2013 Laughter is the Best Medicine
August 24, 2013
Tom Wilson to Tickle Funny Bones
Although known best for playing bully Biff Tannen in the Back to the Future (1985) trilogy, Tom Wilson is a creative artist, whose professional career has explored almost every imaginable artistic discipline, blending them into a unique and very individual declaration of a life in the arts. Tom has enjoyed a successful career as an actor, writer and comedian for over 20 years. He has more than 50 films, television shows and comedy specials to his credit, and has appeared on talk shows with everyone from Johnny Carson to Jay Leno to David Letterman to Regis Philbin and Kathie Lee Gifford.
As a voice-over actor, he has worked in dozens of animated series, including many episodes of Nickelodeon's "SpongeBob SquarePants" (1999). As a comedian he has been a regular performer at the world-famous Improv and Comedy Store since the day he arrived in Hollywood. His self-written one-man show, "Cowboy Tommy," boasted a series of sold-out engagements. He continues to act in movies and television, and he performs comedy and music at theaters across America. Actor, comedian, writer, musician, and artist - Tom Wilson has transcended the limitations of pop-cultural celebrity to become an artist of honesty, gravity and grace.