Tom Laughlin Net Worth

Tom Laughlin Net Worth is
$5 Million

Tom Laughlin Biography

Tom Laughlin net worthy of: Tom Laughlin was an American director, actor, article writer, maker, and political activist who had around net worth of $5 million dollars. In 1955, he started to show up as an actor, first in it series known as “Climax! He found out a passion for efficiency while at Marquette, and subsequently used in University of South Dakota, where he graduated with a level in Radio Performing, Directing, and Making. He started his professional profession with a job on the tv screen series, “Climax!”. From there, he continued to surface in such tasks as, “Lafayette Escadrille”, “Tea and Sympathy”, and “South Pacific”. However, it had been his are a writer-director that could provide him the most long lasting fame. In his last years, Tom Laughlin also attempted to try politics and ran for the post of the president in 1992, 2004 and 2008. The follow-up was another independent task entitled, “Billy Jack”. This film would catapult him into stardom, and he continued to direct multiple effective sequels. He also was involved with psychology and domestic misuse counseling, writing many books on Jungian psychology and developing theories on the sources of cancer. Nevertheless, he faced a sickness in addition to legal issues that his functions were significantly affected. He previously previously been identified as having cancer tumor of the tongue but eventually succumbed to pneumonia at a medical center in Thousand Oaks, California. He was also a pioneer of marketing films in a fresh way, displaying film trailers during nationwide news. Tom Laughlin can be an American director, actor, article writer, maker, educator and political activist with around net worth of $5 million. He’s most widely known for the

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Quick Facts

Full NameTom Laughlin
Net Worth$5 Million
Date Of BirthAugust 10, 1931
DiedDecember 12, 2013, Thousand Oaks, California, United States
ProfessionScreenwriter, Politician, Film producer, Author, Film director, Actor, Teacher
EducationMarquette University, Washington High School, University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of South Dakota
SpouseDelores Taylor
ChildrenTeresa Kelly, Christina Laughlin, Frank Laughlin
MoviesBilly Jack, The Born Losers, The Trial of Billy Jack, Billy Jack Goes to Washington, The Master Gunfighter, South Pacific, Tea and Sympathy, The Delinquents, Gidget, The Proper Time, Lafayette Escadrille, Tall Story, The Big Sleep, Battle of the Coral Sea, Senior Prom, Brannigan, ECW on TNN, The Return of Billy Jack, Like Father, Like Son
TV ShowsECW Hardcore TV, ECW Pay-Per-View, WWE Heat

Interesting Facts

1 At the time of his death, his family requested publicly "In lieu of flowers or gifts, the family asks that donations be made to Friends of Pine Ridge or the Alzheimer's Foundation of America.".
2 Waged campaigns for President of the United States in 1992, 2004, and 2008.
3 Living in Camarillo, California. [January 2004]
4 Tom and wife Delores Taylor have three children -- Frank Laughlin, Teresa Kelly (was billed as either Teresa Laughlin or T.C. Laughlin), and Christina Laughlin.
5 Played Billy Jack for the fifth time in "The Return Of Billy Jack" (1985), an unfinished film in which Billy Jack battled child pornographers.
6 Was a running back for the University of Minnesota football team, and later tried out for the old Chicago Cardinals in the NFL.
7 Frank Laughlin, the name that Tom Laughlin often used as a pseudonym, is actually his son's name.
8 Attended and graduated from Washington High School in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He returned to the school in 1978 and told an assembly that he was a 'greaser' during his High School years, and that he once beat up Gene Wilder. Wilder went to the same school and lived in the same neighborhood.
9 Garnered 147 votes in the January, 2004, New Hampshire primary.
10 Intends to run against Arnold Schwarzenegger for governor of California.
11 Has done extensive research on Jungian psychology and alternative cancer therapy treatments.
12 Tom's movie Billy Jack (1971) cost $800,000 to make and grossed over $65 million.
13 Trained in hapkido karate by karate master Bong Soo Han.


