Thomas Beach ‘Tom’ Alter, is an Indian actor, who has English and Scottish Ancestry. He is best known for his works in Hindi Television Industry and also has done works in the theatre. He is also a proud recipient of Padma Shri Award, from Indian Government.
In the year 1916, his family migrated from Ohio to India and settled in Lahore. And his father was born in Sialkot, which is now in Pakistan. After Independence, one part of his family settled in Pakistan adn other part moved to Uttar Pradesh, India. He studied in Woodstock School, in Mussoorie. When he turned 18, he went to study abroad. He did his college in Yale. A year later, he came back to India and started working as a teacher in St.Thomas School, Jagadhri.
After watching the Hindi film, ‘Aradhana’, he decided to become an actor, being mesmerised by the acting of Rajesh Khanna and Sharmila Tagore. In the year 1972, he headed to Film and Television institute, Pune and studied acting. He started his acting career with the Bollywood movie, ‘Charas’ and following this he has acted in many movies, TV series and also he has acted in English films. This list includes, ‘Gandhi, Hatim, One Night with a King, Kailashey Kelenkari, Yours Maria, Redrum etc’. He has also written columns for newspapers for a period of ten years. Recently, he was diagnosed with Stage IV skin cancer.
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Tom Alter Biography:
- Name: Tom Alter
- Nick Name: Tom
- Profession: Actor
- Date of Birth: June 22, 1950
- Age: 67 years
- Schooling: Woodstock School, Mussoorie
- Marital Status: Married
- Spouse: Carol Evans
- Children: Jamie Alter, Afshaan Alter
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