Tommy enrolled as the first African American Theatre Arts major at Texas A&M University where he was mentored by Pulitzer Prize winner, Charles Gordone. Tommy later enhanced his stage skills with The Royal Shakespeare Company of London, where he gained the skill and... Read More »Mr. Thomas W. Miles II, a native of Houston Texas, better known as "Nephew Tommy" on the number one syndicated rated radio show, The Steve Harvey Morning Show. There's more to Tommy than radio talk, he's an actor, writer, comedian, and entrepreneur. Before launching his career as a radio personality, he was chosen as the exclusive opening act to tour with the legendary Luther Vandross for three years. Vandross stated, "I had the choice of hundreds of comics to choose from but in the end I chose Thomas Miles. His skill as an actor and comedian fits in perfectly with the classy and entertaining show I believe in presenting." Tommy credits Mr. Vandross for giving him a lifetime experience that he'll forever cherish.
Tommy enrolled as the first African American Theatre Arts major at Texas A&M University where he was mentored by Pulitzer Prize winner, Charles Gordone. Tommy later enhanced his stage skills with The Royal Shakespeare Company of London, where he gained the skill and knowledge of being on stage. He contributes his success as an actor and comedian to his theatre background. As an actor he's made special guest appearances on such television shows as Sister Sister and The Parkers. His feature films include Thug Life, 4 Deep and Fifth Ward. Tommy has also appeared on Showtime at the Apollo, and Black Entertainment Television's (BET) Comic View.
Tommy has written and is currently preparing for his stage play "Where's Papa Ray's Money?" to start touring January 2008. This play depicts how family deals with death, greed and the love of money. Since the release of his CD titled "Nephew Tommy's Prank Phone Calls" volume 1, the CD became an instant hit among the many listeners and a #1 seller across the country.
Tommy has built a following as a stand-up comic and his shows are selling out in venues across the country. It's not unusual for promoters to request that Tommy make a return performance. He's currently touring across the country and selling out his comedy shows from city to city. When he's not on the radio or touring he enjoys playing golf and running in local marathons. Tommy's comedy and interesting views on life can always be heard on The Steve Harvey Morning Show weekdays on WBLS radio station in New York. The show is syndicated by Premiere Radio Networks and airs nationally Monday through Friday from 6a.m. to 10a.m. EST. The show is heard in over 60 markets across the United States.
Tommy will continue touring the country with his comedy act, stage plays and entertaining other with his unique style of acting by taking on more television and film roles. His motto is: "Stand and Deliver".