Tom Eplin

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Tom Eplin
Born Thomas M. Eplin [1]
(1960-10-25) October 25, 1960 (age 56)
Hayward, California, USA
Occupation Actor
Spouse(s) Ellen Wheeler (1985-1988)
Courtney Gibbs (1991-1995)

Tom Eplin (born October 25, 1960 in Hayward, California) is an American actor known for his run as the character of Jake McKinnon on two soap operas for a combined total of nearly two decades: on Another World (1985–1986, 1988–1999) and on As the World Turns (1999–2002).

Eplin was married to his Another World costar Ellen Wheeler from 1985 to 1988. His second marriage was to Courtney Gibbs from 1991 to 1995. Both marriages ended in divorce. On June 20, 2015, Eplin married his third wife, Abilene Crabtree, in Danville, California.


Year Title Role Notes
1982 The Beach Girls Crewman
1985 The Facts of Life George
1985 Sunset Strip Mark Jefferson
1987 Delta Fever Nick
1985-1999 Another World Jake McKinnon
1999-2002 As the World Turns Jake McKinnon


  1. ^ According to the State of California. California Birth Index, 1905-1995. Center for Health Statistics, California Department of Health Services, Sacramento, California. At

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