ABOUT TOM PAPA:
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. On July 26, Tom will star in his second hour stand-up special, Tom Papa: Freaked Out, directed by Rob Zombie and premiering on EPIX. Tom’s first hour special, Tom Papa Live in New York City, premiered to rave reviews on Comedy Central in January of 2012 and is available as an mp3 or video download or on Netflix.
Tom was seen alongside Michael Douglas and Matt Damon in the HBO film, Behind the Candelabra, which was directed by Steven Soderbergh and premiered on May 26 to rave reviews. Tom can also be seen on the new Comedy Central series, Inside Amy Schumer.
Tom starred opposite Matt Damon in the Steven Soderbergh film, The Informant, and starred opposite Paul Giamatti in Rob Zombie’s animated feature, The Haunted World of El Superbeasto, as the voice of El Superbeasto. Tom has appeared in the films Analyze That, opposite Robert DeNiro, and Comedian; he had a voiceover role in the DreamWorks animated feature "Bee Movie" and also was a writer on the project.
Tom is host of the hit SiriusXM show, Come to Papa, which airs on channel 99. The weekly, hour-long program features either extended interviews with comedians, including Mel Brooks, Ray Romano, Carl Reiner and Jerry Seinfeld, or features Tom hosting a live, scripted radio play featuring top comedians playing roles or performing all backed by a live band led by virtuoso jazz pianist, Helio Alves.