Steve Tom

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Steve Tom
Stephen Wilson Tom[1]

(1953-09-20) September 20, 1953 (age 69)
Years active1991–present

Stephen Wilson Tom (born September 20, 1953) is an American actor best known for hosting the HBO comedy series Funny or Die Presents.


He has guest-starred in a number of television series including Parks and Recreation, Major Crimes, Modern Family, How I Met Your Mother, Drake & Josh, ER, NYPD Blue, Sleeper Cell, Two and a Half Men, The King of Queens, Prison Break, The West Wing, The Spoils of Babylon, The Spoils Before Dying, among other television series. For two seasons, he was the critically acclaimed host of the HBO comedy series Funny or Die Presents.

He also appeared in the feature films Dumb and Dumber To, The Campaign, The Guilt Trip, Seven Pounds, First Daughter, Disney's The Kid, Pulse, Rendition and Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen.



Year Title Role Notes
1994 Law Enforcement Guide to Satanic Cults Narrator
1999 One Small Hero Senator Mann
2000 Disney's The Kid Lawyer Bruce
2000 G-Men from Hell Psychiatrist
2003 Confidence Hamilton-Tan
2004 First Daughter Senator Downer
2005 The L.A. Riot Spectacular News Anchor
2005 English as a Second Language Judge
2006 Pulse Male Newscaster #2
2007 Rendition Reception Guest
2008 Seven Pounds Bone Marrow Doctor
2011 Life of Lemon John Thompson
2011 Pig Doctor
2011 Rosewood Lane Glenn Forrester
2012 The Campaign Congressman
2012 The Guilt Trip OSH Executive
2013 iSteve Don Commodore
2014 Android Cop Chief Thompson
2014 Dumb and Dumber To Dr. Pinchelow
2016 Rules Don't Apply TV Newsman #2
2018 Trouble Is My Business Gavron Grozney
2018 Ghost Light Elliot Wadsworth


Year Title Role Notes
1991, 1992 Silk Stalkings Anchorman / T.V. Announcer 2 episodes
1992 Highway Heartbreaker John Willis Television film
1992 In the Deep Woods Master of Ceremonies
1992 Renegade Crenshaw Episode: "Eye of the Storm"
1994 Accidental Meeting Hallman Television film
1996 Night Stand with Dick Dietrick Warden Downey Jr. Episode: "Prison Babes"
1998 The Bold and the Beautiful Minister 2 episodes
1998 The Young and the Restless Ben Allen / Steve Allen
1998 The Drew Carey Show Captain Miller Episode: "Nicki's Wedding"
1999 Action Senator Episode: "Mr. Dragon Goes to Washington"
1999 Providence Dr. Bauer Episode: "Home for the Holidays"
2000 The Practice Leonard Stewart Episode: "Blowing Smoke"
2000 The Others Dr. Fine Episode: "Eyes"
2000 Gilmore Girls Irate Customer Episode: "The Lorelais' First Day At Chilton"
2001 Grounded for Life Business Man Episode: "Like a Virgin"
2001 Angel Stephen Mills Episode: "Offspring"
2001 Three Sisters Airplane Captain Episode: "Three Thanksgivings, One Turkey"
2001 Scrubs Narrator / Doctor Episode: "My Own Personal Jesus"
2002 Malcolm in the Middle Mr. Jacobson Episode: "Company Picnic: Part 1"
2002 The West Wing General Hodges Episode: "The Black Vera Wang"
2002 NYPD Blue Allen Walker Episode: "Better Laid Than Never: Part 1"
2003 The King of Queens Golf Marshal Episode: "Golden Moldy"
2003 Dragnet Grimes Episode: "For Whom the Whistle Blows"
2003 Threat Matrix News Anchorman Episode: "Natural Borne Killers"
2004 Summerland TV Preacher Episode: "Pilot"
2004 Arrested Development Board Member Episode: "The One Where Michael Leaves"
2004 ER Dr. MacPherson Episode: "Twas the Night"
2004 Boston Legal Martin Jeffries Episode: "A Greater Good"
2005 Las Vegas Bert Belinsky Episode: "Tainted Love"
2005 Desperate Housewives Judge Episode: "One Wonderful Day"
2005–2006 Commander in Chief Reporter Steve 6 episodes
2005, 2008 Two and a Half Men Minister 2 episodes
2006 Windfall Rodney Calhoun
2006 Drake & Josh Henry Doheny Episode: "The Great Doheny"
2006 Sleeper Cell DHS Under Secretary Episode: "Fitna"
2006 What About Brian Judge Payton Episode: "What About True Confessions?"
2007 Deal with It... Sherman Television film
2007 Weeds Col. Kors 2 episodes
2007 Curb Your Enthusiasm Board Member #4 Episode: "The N Word"
2007 Without a Trace Brad Harris Episode: "Claus and Effect"
2008 Shark Swarm Donald Grant Television film
2008 Finish Line Colin
2008–2009 Prison Break Stuart Tuxhorn 5 episodes
2009 Heroes Steve Episode: "A Clear and Present Danger"
2009 The Closer Judge Richwood Episode: "Identity Theft"
2009 Safety Geeks: SVI Mr. Giant Provisions 6 episodes
2010 Backyard Wedding Ben Blake Television film
2010 Melissa & Joey Arlan Tepper Episode: "Up Close & Personal"
2010 The Defenders Tom Harrison Episode: "Nevada v. Sen. Harper"
2010–2011 Funny or Die Presents Ed Halligan 22 episodes
2011 Too Big to Fail Chris Dodd Television film
2011 Keeping Up with the Randalls Boss
2011 How I Met Your Mother Kelly's Father Episode: "The Best Man"
2012 Modern Family Chip Episode: "Lifetime Supply"
2012 Drew Peterson: Untouchable Newspaper Editor Television film
2012 It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia Jameson Taft Episode: "Charlie and Dee Find Love"
2012–2016 Major Crimes Judge Craig Richwood 8 episodes
2013 NCIS: Los Angeles Roger Morgan Episode: "Purity"
2013 A Snow Globe Christmas Doc Wilson Television film
2014 The Spoils of Babylon General Maddoxton 4 episodes
2014 Sweet Surrender Doctor Gray Television film
2014 Parks and Recreation Principal Russell Episode: "Prom"
2015 The Spoils Before Dying Chip Donwelly 5 episodes
2015 Alesia: Ground Zero Orion 8 episodes
2016 Brooklyn Nine-Nine Kellan Heller Episodes: "Hostage Situation"
2016 Party Over Here Rod Morrison Episode: "Suffragettes"
2017 Trial & Error Anchor Episode: "The Case Gets Bigger"
2018 I Love You, America Scientist 1 Episode: "Steve Schmidt"
2019 NCIS George Ashley Green Episode: "Toil and Trouble"
2019 The Room Actors: Where Are They Now? Kyle's Dad Episode: "Take My Card"
2019–2020 Single Parents Guy McCormick 7 episodes


  1. ^ Texas Births, 1926-1995, Stephen Wilson Tom

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