Tom Burlinson Net Worth

Tom Burlinson was born on February 14, 1956 in  Toronto, Ontario, Canada, is Actor, Music Department, Soundtrack. Actor and singer born on 14th February 1956 in Toronto, Canada, from English parents who had migrated to Canada after Word War II. The family transferred to New Jersey in 1958 and Tom was the typical all-American youngster with the Little League baseball cap, striped T-shirt and turned-up jeans. In 1962 the family transferred to England with the father's job and young Tom went to school with a North American accent. In 1965, just before Tom turned 10, the family transferred again, this time to Australia. After six months his parents divorced and his mother and two younger sisters went back to England, leaving him with dad and his older sister, Susan. His first public appearance was as Colonel Pickering in Mosman Primary School's production of My Fair Lady. Moving to Bayview, Tom went to Pittwater High School, becoming school captain in his final year. His father wanted him to be a lawyer but he had other ideas. A friend had been accepted for NIDA so he auditioned and to his great surprise was accepted into the class of '74. In 1981 his career break came when he was cast as Jim Craig in The Man From Snowy River, alongside Kirk Douglas, Jack Thompson and Sigrid Thornton. In 1983 he starred in Phar Lap, playing the young Tom Woodcock, alongside Martin Vaughan. Had a relationship with Nicole Kidman in 1986 during the filming of Windrider. They dated for nearly two years. Being a great Frank Sinatra fan since he was about seven, asking his mother to play 'the man in the hat', he heard of the mini series Sinatra being produced in America by Sinatra's daughter, Tina. He put himself forward for the main role but was selected for singing the voice of the young Sinatra. Now he was a singer and soon sang in his first musical in 1993 - How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying. Here he met the young singer and dancer Mandy Carnie. They married in December 1996. They had their first child in April 1999 and a second in 2001. In 1998 he created Frank, The Sinatra Story In Song which opened at the Seymour Centre in Sydney, Australia then on to other major cities. Incredibly, Old Blue Eyes, The Chairman of the Board, Sinatra died around the opening time of the show.
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Age, Biography and Wiki

Who is it? Actor, Music Department, Soundtrack
Birth Day February 14, 1956
Birth Place  Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Age 64 YEARS OLD
Birth Sign Pisces
Occupation Actor
Years active 1977–2004, 2007–present
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Spouse(s) Mandy Carnie (1996–present) 3 children
Website Tom Burlinson Official Website

💰 Net worth: $5 Million

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Biography/Timeline

1956

Tom Burlinson was born in Toronto, Ontario on 14 February 1956 (St Valentine's Day). His English parents, Anthony T. Burlinson (born 1923, in Greenwich, Middlesex) and Angela Schofield (born 1927, in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk), had migrated to Canada after World War II. The family moved to New Jersey, United States in 1958. In 1962 the family moved to England due to his father's job and a young Burlinson took his North American accent to school. In 1965, his family moved again, this time to Australia. After six months his parents divorced and his mother and two younger sisters returned to England leaving Burlinson with his father and his older sister, Susan.

1974

Burlinson's father wanted him to become a Lawyer, but because a friend was accepted into the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA), he decided to audition and to his surprise he was accepted into the 1974 class, graduating in 1976. He started appearing on Australian TV in 1977. By the beginning of 1979, he began playing Mickey Pratt in the teen-oriented Australian soap opera The Restless Years, a role which lasted 16 months. In 1978, he appeared as Charlie in the Old Tote Theatre Company production of Da and as Jud Templeton in the play Tribute in 1979. In 1980, he played Hughie in the Anzac Day play The One Day Of The Year. He also featured in the TV police drama Cop Shop in 1980–81 and in Skyways.

1981

In 1981, Burlinson had his career break when he was given the main role in the biggest Australian film production ever, which was to be shot the next year, The Man from Snowy River, as Jim Craig ("The Man"). He had only a few short weeks to learn how to ride a horse and make it look like he had been born in the saddle. He performed all of the Stunts, including the iconic cliff ride.

1982

Snowy River was filmed and released in Australia in 1982, quickly becoming the highest-grossing Australian film ever at that time. With a gross of $17 million, over 20 years later it remains the seventh highest grossing Australian film of all time, bringing Burlinson to stardom.

1985

In 1985, Burlinson was cast by Dutch Director Paul Verhoeven for a role in his first English-speaking film, the cult film Flesh and Blood.

1986

In 1986, Burlinson played the main role as yuppy windsurfer in the main modern day comedy romance Windrider alongside teen Actress Nicole Kidman in her first adult role. The film was a hit both in Australia and the United States.

1987

In 1987, Burlinson was given his first role in a Hollywood film, The Time Guardian, in which he played the main role, Ballard, a visitor from another world, opposite Hollywood stars Dean Stockwell and Carrie Fisher. In 1988 he starred in the long-waited sequel to The Man from Snowy River II, which has the United States' title of Return to Snowy River and the UK title of The Untamed.

1988

From then onwards, Burlinson focused on historical productions, including the highly acclaimed 1988 LWT mini-series Piece of Cake, set in England in 1939 and based on the 1983 novel of the same name by Derek Robinson and Showdown at Williams Creek, set in pioneer North America.

1990

Apart from his acting career, he is also a singer. Because a childhood obsession with Frank Sinatra led Burlinson to compose an ode to one of his favourite Singers as he made the most of a 1990 appearance on Ray Martin's Midday Show to nervously debut his singing voice to the Australian public with "The Man In The Hat".

1992

Burlinson returned to the stage in How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying in 1992. He starred with some of Australia's most notable stage performers, Noel Ferrier, June Bronhill and Jackie Love. In 1996 he had stage roles with the Sydney Theatre Company, starring as Franklin in Merrily We Roll Along and as Ricky in Miracle City.

1998

In 1998, Burlinson created Frank, The Sinatra Story In Song which opened at the Seymour Centre in Sydney before going to other major cities. Sinatra himself died just two weeks before the opening night. From 1998 to 2003 Burlinson toured Australia regularly and also took the show to corporate events.

1999

Burlinson's versatility has also seen him appear on TV's Carols By Candlelight in 1999 and 2002. He had also had a role on ABC Doctor drama GP and hosted Animal Hospital.

2001

In 2001 the show's name was changed to Frank - A Life In Song due to the legalities of using the Sinatra name. In 2002 he took the show to his native Toronto.

2003

Burlinson provided Sinatra's singing voice in the 2003 Australian movie The Night We Called It a Day.

2004

Burlinson returned to the world of theatre in April 2004 in the lead role of Leo Bloom in Mel Brooks' musical The Producers. He co-starred with Reg Livermore, Bert Newton and Chloe Dallimore.

2007

In 2007, it was announced that Burlinson was to become a judge on Australia's Got Talent alongside Red Symons and Dannii Minogue. He remained on the show until its third season but was succeeded in its fourth by Kyle Sandilands and Brian McFadden.