Tom Laughlin, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Tom Laughlin

American actor and political activist

Date of Birth: 10-Aug-1931

Place of Birth: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

Date of Death: 12-Dec-2013

Profession: screenwriter, actor, writer, politician, film director, film producer, television actor, film actor

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Leo


Show Famous Birthdays Today, United States

About Tom Laughlin

  • Thomas Robert Laughlin Jr.
  • (August 10, 1931 – December 12, 2013) was an American actor, director, screenwriter, author, educator, and activist. Laughlin was best known for his series of Billy Jack films.
  • He was married to actress Delores Taylor from 1954 until his death.
  • Taylor co-produced and acted in all four Billy Jack films.
  • His unique promotion of The Trial of Billy Jack (TV trailers during national news and an "opening day" nationwide release) was a major influence on the way films are marketed.In the early 1960s, Laughlin put his film career on hiatus to start a Montessori preschool in Santa Monica, California; it became the largest school of its kind in the United States.
  • In his later years, he sought the office of President of the United States in 1992, 2004, and 2008.
  • He was involved in psychology and domestic abuse counseling, writing several books on Jungian psychology and developing theories on the causes of cancer.

Read more at Wikipedia