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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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 2015 The Curse of Downers Grove
Charlie Whitmore
 2015 Underdog Kids
Gene Berman
 2015 Beginner's Guide to Sex
Principle Hyman
 2015 Any Day
 2015 A Mouse Tale
Dalliwog the Wizard
 2014 Shelby
Doug the Dog Catcher
 2014 Mission Air
Johnny Dingo
 2014 Jungle Shuffle
Coati King
 2014 Dumbbells
 2013/I All I Want for Christmas
 2013 Pulling Strings
 2012 Fred 3: Camp Fred
Floyd Spunkmeyer
 2012 Grassroots
 2012 Jewtopia
Bruce Daniels
 2012/I Last Call
 2010 The Bad Penny
 2010 Hard Breakers
Harold Bell
 2010 Endure
James Rawlings / Simon
 2009 The Jerk Theory
Father Bailey
 2009 April Showers
Mr. Blackwell
 2008 A Christmas Proposal
 2008 Gardens of the Night
 2008 Remarkable Power
Van Hagen
 2008 The Year of Getting to Know Us
Ron Rocket
 2008 Good Dick
 2007 The Final Season
Burt Akers
 2007 Palo Alto, CA
 2007/II Game of Life
 2007 Pride
 2007 Homo Erectus
Rog (uncredited)
 2006 Goose on the Loose
Randall (voice)
 2006 The Race Begins
The Rat (English version, voice)
 2006 Cloud 9
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 2005 The Kid & I
Bill Williams
 2005 Happy Endings
 2003 Just for Kicks
 2003 After School Special
Mr. Lewis
 2003 Manhood
Dr. Levanthal
 2002 Children on Their Birthdays
Lionel Quince
 2002 Hansel & Gretel
Boogeyman (voice)
 2001 Ablaze
Wendell Mays
 2001 Lloyd
Tom Zeebo
 2000 Just Sue Me
 2000 Civility
Marty Edelman
 1999 Blue Ridge Fall
Walter Perkins
 1998 Golf Punks
Al Oliver
 1997/I Hacks
 1997 Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery
Cowboy (uncredited)
 1997 Touch
August Murray
 1996 Carpool
Franklin Laszlo
 1996 Big Bully
Rosco Bigger - Fang
 1993 Undercover Blues
Vern Newman
 1993 Coneheads
Golfer (uncredited)
 1992/I Hero
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Host of Fox Sport's "The Best Damn Sports Show Period". See more »

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1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 3 Interviews | 9 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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(On landing True Lies) They had literally seen every character actor in town, and it was the last day and (James) Cameron was still looking, they hadn't found the third person for this movie. I was going to leave my agency, so they set up a meeting with Jim Cameron, like a last-ditch Hail Mary. They begged him to just see me so I'd stay at the agency. Because where I went, my ex-wife went, so it ... See more »


Attended Ottumwa High School and began doing stand-up comedy when he was 23. See more »

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