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With more than 20 years as a stand-up comedian, Tom Papa has found success in film, television and radio as well as on the live stage. Laughspin.com named Tom's second hour stand-up special, Tom Papa: Freaked Out, one of the “10 Best Comedy Albums” of 2013. Tom's first hour special, Tom Papa Live in New York City, premiered on Comedy Central in January of 2012.
Personally chosen by Jerry Seinfeld, Tom hosted the NBC series, The Marriage Ref, which ran for two seasons. Tom now co-hosts Nat Geo’s show, Duck Quacks Don't Echo. His other television credits include a recurring role on the CBS series, The New Adventures of Old Christine, as well as appearances in Steven Soderbergh's The Knick, and Comedy Central’s Inside Amy Schumer. Tom is a regular guest on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Conan and The Late Show with David Letterman. Tom appeared alongside Michael Douglas and Matt Damon in the HBO film, Behind the Candelabra, which received rave reviews and won 11 Emmys. Tom has also starred in The Informant and as the voice of El Superbeasto in the animated feature, The Haunted World of El Superbeasto.
Currently Tom is creating the series, More Time With Family, for CBS, which he will star in and Executive Produce with Matt Damon and Ben Affleck. The series will be based on Tom's stand-up and Matt's real-life experiences. Tom is also host of the hit SiriusXM show, Come to Papa.