Tom Long

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Tom Long
Born (1968-08-03) 3 August 1968 (age 51)
OccupationActor
Years active1992–2012

Tom Long (born 3 August 1968) is an American-born Australian actor. He was born in Boston, Massachusetts to Australian parents.[1] He was raised in Benalla, Victoria.[2]

Long is best known for his roles in the ABC hit SeaChange (1998–2000) and the Nine Network police drama Young Lions (2002). He also starred in the movies Two Hands (1999) and The Dish (2000). He retired from acting in July 2012.[3]

Long was diagnosed with multiple myeloma after collapsing on stage at the Sydney Opera House in July 2012.[4] In March 2019, the disease was terminal.[4]

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  1. Aveyard, Karina; Moran, Albert; Vieth, Errol (2017). Historical Dictionary of Australian and New Zealand Cinema (2nd ed.). Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield. pp. 159–160. ISBN 978-1-538-11127-7.
  2. "SeaChange". Sea Change website. 23 June 2016. Archived from the original on 23 June 2016. Retrieved 15 April 2019. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)
  3. Carmody, Broede (25 March 2019). "Australian actor Tom Long reveals he is living with incurable cancer". The Sydney Morning Herald. Archived from the original on 25 March 2019. Retrieved 15 April 2019. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Bond, Nick (25 March 2019). "Tom Long: SeaChange star has 'months to live'". www.news.com.au. Archived from the original on 8 April 2019. Retrieved 15 April 2019. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)

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