Tom Deckman

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Tom Deckman
Born (1979-01-26) January 26, 1979 (age 40)
ResidenceNew York, New York
Educationattended Fordham University
Alma materMcQuaid Jesuit High School, 1996
Awards2007 nominated, Helen Hayes Award, Best Supporting Actor for Spamalot

Tom Deckman is an American stage and screen actor. He is a member of Actors' Equity Association.[5]

He played The Historian, Not Dead Fred, French Guard, Minstrel,[6] and Prince Herbert in the Broadway production of Monty Python's Spamalot.[7][8][9]

He played Thurio and Cupid in Two Gentlemen of Verona (musical) at Shakespeare Theatre Company's Harman Hall (2012). Previously, he played: on Broadway in Monty Python's Spamalot (Sam S. Shubert Theatre) and Good Vibrations (Eugene O'Neill Theatre);[7] at Carnegie Hall in South Pacific in Concert (2005–2006); at City Center Encores! Bye Bye Birdie (musical) (2004); at New York's York Theatre in Best Foot Forward (Musicals in Mufti Concert, 2004). He appeared in the world premiere of It Should Have Been You (directed by David Hyde Pierce) at the George Street Playhouse (2011), and at the New York City Opera in Dead Man Walking. He also performed in Good Vibrations in regional theater (2004–2005). He has also appeared at the Downstairs Cabaret Theatre (in Grease), Goodspeed Opera House, Bay Street Theatre (Hair), Fulton Opera House (Into the Woods), and Orpheum Theatre (San Francisco) (White Christmas).[10] He has been seen on television in Salon Confidential, Blue Bloods, Sex and the City, Law and Order: SVU, and Hope and Faith.[5][6][7][11]

He also appeared in a web series, Haute and Bothered (2009).[12]

Deckman performed Characters I coulda nailed! solo, once, July 5, 2010 at Pope Auditorium, Lincoln Center. It was to benefit the Fordham Alumni Theatre Company.[12]

Appearances on the stage[4][5]
Play Role(s) Remarks Venue Where When
Two Gentlemen of Verona (musical) Thurio, Cupid concert staging Shakespeare Theatre Company, Sidney Harman Hall Washington, DC January 27–29, 2012
It Shoulda Been You (Walt/Uncle Morty)

George Street Playhouse

New Brunswick, NJ October 4 - November 6, 2011
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (Bud Frump) Goodspeed Musicals, Goodspeed Opera House East Haddam, CT September 24 - November 28, 2010
What May Fall (performer) Pope Auditorium at Fordham University New York, NY July 24–31, 2010
Irving Berlin's White Christmas (Mike Nulty) 7 cities in 5 states United States November 1, 2009 - January 10, 2010
Spamalot First National Tour (Historian / Not Dead Fred / FrenchGuard / Minstrel / Prince Herbert) 33 cities in 24 states United States March 7, 2006 - October 18, 2009
Into the Woods (Jack) Fulton Theatre Lancaster, PA September 8–25, 2005
Monty Python's Spamalot (Prince Herbert / Minstrel / French Guard / Not Dead Fred / Historian) Shubert Theatre New York, NY February 14, 2005 - January 11, 2009
Good Vibrations (Ensemble / Giggles Manager / Class President) Eugene O'Neill Theatre New York, NY February 2 - April 24, 2005
Bye Bye Birdie (performer) City Center Encores! Great American Musicals in Concert, New York City Center Mainstage Theater New York, NY 2004
Hair: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical (Woof) Bay Street Theatre Sag Harbor, NY June - August, 2001


  1. ^ "Tom Deckman -". Retrieved 2012-01-29.
  2. ^ "With the Classes 2006". Rochester, New York: McQuaid Jesuit High School. Archived from the original on 2009-03-11. Retrieved 2012-01-29.
  3. ^ Deckman, Tom (March 22, 2007). "Tony Lovers". Tony Lovers. Retrieved 2012-01-29. After an adventurous yet unfinished stay at Fordham University, Tom began his professional career doing regional theatre productions.
  4. ^ a b "Tom Deckman - AboutTheArtists theatre profile". Retrieved 2012-01-29.
  5. ^ a b c "TWO Gentlemen of Verona". Programme (booklet). Washington, D. C.: Shakespeare Theatre Company. January 29, 2012.
  6. ^ a b " - Tom Deckman Biography". Retrieved 2012-01-29.
  7. ^ a b c "TOM DECKMAN Theatre Credits - Who's Who Bio". Playbill. Retrieved 2012-01-29. Broadway: Good Vibrations. Nat’l tour: Spamalot. NY: South Pacific (Carnegie Hall), Bye Bye Birdie (Encores!), Best Foot Forward (York), Dead Man Walking (NYCO). Regional: White Christmas (San Francisco’s Orpheum Theatre), Hair (Bay Street Theatre), Into the Woods (Fulton Opera House), Grease (Downtown Cabaret Theatre). TV: “Salon Confidential,” “Sex and the City,” “Hope & Faith” and “Law & Order: SVU.” AEA member.
  8. ^ Deckman, Tom. "Tom Deckman: My Spamalot Juggling Act". Retrieved 2012-01-29.
  9. ^ "Monty Python's Spamalot - A Musical Now Playing on Tour". Archived from the original on 2007-02-05. Retrieved 2012-01-29.[not in citation given]
  10. ^ Yip, Leanna (November 14, 2005). "Regional Review: White Christmas in San Francisco". Retrieved 2012-01-29. Tom Deckman was an audience favorite as a flustered stage manager bordering on hysteria...
  11. ^ "Tom Deckman - About This Person - Movies & TV -". The New York Times. Retrieved 2012-01-29.
  12. ^ a b BWW News Desk. "Tom Deckman Performs 'Characters I Coulda Nailed!' for the Fordham Alumni Theatre Company". BroadwayWorld.Com. Retrieved 2012-01-29.

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