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BiographyNew York City, New York, USA
Tom Stratford was born in New York City and raised in the Hudson valley of upstate New York. This is where he began his studies as an actor in theatre. The historic Elmwood Playhouse in Nyack New York is where Tom trained to determine if he was able to develop into the actor he felt he could be. His fist acting coach was stage and 1930s screen actress "Zita Johan". At age 17, he told his mother that he was going to drop out of high school and go into the acting world like "John Travolta" in his television prime. Read more... help of Tom's aunt, who had her own radio show in the Hudson Vally, she convinced him to try live theatre so he could avoid any family mayhem. The first role Tom landed was Ed in "You can't take it with you" after that Tom landed two more back to back roles at Elmwood. During his work on stage, it was suggested that Tom join AFTRA, he did not much about joining a union, but joined just the same, and soon figured it out and was on his way to becoming a working actor. The list of credits in film, television and stage keep coming. The latest projects for Tom is on the Cinemax's series "The Knick" as a Bowery boy and on CBS's "Elementary" as a reoccurring detective.