Tom Flanigan

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Tom Flanigan is an American actor, writer and comedian.

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Flanigan grew up in Eden, NY, south of Buffalo in western New York state. He attended the University of Iowa where he majored in Biomedical Engineering[1] and was a member, director, and producer of the improvisational comedy troupe IC Improvs. Flanigan graduated with a B.S. in 1996 and moved to Chicago,[2] where he was employed by Andersen Consulting. He attended classes at The Second City and was later hired as a member of the Training Center faculty.[3]

In 1998, Flanigan (with Ronnie Feldman and Matt Hovde) co-founded Galileo Players, a sketch comedy troupe inspired by science.[4]

Between 2008 and 2010, as a member of The Second City e.t.c. ensemble, Flanigan helped create[5] the revues "Campaign Supernova",[6] "Brother, Can You Spare Some Change?",[7] "Studs Terkel's Not Working",[8] and "The Absolute Best Friggin' Time of Your Life"[9]

Flanigan was hired as a writer for Season 36 of Saturday Night Live in August 2010.[10]

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