Thomas "Tom" Budge is an Australian actor. Budge was born in Melbourne, Victoria. Early in his acting career, Budge appeared in a number of Australian television shows, including Neighbours, Round the Twist and Shock Jock etc. After a few years Budge moved from television to film, and has appeared in a number of Australian films, including, The Proposition, Kokoda, Candy, Bran Nue Dae and Last Train to Freo, for which he was nominated in 2006 by both the Australian Film Institute and the Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards for best supporting actor.
In 2008-2009 Budge appeared in several episodes of the television drama, East of Everything. Budge also makes an appearance in the WW2 TV mini-series The Pacific, which aired in 2010. More recently, Budge has been tipped to play Angus Young the AC/DC guitarist, in a movie about the former AC/DC lead singer Bon Scott.
When not on set, Budge has said that he enjoys playing guitar and singing. He also performs in The Tom Budge Band.
In the 2005 film The Proposition, Budge, who plays the character Samuel Stoat, sings the Canadian folk song "Peggy Gordon" which can be found on YouTube.