Tom Papa is one of the co-hosts of National Geographic Channel's pop science series "Duck Quacks Don't Echo."

Tom Papa has more than 20 years' experience as a stand-up comedian and more recently has found success in film, television and radio, as well as on the live stage.

Papa will star in the series "More Time with Family" for CBS, which he will executive produce with Matt Damon and Ben Affleck. His second hour-long stand-up special, "Tom Papa: Freaked Out," which was directed by Rob Zombie, was recently released on Netflix and as a download. In May, Papa starred as Ray Arnett alongside Michael Douglas and Matt Damon in the HBO film "Behind the Candelabra," which won 11 Emmys, and he starred opposite Matt Damon in the Steven Soderbergh film "The Informant." Additional film credits include "Analyze That," opposite Robert DeNiro, "Comedian" and voiceover and writer credits in the DreamWorks animated feature "Bee Movie." In addition, he was heard opposite Paul Giamatti in the animated feature, "The Haunted World of El Super Beasto," as the voice of the title character.

On television, Papa recently hosted the NBC series "The Marriage Ref," which ran for two seasons; had a recurring role opposite Julia Louis-Dreyfus on the CBS series "The New Adventures of Old Christine"; and starred in his own NBC series, "Come to Papa." Papa is host of the hit Sirius/XM show "Come to Papa," a weekly, hour-long program featuring extended interviews with comedians including Mel Brooks, Ray Romano, Carl Reiner and Jerry Seinfeld. Papa is a regular guest on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," "Conan" and "The Late Show with David Letterman."

Papa opened his one-man show, "Only Human," to rave reviews at the prestigious Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal, and he continues to tour with Jerry Seinfeld.

Papa currently splits his time between Los Angeles and New York with his wife and family.

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Age: 48 years old
Birthday: November 10, 1968

'The Numbers Game' Reveals Secrets to Better Life — Premiering Monday, March 24, the new National Geographic Channel series reveals how science and statistics may hold the keys to a longer, wealthier, more exciting life. Read more...
'Brain Games' Season 2 Returns with Mind-Blowing Science — Premiering Monday, January 13, the sophomore run of the National Geographic series will now guess your age, giving you 15 seconds to make as many words as you can from the letters in "pay attention." Read more...
Michael Ian Black, Tom Papa and Seth Herzog to Co-Host 'Duck Quacks Don't Echo' — The new Nat Geo pop science series puts odd, unusual and fun hypotheses to the test with interactive, original and sometimes wacky experiments. Read more...

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