Thomas Roy

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Thomas Roy (born November 30, 1944) is an American film, television and voice actor. [1]

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Early life

Roy was born in the suburbs surrounding Philadelphia and raised in Hatboro, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. [1]

Roy moved to New York City to pursue an acting career. [1] 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" [1]

Career

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. [1]

Roy was in the television movie, Home , starring Marcia Gay Harden. [1] 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. [1]

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. [1] Roy commented on his role that "My character is a drunk, but likable. The tone is light and altruistic. I just loved the script." [1]

In 2009 Roy played Old Man Harrison in "Night Catches Us," written/directed by Tanya Hamilton.

Special days

Roy and his wife, Dann Thomas, have created approximately 80 "special days", which are listed in Chase's Calendar of Events. [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11]

List of days

  • January 2 - Happy Mew Year For Cats Day [12]
  • January 3 - Memento Mori
  • January 4 - Dimpled Chad Day
  • January 8 - Show & Tell Day at Work
  • January 17 - Judgement Day
  • January 22 - Answer Your Cat’s Question Day [8]
  • January 23 - Snow Plow Mailbox Hockey Day
  • January 25 - A Room of One’s Own Day
  • January 30 - National Inane Answering Message Day
  • February 5 - Move Hollywood & Broadway to Lebanon, Pennsylvania Day
  • February 7 - Wave All Your Fingers At Your Neighbors Day [8]
  • February 11 - Satisfied Staying Single Day
  • February 13 - Get a Different Name Day [8] [9]
  • February 17 - Who Shall I Be Day?
  • February 20 - Northern Hemisphere Hoodie-Hoo-Day [5] [6] [7] [9] [10] [13]
  • February 22 - For the Love of Mike Day
  • February 23 - Curling is Cool Day
  • February 26 - For Pete's Sake Day
  • March 3 - What if Cats & Dogs Had Opposable Thumbs Day [6]
  • March 9 - Panic Day [6] [10]
  • March 15 - National Brutus Day
  • March 15 - True Confessions Day
  • March 16 - Lips Appreciation Day
  • March 18 - Forgive Mom and Dad Day
  • March 22 - As Young As You Feel Day
  • March 26 - Make Up Your Own Holiday Day [14] [15]
  • March 27 - Quirky Country Music Song Titles Day [9] [16]
  • April 7 - No Housework Day [17]
  • April 8 - Trading Cards for Grown-ups Day
  • April 12 - Walk on Your Wild Side Day
  • April 17 - Blah Blah Blah Day
  • April 18 - Pet Owner's Independence Day [10]
  • April 26 - Hug an Australian Day [9]
  • May 6 - No Homework Day
  • May 8 - No Socks Day [18]
  • May 11 - Eat What You Want Day [2] [5] [10]
  • May 18 - Send an Electronic Greeting Card Day
  • May 21 - I Need a Patch for That Day
  • May 28 - The Slugs Return From Capistrano Day [10]
  • June 2 - Yell "Fudge" at the Cobras in North America Day [2] [10] [13]
  • June 14 - Family History Day
  • June 22 - Stupid Guy Thing Day [13]
  • June 23 - Let It Go Day [13]
  • June 24 - Celebration of the Senses [13]
  • July 3 - Stay Out of the Sun Day
  • July 6 - Take Your Webmaster to Lunch Day
  • July 10 - Don't Step on a Bee Day [19]
  • July 13 - Embrace Your Geekness Day [11] [20]
  • July 13 - Gruntled Workers Day [11]
  • July 15 - Be a Dork Day [11]
  • July 23 - Hot Enough For Ya Day
  • July 27 - Take Your Houseplants for a Walk Day [9] [11]
  • August 7 - Particularly Preposterous Packaging Day
  • August 8 - Sneak Some Zucchini onto Your Neighbors' Porch Day [2] [3] [4] [5] [8] [10] [11]
  • August 18 - Bad Poetry Day [11]
  • August 22 - Southern Hemisphere Hoodie-Hoo Day [9]
  • August 28 - Race Your Mouse Around the Icons Day [19]
  • August 28 - Crackers Over The Keyboard Day [21]
  • August 29 - More Herbs, Less Salt Day
  • August 31 - Love Litigating Lawyers Day
  • September 9 - Wonderful Weirdos Day [22]
  • September 11 - Remember Freedom Day
  • September 16 - Stay Away From Seattle Day [10] [19]
  • September 22 - Dear Diary Day
  • September 28 - Fish Tank Floorshow Night
  • October 12 - International Moment of Frustration Scream Day [10] [23]
  • October 14 - Be Bald and Be Free Day [9] [10] [23]
  • October 19 - Evaluate Your Life Day [23]
  • October 27 - Cranky Co-Workers Day [23]
  • October 30 - Haunted Refrigerator Night [8] [23]
  • November 3 - Cliché Day
  • November 8 - Cook Something Bold and Pungent Day [2]
  • November 18 - Married To A Scorpio Support Day [24]
  • November 19 - Have a Bad Day Day [5] [10]
  • November 20 - Name Your PC Day [7]
  • November 25 - Blasé Day
  • November 30 - Stay Home Because You're Well Day [6] [10] [21]
  • December 1 - Bifocals At The Monitor Liberation Day
  • December 5 - Bathtub Party Day [10]
  • December 13 - Pick A Pathologist Pal Day [15]
  • December 15 - Cat Herders' Day
  • December 16 - Barbie and Barney Backlash Day
  • December 21 - Humbug Day [7]
  • December 29 - Tick Tock Day
  • December 30 - Falling Needles Family Fest

Personal life

Roy currently resides in Lebanon, Pennsylvania. [1] He has a wife and son. [1]

Filmography

YearFilmRoleNotes
1995 12 Monkeys Street preacher
2008 The Answer Man Riley Lucas
2010 Night Catches Us Old Man Harrison

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