Date of Birth : Dec 6th 1953
December 6, 1953 saw the birth of Thomas Edward Hulce in Detroit, Michigan. Later, the family moved to Plymouth, Michigan where Tom was raised with his two sisters and older brother. Wanting to be a singer, Tom had to make a switch in plans when his voice began changing. Knowing that if he wanted to be in show business he needed to become an actor, Tom began taking the necessary steps almost immediately.
When asked once why he chose acting Tom replied, “Because someone told me I couldn’t.” It is determination like this that has helped him achieve his respected position in the acting community to this day. Tom set goals early on. Graduating from school at 19, he gave himself 10 years to succeed as an actor. Working in Ann Arbor as usher and ticket seller with a small theatrical company was a start. It was around this time he saw the first play and actor that made him realize that acting was “cool.” Christopher Walken was in a play in Stratford, Ontario. The performance made quite an impression on Tom.