Thomas Paul "Tom" Martin (born July 29, 1964, Chicago, Illinois) is an American television writer. He grew up in Southern California and attended Rolling Hills High School and Indio High School. He graduated from University of California, Irvine in 1987 with degrees in Economics and Political Science. While at UC Irvine he ran on the Track and Cross Country teams. He has written for Saturday Night Live (as a guest writer), The Simpsons, The Naked Truth, Just Shoot Me!, Still Standing, Clone High, and is a former standup comedian. He is currently the head writer on the animated PBS show "WordGirl".
The Simpsons episodes
Martin contributed writing to the following The Simpsons episodes:
The Muppets' Wizard of Oz
Martin adapted the film from the original novel.