Tom Wisdom

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Tom Wisdom
Born (1973-02-18) 18 February 1973 (age 47)
Swindon, Wiltshire, England, UK
Alma mater Taunton's College, Academy Drama School
OccupationActor
Years active1994–present

Tom Wisdom (born 18 February 1973) is an English actor of theatre, film and television. His film roles include Astinos in the film 300 and the Archangel Michael in the television series Dominion.

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Career

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 had a one-episode guest role in NBC's Hannibal as Antony Dimmond in 2015. Wisdom also starred as the archangel Michael in SyFy Channel's Dominion , which began airing in June 2014 [1] and was renewed for a second (and final) season which concluded on 1 October 2015. [2]

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

Wisdom's films include his role as Ryan in Hey Mr DJ (2003), Astinos in 300 (2007), [3] and as 'Midnight' Mark in the 2009 film The Boat That Rocked . Other film roles were in The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 (2008), The Lightkeepers (2010), Romeo and Juliet (2013), [3] and as Douglas Talbot in Soulmate (2013).

Filmography

TitleYearRoleTypeNotes
Good King Wenceslas1994Jan TurekTV movie
Black Hearts in Battersea1996FothersTV series
Wycliffe 1996Neil PenderTV series
Escape to Somerset1998MatthewShort
Children of the New Forest1998Edward BeverlyTV movie
Coronation Street 19992000Tom FergusonTV series
Brand Spanking New Show2000Various rolesTV series
Sword of Honour 2001Ivor ClareTV movie
Suspicion 2003Stephen ClarkeTV movie
Hey Mr DJ2003RyanFilm
Mile High 2003–05Marco BaileyTV series
300 2006AstinosFilm
Fire and Ice: The Dragon Chronicles 2008GabrielTV movie
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 2008IanFilm
The Boat That Rocked 2009'Midnight' Mark, DJFilmAlso known by the title "Pirate Radio."
Agatha Christie's Poirot 2010Oliver MandersTV series
The Lightkeepers 2010John Brown / Russell BrooksFilm
Above Suspicion: Silent Scream2012Scott MeyersTV series
Romeo and Juliet 2013 Count Paris Film
Soulmate 2013Douglas TalbotFilm
Eternal Return2013HenryShort
Dominion 2014–2015 Michael TV series
Hannibal 2015Antony DimmondTV series
Bones 2016Chadwick GreyTV seriesS11E21

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  2. "'Dominion' Canceled After 2 Seasons By Syfy". Deadline . 13 October 2015. Retrieved 30 September 2020.
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