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Thomas Roy (born 30 November 1944) is an American film, television and voice actor.
Roy was born in the suburbs surrounding Philadelphia and raised in Hatboro, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.
Roy moved to New York City to pursue an acting career.He stated in a 2008 interview with the Lancaster Intelligencer Journal that he, "always had to worry about the last job being my last job ever. All actors worry about that."
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Roy played the street preacher in 12 Monkeys . Roy's character in the film seems to recognize the movie's main character, James Cole, a time traveler portrayed by Bruce Willis.
Roy has also done voice over and live radio acting.
"I have a safety net now. And what's great is that just before getting the callback for 'Romans,' I was going to go into semi retirement — but then I was asked to audition. I'm still marketable as an actor.," said Roy in the same 2008 interview.
Roy was in the television movie, Home , starring Marcia Gay Harden.Roy's theater roles include the play Jacob's Choice, portraying an Amish grandfather, Isaac Fisher, at the F/X Theatre in Bird-in-Hand, Pennsylvania.
Roy was in the 2009 dark comedy film The Answer Man . He played an alcoholic father who welcomes back his son, played by Taylor Pucci, who returns home from drug rehab.Roy commented on his role that "My character is a drunk, but likable. The tone is light and altruistic. I just loved the script."
In 2009, Roy played the role of Old Man Harrison in the film "Night Catches Us," written and directed by Tanya Hamilton.
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Roy and his wife, Ruth Deck Roy, have created approximately 80 "special days", which are listed in Chase's Calendar of Events.
Roy currently resides in Lebanon, Pennsylvania.He has a wife and son.
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