Tom Partain

Actor

Biography

Equally comfortable in dusters and spurs, army fatigues, or a well-tied tie, Tom Partain’s authenticity shines through. Born in Northeastern Oklahoma, Tom Partain is the son of Bobby, a welding supervisor, and Susie Partain, an insurance claims specialist. Raised in a small town outside of Tulsa, Tom participated in numerous church plays and musicals at the local United Methodist Church. He also played the leads in his high school junior and senior year plays. The tallest in his class, Tom played soccer, football, basketball, and ran track throughout junior high and high school. Additionally, he was a member of the local Future Farmers of America (FFA) raising and showing sheep and cattle. Tom participated in FFA speech contest, entomology, and horticulture judging teams. He is a graduate of Oklahoma State University and has an MBA in Accounting. Tom was a Cavalry Scout in the US Army and met his wife Heather during his enlistment. After the Army, Tom and Heather moved to Amarillo, Texas, where Tom worked for a marketing company purchasing TV and radio spots for clients, as well as acting in local commercials. He also sat for the Certified Public Accountant exam and in 2010 opened a CPA firm. In 2015, Tom’s film pursuits landed the role of Davy Crockett’s ghost in Too Many Crocketts. 2017 saw lead roles for Tom as Dr. Castor in the short film Echo and as Senator Harold Bennet in the series The Palace. 2018 led to roles in Vindication, The Palace, Wake Up, Walking Papers, and First Lady.

Filmography

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