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Tom Wayland

Actor and Director

Tom Wayland

Tom Wayland Tom Wayland is a graduate of New York University's Tisch School of the Arts with a degree in acting. Tom got his start performing in various theatrical productions ranging from “Hamlet”, to “Jesus Christ Superstar”, to “Stomp”. After a stint as a rock star roaming the East Coast's rock clubs, Tom ran out of money and had to get a job – and thus began what is now a 10-year career in the anime/animation industry.

Tom has produced and/or directed hundreds of anime programs such as “Now & Then, Here & There”, “Revolutionary Girl Utena”, "Alien Nine", "The World of Narue", "Ichi the Killer", "Mew Mew Power", "Magical Do Re Mi", “GI Joe Sigma Six”, and currently serves as the voice director on the hit series “Pokemon”. Tom is also a very busy voice actor having appeared in over 100 titles including "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" as Jammerhead, "GI Joe Sigma Six" as Stormshadow, “Pokemon” as Reggie, Sho, and numerous creatures, “Yugi-oh 5Ds” as Nervin, “Three Delivery”, “Yugi-oh GX”, “Chaotic”, "Magical Do Re Mi", "One Piece", “Mew Mew Power”, "Knight Hunters", “Genshiken”, “Kujibiki”, "Gokusen", and most recently Kakuton in “Ikki Tousen” and the title role of Arceus in the latest Pokemon Movie “Arceus and the Jewel of Life”. Tom’s work can also be seen or heard on various TV commercials, audiobook projects, and feature films including the hit of the 2009 Sundance Film Festival – “Dead Snow”.