Thomas Edward Hulce (born December 6, 1953) is an American actor. Born in Whitewater, Wisconsin, he was raised in Plymouth, Michigan. He wanted to be a singer as a small child, but switched to acting when his voice changed. He is a graduate of Beloit College. Within a month of moving to New York City, he became the understudy for Peter Firth in the Broadway production of Equus. He was nominated for a Tony Award for A Few Good Men.