Tom Laughlin

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Tom Laughlin
Tom Laughlin 1978.jpg
Laughlin in 1978
Thomas Robert Laughlin

(1931-08-10)August 10, 1931
DiedDecember 12, 2013(2013-12-12) (aged 82)
OccupationActor, film director, film producer, screenwriter, political activist, educator
Years active1955–2010
Delores Taylor (m. 1954–2013)
(his death); 3 children

Thomas Robert "Tom" Laughlin (August 10, 1931 – December 12, 2013) was an American actor, director, screenwriter, author, educator and political activist. He was known for his role as Billy Jack on the television series Billy Jack.[1] He ran for President of the United States in 1992, 2004, and 2008 for the Democratic Party.

Laughlin died of complications from pneumonia on December 12, 2013 at Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center in Thousand Oaks, California.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Maslin, Janet (September 30, 2004). "Hollywood's Attack of the Monster Releases". The New York Times. Retrieved February 20, 2010.
  2. Barrineau, Trey (2013-12-15). "'Billy Jack' star Tom Laughlin dies". USA Today. Retrieved 2013-12-15.

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