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Thomas James Mison (born July 23, 1982), better known as Tom, is an English film, television, and theatre actor. In addition, Mison is also a voice artist, and a writer. He was born in Woking, Surrey, England over in the U.K. He will portray Marco Maez in the upcoming tv series Watchmen for HBO.


BiographyEdit

Mison is an English stage actor who trained at the Webber-Douglas Academy. Relatively unknown in show business, his theatre credits include 2009's When the Rain Stops Falling at the Almeida Theatre, and Posh at the Royal Court Theatre in 2010. He is also a writer who has penned for productions like Wood, Bounded and The Life Man of Portland Mews. On the small screen, he is credited for appearing on The Amazing Mrs Pritchard (2006), Secret Diary of a Call Girl (2007), Lost in Austen (2008) and Parade's End (2012). Living in Woking, Surrey, meant he was part of the London commuter belt.[1] He attended Hurtwood House, a sixth form college which specialises in drama and music.[2] He trained at the Webber-Douglas Academy, where he was awarded the Sir John Gielgud Trust Award, from 2001 to 2004.[3][4] His speech coach at Webber-Douglas advised him to aim for period pieces.[5][6] A close friend at Webber-Douglas was Rupert Friend, an actor and writer with whom Mison collaborated to create the short film The Continuing and Lamentable Saga of the Suicide Brothers in 2009.[7] In 2001, while still a drama student, Mison participated in the American Conservatory Theater's Young Conservatory program. Mison had a role in Time on Fire, a play about the American Revolution by Timothy Mason, which the Young Conservatory performed at London's National Theater and San Francisco's Magic Theater. Mison played a British soldier hidden and protected by his love interest, played by Caitlin Talbot.[8] Finally, he had his most notable role to date; in September 2013 to 2017, he played Ichabod Crane, in Fox's Sleepy Hollow. A year later, he married actress and fellow writer, Charlotte Coy.

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  1. http://www.broadway.com/buzz/162058/rising-london-star-tom-mison-on-juggling-movies-tv-and-the-timely-west-end-comedy-posh/
  2. http://www.hurtwoodhouse.com/life/newsarchive/drama-school-places-over-the-years
  3. http://www.hurtwoodhouseperformingarts.co.uk/#/tom-mison/4533746779
  4. http://www.zaitseva.com/docs/webberac.htm
  5. http://www.mrporter.com/journal/journal_issue52/2#7
  6. http://insidetv.ew.com/2013/11/04/sleepy-hollow-tom-mison-ichabod-crane/
  7. http://www.interviewmagazine.com/film/discovery-tom-mison#_
  8. http://www.sfgate.com/performance/article/Acting-up-ACT-s-Young-Conservatory-students-2888755.php
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