Tom Pelphrey is an American actor. He started his acting career in the mid-2000s, debuting as Jonathan Randall on the soap opera Guiding Light. He played the said role from 2004 to 2009, winning the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series twice in 2006 and 2008. After this, he made his film debut in Birds of America. He next played Mick Dante on the soap opera As the World Turns. In the 2010s, he starred in the feature Junction. He also became known for playing Kurt Bunker on the television series Banshee from 2015 to 2016. More recently, he played Ward Meachum on Netflix’s Iron Fist.