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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 -- My Ex-Wife is a Swine!

Tom Arnold
My Ex-Wife is a Swine!

Tom Arnold is in serious danger of a Swine Flu fallout -- not because he caught the sickness ... because last night he described it as "the flu they named after my ex-wife."FYI, Tom has three… READ MORE >

No One Wants Roseanne's Sloppy Seconds

No One Wants Roseanne's Sloppy Seconds

It's the scent that just won't go away. Tom Arnold has just gotten officially unmarried for the third time.Tom's divorce with his third wife is officially a done deal. He's single and free to try… READ MORE >

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Tom Arnold Judges UBF - Ultimate Bitch Fight

Tom Arnold Judges UBF - Ultimate Bitch Fight

So we're guessin' there's no one better to handicap a beatdown between Jessica Simpson and Pam Anderson than Tom Arnold. 'Memba -- Pam called Jess a bitch and a whore for pushing meat. And we all… READ MORE >

- 2860 days ago
Tom Arnold D*cked Around by Sock Man

Tom Arnold D*cked Around by Sock Man

How's this for jock blocking? Tom Arnold was spitting game with a hot blonde at Foxtail, when some curbside sock seller dropped the ultimate no-no -- he brought up Tom's biggest ex.And that was… READ MORE >

- 2939 days ago
Tom Arnold: I Didn't Burn Burn Victims!

Tom Arnold: I Didn't Burn Burn Victims!

As TMZ first reported, Tom Arnold was allegedly a no-show at an event with Iraq war vets. When we caught up with him at the Young Hollywood Mansion Party, Tom let us know how it all went down.He… READ MORE >

- 2960 days ago
Did Arnold Burn Victims with Illness?

Did Arnold Burn Victims with Illness?

Did Tom Arnold leave some Iraq war vets and Ed McMahon in the lurch when he backed out of a scheduled appearance with them? Not true! We're told a severe illness prevented him from showing up.TMZ… READ MORE >

- 2969 days ago
Karma's a Multi-Million Dollar Bitch for Tom Arnold

Karma's a Multi-Million Dollar Bitch for Tom Arnold

Last night when our guy asked Tom Arnold how his divorce from Shelby Roos was going, he hinted that someone made out nicely and it was pretty clear it wasn't him.This from the guy who allegedly… READ MORE >

- 2976 days ago
Warning: TMZ Causes Cancer

Warning: TMZ Causes Cancer

Sure, we dish it out, and we can take it too -- but Illeana Douglas definitely crossed a line when she walked around Hollywood last night with a sign reading, "TMZ causes cancer. Stop filming… READ MORE >

- 2983 days ago
Tom Arnold Sides with Ellen

Tom Arnold Sides with Ellen

Talkative Tom Arnold was out in L.A. last night and TMZ asked him what he thought about the "Iggy" the dog situation with Ellen. Arnold said, "That's women for ya!" He's a charmer!Arnie went on,… READ MORE >

- 3115 days ago
Tom Arnold's on the Prowl

Tom Arnold's on the Prowl

Former "Best Damn Sports Show Period" host Tom Arnold went for a bite at Mr Chow last night, and was frighteningly open about how often he has sex -- TMI for TMZ Roseanne's ex yapped about how he… READ MORE >

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