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Tommy Newsom (1929–2007)

Tommy Newsom was born on February 25, 1929 in Portsmouth, Virginia, USA as Thomas Penn Newsom. He is known for his work on Night of 100 Stars (1982), Ted (2012) and The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962). He was married to Patricia Hernansky. He died on April 28, 2007 in Portsmouth. See full bio »

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Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 nominations. See more awards »

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 2005 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (musician - 1 episode)
- Peter Lassally/Doc Severinsen/Johnny Carson Tribute (2005) ... (musician: saxophone on Doc Severinsen's performance of 'Here's That Rainy Day')
 1962-1992 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) (musician - 50 episodes)
- Episode dated 22 May 1992 (1992) ... (musician: The Tonight Show Band - Saxophone - uncredited)
- Episode dated 20 May 1992 (1992) ... (musician: saxophone - as The Tonight Show Band)
- Episode dated 19 May 1992 (1992) ... (musician: saxophone - as The Tonight Show Band)
- Episode dated 15 May 1992 (1992) ... (musician: saxophone - as The Tonight Show Band)
- Episode dated 12 May 1992 (1992) ... (musician: saxophone - as The Tonight Show Band)
 1986 The 40th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (arranger - uncredited)
 1982 Night of 100 Stars (TV Special) (music arranger)
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 2012 Ted (writer: "Song For The Young Folk" - as Thomas Newsom)
 2005 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Peter Lassally/Doc Severinsen/Johnny Carson Tribute (2005) ... (performer: "Here's That Rainy Day")
 2003 Bad Santa (arranger: "Deck the Halls")
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 1993 The Larry Sanders Show (TV Series)
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- Larry's Agent (1993) ... Tommy Newsom
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 2005 Ruth Brown: Better Late Than Never (Documentary)
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 2005 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series)
Himself - Musical Support
- Peter Lassally/Doc Severinsen/Johnny Carson Tribute (2005) ... Himself - Musical Support
 1991-1992 Blossom (TV Series)
Himself
- The Making of the President (1992) ... Himself
- Intervention (1991) ... Himself
 1972-1992 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series)
Himself - Band member / Himself / Substitute bandleader (1968-1992) / ...
- Episode dated 22 May 1992 (1992) ... Himself (uncredited)
- Episode dated 27 March 1992 (1992) ... Himself - Announcer
- Episode dated 14 December 1990 (1990) ... Himself - Band member / Substitute bandleader (1968-1992)
- Episode dated 17 October 1986 (1986) ... Himself - Band member / Substitute bandleader
- Episode dated 14 August 1981 (1981) ... Himself - Saxophonist
 1989 The New Hollywood Squares (TV Series)
Guest Appearance
- Episode dated 17 April 1989 (1989) ... Guest Appearance
 1988 ALF (TV Series)
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- Tonight, Tonight: Part 1 (1988) ... Himself
 1988 Newhart (TV Series)
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- A Midseason's Night Dream (1988) ... Himself
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 2012 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
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- Johnny Carson: King of Late Night (2012) ... Himself (uncredited)
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