Tom Hulce

  • Birth Name: Thomas Edward Hulce
  • Birth Place: Detroit, Michigan, United States
  • Profession: Actor, Producer
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Fast Facts

  • Began performing in various local theater productions while growing up in Plymouth, MI.
  • Understudied Peter Firth in the original Broadway production of Equus only two months after arriving in New York in December, 1973.
  • Landed the title role of Mozart in the 1984 feature film Amadeus, and was nominated for both a Golden Globe and an Academy Award for his critically acclaimed portrayal.
  • Received his first Tony Award nomination in 1990 originating the character of Lieutenant Daniel Kaffee in the Aaron Sorkin-penned play A Few Good Men; the role was later famously portrayed by Tom Cruise in the 1992 film version, directed by Rob Reiner and costarring Jack Nicholson. 
  • Produced the 2006 Broadway rock musical Spring Awakening, with music by Duncan Sheik and lyrics by Steven Sater, which went on to receive a total of 11 Tony Award nominations and capture 8 wins, including Best Musical, in 2007.

Awards

  • 1984, Oscar — Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role: Nominee
  • 1996, Emmy — Outstanding Supporting Actor for a Miniseries or a Special: Winner
  • 1989, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama: Nominee
  • 1985, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama: Nominee
  • 1991, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television: Nominee
  • 1990, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Special: Nominee
  • 2007, Tony — Musical: Winner
  • 1996, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television: Nominee
  • 1990, Tony — Actor (Play): Nominee
  • 2010, Tony — Musical: Nominee

Relationships

  • Raymond Hulce — Father
  • Joanne Hulce — Mother

College

  • North Carolina School of the Arts, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States (1974)

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