Tom Ligon

Biography

Born: Thomas Bryant Ligon September 10, 1945 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA Handsome, chameleon character actor and sometimes lead, best known for his performances in Paint Your Wagon (1969), the TV series "The Young and the Restless" (1973), and Bang the Drum Slowly (1973) in which he also sang the title song. Ligon created the role of Orson in the prize-winning Off-Broadway musical 'Your Own Thing', and starred on Broadway opposite Geraldine Page in "Angela" and with Sandy Duncan in "Love is a Time of Day." While attending St. Alban's School in Washington, DC, he broke his leg playing football, and his interest turned from sports to theatre. At Yale, where he graduated as an English major, he was discovered by Tennessee Williams, who saw his performance as Kilroy in Williams' play, "Camino Real." Ligon became one of the most sought after young actors in New York in the 1960s

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Joyride

Sanders

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Judge Horton and the Scottsboro Boys

Lester Carter

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The Execution of Private Slovik

Childs

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Front Cover

Gus LaMar

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The Last American Hero

Lamar, Good Ole' Boy

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Nothing But a Man

Teenager

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Bang The Drum Slowly

Piney Woods

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Young Doctors in Love

Cameo appearance

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Cutting Class

Mr. Ingalls

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Paint Your Wagon

Horton Fenty

Starring In
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Front Cover

Gus LaMar

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Cutting Class

Mr. Ingalls

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Young Doctors in Love

Cameo appearance

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Joyride

Sanders

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Judge Horton and the Scottsboro Boys

Lester Carter

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The Execution of Private Slovik

Childs

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The Last American Hero

Lamar, Good Ole' Boy

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Bang The Drum Slowly

Piney Woods

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Paint Your Wagon

Horton Fenty

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Nothing But a Man

Teenager

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