- Tommy Blacha
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August 25, 1962(age 46)
Writer Producer Voice Actor
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notableworks = "
Late Night with Conan O' Brien"
Da Ali G Show"
Tommy Blacha (born
August 25, 1962) is an Emmy-nominated American comedy writer, working for shows such as Da Ali G Showand Late Night with Conan O'Brien. Tommy is currently working on Metalocalypseas co-creator and writer with Brendon Small[http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0085116/] .
Tommy started as a local Chicago Comedy writer, where he met
Andy Richter. Andy eventually landed Tommy a job with the Conan O'Brien show in 1993. Tommy worked on the Conan O'Brien show until 1999 writing bit pieces and developing such characters as "Gaseous Wiener" and "PimpBot5000" [http://featuresblogs.chicagotribune.com/entertainment_tv/2006/05/conan_obrien_sp.html] .
After leaving the Conan O'Brien show, Tommy went on to work for WWE in 1999 as a Creative Director [http://thephoenix.com/article_ektid18997.aspx] . At WWE he helped come up with new plotlines and stories for the company. This role put him in bit parts for the fights themselves, where while playing a medic he once ended up getting slammed into a table by the wrestler Kane [http://synthesisradio.net/2006/10/09/metalocalypse-p2-july-2006/] .Tommy also participated in what was voted Monday Night RAW's worst moment, which was the delivery of Mae Young's hand baby.
During this time, Tommy was also doing work with
TV Funhouse, an animation short for Saturday Night Live. He was part of the writing team as well playing the voice part of Hank and Whiskers. Some sources also list Tommy Blacha as a Producer for TV FunHouse [http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0085116/] . While there he wrote and produced the infamous "Black Sabbath" cartoon and the Oprah-bashing "Stedman: Secret Agent" cartoon with Andy Breckman.
Tommy lived in Las Vegas for a short while in 2002 and 2003 where he was promoting mixed martial arts and pro wrestling events. He was also attempting to do this in Japan and Russia.
By 2004 Tommy Blacha moved onto new projects, becoming a writer on "Andy Richter Controls The Universe, the
Da Ali G Showand head writer for "Late World with Zach" and The Orlando Jones Show. During this time, he met Brendon Smalland began developing the concept for Metalocalypsewhich was picked up by Adult Swimin 2005 and was first aired in August 2006. In the show he voices the characters of Toki Wartooth, William Murderface, Dr. Rocksoand many others. He has written every episode of the show and directed the episodes " Dethstars" and " Dethgov".
Blacha has previously dated
Mary Lynn Rajskuband Kate Walsh.
Tommy Blacha currently resides in Hollywood, California.
Human Giant": Consultant Writer (2008-present)
Metalocalypse": Creator, Writer, Executive Producer ,Director (2006-present)
The Orlando Jones Show": Writer (2003)
Da Ali G Show": Writer (2003)
Andy Richter Controls the Universe": Writer, Story Editor (2002-2003)
Late World with Zach": Writer (2002)
TV Funhouse": Writer, Producer (2000-2001)
WWF Backlash": Producer (2000)
Late Night with Conan O' Brien": Writer (1993-1999)
*imdb name|id=0085116|name=Tommy Blacha
* [http://emusician.com/videos/interviews/blacha_metalocalypse/ Video interview with Tommy Blacha]
* [http://profile.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=user.viewprofile&friendID=479578 William Murderface's Myspace page run by Tommy Blacha]
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