Actor, producer, writer, stand-up comedian, Tom Ayers had a great start in life. His mother, a U.S. Gold Medalist Figure Skater, and father, a stand-up comedian for over 25 years, Tom says he took the safe route and followed dad. “These were my choices: Jump and spin on ice with knives attached to my feet or tell funny stories to drunk people in Jersey. This is gonna hurt but, 2 Nuns walk into a bar…”
Tom started performing stand-up in Connecticut at 18 years old. Three months later, he was working the clubs in New York City and eventually took to the road working up and down the East Coast. Atlantic City to Vegas, New York to LA, he’s worked with comedians like Jay Leno, Jerry Seinfeld, Adam Sandler, Chris Rock, Ray Romano, Sarah Silverman, Tim Allen, and more…
Tom moved to Los Angeles in 1992 and has had great success as an actor in roles for Las Vegas, The Shield, CSI, How I Met Your Mother, NCIS, and his highest honor, the opportunity to work with Robin Williams on his last show, The Crazy Ones. Tom has written jokes in the live performance arena with personalities like Garry Marshall, Dan Adams, and Tony Danza, and shows like The People’s Choice Awards, Miss America Beauty Pageant, and various sitcoms and indie films.