TOM EPLIN AS JAKE MCKINNON

 

Tom was born  on October 25th in Hayward, CA; he currently lives in Long Island, NY where he stars in

ATWT and pilots his own planes; he joined the cast of ATWT in July 1999; he originated the role on

Another World in February 1985.

 

Tom studied with the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco there he performed in such

Productions as Bus Stop and Bent.

 

Tom has had guest roles in some primetime roles such as The Facts of Life, 240 Robert and

Private Practice; his film credits include roles in Discovery Bay, Sunset Strip, and Enchanted Evening.

Tom has also produced a feature film Delta River and a television series pilot, Odd Jobs.

 

In 1995 Tom was honored with the Outstanding Actor at the Soap Opera Awards, and in

1996 he was awarded with Outstanding Scene Stealer at the Soap Opera Awards.

In 1999 he was nominated as Outstanding Lead Actor.