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Tom had had over 500 appearances on national television as a stand up comedian. He was a frequent guest on the Late Show with David Letterman (1993)and has hosted the show in David's absence. He was an opening act for Smokey Robinson, Tony Orlando, Gladys Knight, Liza Minnelli, Sammy Davis Jr.and Frank Sinatra. He was Sinatra's opening act for 13 ... See full bio »

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The Rat Pack
The Rat Pack Miscellaneous Crew
Late Show with David Letterman
Late Show with David Letterman Himself / Himself - Guest / Himself - Comedian / Himself - Guest Host
The Business of Comedy
Man on the Moon
Man on the Moon Wiseass Comic


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 2015 Cowl Girl (TV Series short)
- Pilot ... Tommy
 2001 Rude Awakening (TV Series)
 1999 Man on the Moon
Wiseass Comic
 1999 Lansky (TV Movie)
Flamingo Emcee / Eddie Shum
 1998 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
Tom Dreesen
- Cry and You Cry Alone (1998) ... Tom Dreesen
 1997 Baywatch Nights (TV Series)
 1990 Gabriel's Fire (TV Series)
City Official
- Tis the Season (1990) ... City Official
 1990 Columbo (TV Series)
TV Host
- Murder in Malibu (1990) ... TV Host
 1989 Up Your Alley
Maitre De
 1985-1987 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Peabody / Ernie
- The Days Dwindle Down (1987) ... Peabody
- Dead Heat (1985) ... Ernie
 1986 The Facts of Life (TV Series)
Mr. Julius
- Atlantic City (1986) ... Mr. Julius
 1983 Sunset Limousine (TV Movie)
Comic 'Himself'
 1982 They Call Me Bruce?
 1982 WKRP in Cincinnati (TV Series)
Rick Jesperson
- Changes (1982) ... Rick Jesperson
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (2 credits)
Show Show Self (52 credits)
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Appeared in an infomercial, hosted by Pat Boone, for "MDR Vital Factors".

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Realized when he was about 12 years old that his aunt's husband was his real father. Both kept it a secret. His real father revealed on his deathbed that his one regret in life was not being able to tell people that Tom was his son. See more »

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