Tom Wopat

  • Birth Place: Lodi, Wisconsin, United States
  • Profession: Actor, Singer
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  • Was born and raised on his parents' dairy farm with seven brothers and sisters.
  • Studied music for two years at the University of Wisconsin, but dropped out to start a rock band.
  • Spent two summers performing at the Barn Theater in Michigan.
  • Got his big break with his famous role as Luke Duke on Dukes of Hazzard, which aired on CBS from 1979 to 1985.
  • Released his first country album, the self-titled Tom Wopat, in 1983.
  • Performs regularly on the Broadway stage and is featured on several original cast recordings, including A Catered Affair (2008), Sondheim on Sondheim (2010) and the 1999 revival of Annie Get Your Gun.


  • 1999, Tony — Actor (Musical): Nominee
  • 2008, Tony — Actor (Musical): Nominee
  • 1995, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee


  • Vicki Allen — Ex-wife


  • Attended University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, United States

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