57 Facts About Tommy Wiseau

1. Tommy Wiseau supposedly gained the nickname "The Birdman" for his unique bird toys, which were only popular in Europe at the time; this led him to legally change his name to Thomas Pierre Wiseau, "taking the French word for 'bird', oiseau, and swapping out the O for the W of his birth name".

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2. Tommy Wiseau will next helm and star in a giant shark movie set in New Orleans, appropriately titled Big Shark.

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3. Tommy Wiseau broke the news about the movie at a recent screening of THE ROOM where he shared a teaser trailer for the movie.

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4. Tommy Wiseau supposedly gained the nickname "The Birdman" for his unique bird toys, which were only popular in Europe at the time; this led him to legally change his name to Thomas Pierre Wiseau, "taking the French word for 'bird', oiseau, and swapping out the O for the W of his birth name".

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5. Tommy Wiseau would of used it up on a rambling off the wall speech.

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6. Tommy Wiseau supposedly gained the nickname "The Birdman" for his unique bird toys, which were only popular in Europe at the time; this led him to legally change his name to Thomas Pierre Wiseau, "taking the French word for 'bird', oiseau, and swapping out the O for the W of his birth name".

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7. Tommy Wiseau supposedly gained the nickname "The Birdman" for his unique bird toys, which were only popular in Europe at the time; this led him to legally change his name to Thomas Pierre Wiseau, "taking the French word for 'bird', oiseau, and swapping out the O for the W of his birth name".

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8. Tommy Wiseau supposedly gained the nickname "The Birdman" for his unique bird toys, which were only popular in Europe at the time; this led him to legally change his name to Thomas Pierre Wiseau, "taking the French word for 'bird', oiseau, and swapping out the O for the W of his birth name".

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9. Tommy Wiseau supposedly gained the nickname "The Birdman" for his unique bird toys, which were only popular in Europe at the time; this led him to legally change his name to Thomas Pierre Wiseau, "taking the French word for 'bird', oiseau, and swapping out the O for the W of his birth name".

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10. Tommy Wiseau plans to do a post conversion 3D with this film.

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11. Tommy Wiseau assured audiences that Steven will be back, only this time played by Razzie Winner for Worst Actor of 92, 95, and 96 as well as nominee for the century, Pauly Shore.

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12. Tommy Wiseau supposedly gained the nickname "The Birdman" for his unique bird toys, which were only popular in Europe at the time; this led him to legally change his name to Thomas Pierre Wiseau, "taking the French word for 'bird', oiseau, and swapping out the O for the W of his birth name".

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13. Tommy Wiseau supposedly gained the nickname "The Birdman" for his unique bird toys, which were only popular in Europe at the time; this led him to legally change his name to Thomas Pierre Wiseau, "taking the French word for 'bird', oiseau, and swapping out the O for the W of his birth name".

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14. Tommy Wiseau was featured as the villain Linton Kitano in Samurai Cop 2: Deadly Vengeance, the sequel to the cult classic Samurai Cop.

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15. Tommy Wiseau was apparently enrolled in Chase's program around 1994.

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16. Tommy Wiseau eventually purchased and rented out large retail spaces in and around San Francisco and Los Angeles, making him independently wealthy.

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17. Tommy Wiseau supposedly gained the nickname "The Birdman" for his bird toys, which were only popular in Europe at the time; this led him to legally change his name when he became a US citizen to Thomas Pierre Wiseau, taking the French word for "bird" and replacing the O with the W of his birth name.

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18. Tommy Wiseau directed the 2004 documentary Homeless in America and created the 2015 sitcom The Neighbors.

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19. Tommy Wiseau kicked Wooton off the set after Wooton jokingly alluded to using production funds to buy instant lotto tickets.

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20. Tommy Wiseau claims he made his fortune from selling denim and leather jackets via the clothing brand Street Fashions USA, but according to Greg many people thought he actually achieved this through criminal means.

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21. Tommy Wiseau has worked in the movies which include The Room, Bump, Cold Moon, The Disaster Artist, and much more.

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22. Tommy Wiseau prefers to keep his personal life details private.

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23. Tommy Wiseau is a director, screenwriter, producer, and actor based in the United States.

