Tom Segura

Thomas Segura Jr. is an American stand-up comedian, writer, actor, and podcaster. Segura co-hosts Your Mom's House podcast, and the “2 Bears 1 Cave” podcast.

Tom Segura
Born (1979-04-16) April 16, 1979 (age 41)
Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.
MediumStand-up
Film
Television
Podcasting
Years active2007–present
Genresobservational comedy, black comedy, sarcasm, insult comedy, deadpan
Spouse
(m. 2008)
Children2
Websitetomsegura.com

Early life

Segura was born on April 16, 1979 to Charo, a Peruvian mother and Thomas Segura Sr., an American father of Spanish, Cajun, and French-Canadian ancestry. He has two sisters.[1] When he was 18, Segura overdosed on GHB and fell into a short coma.[2]

Career

Segura began stand up comedy shortly after graduating from Lenoir-Rhyne University. On the Wednesday September 9, 2020 Episode 568 of Your Mom's House Podcast with guest Kevin Nealon, Tom mentions he was doing comedy in the evenings for the first few years while holding down other daytime jobs. At 1 hour and 55 minutes into the Itunes version, Tom describes interning at Kopelson Entertainment and then having his first paid job in the industry as a logger, producing transcripts of reality shows such as Extreme Makeover and My Big Fat Obnoxious Boss.[3]

Segura has performed at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival,[4] The Comedy Festival, the Global Comedy Festival in Vancouver, and Just For Laughs Comedy Festival.[5] Segura was also a San Francisco regional finalist on Last Comic Standing 2. In 2018, Tom and his wife, Christina Pazsitzky, landed a TV deal with CBS, who gave a pilot production commitment for their show "The Little Things".[6] Tom's 4th special for Netflix, Ball Hog, premiered on March 24, 2020 and a spanish language special was planned for the fall of 2020, before the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic was experienced. [7]

Podcast

 
Your Mom's House iTunes Artwork

in 2011 Segura and his wife Christina Pazsitzky created their podcast Your Mom's House, which they both host.[8] [9]

Personal life

Segura is from Cincinnati, Ohio,[10] and has lived across the US in Minneapolis, Minnesota; Milwaukee, Wisconsin; and Vero Beach, Florida.[11] He graduated from Lenoir-Rhyne University in Hickory, North Carolina.[12]

He lives in the Pacific Palisades neighbourhood of Los Angeles, California with his wife Christina Pazsitzky, and their two children.[13][14] [15]. On August 21 the LA Times reported NFL linebacker Cassius Marsh purchased Tom and Christina's old Woodland Hills home.[16]

Tom and Christina met when he was 23 and she was 26, at the Cat Club on Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles California.[3]

Filmography

Film

Year Title Role Notes
2010 Frank Advice[17] Dan Pena Co-writer
2013 9 Inches[18] Dan Co-writer and Director
2016 The People's Mayor[19] Harry Pryor Pilot presentation
2017 I Need You To Kill[20] Himself Filmed In Hong Kong, Singapore, and Macau
2018 Instant Family Russ
2019 Countdown[21] Derek King
2020 The Opening Act Cop Post-production

Stand-up specials

Year Title Notes
2010 Thrilled [22] Hour-long stand-up album
2012 White Girls With Cornrows [22] Hour-long stand-up album
2014 Completely Normal [23] Netflix stand-up comedy special
2016 Mostly Stories [24] Netflix stand-up comedy special
2018 Disgraceful [25] Netflix stand-up comedy special
2020 Ball Hog [26] Netflix stand-up comedy special

Television

Year Title Notes
2007 Live at Gotham Himself[27]
2011 Comedy Central Presents Himself[28]
2011 Conan Himself[29] Guest Comic

References

  1. ^ "San Jose Improv presents Tom Segura". SantaCruz.com. Retrieved 6 September 2013.
  2. ^ Wantuck, Andrew. "Comedy and Magic Club - Tom Segura". Comedy and Magic Club. Retrieved 6 September 2013.
  3. ^ a b "Your Mom's House with Christina P. and Tom Segura, Episode 568". Apple Podcasts. September 9, 2020. Retrieved September 10, 2020.
  4. ^ Glickman, Stephanie (2011-04-05). "Headliners". Australian Stage. Retrieved 6 September 2013.
  5. ^ Szalai, George (2007-07-23). "Comics bank their laughs with representation, deals". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 6 September 2013.
  6. ^ "CBS Buys Family Comedy 'The Little Things' From Tom Segura, Christina Pazsitzky". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 7 November 2018.
  7. ^ Andreeva, Nellie; Petski, Denise (February 19, 2020). "Tom Segura Inks Netflix Deal For Two Comedy Specials – One In English & One In Spanish". Deadine. Retrieved September 10, 2020.
  8. ^ "Finalists for The Stitcher Awards Announced!". Stitcher. Retrieved 14 September 2013.
  9. ^ Sowunmi, Jordan (July 21, 2014). "Meet the Married Comedians Who Share Their Private Life in a Podcast". Vice. Retrieved September 10, 2020.
  10. ^ Segura, Tom. "Bio-Tom Segura". Retrieved September 10, 2020.
  11. ^ "Comedy Spot: L.A. funny man hitting town". JournalStar. 2009-09-03. Retrieved 6 September 2013.
  12. ^ "Comedian Tom Segura to perform at Chumash Casino Resort". Retrieved 2020-08-11.
  13. ^ Wilson, PF (2009-10-12). "Comedy: Tom Segura". CityBeat. Archived from the original on 2009-10-15. Retrieved 6 September 2013.
  14. ^ "Comedy & Improv: Tom Segura". CityWeekly. 2011-03-04. Retrieved 6 September 2013.
  15. ^ "Tom Segura, Christina Pazsitzky Buy $6.7 Million L.A. Mansion". Variety. Retrieved September 10, 2020.
  16. ^ "NFL linebacker Cassius Marsh buys Tom Segura's home in Woodland Hills". Los Angeles Times. August 21, 2020. Retrieved September 10, 2020.
  17. ^ "Frank Advice (2010)". IMDb. Retrieved January 3, 2019.
  18. ^ "9 Inches (2013)". IMDb. Retrieved December 30, 2018.
  19. ^ "The People's Mayor". YouTube. Retrieved January 3, 2019.
  20. ^ "I Need You to Kill (2017) - Full Cast and Crew". IMDb. Retrieved November 13, 2018.
  21. ^ "Countdown (2019) - Full Cast and Crew". IMDb.
  22. ^ a b "Bio - Tom Segura". tomsegura.com. Retrieved January 3, 2019.
  23. ^ "Completely Normal". Netflix.
  24. ^ "Mostly Stories". Netflix.
  25. ^ Tom Segura [@tomsegura] (December 9, 2017). "January 12 on Netflix - Tom Segura: Disgraceful" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  26. ^ "Ball Hog". Netflix.
  27. ^ Russell, Stephanie (2007-07-06). "What's on Tonight". New York Times. Retrieved 6 September 2013.
  28. ^ "'COMEDY CENTRAL Presents' is Back! Featuring Today's Best and Brightest Stand-Up Talent, the 15th Season Premieres Friday, January 21 at 11:00 p.m.*". Ulitzer. 2010-12-15. Retrieved 6 September 2013.
  29. ^ Aronowitz, Louie (2011-06-21). "'Conan' recap - June 20". The Celebrity Cafe. Retrieved 6 September 2013.

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