Michael Thomas "Tom" Green, born July 30, 1971, is a Canadian actor, rapper, writer, comedian, talk show host, and media personality. He is best known for his MTV television show The Tom Green Show.
In June 2003, Green had the chance to guest host the Late Show with David Letterman, which led to him hosting his own late night talk show on MTV entitled The New Tom Green Show. From 2006 to present, he has hosted his internet talk show Tom Green's House Tonight from his living room, and as of January 2010, has started performing stand up comedy on his world tour.
On numerous interviews, Green has stated that he started doing stand up comedy at the age of 15 but stopped after he started his public access show. Green said that going back to stand up comedy was something he always wanted to do.
In September 2009, Green performed several stand up comedy shows in Los Angeles, and later appeared at a MySpace secret stand up event in New York. On November 10, 2009, he announced his first ever world stand up comedy tour, and as of January 2010, has been touring the world along with comedian Shawn Halpin going to countries such as Canada, United States, and Australia.