Tom Bergeron

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Quotes (15)

  • Tom: (about the high school newsletter he was editor-in-chief of) I tried to steer the student newspaper toward more pertinent information instead of the usual gossip and bull.

  • Tom: Treat me like a bulls-eye with pants.

  • Tom: Some people come in and really freak. There's movement everywhere, even a dancing housekeeper!

  • Tom: (about John O'Hurley on Dancing with the Stars) Right now John's heart is running faster then a concierge from Russell Crowe.

  • Tom: (to the television audiances on Dancing with the Stars) We advise you to use your calls wisely, because, you know, the White House is listening.

  • Tom: (about America's Funniest Home Videos) When you're looking at nuclear Armageddon and global warming, a good crotch hit is like a cool breeze on a hot summer day.

  • Tom: I did and we had a ball and it just took off from there. I thought from afar, 'Oh shoot this is probably going to be a good show now. She's got some clout. She's got star power and can raise the bar for the whole show.'

  • Tom: I'm responsible for what I am and what I want to be. I'm not trying to live by another's standards.

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Trivia (17)

  • In 2012,Tom won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program in his work on Dancing with the Stars.

  • In 2007, Tom was inducted into the Massachusetts Broadcasters' Hall of Fame.

  • In 2006 Tom hosted two sneak peek specials for ABC called ABC Sneak Peaks: The Dramas and ABC Sneak Peaks: Comedy & Reality.

  • Tom has 2 daughters.

  • Even though Tom wasn't in the 2005 documentary/comedy called The Aristocrats, he is credited with very special thanks.

  • In 2001 Tom did television commercials for Jordan's Furniture.

  • In 1980 Tom hosted the Massachusetts State Lottery Drawings.

  • Tom co-hosted with Jerry Lewis on his "Jerry Lewis Muscular Dystrophy Association" Telethon in 2005 and the following Year Tom was elected as national vice president of that association.

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