About Stephen Tobolowsky

Stephen Tobolowsky is a popular actor, voice actor, and author from the United States popularly known for his supporting roles in numerous films and tv series. He has made his appearances in various hit tv series such as Glee, One Day at a Time, Silicon Valley, Deadwood, and others. He is also a film and plays the director.

Quick Info
Full NameStephen Harold Tobolowsky
Date of Birth30th May of 1951
Birth PlaceTexas called Dallas, in the United States.
Parent(s)ave and June Tobolowsky
Occupationactor, voice actor, and author
Partner(s)/Spouse(s)Ann Hearn
Net Worth1.5 million dollars

Early life

Stephen Tobolowsky was born on 30th May of 1951 in Texas called Dallas, in the United States. His full name is Stephen Harold Tobolowsky, and he is the son of Dave and June Tobolowsky. He grew up with his brother in a Jewish family.

As a child, Tobolowsky was highly involved in athletic games and used to excel in baseball; Unfortunately, he had to give up on baseball due to illness. He attended Justin F. Kimball High School in Dallas and later graduated from Southern Methodist University. In 1975, he completed his Master from the University of Illinois. He is connected to George and Ira Tobolowsky.




Stephen Tobolowsky made his acting debut in the theatre play called Meredith Monk Dance Company’s Paris, playing a man with a clipboard in 1976. He went on to make appearances in several other plays, namely the Wake of Jamie Foster, The Three Sisters, Barabbas, the Glass Menagerie, etc. In 2002, he made a small appearance in 2 plays, namely Mornings at Seven and heartbreak House. The following year, he appeared in the play Holy Days as Gant. His next play appearance was in 2019 in a play called The Spanish Prayer Book as Alexander.

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Film & Television:

Stephen Tobolowsky has made his film and television appearances in hundreds of tv series and films. His first film debut was in 1977, and he went on to join the television debut in 1983. His first film appearance was in Keep My Grave Open as Robert, and in 1984, he appeared in Stewart Raffill’s science fiction film called The Philadelphia Experiment as Barney. The same year, he made his small appearance in the romantic drama called Swing Shift, narrating as French DeMille. During those years, he made small appearances in various tv series like Alice as Caveman Carl, Knots Landing as Steve Comisky, falcon Crest as Doctor, Cagney & Lacey as Russell Phelps, Stir Crazy as a salesman, all in 1985.

Tobolowsky has also voice performed in several animated films like Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco as Bando, The Jungle Book: Mowgli’s Story as Tabaqui, The Brace Little Toaster Goes to Mars, Robots, The Lorax, Mr. Peabody & Sherman, and Scooby-Doo! Shaggy’s Showdown.

Tobolowsky received his first recurring role in tv series Against the Grain in 1993. A year later, he landed his first main role in the American sitcom Blue Skies as Oak. He then played the main role in other numerous tv series as Dweebs in 1995 as Karl, Mr. Rhodes in 1996 as Ray Heary, Californication in 2011 as Stu begs, which ended in 2014, The Goldbergs as principal ball, The Hotwives as Phil, Big Tiem in Hollywood, FL and One Day at a Time in 2017. He has also voiced and appeared in numerous tv films as well.

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Writing & Directorial credits:

Apart from acting, Stephen Tobolowsky is also known for his stage and screenwriting as well as directing. He made his directing debut in 1984 from the play called Two Idiots in Hollywood, for which he wrote the scripts as well. The play was performed in Theatre Los Angeles. The same year, he directed another play called The Miss Firecracker Contest wrote by Beth Henley, performed in Manhattan Theatre Club.

He made film directorial debut 3 years after the play directing in 1987. He directed the film The Lucky Spot, and in the following year, he directed another film called Two Idiots in Hollywood, which was based on the play he wrote and directed. He is also given credits for his scriptwriting in the musical film true Stories in 1986. In 2003, he directed another play called Blue Silence written by Jim McLure, which was performed in Theatre 40.


Personal life

Stephen Tobolowsky is active on Twitter and Facebook. He is not an Instagram user. He has over 33.5 thousand followers on Twitter and over 8 thousand followers on Facebook. He calls himself a cat handler, but he is a cat lover.

Tobolowsky is married to Ann Hearn and is the father of 2. He tied his knot with Hearn in 1988. Any other information regarding his personal life is yet to be revealed, but the fact that he prefers to keep his personal life private is another reason.


stephen tobolowskyPhysical statistics & others

Stephen Tobolowsky turned 69 years old as of 2020, and he has been nailing his performances each time at his age. He is active and healthy and possesses a tall height of 6 feet 2 inches. He has blue eyes and a bald head with hair on both ends. He belongs to white ethnicity with Polish and Russian ancestry, and his nationality is American. His zodiac sign is Gemini.


Net worth

As of 2020, Stephen Tobolowsky’s net worth is estimated to be around 1.5 million dollars. He earns his earnings solely through his acting occupation. We can see him performing various roles as voice acting, directing plays and films, and sometimes as screen and play writer. We will be witnessing his amazing performances and work in more coming years.