Tom Papa is an American comedian, actor and television host known for his many TV and film appearances, including hosting the comedy game show The Marriage Ref, since 2010.
Papa was personally chosen by Jerry Seinfeld to serve as host of The Marriage Ref, and has toured with him since 2002.
As a seasoned stand-up comedian, Papa has starred in three stand-up specials on Comedy Central. A familiar face to late night television, Papa has more than 10 appearances on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno and is also a frequent guest on Late Night with Conan O'Brien and Late Show with David Letterman.
As an actor, Papa starred opposite Matt Damon in the Steven Soderbergh film, The Informant, and opposite Paul Giamatti in the animated feature, The Haunted World of El Super Beasto, as the voice of the title character.
He had a voiceover role on the DreamWorks animated feature Bee Movie and also served as a writer on the project. Among his other big screen credits are the films Analyze That opposite Robert DeNiro, and Comedian.
On television in 2008, Papa had a recurring role opposite Julia Louis-Dreyfus on the sitcom The New Adventures of Old Christine.
Papa opened his one-man show, Only Human, to rave reviews at the prestigious Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal, and he continues to tour with Jerry Seinfeld.
Papa currently splits his time between Los Angeles and New York with his wife and family.