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|Date of Birth = June 16, 1976
 
|Date of Birth = June 16, 1976
 
|Place of Birth = Westlake Village, California, USA
 
|Place of Birth = Westlake Village, California, USA
|Characters = [[Cyrus]]<br>[[Andrew Wells]]}}
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|Characters = [[Cyrus]]<br />[[Andrew Wells]]}}
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'''Tom Lenk''' is the American actor who portrayed [[Cyrus]] in "[[Real Me]]", and the recurring character [[Andrew Wells]] in both ''[[Buffy the Vampire Slayer]] ''and its spin-off [[Angel (series)|Angel]]''. ''
   
'''Tom Lenk''' is the American actor who portrayed [[Cyrus]], in "[[Real Me]]" and the recurring character [[Andrew Wells]] in both ''[[Buffy the Vampire Slayer]] and ''[[Angel (series)|Angel]]''.''
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==Early life==
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Lenk was born in Camarillo, California, the son of Pam, a teacher, and Fred Lenk, a tuba player, high school music teacher, and school district computer network administrator. He attended Adolfo Camarillo High School. He graduated from UCLA with a Bachelor of Arts.
   
Tom attended Moorepark College until his junior year, then transferred into UCLA's theater program. It wasn't long before others began to notice Tom's talent, and in 1997 Tom won the Carol Burnett Award and Scholarship.
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==Career==
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Lenk has appeared in episodes of Buffy the Vampire Slayer (27 episodes), Angel, NBC's Joey, House, Six Feet Under, Eli Stone and How I Met Your Mother. He has also had small parts in the films Date Movie, The Number 23, and Transformers. Lenk currently appears in the Web series "Border Patrol," which premiered in June 2008 on Atom.com. In 2009 Lenk appeared as a guest star on Nip/Tuck.
   
Tom graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from UCLA. Since graduating, Tom has had a wide variety of acting jobs, be they in film, on television, or on stage. Most notably, Tom toured with the European Cast of Grease playing the role of Doody. Acting and singing are not Tom's only talents, he is also a playwright, having written three plays to date.
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Besides acting, Lenk is a singer and playwright. He has toured with the European cast of Grease and has written three plays. Lenk took over the role of Franz in the Broadway musical Rock of Ages as of September 14, 2009, having originated the role in the Las Vegas and Los Angeles productions in 2006. Lenk frequently posts video blogs of himself on YouTube summing up his latest experiences on Broadway, the videos are usually called 'Tom's Broadway Blogs'.
   
== External Links ==
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He appeared in commercials for Pepsi Max. Lenk also appeared in an episode of Psych that poked fun at Buffy the Vampire Slayer (original Buffy actress Kristy Swanson appears in the episode).
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Lenk performed in the June, 2012 edition of Don't Tell My Mother! (Live Storytelling), a monthly showcase in which authors, screenwriters, actors and comedians share true stories they would never want their mothers to know.
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== Episodes ==
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* "[[Real Me]]"
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* "[[Flooded]]"
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* "[[Life Serial]]"
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* "[[Smashed]]"
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* "[[Gone]]"
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* "[[Dead Things]]"
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* "[[Normal Again]]"
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* "[[Entropy]]"
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* "[[Seeing Red]]"
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* "[[Villains]]"
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* "[[Two to Go]]"
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* "[[Grave]]"
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* "[[Conversations with Dead People]]"
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* "[[Never Leave Me]]"
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* "[[Bring on the Night]]"
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* "[[Showtime]]"
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* "[[Potential]]"
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* "[[The Killer in Me]]"
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* "[[First Date]]"
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* "[[Get It Done]]"
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* "[[Storyteller]]<nowiki>''</nowiki>
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* "[[Lies My Parents Told Me]]"
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* "[[Dirty Girls]]"
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* "[[Empty Places]]"
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* "[[Touched]]"
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* "[[End of Days]]"
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* "[[Chosen]]"
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* "[[Damage]]"
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* "[[The Girl in Question]]"
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==Personal life==
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He is openly gay.
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==External links==
 
*{{IMDb actor|0501937}}
 
*{{IMDb actor|0501937}}
   
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[[Category:Buffy the Vampire Slayer (series) Actors]]
 
[[Category:Buffy the Vampire Slayer (series) Actors]]
 
[[Category:Angel (series) Actors]]
 
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[[Category:Guest Stars]]
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[[Category:Special Guest Stars]]

Latest revision as of 12:05, March 19, 2019

Tom Lenk is the American actor who portrayed Cyrus in "Real Me", and the recurring character Andrew Wells in both Buffy the Vampire Slayer and its spin-off Angel.

Early lifeEdit

Lenk was born in Camarillo, California, the son of Pam, a teacher, and Fred Lenk, a tuba player, high school music teacher, and school district computer network administrator. He attended Adolfo Camarillo High School. He graduated from UCLA with a Bachelor of Arts.

CareerEdit

Lenk has appeared in episodes of Buffy the Vampire Slayer (27 episodes), Angel, NBC's Joey, House, Six Feet Under, Eli Stone and How I Met Your Mother. He has also had small parts in the films Date Movie, The Number 23, and Transformers. Lenk currently appears in the Web series "Border Patrol," which premiered in June 2008 on Atom.com. In 2009 Lenk appeared as a guest star on Nip/Tuck.

Besides acting, Lenk is a singer and playwright. He has toured with the European cast of Grease and has written three plays. Lenk took over the role of Franz in the Broadway musical Rock of Ages as of September 14, 2009, having originated the role in the Las Vegas and Los Angeles productions in 2006. Lenk frequently posts video blogs of himself on YouTube summing up his latest experiences on Broadway, the videos are usually called 'Tom's Broadway Blogs'.

He appeared in commercials for Pepsi Max. Lenk also appeared in an episode of Psych that poked fun at Buffy the Vampire Slayer (original Buffy actress Kristy Swanson appears in the episode).

Lenk performed in the June, 2012 edition of Don't Tell My Mother! (Live Storytelling), a monthly showcase in which authors, screenwriters, actors and comedians share true stories they would never want their mothers to know.

Episodes Edit

Personal lifeEdit

He is openly gay.

External linksEdit

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