Tommy Walker is a rising actor who's worked in film, television, and music! Tommy's film and television credits include "The Producers," "The Manchurian Candidate," "School of Rock," MTV's "Gamekillers," "All My Children," and "Rescue Me." He has also been featured in commercials for: Fuse, MTV, Comedy Central, McDonalds, Pizza Hut, AXE Dry.
On stage, Tommy delighted theatre goers in "Bus Stop," "Evil Dead: The Musical," "The Seagull," "The Heroics," and "Titanic." Tommy is the lead singer for NYC rock band SWEET FIX.
Currently, Tommy is dazzling audiences along with Christine Pedi, Christina Bianco, Michael West, and Susan Mosher in the Off-Broadway smash hit musical comedy "NEWSical the Musical" at Theatre Row's Kirk Theatre (410 West 42nd Street, between 9th & 10th Ave). Written by Rick Crom and produced by Tom D'Angora "NEWSical the Musical" present various skits spoofing politics, celebrities, and current events. Always up-to-date, "NEWSical the Musical" is the perfect show to laugh your troubles away! Click here for tickets and follow "NEWSical the Musical" on Facebook and Twitter!
1. Who or what inspired you to become a performer? IT'S ALWAYS BEEN THERE INSIDE ME NOT TO MENTION MY LOVE FOR STUDYING FILMS AS A TEEN OVER AND OVER.
2. Who haven't you worked with that you would like to? SYLVESTER STALLONE & RICHARD DONNER.
3. What attracted to you to "NEWSical the Musical"? I HEARD IT WAS ALL SKETCH AND IMPRESSION RELATED. NO BRAINER FOR ME.
4. What do you hope audiences come away with after seeing the show? I HOPE AUDIENCES LEAVE OUR SHOW WITH A SMILE ON THEIR FACE AND A BETTER DAY THAN WHAT THEY CAME IN HAVING.
5. What have you enjoyed most about being part of this show? I'VE ENJOYED WORKING WITH MY CASTMATES MOST IN MY EXPERIENCE AT THIS SHOW.
6. Which skits/personalities do you like performing most? I ENJOY PERFORMING MAYOR MICHAEL BLOOMBERG MOST.
7. What do you like best about the rotating cast of guest stars? Who would you like to have as a guest star? WITH THE ROTATING CAST OF GUEST STARS, I LIKE THE FRESH ENTHUSIASM THEY BRING TO THE SHOW. I'D LOVE TO HAVE STEVE CARELL IN THIS.
8. What do you get from your theatrical work that you don't get from you television/film work? THE UNKNOWN VARIABLE IS THE COOLEST FACTOR IN PERFORMING LIVE ONSTAGE.
9. What have you learned about yourself from being a performer? FROM BEING A PART OF THIS SHOW, AS A PERFORMER, I'VE LEARNED THAT I'M CAPABLE OF EVEN MORE AS AN IMPERSONATOR AND THOUGH I'M ALREADY INSANELY FAST AT LEARNING LINES, I'M FASTER THAN EVER AT IT NOW.
10. What's the best advice you've ever received? THE BEST PIECE OF ADVICE I'VE EVER RECEIVED IS TO "DREAM OUT LOUD" - FROM BONO.
11. If you could dream about anyone while you sleep, who would it be? ....IF I WERE TO DREAM ABOUT ANYONE WHILE I SLEEP IT'D BE MY WIFE, AND THAT'S NOT BECAUSE SHE TOLD ME I SHOULD SAY THAT. I GENUINELY MEAN IT.
12. Favorite way to spend your day off? DOING VERY LITTLE. WORKING OUT, CATCHING UP ON FAV TV SHOWS, EATING WHATEVER I WANT, SIMPLY RELAXING AT HOME, ANSWERING NO PHONE CALLS.
13. Favorite way to stay in shape? CRANKING WEIGHTS 6 DAYS A WEEK.
14. Boxers or Briefs? PERSONAL.
15. If you could have any super power, which one would you choose? WOLVERINE'S HEALING FACTOR. I COULD STOP CRIMES, TAKE BULLETS, GET STABBED ETC, AND I'D HEAL UP IN MINUTES, PLUS IT SLOWS THE AGING PROCESS!