Thomas Sullivan

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Birthday
27, 1947
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
27, 1947 (age 72)
Birthplace
Massachusetts

About

Blind bestselling author and actor who won the Helen Keller Achievement Award in 1997 and sang 'The Star-Spangled Banner' at Super Bowl X. He played Tom Straw in a 1976 episode of M*A*S*H titled 'Out of Sight, Out of Mind.'

Before Fame

He was born prematurely, and though saved by a medical incubator, the excess oxygen it provided gave him retinopathy of prematurity and left him permanently blind.

Trivia

He has written several books, including Seeing Lessons: 14 Life Secrets I've Learned Along the Way, That Nelson!, and A Short Life Well Lived.

Family Life

He married Patty Steffen in 1969 and they had two children named Blythe and Tommy Jr.

Associated With

Actor Marc Singer played him in the 1982 biopic film If You Could See What I Hear.

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