Won Awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1971 Golden Charybdis Taormina International Film Festival Billy Jack (1971)

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1971 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture Billy Jack (1971)



The Return of Billy Jack 1986 Billy Jack
The Legend of the Lone Ranger 1981 Neeley (Cavendish gang)
The Big Sleep 1978 Lou
Billy Jack Goes to Washington 1977 Billy Jack
Voyage of the Damned 1976 Engineering Officer (uncredited)
The Littlest Horse Thieves 1976
The Master Gunfighter 1975 Finley
The Trial of Billy Jack 1974 Billy Jack
Callan 1974 uncredited
Billy Jack 1971 Billy Jack
The Born Losers 1967 Billy Jack
The Proper Time 1962 Mickey Henderson
Like Father, Like Son 1961 Chris Wotan
Tall Story 1960 Fred Jensen
Tales of Wells Fargo 1959 TV Series Jess Wilson
Battle of the Coral Sea 1959 Ens. Franklin
Riverboat 1959 TV Series Tom Fowler
The Deputy 1959 TV Series Jim Stanton
Wagon Train 1957-1959 TV Series Jocko Naughton / Earl 'Laramie Kid' Halstead
Gidget 1959 Lover Boy
M Squad 1959 TV Series Nick 'Sharpy' Sharples
Senior Prom 1958 Carter Breed III
Lux Playhouse 1958 TV Series Killer
Flight 1958 TV Series
Man with a Camera 1958 TV Series Joey Savoyan
Studio One in Hollywood 1958 TV Series Templeton
South Pacific 1958 Lt. Buzz Adams
Lafayette Escadrille 1958 Arthur Blumenthal
Playhouse 90 1957 TV Series
The Silent Service 1957 TV Series Lou / Lanning
The Walter Winchell File 1957 TV Series Peter Rakosi
Lux Video Theatre 1957 TV Series Jess
The Delinquents 1957 Scotty
Climax! 1955-1957 TV Series Paisan
The Millionaire 1956 TV Series Vic Carter
Tea and Sympathy 1956 Ralph
These Wilder Years 1956 Football Player (uncredited)
Navy Log 1955-1956 TV Series Ensign Fred Scot / McQueen
Front Row Center 1956 TV Series Tom White
Matinee Theatre 1955 TV Series


The Return of Billy Jack 1986
Billy Jack Goes to Washington 1977 as T.C. Frank
The Master Gunfighter 1975 as Frank Laughlin
The Trial of Billy Jack 1974 as Frank Laughlin
Billy Jack 1971 as T.C. Frank
The Born Losers 1967 as T.C. Frank
The Proper Time 1962
Like Father, Like Son 1961


The Return of Billy Jack 1986
Billy Jack Goes to Washington 1977 written by - as Frank Christina
The Master Gunfighter 1975 as Harold Lapland
The Trial of Billy Jack 1974 screenplay - as Frank Christina
Billy Jack 1971 screenplay - as Frank Christina
The Proper Time 1962 original screenplay
Like Father, Like Son 1961 written by


The Return of Billy Jack 1986 executive producer
The Trial of Billy Jack 1974 executive producer - uncredited
Billy Jack 1971 producer - as Mary Rose Solti
The Born Losers 1967 producer - as Donald Henderson
The Proper Time 1962 producer
Like Father, Like Son 1961 producer


Like Father, Like Son 1961 as Donald Henderson


When Life Gives You Lemons 2010/II Short very special thanks
Far from the Sea 2008 grateful thanks


Altman's Apprenticeship: The Kansas City Years 2007 Video short Himself
Wild Bill: Hollywood Maverick 1995 Documentary Himself
The Merv Griffin Show 1977 TV Series Himself

Archive Footage

The 86th Annual Academy Awards 2014 TV Special Himself - Actor / Director / Writer (In Memoriam)
20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards 2014 TV Special Himself - In Memoriam

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