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Toby Damon

Toby Damon
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Tobias "Toby" Damon is the husband of Kate and father of Jack Damon. He met Kate at a meeting for people who struggle with weight. Toby has a heart attack in episode 10. He also has surgery to repair a hole in his heart.

He and Kate get married at the Pearson family cabin in S2E18. After a procedure to assist fertility, Kate had their son Jack in the episode The Waiting Room.

He is portrayed by Chris Sullivan.


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"Y’all been sleeping on my boy Miguel. Miguel gets no love." Toby Damon (A Manny-Splendored Thing)


  • Toby's heart attack in season 1 was planned by producers to happen right before the Christmas break, to fulfill the request of the NBC executives.
  • In S3E6, it is revealed Toby deals with major depression. This same episode shares a sampling of his backstory. He was in a serious funk from his last relationship before he attended an Overeaters Anonymous and met Kate Pearson. He has dealt with difficulties in his life with humor from an early age. His parents Mr. & Mrs. Damon (played by Dan Lauria and Wendi Malick) are negative people.