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David was born in Chicago, and raised in Seattle and Los Angeles. He studied with renowned acting coach Diane Hardin.

The real-life brother of Heather Tom, David Tom made his daytime debut on The Young and the Restless in 1999. The following year, he earned a Daytime Emmy in the Outstanding Younger Actor category. David left Y&R in 2002, but returned to daytime as One Life to Live's Paul Cramer in 2005. During his OLTL run -- and a crossover to All My Children, the two Toms had a chance to play on-screen siblings.

David has starred in the feature films Pleasantville, Roommates, Walking Thunder, Swing Kids, Stay Tuned, Stepfather III, and Lessie's Rainbow. He also had a featured role in Plain Clothes. On television, he's appeared in the primetime series World's Apart, Buddies, Brand New Life, and Salute Your Shorts. He had recurring roles in the series Cousin Skeeter and Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman.

When David is not working he enjoys playing the drums, working out, and going to the movies.

David's birthday is March 23. He stands 5' 11" tall and has blonde hair and blue eyes.

Acting Portfolio: TELEVISION
All My Children
Paul Cramer
March 19, 2004; March 22, 2004; March 29, 2004; April 5 and 6, 2004

One Life to Live
Paul Cramer
March 11, 2004 to November 10, 2004; April 20, 2005 to May 3, 2005

The Young and the Restless
Billy Abbott
July 26, 1999 to August 15, 2002; February 3, 2014 to Present

Holy Joe
David Cass
1999

The '60s
Tommy
1999

Summertime Switch
Todd
1994

A Place to Be Loved
Brian Russ
1993

Stepfather III
Andy Davis
1992

A Brand New Life
Bart McCray
1989
Acting Portfolio: FILM
Pleasantville
Whitey
1998

Walking Thunder
Jacob McKay
1997

Roommates
Michael (age 15)
1995

Swing Kids
Willi Muller
1993

Stay Tuned
Narrator/Darryl Knable
1992

Plain Clothes
1988
Awards & Acclaim
Daytime Emmys Winner, Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series (2000)

Daytime Emmys Nomination, Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series (2001)
Vital Statistics
PLACE OF BIRTH: Hinsdale, Illinois
DATE OF BIRTH: March 23, 1978
HEIGHT: 5'11"
HAIR: Blond
EYES: Blue
News Archives
News Archive: David Tom wins first Daytime Emmy. [May 15, 2000]
News Archive: David Tom announces he'll leave Y&R. [Apr 8, 2002]
News Archive: Tom extends Y&R, but will leave when recast is found [Jul 22, 2002].
News Archive: Emmy winner David Tom to take over role as OLTL's Paul. [Feb 23, 2003]
News Archive: "Dramatic" exit planned for OLTL's Paul Cramer. [Oct 27, 2003]
News Archive: Shocker: Billy Miller out, David Tom returning as Y&R's Billy. [Nov 18, 2013]
News Archive: Heather and David Tom chat it up on The Talk. [Feb 18, 2014]
News Archive: David Tom out, Y&R hires newcomer as Billy. [May 23, 2014]
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