Tom Whedon is an American television writer. He has written for many series, for example, Benson, Alice and The Golden Girls. Whedon also wrote for the children's series The Electric Company.
He is the father of Deadwood script writer Zack Whedon. Whedon is also the father of writer/producer/director Joss Whedon, the creator of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, and Firefly.