Tom Cavanagh

Tom Cavanagh

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Tom Cavanagh stars as Dr. Harrison Wells/Reverse Flash in The CW series, “The Flash.”

Born in Ottawa, Ontario, at the age of six Cavanagh and his family moved to Ghana, where his father educated local school teachers.  His family later moved back to Quebec, where he attended Queens University in Kingston, Ontario.  He played varsity ice hockey and basketball, and graduated with degrees in English, Biology and Education.

Cavanagh made his professional stage debut playing Danny Zuko in “Grease” in his native Canada.  That led to Broadway turns in “Shenandoah” and more recently, “Urinetown.”   Other selected theatre credits include  “Freud’s Last Session,” “Brighton Beach Memoirs,” “A Chorus Line,” “Holiday,” “Cabaret,” the Canadian Premiere of “Spike Heels” and “Some Americans Abroad” at Second Stage.

Cavanagh was most recently seen in the independent comedy, “The Birder,” which is currently on the festival circuit.  Other  film credits include “Alchemy,” “Breakfast with Scot,” “Two Weeks,” “Gray Matters,” “Sublime” and “Yogi Bear,” where he spends his time yelling at the voices of Dan Ackroyd and Justin Timberlake.

Television credits include the award-winning series “Bang Bang You’re Dead,” and the miniseries “Capture of the Green River Killer.”  Cavanagh also starred in  “Ed,” “Scrubs” and “Love Monkey.”   He had recurring roles on the series “Trust Me,” “Royal Pains,” “Eli Stone,” “Jack and Bobby” and “Providence.”

Cavanagh’s directorial credits include “Ed,” the NYC-based “Money Game,” about a female playground basketball hustler, and the upcoming feature “Faith.”

Cavanagh currently resides in New York.




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