Tommy Dean

“Smarts, skill and wit” The Age  
“A consummate master of timing” Australian Stage      

Arizona-raised, now resident in Sydney for 16 years, American stand-up star Tommy Dean occupies the top echelons of Australia’s headline comedy artists.

Tommy’s astute, clean, observational comedic style consistently make him a standout winner with theatre audiences, corporate clients, Festival producers, TV and radio shows alike.

With pin sharp banter, genial manner, and vast stock of broad appeal hilarious routines interweaving the foibles of his adopted home country with the dark reality of his home country, Tommy never fails to connect with and impress any audience.

“Tommy Dean is awesome” Foxtel

Tommy’s impressive CV of media appearances includes Spicks and Specks, Good News Week, Stand Up Australia, Rove Live, Joker Poker, Sunrise, The Today Show and The Sideshow. Our adopted American Tommy has lived in Sydney long enough to carve out a career that has him consistently booked as the go-to crowd warm-up for “smart” TV shows- including the very popular Q and A, Gruen Planet, Gruen Transfer and Tractor Monkeys.  

If you haven’t heard how good a comedian this big American with the rock god long hair and booming deep voice is or you can’t put a name to funny American you saw on that panel show then check out Tommy’s videos here. Tommy can also be heard regularly on ABC 702 radio.

Media Credits

  • ABC 702 Radio
  • Spicks and Specks
  • The Morning Show with Larry Emdur
  • Gruen Transfer
  • Rove Live
  • Joker Poker
  • Sunrise Seven
  • The Today Show
  • Headliners
  • Mouthing Off
  • Stand Up Australia
  • Good News Week
  • The Fat
“We had a wonderful Ball on the weekend and it was fabulous to have Tommy as part of the night. There was much laughter and smiles around the room during his performance and I had so much positive feedback from guests on his great humour and stories.”  Garvan Institute
“Tommy was an absolute crack up and really well received!”  The Event Experts
“Tommy presented a great performance for us. The audience loved his humour even when he pulled fun at us.  He certainly did some research on our organisation to pull this off! A very enjoyable part of the evening which contributed to the many congratulatory emails we received the next week!” Rail Track
“Tommy was great and the crowd loved him!” NSW Teacher’s Federation