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Annie Get Your Gun and Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Annie Get Your Gun .

What awards has Tom Wopat won?
Outstanding Actor - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Annie Get Your Gunand Outstanding Actor - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Annie Get Your Gun.