Meet Tom Cavanagh
Tom Cavanagh stars as Ranger Smith in the movie “Yogi Bear.” He has starred in several TV shows, including “Ed.” He produced and directed some episodes for that series. He has also starred in movies, including “How to Eat Fried Worms” and the TV movie “Christmas Dreams.” He has appeared in several plays, including “Grease.”
Tom, 47, was born in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. He has four siblings. When he was 6 years old, he moved with his family to Ghana, Africa, where his dad taught teachers how to teach. His family later moved back to Canada.
Tom played ice hockey and basketball in college. He graduated with degrees in biology, English and education. He speaks English and French. He enjoys playing the guitar.
Tom supports a charity that buys mosquito nets to help protect kids in Africa from getting malaria.