Tom Sullivan Net Worth 2017: Short Bio & Wiki

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Tom Sullivan was born on the 27th March 1947, in Boston, Massachusetts USA, and is a Primetime Emmy Award-nominated actor, writer, and author, best known for his role in “Airport ’77” (1977) and as a writer of “If You Could See What I Hear” (1982). His career started in 1969.

Have you ever wondered how rich Tom Sullivan is, as of early 2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Sullivan’s net worth is as high as $5 million, an amount earned largely through his successful acting career, and his work as an author, which has improved his wealth too.

Tom Sullivan Net Worth $5 Million

Tom Sullivan was born prematurely and too much oxygen while he was in an incubator resulted in losing his eyesight. As a young child, Tom wasn’t discouraged with his blindness, and decided to pursue a career as a singer and composer.

He made his first on-screen appearance in an episode of “Allen Ludden’s Gallery” in 1969, while from 1974 to 1976, Sullivan appeared in seven episodes of the Golden Globe Award-nominated “The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson”. In the period between 1975 and 1976, Tom was a guest in three episodes of the Golden Globe Award-nominated “Dinah!”, while from 1976 to 1978, he participated in the Primetime Emmy Award-winning “The Mike Douglas Show”. In 1977, Sullivan made it to the movies in the Oscar Award-nominated “Airport ’77” (1977) starring Jack Lemmon, Lee Grant, and Joseph Cotton, and the following year he played in the TV movie “Love’s Dark Ride”. Tom ended the the ‘70s with appearances in “Good Morning America” (1979-1980).

From 1982 to 1984, Tom played in the Golden Globe Award-winning series “Fame”, while from 1987 to 1989 he appeared in a Primetime Emmy Award-nominated “Highway to Heaven”. In the ‘90s, Sullivan had parts in “Vows of Deception” (1996) alongside Cheryl Ladd, Nick Mancuso, and Michael Woolson, and in such series as the Golden Globe Award-nominated “Beverly Hills, 90210” (1998) and “Pensacola: Wings of Gold” (1999). All helped raise his net worth.

Tom Sullivan co-wrote his autobiography with Derek Gill entitled “If You Could See What I Hear” in 1975, which was a best-selling book and even made it as a movie in 1982. He has also written several more books, including “The Leading Lady: Dinah’s Story” (1993), “Special Parent, Special Child: Parents of Children with Disabilities Share Their Trials, Triumphs and Hard-won Wisdom” (1995), “Adventures in Darkness: Memoirs of an Eleven-year-old Blind Boy” (2006), and “Together” (2008), adding to his net worth.

Regarding his personal life, Tom Sullivan married Patricia Steffen in 1969 and has two children with her. He saved his daughter Blythe from drowning after hearing air bubbles while she was swimming in the family pool. Tom is a longtime friend with Betty White, who discovered him playing piano in a bar and introduced him to his future wife. Sullivan currently resides in Denver, Colorado.

Quick Facts

Birth date: March 27th 1947
Birth place: Boston, Massachusetts USA
Profession:Actor
Education:Seattle University
Nationality:American
Spouse:Patricia Steffen
Children:Blythe Sullivan
Parents:Thomas J. Sullivan, Marie C. Sullivan
Movies:If You Could See What I Hear, Airport '77, Blind Witness, Powderburn, Search for Tomorrow
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Filmography

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Touched by an Angel1999TV SeriesClarence
Pensacola: Wings of Gold1999TV SeriesMan
Beverly Hills, 902101998TV SeriesGlen King
Vows of Deception1996TV MovieTV Reporter
Renegade1996TV SeriesDenny Martin
Powderburn1995Cooper
Highway to Heaven1987-1989TV SeriesFrank Riley
Designing Women1989TV SeriesDanny Hedgecock
Hell on the Battleground1988Additional Cast
Aaron's Way1988TV Series
Knight Rider1985TV SeriesCharley Connors
Fame1982-1984TV SeriesJim Hamilton Jim Landon
WKRP in Cincinnati1982TV SeriesHester Sherman
Mork & Mindy1980TV SeriesTom Bickley
Love's Dark Ride1978TV MovieDr. Brad Smith
Airport '771977Steve
M*A*S*H1976TV SeriesTom Straw
Search for Tomorrow1951TV SeriesMichael Kendall (1983)

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Highway to HeavenTV Series lyrics - 1 episode, 1987 music - 1 episode, 1987 performer - 1 episode, 1987
Knight Rider1985TV Series performer - 1 episode
FameTV Series lyrics - 2 episodes, 1982 - 1984 music - 2 episodes, 1982 - 1984 performer - 2 episodes, 1982 - 1984
If You Could See What I Hear1982performer: "If You Could See What I Hear", "You're the One", "I Hear Love" / writer: "If You Could See What I Hear", "Let Me Begin to Love You"
Mork & MindyTV Series performer - 1 episode, 1980 writer - 1 episode, 1980
Black Sunday1977performer: "The Star Spangled Banner" 1814
Airport '771977performer: "Beauty Is In The Eye Of The Beholder" / writer: "Beauty Is In The Eye Of The Beholder"

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
If You Could See What I Hear1982novel
Tilt-A-Whirl1995
Blind Witness1989TV Movie story
Highway to Heaven1987-1989TV Series story - 2 episodes

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Blind Dating2006technical advisor
Daredevil2003production consultant
If You Could See What I Hear1982production consultant

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Moving Through Space: A Day with Tom Sullivan2003Video documentary short composer: song "Idle Hands"
Love's Dark Ride1978TV Movie song sung by

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Tilt-A-Whirl1995producer
Blind Witness1989TV Movie co-producer

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Tilt-A-Whirl1995

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Beyond Hell's Kitchen: Making 'Daredevil'2003Video documentary special thanks
Moving Through Space: A Day with Tom Sullivan2003Video documentary short special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
CinemAbility2013DocumentaryHimself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2008TV SeriesHimself
The Wayne Brady Show2003TV SeriesHimself
HBO First Look2003TV Series documentaryHimself
Beyond Hell's Kitchen: Making 'Daredevil'2003Video documentaryHimself, sight impaired consultant
Moving Through Space: A Day with Tom Sullivan2003Video documentary shortHimself
The Pat Sajak Show1989TV SeriesHimself
On Stage America1984TV SeriesHimself
Just Men!1983TV SeriesHimself
Good Morning America1979-1980TV SeriesHimself
The Mike Douglas Show1976-1978TV SeriesHimself - Vocalist / Himself - Singer / Songwriter / ...
The Jim Nabors Show1978TV SeriesHimself
Circus of the Stars #21977TV SpecialHimself - Performer
The Alan Hamel Show1976TV SeriesHimself
Dinah!1975-1976TV SeriesHimself
Super Bowl X1976TV SpecialHimself - National Anthem Performer
Sammy and Company1976TV SeriesHimself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1974-1975TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
Allen Ludden's Gallery1969TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Good Morning America Weekend Edition2015TV SeriesHimself - Marine Gunnery Sergeant
Biography2003TV Series documentaryHimself

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