Thom Bishops

Thom Bishops

Date of Birth: 19.10.1978
Country: USA

  1. Biography of Tom Bishops
  2. Early Life and Education
  3. Acting Career

Biography of Tom Bishops

Tom Bishops was born on October 19, 1978, in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He grew up in a family with a father who was an entrepreneur and a mother who was a restaurateur. He has an older sister who is 11 months older than him.

Thom Bishops

Early Life and Education

Bishops made his debut in acting at the age of seven when he played the role of a toy soldier in a Christmas play in second grade. After completing high school at Poly Prep, he attended New York University where he studied economics (at his parents' request) and drama. Bishops graduated with honors and continued his training with Susan Batson.

Acting Career

After several off-Broadway productions and independent films, Bishops decided to make a leap in his career and moved to Los Angeles to pursue his own path. Within eight months, he landed a role in a small film produced by the Farrelly brothers and also secured the role of Hasan in the sci-fi thriller "The Final Cut" starring Robin Williams.

In 2003, Bishops appeared in the short film "T for Terrorist" directed by Hasham Isavi. Following "The Final Cut," he was cast in another short film in 2005, this time by Josh Grondsbell, called "Ground Control."

In 2007, Bishops portrayed the character of Malcolm, a bartender, in Daniel Waters' comedy film "Sex and Death 101," alongside renowned actress Winona Ryder. That same year, he appeared in the autobiographical film "What We Do Is Secret," which depicted the life of the punk rock band "The Germs" and was directed by Rodger Grossman.

In 2008, Bishops was part of Kyle Newman's project "Fanboys," a film about die-hard Star Wars fans determined to be the first to see "The Phantom Menace." He also made a guest appearance in the ninth season of the TV series "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," playing the role of Cole Roderick in the 11th episode.