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Tom Arnold was born in Ottumwa, Iowa, to Linda (Graham) and Jack Arnold. After his parents divorced, he was raised by his father. In 1983, he got his first taste of stand-up comedy when he performed at open microphone nights at the University of Iowa. Tom's comedy career had its ups and downs over the next several years until 1988, when he entered... See full bio »

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 2017 Pony with a Broken Wing (post-production)
Daniel Warren
 2017 1 Interrogation (completed)
Robert Jenks
 2017/II Landline (completed)
Chuck Gout
  Dead Ant (announced)
 2016-2017 NCIS: New Orleans (TV Series)
Elvis Bertrand
- Return of the King (2017) ... Elvis Bertrand
- Suspicious Minds (2016) ... Elvis Bertrand
 2016 Trailer Park Boys (TV Series)
Tom Arnold
- Thugged Out Gangsta Shit (2016) ... Tom Arnold
- Up in Smoke We Go (2016) ... Tom Arnold
- The Super Bling Cowboy (2016) ... Tom Arnold
 2016 Childrens Hospital (TV Series)
Tom Arnold
- Show Me a Hero (2016) ... Tom Arnold
 2016 Maximum Impact
 2015 Christmas Trade (Video)
 2015 Ghosts n' Shit (Short)
 2015 Underdog Kids
Gene Berman
 2015 Beginner's Guide to Sex
Principle Hyman
 2015 Workaholics (TV Series)
- TAC in the Day (2015) ... George
 2015 Any Day
 2015 Sin City Saints (TV Series)
Kevin Freeman
- Because Vegas (2015) ... Kevin Freeman
- Urine God's Hands Now (2015) ... Kevin Freeman
- You Booze, You Lose (2015) ... Kevin Freeman
- A Basket Full of Rainbows (2015) ... Kevin Freeman
- Mrs. Wu's Tang (2015) ... Kevin Freeman
 2015 A Mouse Tale
Dalliwog the Wizard (voice)
 2014 Shelby
Doug the Dog Catcher
 2014 Mission Air
Johnny Dingo
 2014 Jungle Shuffle
Coati King (voice)
 2014 Legit (TV Series)
- Licked (2014) ... Scott
 2014 Psych (TV Series)
Garth Mathers
- A Touch of Sweevil (2014) ... Garth Mathers
 2014 Dumbbells
 2013/I All I Want for Christmas
 2013 Pulling Strings
 2013 The First Family (TV Series)
Vice President Arthur Crandall
- The First Second Couple (2013) ... Vice President Arthur Crandall
- The First Veep Down (2013) ... Vice President Arthur Crandall
- The First Date Night (2013) ... Vice President Arthur Crandall
 2013 Hot in Cleveland (TV Series)
- The Fixer (2013) ... Danny
 2012 Hawaii Five-0 (TV Series)
Ron Alberts
- Huaka'i Kula (2012) ... Ron Alberts
 2010-2012 Funny or Die Presents... (TV Series)
Nate Tyler / Forest Gump
- Black Friday Thanksgiving (2012) ... Nate Tyler
- Episode #1.12 (2010) ... Forest Gump (voice)
 2012 Chilly Christmas (Video)
 2012 Fred 3: Camp Fred
Floyd Spunkmeyer
 2012 Grassroots
 2012 Jewtopia
Bruce Daniels
 2012/I Last Call
 2011 Other People's Kids (TV Movie)
 2011 A Christmas Wedding Tail (TV Movie)
 2009-2011 Sons of Anarchy (TV Series)
Georgie Caruso
- Brick (2011) ... Georgie Caruso
- Potlatch (2009) ... Georgie Caruso
 2011 Starsucker (Short)
Eddie Keyes
 2011 The Bad Penny
 2011 Nite Tales: The Series (TV Series)
- Last Laugh (2011)
 2010 Morning Prayer with Skott and Behr (TV Series)
Forrest Gump (2010) (voice)
 2010 Hard Breakers
Harold Bell
 2010 Group Sex (Video)
 2010 Endure
James Rawlings / Simon
 2009 The Jerk Theory
Father Bailey
 2009 (TV Series)
Mr. Weisman
 2009 April Showers
Mr. Blackwell
 2009 Leisure Suit Larry: Box Office Bust (Video Game)
Hugh Jassdick (voice)
 2009 ER (TV Series)
The Big Kahuna
 2008-2009 The Replacements (TV Series)
Tony Zeal
- Truth or Daring (2009) ... (voice)
- The Spy Who Wasn't Riley (2008) ... Tony Zeal (voice)
 2009 Heckle U (TV Series)
Uncle Lou
 2008 A Christmas Proposal (TV Movie)
 2008 Overkill (TV Series)
 2008 Moonlight & Mistletoe (TV Movie)
 2008 Supreme Court of Comedy (TV Series)
- Wedding Cake Whammy (2008) ... Lawyer
 2008 Dirt (TV Series)
Jimmy Darby
- Dirty, Slutty Whores (2008) ... Jimmy Darby
 2008 Gardens of the Night
 2008 Hollywood Residential (TV Series)
- Where's Tom? (2008) ... Tom
 2008 Remarkable Power
Van Hagen
 2008 Good Dick
 2007 The Final Season
Burt Akers
 2007 Palo Alto, CA
