Tommy Wiseau

Polish-born American director, actor, producer and screenwriter

Tommy Wiseau (/ˈwz/)[1] (born October 3, 1955) is a Polish-American[2] actor and filmmaker. He produced and directed The Room (2003). It has been described by many critics as "one of the worst movies ever made".[3]

Tommy Wiseau
Born (1955-10-03) October 3, 1955 (age 65)
OccupationActor, filmmaker
Years active2003–present
Notable work
The Room

Wiseau also directed the 2004 documentary Homeless in America and the 2015 sitcom The Neighbors.[4][5]


  1. "INTERNET SLUMBER PARTY WITH W. Kamau Bell LIVE - 8/22/12 (Full Ep)". August 22, 2012.
  2. "The Irresistible Mystery Of Tommy Wiseau". Huffington Post. January 29, 2016. Retrieved August 3, 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. Collis, Clark (2008-12-30). "'The Room': Worst movie ever? Don't tell that to its suddenly in-demand star". Retrieved 23 November 2009. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. "Shlocking encounter". Retrieved 2017-06-01. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. Tommy Wiseau: The Complete Interview(s), The Portland Mercury; accessed June 1, 2017.