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Born: March 6, 1959 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Ottumwa, Iowa, USA Profession: Cast ...
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1982:
Began doing stand-up comedy when he was 23
1983:
First met Roseanne Barr
1987:
Made TV debut in the HBO special "The Roseanne Barr Show"
1988:
Won the first place in the Minneapolis Comedy Competition
1988:
Moved to Los Angeles to pursue a standup comedy career
1988:
Hired as a writer for Barr's sitcom "Roseanne" (ABC)
1990:
Appeared occasionally on "Roseanne" (ABC) as the character 'Arnie Thomas'
1990:
Debuted as a producer for the show "Roseanne" (ABC)
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Co-founded Wapello County Productions with Roseanne
1990:
Executive produced the Saturday morning animated TV series "Little Rosey" (ABC)
1991:
TV-movie acting debut, "Backfield in Motion"
1991:
Made feature film debut in a cameo (with Roseanne) in "Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare"
1991:
First HBO special, "Tom Arnold: The Naked Truth"
1991:
Made TV movie acting debut in "Backfield in Motion" (ABC)
1992:
First substantial feature acting credit, "Hero"
1992:
Created, executive produced and starred in the series "The Jackie Thomas Show" (ABC)
1993:
Signed a long-term TV production deal with Warner Bros., with projects to be produced under the Wappello County Productions banner
1994:
Created and produced the short-lived CBS sitcom "Tom"; also wrote the pilot episode
1994:
Appeared as the sidekick to Arnold Schwarzenegger¿s character in the James Cameron feature film "True Lies"
1994:
Formed the production company Clean Break Productions
1995:
Played a supporting role in the comedy "Nine Months"
1996:
Co-starred with Rick Moranis in "Big Bully"
1997:
Returned to series TV as star of The WB sitcom "The Tom Show"
2001:
Co-hosted the Fox Sports program "Best Damn Sports Show Period"
2005:
Landed first romantic leading man role in "Happy Endings"
2005:
Wrote and starred in the comedy "The Kid and I"
2007:
Cast opposite Terrence Howard in the inner-city sports drama "Pride"
2009:
Landed recurring guest role on "Sons of Anarchy" (FX)
2012:
Appeared in the comedy "Tyler Perry's Madea's Witness Protection"
2012:
Appeared opposite Kristen Bell and Bradley Cooper in action comedy "Hit and Run"

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