Tommy Puett

Ralph Thomas "Tommy" Puett lll (born January 12, 1971) is an American actor, singer, dancer, and businessman. He is best known for his role as Tyler Benchfield on Life Goes On. Tommy left the show in 1991.[1] Tommy is the older brother of former Kids Incorporated star Devyn Puett. In high school Tommy was signed to Scotti Brothers Records. Tommy released his only album Life Goes On in 1990. That same year Tommy's only video album Heart Attack was released. Devyn sang back up vocals on the album. After releasing Life Goes On Tommy was cast as Ben in Switchback in 1997. Switchback was Tommy's last acting role.

Tommy Puett
Ralph Thomas Puett III

(1971-01-12) January 12, 1971 (age 49)
OccupationActor, Singer, Dancer, Businessman
Years active1988 - 1997

Personal lifeEdit

Tommy retired from acting in 1997. Tommy Puett graduated from Diamond Bar High School in 1989. Tommy and his wife Robin have two children named Ralph Thomas Puett IV and Cameron Bae Puett.[2] After retiring from acting Tommy went on to pursue a career in business. He now runs Ultra Sport Products.[3]


Year Film Role Other notes
1997 Switchback Ben
Year Title Role Notes
1988 Broken Angel Bob TV movie
1988 Aaron's Way Coaster 1 season
1989 The Case of the Hillside Stranglers Mark Grogan TV movie
1989–1992 Life Goes On Tyler Benchfield 66 Episodes
1991–1992 America's Top 10 Himself/Host 200 Episodes
1993 Step by Step Steve Episode: No Business Like Show Business

Award nominationsEdit

Year Award Result Category Series or song
1988–1989 Young Artist Award Nominated Best Young Actor Supporting Role in a Television Series Life Goes On
Favorite New Recording Artist Kiss You All Over


  • Life Goes On (1990)

Video AlbumsEdit

  • Heart Attack (1990)


  1. ^ "Series 80". Retrieved 2009-08-31.
  2. ^ Lindell D. Douglas
  3. ^ Ultra Sport Inks Four English Clubs

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