TOM GREEN is fast becoming one of the hottest comedic talents in
motion pictures today. Tom was seen last summer in the New Regency feature
"Freddy Got Fingered," which was his feature film directorial debut.
In addition to starring, Tom co-wrote the film with long time writing partner
Derek Harvie. He also recently launched his own production company. Bob Green
Films, which has a three-year, first look deal with Fox based Regency
Enterprises to film and television.
Despite his recent forays in to feature films, Tom continued to star in and
produce television specials. This past June, the WB aired a half hour special
entitled "The Skateboard Show," which Tom executive produced and
starred in. This past March, Tom returned to the MTV airwaves with his one hour
special "Tom Green's Subway Monkey Hour," in which he headed to Japan
to visit it's many attractions and stir up trouble.
Tom's other feature film credits include a role in the box office hit
"Charlie's Angels" and a starring role in the smash comedy hit
"Road Trip," directed by Todd Phillips. In November 2001, Tom
fulfilled his longtime goal of hosting "Saturday Night Live," which
received its highest ratings for the season.
Green began his career as an amateur stand-up comedian at Yuk Yuk's Comedy
Club in Ottawa, Ontario. While taking a television production course at
Algonquin College, Green released "Organized Rhyme: Check the O.R.," a
rap album under the Island Records label. Two music videos were released with
the album, one of which earned the band a Canadian Juno Award nomination.
After the release of his album, he developed and hosted "The Midnight
Caller," a radio show that aired on the University of Ottawa's CHUO. The
show was the most popular program on the station for several years.
After graduating from college, Green pitched an idea for a talk show to
Rogers Community Television in Ottawa. After only four episodes, "The Tom
Green Show" was already a hit with viewers and media alike. Three years
later, The Comedy Network picked up the show where it has continued to grow in
popularity on a national level. Green not only starred in the show, but also
wrote, edited and created the music for the series. The second, 13-episode
season of "The Tom Green Show" began on The Comedy Network on December
4, 1998. MTV bought "The Tom Green Show," for the U.S. audience, which
premiered on the network on January 25, 1999. The series was picked up by
Australia's thecomedychannel and began airing there in December of 2000. The
show also airs around the world on MTV.
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