Tom Eaton

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Tom Eaton
Born Los Angeles, California
Height 6' 1" (1.83 m)

Tom Eaton is a prop comic. He tours nationally in the U.S. with his "trunk o' junk", the trademark of his prop comedy. Eaton has performed his comedy act in over three countries and on two continents.

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Early life[edit]

Eaton was born in Orange County, California, on April 8, 1982. He is the son of Thomas Eaton Sr., a sandwich magnate from Wisconsin.[1] He began performing in junior high school theater, playing the role of Sancho Panza in the Spiro Agnew Junior High School production of Man of La Mancha.

Career[edit]

After briefly moving to Chicago where he honed his brand of prop comedy, he was tapped as a presenter for the 2002 Comedy Central Roast of Chevy Chase[2]

In 2004, Eaton was in early talks with ESPN2 to act as the sidekick for a late night sports variety show hosted by Scottie Pippen called Just Inside the Arc. ESPN opted to fill the time slot with World Series of Poker reruns.

Eaton was awarded the Don Knotts Memorial Award by the Greater San Bernardino, California, Key Club for his contributions to their 2006 "Suds and Duds" car wash–clothing drive. He is the second recipient of this award.

Eaton tours comedy clubs nationally in the U.S. He is also the voice of Emilio the Llama in the web cartoon Two for Tacos, which was released on the web in fall 2009.

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