Tom Wiggin originated the role of Kirk Anderson on ATWT in May 1988. He played the role until August 1998. Wiggin is also a writer and has directed several episodes of ATWT.
His most recent theatre credit was the role of Seth Gale in a revival of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play "Abe Lincoln in Illinois," with Sam Waterston, at the Vivan Beaumont Theatre at New York's Lincoln Center. He also played the role of Danny in the national tour of the musical Grease (1978-79), followed by a 10-month run of the play on Broadway in 1979.
Wiggin made his daytime debut as Joe Foster on "Texas." He later played Gil Fenton on "Another World." His primetime television credits include the role of Mike on the series "Breaking Away," the CBS film "Izzy and Moe," with Jackie Gleason and Art Carney, and a guest-starring role on the series "Hotel," opposite Lynn Redgrave.
Wiggin began acting in community theater in Alexandria, Virginia, and continued to appear in numerous theatrical productions at St. Paul's School in Concord, NH. After a brief stint at Columbia University, he decided to pursue acting professionally and studies acting with Aaron Frankel and Harold Clurman in New York as well as at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London. He has also studied voice and dance.
Wiggin was born in New York City and raised in Alexandria, VA. His birthdate is July 6. He enjoys music and plays softball and golf.
He has two daughters from his marriage to Amy Forte Wiggin. They are currently separated.