Tom Pelphrey - Biography

Last Modified: Nov 10, 2022

Tom Pelphrey
Profession: Actor
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: Under Review

Personal Details

Born on : July 28, 1982 (age 40)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Thomas J. Pelphrey
Birth Place: Howell, New Jersey, USA
Horoscope: Leo
Father's Name: Richard T. Pelphrey
Mother's Name: Laurie Ann Pelphrey
Siblings: 1

Robert Pelphrey (brother)

High School: Howell High School
University: Rutgers University
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (Danish, English, Irish, Polish)
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: In Relationship
Girlfriend Name: Kaley Cuoco
Children: 1


Body Measurements

Height: 1.88 meter (6 feet 2 inch)
Weight: 86 kg (189.60 lb)
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Hazel
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Tom Pelphrey?

Tom Pelphrey is an actor by profession and American by nationality. He is well known for playing Jonathan Randall in the CBS television series Guiding Light, Mick Dante in As the World Turns, and Kurt Bunker in Banshee.

Tom Pelphrey in June 2018 (Image: Zimbio)

Tom Pelphrey – Age, Parents, Siblings

Tom Pelphrey’s birth took place on July 28, 1982, in Howell, New Jersey, USA. He was born Thomas J. Pelphrey to his mother Laurie Ann Pelphrey and his father Richard T. Pelphrey. He is not the only child of his parents and has a sibling, a brother named Robert Pelphrey.

Not many details are known about his siblings, his parent’s occupation, or the rest of the family. 

Education, Ethnicity

For education Tom Pelphrey attended Howell High School, graduating in 2000.  He went on to study at  Rutgers University (Mason Gross School of the Arts) in 2004. He graduated from the same in 2004 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. 

His ethnicity includes Danish, English, Irish, and Polish.

Tom Pelphrey – Girlfriend, Wife, Children

Previously, he was in relationships with Lili Simmons, Stephanie Gatschet, and Gina Tognoni. He was rumored to be dating actress Jaimie Alexander after he posted a picture together. However, they seem to be just friends and not his girlfriend.

In 2020, Tom Pelphrey was confirmed that he is dating actress Kaley Cuoco, and made their debut as a couple in May 2022 at the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Moreover, in October 2022, the couple announced that they were pregnant with their first child together, a daughter.

Also, he has never been married and is sans a wife and children.

Tom Pelphrey, Kaley Cuoco (Image: Instagram - Sept 2022)

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Tom Pelphrey – Career

Early Days

Pelphrey began his career as an actor in 2004. His breakthrough role was as Jonathan Randall in the radio and TV soap opera Guiding Light. He portrayed the character until 2009 and earned two Daytime Emmy Awards among many other nominations.

Films, Series

Since his breakthrough role Tom Pelphrey has starred in the films Birds of America (2008), Junction (2012), Tiger Lily Road (2013), The Girl Is in Trouble (2015), Crazy Alien (2019), and in upcoming film Mank as Joseph L. Mankiewicz.

Moreover, he has had a recurring role in the TV series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2009-2016), As the World Turns (2009-2010), Banshee (2015-2016), Iron Fist (2017-2018), and guest appearances in Numb3rs (2007), The Good Wife (2010), Black Box (2014), Blindspot (2019). 

Tom Pelphrey has been cast as the main character Ben Davis in the crime drama web TV series Ozark (2020).

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Tom Pelphrey on the set of Guiding Light (Image: Pinterest)


On the set of Mank, Tom Pelphrey has worked with Tuppence Middleton, Toby Leonard Moore, Tom Burke, and Sam Troughton.

Tom Pelphrey – Awards, Nominations

For his role in Guiding Light, Tom Pelphrey has been nominated for four Daytime Emmy Awards, among which he won two in 2006 and 2008. He also earned nominations for Gold Derby Award (2006, 2007) and Soap Opera Digest Award for Outstanding Male Newcomer (2005).

Tom Pelphrey – Net Worth, Salary

The net worth and annual salary of Pelphrey are under review.

Tom Pelphrey – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media sites Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, Tom Pelphrey is followed by thousands of followers. He often posts about his dog Sasha (who passed away in July 2018) and blue.

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