Tom Wisdom

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Tom Wisdom
Born (1973-02-18) 18 February 1973 (age 42)
Swindon, Wiltshire, England, UK
Occupation Actor
Years active 1994–present

Tom Wisdom (born 18 February 1973) is an English actor of theatre, film and television. His film roles include the downtrodden hero of Danny Patrick's Hey Mr DJ (2005) and Astinos in 300 (2007).

Personal life[edit]

Wisdom was born in Swindon, Wiltshire, England.[1] He is of Liverpool/Bolton mix. Wisdom grew up in many different places because of his father's position in the Royal Air Force.[1] He grew up on air bases in Swindon, Doncaster and Devon.[1] Wisdom has two siblings, an older brother and a younger sister.[1] Wisdom attended both the Taunton's College in Southampton and the Academy Drama School, where he became the recipient of the Stage Scholarship.[1]


On television, Wisdom played Tom Ferguson in the long-running soap Coronation Street (1999–2000), Ivor Claire in the Evelyn Waugh adaptation Sword of Honour (2001), Stephen Clarke in the thriller Suspicion (2003) and Marco Bailey in Sky One's airline drama Mile High (2003–04). Other television work includes Harry Enfield's Brand Spanking New Show, Children of the New Forest, Wycliffe and Blackhearts in Battersea. In early 2010, Wisdom starred in an episode of Agatha Christie's Poirot. He currently stars as the archangel Michael in SyFy Channel's Dominion which began airing in June 2014.

Wisdom's theatre roles include Stanhope in Journey's End (UK tour, 2005) and Guy Bennett in Julian Mitchell's Another Country (Arts Theatre, 2000). Wisdom created the role of Steven Carter in Patrick Wilde's play What's Wrong With Angry? in 1994.

Wisdom's films include The Boat That Rocked which was released in the UK on 1 April 2009, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 which was released on 8 August 2008 (US), and Fire and Ice, which was released in Romania in September 2008 and in the US in November 2008 on the Sci-Fi channel.


Year Title Role
Coronation Street 1999-2000 Tom Ferguson
Sword of Honour 2001 Ivor Clare
Hey Mr DJ 2003 Ryan
Suspicion 2003 Stephen Clarke
Mile High 2003–04 Marco Bailey
300 2007 Astinos
Fire and Ice: The Dragon Chronicles 2008 Gabriel
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 2008 Ian
The Boat That Rocked 2009 'Midnight' Mark, DJ
Three Act Tragedy 2010 Oliver Manders
The Lightkeepers 2010 John Brown / Russell Brooks
Above Suspicion: Silent Scream 2012 Scott Meyers
Romeo and Juliet 2013 Count Paris
Soulmate 2013 Douglas Talbot
Dominion 2014– Michael
Hannibal 2015 Antony Dimmond


  1. ^ a b c d e "Tom Wisdom Biography". Monsters and Critics. Retrieved 14 February 2014. 

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