Tom Wopat

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Tom Wopat
Tom Wopat in 1979.
Thomas Steven Wopat

(1951-09-09) September 9, 1951 (age 72)
Lodi, Wisconsin, United States
Occupation(s)Actor, singer
Years active1977–present
Spouse(s)Vickie Allen (divorced)
ChildrenDaughters- Taylor Wopat, Lindsey Gary sons- Joey Cobbs, Walker Wopat, Adam Wopat
Musical career
LabelsWarner Records

Thomas Steven Wopat (born September 9, 1951) is an American actor and singer. He is known for his role as Lucas K. "Luke" Duke on the long-running television action/comedy series The Dukes of Hazzard. He had a small role as U.S. Marshal Gil Tatum in Django Unchained (2012).[1]

Wopat was arrested on August 2, 2017 on indecent assault and battery (felony) and drug (misdemeanor) charges in Waltham, Massachusetts.[2][3] Wopat assaulted a woman after grabbing her buttocks and continued touching her in that area.[4]

On July 20, 2018, Wopat pleaded guilty to two counts of "annoying and accosting a person of the opposite sex" and was sentenced to one year of probation.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Tom Wopat role in 'Django Unchained'",, November 11, 2011; accessed March 23, 2014
  2. "'Dukes of Hazzard' Star Tom Wopat Arrested for Indecent Assault". Retrieved August 3, 2017.
  3. "'Dukes of Hazzard' Star Faces Indecent Assault, Drug Charges". Retrieved August 3, 2017.
  4. "'Dukes of Hazard' actor arrested in Waltham". August 3, 2017. Retrieved August 3, 2017.
  5. Puente, Maria (July 20, 2018). "Former 'Dukes of Hazzard' star Tom Wopat pleads guilty to 'annoying' women, gets probation". USA Today. Retrieved July 23, 2018.