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Thomas Charles Parker, American actor. Decorated Bronze Star, Air medal with over 20 oak leaf clusters, Viet Nam Cross of Gallantry. Business Manager Southwest Lacrosse Officials Association, Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana, 1984-1990. Member Screen Actors Guild, American Federation of television and Radio Artists, Actors' Equity Association, Phi Kappa Psi, Theta Alpha Phi.

Background

Parker, Thomas Charles was born on June 1, 1941 in Lorain, Ohio, United States. Son of Vernon W. and Olive L. (Cobb) Parker.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Bowling Green (Ohio) State University, 1963.

Career

Commissioned 2nd Lieutenant, United States Army, 1964;advanced through grades to major, United States Army, 1976;resigned, United States Army, 1976;member, United States Modern Pentathlon Team, 1964-1966;medical evacuation pilot, Vietnam, 1966-1967;with 421st medical company, Air Ambulance, Federal Republic of Germany., 1967-1970;administrative officer media services division, Academy of Health Sciences, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, 1972-1976;co-founder, principal actor, managing director, Church House Dinner Theater, San Antonio, Texas, 1976-1978.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Originated role of Harry Truman in world premier of play The Dead Presidents' Club (by Larry L. King), 1996.

Membership

Business Manager Southwest Lacrosse Officials Association, Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana, 1984-1990. Member Screen Actors Guild, American Federation of television and Radio Artists, Actors' Equity Association, Phi Kappa Psi, Theta Alpha Phi.

Connections

Married Susan Eastwood, September 26, 1964 (divorced 1976). Children: Erik Christopher, Jason Alexander.

father:
Vernon W. Parker

mother:
Olive L. (Cobb) Parker

spouse:
Susan Eastwood

child:
Erik Christopher Parker

child:
Jason Alexander Parker