"Michael Thomas (Tom) Green" (born July 30, 1971) is a Canadian shock comic and television host who is currently hosting Tom Green Live.
Born in Pembroke, Ontario, Green grew up in suburban Ottawa. While attending Algonquin College he had a radio show on the University of Ottawa's campus radio station, CHUO, before getting his first series on an Ottawa community channel, Rogers Television. It was later picked up by Canada's Comedy Network. It was after his popularity in Canada that MTV gave Green his own show in the United States. He would later go on to write and star in full length Hollywood feature films.
In the early 1990s, Green had a short-lived career as a rapper in a group called Organized Rhyme. He came back in 2005 with his rap group, the Keeping it Real Crew. In late 2005, Tom released his first solo rap album, titled ''Prepare For Impact''. He has received offers from such rap artists as Spice 1 and Bushwick Bill of the Geto Boys to appear on his raps.
The show began as a cable access program on Rogers Cable in the Ottawa region. The show would later be picked up by Canada's Comedy Network. ''The Tom Green Show'' was a variety show format, where he ...