Tom Arnold

Actor + Comedian + Television Host
Born Mar 6, 1959

Thomas Dwaine "Tom" Arnold 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.

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Tom Arnold.


1959 Birth Born on March 6, 1959.


1990 31 Years Old 1 More Event
He married her in 1990, after she divorced her first husband. … Read More
1992 33 Years Old In 1992, Arnold starred in his own sitcom, The Jackie Thomas Show. … Read More
1993 34 Years Old In 1993, Arnold and Barr bought a house together in Arnold's hometown of Eldon and opened a restaurant, Roseanne and Tom's Big Food Diner, in nearby Eldon, Iowa. (The diner served loosemeat sandwiches similar to the specialty of the fictional Lanford Lunch Box on Roseanne, which in turn was based on the real-life Canteen Lunch in the Alley in Ottumwa.) Both appeared in the 1993 movie The Woman Who Loved Elvis, filmed in Ottumwa.
1994 35 Years Old 1 More Event
Arnold and Barr divorced in 1994, and their restaurant closed in 1995. … Read More


2005 46 Years Old Arnold had his first romantic leading man part in the 2005 movie Happy Endings. … Read More
From 2008-11, he hosted the CMT show My Big Redneck Wedding.


In an April 2009 interview on Anytime with Bob Kushell, Arnold discussed how when he divorced Barr, he did not take any alimony.
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