Tom Troupe

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Tom Troupe
Thomas Troupe

(1928-07-15) July 15, 1928 (age 90)
Years active1957–present
Spouse(s)Carole Cook (1964 – present)

Tom Troupe (born July 15, 1928) is an American actor and writer.


Troupe was born in North Kansas City, Missouri, and studied with Uta Hagen at the Herbert Berghof Studio in Manhattan during the early 1950s. He made his Broadway debut in 1957 as Peter in the original Broadway production of The Diary of Anne Frank, which starred Joseph Schildkraut and Gusti Huber.

Primarily a stage performer, he appeared in many plays over the years, including The Lion in Winter,[1] The Gin Game,[1] and Father's Day. He and his wife, Carole Cook, were jointly honored with the 2002 L.A. Ovation Award for Career Achievements. He appeared in such feature films as The Devil's Brigade (1968) and Kelly's Heroes (1970).

The Faculty (a Los Angeles acting school) was co-founded by Troupe and Charles Nelson Reilly.[1] Troupe is married to actress Carole Cook.[2] They have been married since 1964.


Year Title Role Notes
1959 The Big Fisherman James
1968 Sofi The Clerk
1968 The Devil's Brigade Pvt. Al Manella
1969 Che! Felipe Muñoz
1970 Kelly's Heroes Corporal Job
1971 Making It Dr. Shurtleff
1980 PSI Factor
1986 Cheers Judge William E. Grey 1 episode [1]
1987 Summer School Judge
1991 My Own Private Idaho Jack Favor


  1. ^ a b c d "Carole Cook and Tom Troupe to Receive Ovation Awards for Career Achievement". Theater Mania. Theater Mania. Retrieved 12 October 2018.
  2. ^ "Carole Cook Jokes About President Trump Assassination: 'Why Not?". People Magazine. People Magazine. Retrieved 12 October 2018.

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