Tom Braidwood

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  • Birth Place: British Columbia, Canada
  • Profession: Actor, Director
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  • Joined the Tamahnous Theatre Workshop in 1972, where he worked as a resident actor, writer, musician, director and technician for six years.
  • Appeared in The Portrait, a 1992 feature film in which both of his daughters are also credited with small roles.
  • Stumbled serendipitously into the part of Melvin Frohike on The X-Files while working on the series as a first assistant director and during a casting session it was jokingly suggested they needed someone slimy "like Braidwood," at which point he was asked to do it.
  • Goes by the nickname "Trudy."

Relationships

  • Jimmy Braidwood — Brother
  • Darrell Thomas Braidwood — Father
  • Lynne Benson — Sister
  • Barbara McGibbon — Mother
  • Jessica Braidwood — Daughter
  • Kate Braidwood — Daughter

College

  • University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (BA in Theater, 1971); University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (MFA in Film Studies, 1975)

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  • Birth Place: British Columbia, Canada
  • Profession: Actor, Director

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