Tom Mison is an acclaimed English voice artist and a writer. He is also an eminent theatre, television and film actor who has done lead and supporting roles in many plays, television shows and films. He was born as Thomas James Mison on July 23, 1982 and hailed in Woking, Surrey in England. Tom studied at Hurtwood House in Dorking, Surrey; a school that practices drama and music. He also attended Webber-Douglas Academy from where she received the Sir John Gielgud Trust Award. In 2001, when he was still studying drama, he joined the Young Conservatory program. Tom has done the play, Time on fire which depicts the American Revolution and the play was performed at London’s National Theatre and also in San Francisco Magic Theatre by the Young Conservatory.
From year 2004 to 2012, Tom has actively done theatre works and appeared as Fortinbras on Hamlet which was held at the Old Vic Theatre in year 2004. He also donned the role of Frederick in Les Enfants de Paradis, held at the Arcola Theatre in year 2006. In year 2009, he played in The Living Unknown Soldier, Hedda and When the Rain Stops Falling. In 2010, he was part of the play, Posh by Laura Wade, which was held at the Royal Court Theatre. Tom also essayed the role as James Leighton-Masters, the President of the Riot Club which received praises from Charles Spencer of Daily Telegraph newspaper. He also played as Prince Hal at the Parts 1 and 2 of Henry IV which was held at the Theatre Royal in Bath. He is also the writer of various monologues in UK stage like The Life Man of Portland Mews, Wood and Bounded.
From year 2005 to 2008, Tom performed in a variety of films but mostly in small roles like the 2005 television film, Mysterious Island and the 90-minute TV drama, A Waste of Shame. He also did the British comedy film, Venus. In 2009, he wrote and acted in the short film, The Continuing and Lamentable Saga of the Suicide Brothers together with
. The short film was screened in several festivals like the BFI London Film Festival in 2009 and won the Best Short Comedy Award at New Hampshire Film Festival. In 2010, it was screened at the Cleveland International Film Festival, London Short Film Festival and Rhode Island International Horror Film Festival in 2010. In 2012, Tom was featured in the short film, Steve; which was written and directed by Rupert Friend. In year 2011, Tom appeared in
, a film adaptation of the novel of the same title by David Nicholls which stars . One of his notable role was from the romantic comedy film, Salmon Fishing in the Yemen where he played as Capt. Robert Mayers. The film received positive responses from the critic and made it to become a box-office success.
In 2013, Tom acted in the food-feud-and-family comedy film, Jadoo, where he bagged the role of Mark under the direction of
. The film was premiered at the Berlin Film Festival in 2013 and had a special part on Culinary Cinema. It was also played in more than 20 festivals. Tom has done a supporting role in the romantic comedy film, Dead Cat. This film was filmed in year 2009 and released in 2013 and was featured in several festivals such as the Cambridge Film Festival in UK. The film also received the Achievement in Film on a Low Budget at the British Lion Award and more.
The actor also appeared in a variety of British television shows from year 2006-2012. He played as Ben Sixsmith in the British drama series, The Amazing Mrs Pritchard on BBC. In 2008, he bagged the role of Mr. Bingley in the four-part television series, Lost in Austen; the adaptation of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. Later, he appeared in the 11th season of the drama show, Agatha Christie’s Poirot. He also played as David Baker in the Third Girl followed by his appearance in the detective drama series, Lewis. Tom also donned the role of Dorian Crane, a professor and novel writer in Allegory of Love in 2009. Subsequently, he played as Tim Mortimer in an episode entitled, It Smells of Books in New Tricks on BBC One.
His next performance was from the television serial, Parade’s End where he played the role of Potty Perowne in the TV adaptation of Ford Madox Ford’s novel of the same day. The film receive positive reviews and received nominations for five times at the EMMY Awards and five BAFTA Awards. In the early 2013, he gained more fame after playing the main lead role in the supernatural police drama series, Sleepy Hollow, where he essayed the role of Ichabod Crane, an ex history professor in Oxford University before the American Revolution who was killed and re-awaken in the Sleepy Hollow’s 21st century. Tom received positive reviews from the critics and media and the show renews its 2nd season after two weeks of airing.
Tom Mison got married to Charlotte Coy in 2014.