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Tom Alter - Back In The News

tom-alterTom Alter, a legendary actor who played key roles in movies like Kranti, Karma, Vidhata, Parinda and many more bollywood blockbusters is again in the news today. Tom Alter and his son were seen watching IPL Match today at DY Patil stadium in Mumbai.

According to some sources, ESPN Crickinfo's Reporter Jamie Alter is Tom Alter's son. He is been covering cricket news for CricInfo.

Jamie aka James Alter is Tom Alter's son, born and raised in India - in Bombay and Mussoorie. He studied at Woodstock International School (in Mussoorie), the American School of Bombay (ASB) and Franklin Marshall Elementary in Harrisburg, PA, in the United States. Jamie Alter studied Liberal Arts in US (Class of 99) - College of Wooster Ohio (A search omn Last Name "Alter" will give you his email contact information). Jamie Alter writes his own blog at and goes by @jamie_alter. You can find his personal blog where he talks about himself.

Tom Alter thrived on games in school and college. Not fit to end up as an athlete, Tom Alter did next best, coaching cricket. His crisp columns on sport have enthralled readers of popular newspapers and journals to which he contributed for ten long years. Particularly close to Sportsweek’s 1980s-initiated series of in-depth personal interviews with ‘non-cricket’ aces, he covered runners, swimmers, badminton players et al.

Not everyone knows that Tom Alter was the one who took Sachin Tendulkar's first interview. Check out Tom Alter's interview with Sachin Tendular here.

Looks like Sony's Gaurav Kapur just interviewed Tom Alter.. the video will be out on youtube soon.. Here is a nice article on Tom Alter's personal life - Tom of all Trades

I must say that this great guy deserves a decent Wikipedia page.