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24. In the end, Tommy Wiseau found they were right and that he'd wasted a small fortune on unusable film.

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25. Tommy Wiseau states that he is greatly influenced by the films 'The Guns of Navarone' and 'Citizen Kane', specifically the actors James Dean and Marlon Brando.

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26. Tommy Wiseau speaks French fluently, thanks to his time spent living in France as a youth.

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27. Tommy Wiseau spent some time living in France before immigrating to America, working as a dishwasher and adopting the name of "Pierre".

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28. Tommy Wiseau is an actor and filmmaker best known for his work directing the cult classic movie 'The Room', as well as the television series 'The Neighbors'.

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29. Tommy Wiseau is a director, screenwriter, producer and actor.

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30. Tommy Wiseau explained Denny's strange behavior by saying that he has a kind of mental disorder, a fact that was apparently not explained to Philip Haldiman.

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31. Tommy Wiseau insists that he's from America despite his strange accent.

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32. Tommy Wiseau reprised his role of Johnny and was joined by Sestero playing the role of Mark.

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33. Tommy Wiseau announced plans in April 2011 for a 3D version of The Room, scanned from the 35mm negative.

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34. Tommy Wiseau fails to answer several of the questions, instead offering non sequiturs.

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35. Tommy Wiseau dismissed adding any reference to Mark's past to the script.

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36. The film employed over 400 people, and Tommy Wiseau is credited as an actor, writer, producer, director, and executive producer.

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37. Tommy Wiseau has been secretive about how he obtained funding for the project, but told Entertainment Weekly that he made some of the money by importing leather jackets from Korea.

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38. Tommy Wiseau originally wrote The Room as a play in 2001.

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39. Tommy Wiseau is a familiar face to people in Southern California because he paid to have a billboard of himself promoting The Room for five years.

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40. Tommy Wiseau crashes major award show speeches, hobnobs with Kris Jenner and serves as an unlikely muse for James Franco, who turned in a Golden Globe-winning performance as Wiseau in The Disaster Artist.

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41. Tommy Wiseau co-starred with Greg Sestero in the comedy-thriller, Best iends (2018).

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42. Tommy Wiseau was born Piotr Wieczorkiewicz on October 3, 1955 in Poznan, Poland.

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43. In 2011, Tommy Wiseau starred in a YouTube web series called Tommy Explains it All, in which he explained his views on various topics ranging from Citizen Kane to the art of kissing.

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44. In 2010, Tommy Wiseau acted in a short film entitled The House That Drips Blood on Alex, a parody horror film written and produced by sketch comedy group Studio8.

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45. Tommy Wiseau recently announced that his next film will be entitled Scary Love.

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46. Tommy Wiseau is the heart and soul of this film, not Greg.

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47. Tommy Wiseau remains private about the details of his personal and family life.

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48. In 2011, Tommy Wiseau starred in a YouTube web series, Tommy Explains it All, in which he explained his views on various topics ranging from Citizen Kane to the art of kissing.

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49. Tommy Wiseau kicked Wootton off the set after Wootton jokingly alluded to using production funds to buy instant lotto tickets.

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50. In 2008, Tommy Wiseau produced and appeared in the pilot episode of a television series called The Neighbors.

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51. In March 2015, Tommy Wiseau stated in a Reddit "ask me anything" thread that he had commenced work on a new project named The Foreclosure.

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52. In 2004, Tommy Wiseau produced and appeared in a short documentary, Homeless in America.

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53. Tommy Wiseau makes a cameo appearance in a post-credits scene as Henry.

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54. Tommy Wiseau approved of the choice, as well as that of Dave Franco as Sestero.

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55. Tommy Wiseau has stated that he has been influenced by the films The Guns of Navarone and Citizen Kane, and specifically the actors James Dean and Marlon Brando.

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56. Around this time, Tommy Wiseau claims to have obtained a degree in psychology from Laney Community College in Oakland, asserting that he had graduated on the honor roll.

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57. Tommy Wiseau confirmed publicly for the first time in November 2017 that he is originally from Europe: "Long story short, I grew up in Europe a long time ago, but I'm American and very proud of it.

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