Tommy Martin has been fortunate to work on projects with markets in the USA, India, & Germany.
He got his start as an extra, and used that opportunity to study what happens on a film set. He began taking improvisation and comedy writing classes at Second City training center in Chicago. While auditioning and experimenting with creating shorts out of improvised performance and editing, he developed an interest in creating content. Tommy has studied with Green Room Studios, Black Box Acting Studios, Sara Zalek, Fight Jam, Police Actor Training, and Second City Chicago to name a few.
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- Live Read Movie Mondays: The Princess Bride & National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation
- Wrapped filming on AN UNCOMMON GRACE for The Hallmark Channel
- Released MONSTERS ANONYMOUS with MHP (writer/producer/ actor)
- Wrapped DOUGHERTY ROW with MHP (Producer/ 1st AD)
- FIRST STRING holds premiere in Indiana (actor)
- Wrapped PLATOON OF POWER SQUADRON web series (actor)
- KLONDIKE photo shoot for Summer 2017 Social Media Campaign (actor)
- SELF-DEPORTATION accepted to numerous film festivals (actor)
- Award-Winning film BILLI & THEODORE (associate producer/ actor) is available now on Amazon and iTunes.
Screen credits and a detailed resume can be viewed at
Unique traits: PERFORMANCE: Improvisation, Voiceover, Stunts, Teleprompter, Firearms, Archery, Horseback Riding INSTRUMENTS: Drums/Percussion, Guitar, Piano, Singing ATHLETICS: Baseball, Basketball, Football, Swimming, Rollerskating, Ice Skating, Snowboarding, Yoga ACCENTS: American, Southern, Australian, British IMPERSONATIONS: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jim Carrey, Gollum/Smeagol, Herbert the Pervert, Mickey Mouse, Kermit the Frog, Cleveland, & more
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Film (Short, Comedy and Horror) Actor A group of failing monsters gather at a community center, revealing the real demons that torment them.
Other People's Heads
Film (Short and Comedy) Actor Set in a grotesquely decadent world, 12 legal officials are presiding over guillotine executions that go bizarrely wrong when the prisoners have an unexpected reaction to death. The officials have to then come to terms with the unbelievable horror they witness.
The Platoon of Power Squadron
Television (Comedy, Drama and Sci-Fi) Actor In a world where supernatural abilities are limited to comic books and the silver screen, four blue collar twenty-somethings are the only people with actual superpowers. A look at what it would really be like to have superpowers. No wacky super villains, no body armor, no campy fluorescent costumes or holy-anythings something-mans. Just four people trying to realize their full potential. It's hard enough making a living in your 20's, try and make a legacy.
Self-Deportation: The Untold Tale of a Marginal Woman
Film (Short and Drama) Actor Self-Deportation tells the story of an Asian American woman who crosses over into a surreal world after a series of strange encounters on the subway. Caught in an endless loop of subway cars and mysterious hallways, she becomes lost in the fantastical landscape of 'Real America' -- dreamlike environments populated by various American archetypes: a peppy cheerleader, a fast-talking politician, an heroic firefighter, etc. Her final act of 'self-deportation' -- both literal and figurative -- raises questions about our notions of home and belonging.
Film (Adventure, Mystery and Sci-Fi) Miscellaneous Crew Set in a futuristic dystopia where society is divided into five factions that each represent a different virtue, teenagers have to decide if they want to stay in their faction or switch to another - for the rest of their lives. Tris Prior makes a choice that surprises everyone. Then Tris and her fellow faction-members have to live through a highly competitive initiation process to live out the choice they have made. They must undergo extreme physical and intense psychological tests, that transform them all. But Tris has a secret that she is Divergent, which means she doesn't fit into any one group. If anyone knew, it would mean a certain death. As she discovers a growing conflict that threatens to unravel her seemingly peaceful society, this secret might help her save the people she loves... or it might destroy her. Written by anonymous
Film (Action, Crime and Thriller) Actor After his father committed suicide because he was not able to pay the loan to the Western Bank of Chicago, Sahir Khan, a circus owner, must take revenge by robbing the same branch several times. To take him down, Jai Dixit and Ali Akbar are sent from India. Written by Sameer Siddiqui
The Mob Doctor
Television (Crime, Drama, Mystery and Thriller) Actor A young thoracic surgeon becomes indebted to the South Chicago mafia and is forced to moonlight as a mob doctor, while also working full time at Chicago's most prominent hospital.
Film (Short, Horror and Thriller) Actor After graduating high school, Kate and some friends decide to celebrate. It quickly evolves from a small get together into a full blown party. Everything is going great and everyone's having a good time. Until one uninvited guest shows up. Giving party crashing a whole new meaning. Written by Anonymous
Film (Short and Comedy) Actor Have you ever known what not to wear on a first date? Or tried to give a kiss goodnight that became a slap in the face? Then let us be your guide through six easy and foolproof rules for becoming the ultimate ladies man.
The Chicago Code
Television (Action, Crime and Drama) Actor Series follows the vendetta between an honest (female) police superintendent, Teresa Colvin and a corrupt Alderman named Gibbons, as she tries to prove Gibbons has ties to some criminals. And at the center is Cole's point man Jarek Wysocki, probably the most honest cop in the Chicago PD, who tries to clean up the city as well. Written by email@example.com
Television (Comedy and Drama) Actor Meet the fabulously dysfunctional Gallagher family. Dad's a drunk, Mom split long ago, eldest daughter Fiona tries to hold the family together. Eldest son Philip (Lip) trades his physics tutoring skills for sexual favors from neighborhood girls. Middle son Ian is gay. Youngest daughter Debbie is stealing money from her UNICEF collection. Ten-year-old Carl is a budding sociopath and an arsonist, and toddler Liam is - well, he might actually be black, but nobody has a clue how. Written by Showtime Publicity
The Playboy Club
Television (Crime and Drama) Miscellaneous Crew Centers on the Bunnies and patrons of the original Playboy Club in 1960s Chicago.
Video (Comedy and Horror) Actor Beverly Lane follows a local metal company as they celebrate the retirement of their longtime boss with a "Coney Island" themed party. Bored & angry, the workers find themselves stuck with clowns, a magician, a mime, and one very sick barbershop singer. Then all hell breaks loose...literally! Stuck between zombies and a sideshow, the workers must learn to survive with each other or die trying. Written by Joshua Hull
My Bloody Wedding
Film (Comedy) Actor Doug, a dorky young mamma's boy, who is about to get married to his beautiful bride, Callista, when he notices a change come over her. He catches her sneaking around at night and lying to him, and she's begun to display flu-like symptoms. So naturally Doug thinks she caught a disease while cheating on him. In reality she has become possessed via an ancient stone and she's been eating his friends and family without him knowing. When the truth comes out Doug and his remaining groomsmen (his best friend, his robot, and a Luchador) must team up with a psychotic gardener to stop Callista and her demon-possessed bridesmaids before they kill everyone in sight. Written by Morgan Mead
Film (Comedy and Romance) Miscellaneous Crew A successful businessman meets the woman of his dreams, Amanda, only to discover she harbors a shocking little secret about her past.
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