Tom Eschelman is a stand-up comedian based in New York City where he is a regular performer at Gotham Comedy Club, Carolines on Broadway, and Comic Strip Live.
He was recently on Gotham All-Stars, earned Fourth Place in the Manhattan Comedy Festival, and has worked at comedy clubs throughout the United States and Canada.
Tom’s acting credits include regional theatre, national commercials, and recurring TV roles on The Young and the Restless and All My Children.
Tom grew up in the Los Angeles suburb of Claremont, where he raised his parents, two brothers, and two sisters.
An alumnus of UC Santa Barbara, he first worked in finance and then marketing before running off to the circus, er, Hollywood. His subsequent struggles through odd jobs, money challenges, and failed relationships have been his inspiration for comedy, while his singular career goal is to get his mother to stop saying, “You need to be more like Ellen DeGeneres.”