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Tom Arnold

Thomas Dwaine "Tom" Arnold (born March 6, 1959) is an American actor and comedian. He has appeared in many films, perhaps most notably True Lies (1994). He was the host of The Best Damn Sports Show Period for four years. Arnold was born in Ottumwa, Iowa, the son of Linda Kay (née Graham) and Jack Arnold. He has six siblings: Lori, Johnny, Scott, Chris, Marla, and Mark. His mother left the family when Arnold was a child, and Arnold and his siblings were subsequently raised by his father. During his youth, he worked at a meat factory. Arnold attended Ottumwa High School, Indian Hills Community College, and the University of Iowa (from 1981 to 1983), where he studied business administration and writing. He began doing stand-up comedy when he was 23 In the early 1980s, Arnold had a prop-based comedy routine called "Tom Arnold and the Goldfish Review." Arnold was brought in by Barr as a writer for the television sitcom Roseanne. He married the show's star, Roseanne Barr, in 1990, after she divorced her first husband. Arnold appeared occasionally on the show as the character "Arnie Thomas" (a play on his name). The couple's marriage attracted media and especially tabloid attention due to

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Tom Arnold -- Real Intervention Could've Saved Chyna ... Why Wait For TV Show? (VIDEO)

Tom Arnold
Real Intervention Could've Saved Chyna ... Why Wait For TV Show?

Tom Arnold has a good question ... why didn't Chyna's friends stage an intervention for her BEFORE her agent struck a deal with the TV show??? READ MORE >

Tom Arnold -- Offers to Mentor Johnny Manziel ... 'Let's Have Lunch' (VIDEO)

Tom Arnold
Offers to Mentor Johnny Manziel ... 'Let's Have Lunch'

Tom Arnold knows firsthand about the dangers of alcohol -- and says he wants to speak with Johnny Manziel to make sure the QB doesn't make the same mistakes he did.  "I'd like to have lunch… READ MORE >

- 24 days ago
Tom Arnold -- Bear Grylls Made Me Feel Dirty ... in My Pants

Tom Arnold
Bear Grylls Made Me Feel Dirty ... In My Pants

Tom Arnold definitely would NOT call his experience on "Running Wild with Bear Grylls" the #1 experience of his life ... but it was damn near #2 ... as in he almost pulled a Roker and pooped… READ MORE >

- 633 days ago
Tom Arnold -- Arnold Schwarzenegger Made My Penis Bigger

Tom Arnold
Schwarzenegger Made My Penis Bigger

Arnold Schwarzenegger is officially in the penis enhancement business ... at least according to Tom Arnold, who says his junk looks BIGGER now because of all the weight he lost using… READ MORE >

- 846 days ago
Tom Arnold -- Dropping 90 Pounds Ain't So Sweet

Tom Arnold
Dropping 90 Pounds Ain't So Sweet

Tom Arnold is half the man he used to be, dropping 90 pounds in 9 months -- but he tells TMZ, it wasn't easy ... he had to cut out sugar and bread from his diet and bust his ass… READ MORE >

- 850 days ago
Ariel Castro Shoulda Been Hung By His Balls ... Says Tom Arnold

Ariel Castro
Shoulda Been Hung By His Balls ... Says Tom Arnold

Ariel Castro took the "p**sy" way out when he decided to hang himself in his prison cell ... so says Tom Arnold who tells TMZ the guy shoulda been strung up by his balls. Arnold was at LAX today… READ MORE >

- 970 days ago
Tom Arnold -- I'm NOT Voting For Roseanne

Tom Arnold
I'm NOT Voting For Roseanne

It's still too early to call ... but it looks like Roseanne will NOT be the next President of the United States ... and her ex-husband Tom Arnold is partly to blame. Of course, Roseanne claims to… READ MORE >

- 1273 days ago
Tom Arnold -- Roseanne Tattoo Was The Worst Mistake of My Life

Tom Arnold
Roseanne Tattoo Was The Worst Mistake of My Life

Tom Arnold says tattooing Roseanne's face on his chest back in the day was the stupidest thing he's ever done -- this from a guy who once did a film called "Homo Erectus."Arnold tells TMZ ... he… READ MORE >

- 1330 days ago
Tom Arnold -- I Roasted Roseanne ...To End the Beef

Tom Arnold
I Roasted Roseanne ... To End the Beef

After years of HATING EACH OTHER'S GUTS -- Tom Arnold says he made a last minute appearance at Comedy Central's roast of Roseanne last weekend ... to bury the hatchet once and for all.  TMZ… READ MORE >

- 1365 days ago
Tom Arnold -- I Want NOTHING To Do With Roseanne Roast

Tom Arnold
I Want NOTHING To Do With Roseanne Roast

Don't count on hearing any awkward jokes about having sex with Roseanne Barr -- because her famous ex-husband Tom Arnold wants nothing whatsoever to do with her upcoming Comedy Central roast.A rep… READ MORE >

- 1406 days ago

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