 2007/II Game of Life
 2007 Pride
 2007 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Rev. Calvin Riggins
- Brother's Keeper (2007) ... Rev. Calvin Riggins
 2007 Homo Erectus
Rog (uncredited)
 2006 Lolo's Cafe (TV Movie)
Max (voice)
 2006 Goose on the Loose
Randall (voice)
 2006 The Race Begins
The Rat (English version, voice)
 2006 Cloud 9
Tom Arnold
 2005 Three Wise Guys (TV Movie)
Murray Crown
 2005 Chasing Christmas (TV Movie)
Jack Cameron
 2005 The Kid & I
Bill Williams
 2004 According to Jim (TV Series)
- Poking the Bear (2004) ... Max
 2004 Hope & Faith (TV Series)
Bob Thompson
- Faith's Husband (2004) ... Bob Thompson
 2003 Judging Amy (TV Series)
Jay Rollins
- Sex and the Single Mother (2003) ... Jay Rollins
 2003 Just for Kicks
 2003 Barely Legal
Mr. Lewis
 2003 Odd Job Jack (TV Series)
William Swillberger III
- Two Marketeers ... William Swillberger III
 2003 Manhood
Dr. Levanthal
 2003 King of the Hill (TV Series)
Norm Glidewell
- Megalo Dale (2003) ... Norm Glidewell (voice)
 2002 The Agency (TV Series)
Andrew Morland - President's Stepbrother
- First Born (2002) ... Andrew Morland - President's Stepbrother
 2002 Children on Their Birthdays
Lionel Quince
 2002 Hansel & Gretel
Boogeyman (voice)
 2002 Romantic Comedy 101 (TV Movie)
James Ford
 2001 The Fairly OddParents (TV Series)
Corporate Santa
- Christmas Every Day! (2001) ... Corporate Santa (voice)
 2001 Ablaze
Wendell Mays
 2001 Arli$$ (TV Series)
 2001 Lloyd
Tom Zeebo
 2001 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
Jerry Miller
- Family Values (2001) ... Jerry Miller
 2000 Bar Hopping (TV Movie)
 2000 Baywatch (TV Series)
Al Raymond
- The Cage (2000) ... Al Raymond
 2000 Just Sue Me
 2000 Movie Stars (TV Series)
Tom Arnold
 2000 Get Real (TV Series)
Jason Eckhart
 2000 V.I.P. (TV Series)
Bernie Mellon
- Val's on First (2000) ... Bernie Mellon
 2000 Civility
Marty Edelman
 1999 Veronica's Closet (TV Series)
 1999 Norm (TV Series)
- Gambling Man (1999) ... Andrew
 1999 Blue Ridge Fall
Walter Perkins
 1998 The Lionhearts (TV Series)
- The Pony Show (1998) ... (voice)
 1998 Buster & Chauncey's Silent Night (Video)
Fritz (voice)
 1998 L.A. Doctors (TV Series)
Tom Arnold
 1998 Welcome to Hollywood
Tom Arnold
 1998 Hercules (TV Series)
- Hercules and the Bacchanal (1998) ... Cupid (voice)
 1998 Golf Punks
Al Oliver
 1997/I Hacks
 1997 Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery
Cowboy (uncredited)
 1997 Touch
August Murray
 1996 Malcolm & Eddie (TV Series)
Tom Devanney
- It's the Bomb (1996) ... Tom Devanney
 1996 Carpool
Franklin Laszlo
 1996 Brotherly Love (TV Series)
- Big Brotherly Love (1996) ... Jack
 1996 High Society (TV Series)
Chuck Rooney / Nancy Garver Hill
- I Found My Thrill on Nancy Garver Hill (1996) ... Chuck Rooney / Nancy Garver Hill
 1996 Big Bully
Rosco Bigger - Fang
 1993 Undercover Blues
Vern Newman
 1993 Body Bags (TV Movie)
Morgue Worker #1 (segment "The Morgue")
 1993 Coneheads
Golfer (uncredited)
 1993 The Woman Who Loved Elvis (TV Movie)
Jack Jackson
 1992/I Hero
 1992 A Different World (TV Series)
Looting Husband
- Honeymoon in L.A.: Part 2 (1992) ... Looting Husband (uncredited)
 1992 The Rosey & Buddy Show (TV Movie)
Buddy (voice)
 1991 Backfield in Motion (TV Movie)
Howard Peterman
 1987 On Location: The Roseanne Barr Show (TV Movie)
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(On his film, Touch) At that time I needed to do something different. I bombed in starring roles in the comedies I'd done. It was an opportunity to work with Christopher Walken and Paul Schrader. It was also an opportunity to prove myself a little to people, which I needed to do. Of course, like everything else, at the end of the movie I found out nobody wanted me in the movie, and they all ... See more »


Both of his paternal great-grandmothers were of Swedish origin. His other ancestry includes English, Irish, German, Scottish, and Scots-Irish (Northern Irish). See more »

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