You may remember Tom Wilson as jackass Biff Tannen from the Back to the Future movies. But these days, the actor and comedian spends a great deal of time strumming a guitar and telling stories onstage. Its an autobiographical act, so I dont go way out on tangents, he says. Its also a familiar routine to anyone whos caught his performances over the past few years. Still, fans will pick up some new jokes here and there. Its sort of like Ive built a big house, says Wilson. I make additions and I remodel the kitchen, but its the same basic house.
Wilson still appears in movies and on TV. In addition to voice-over work for SpongeBob SquarePants, he plays a recurring role on Ghost Whisperer. He also was coach Ben Fredricks on the beloved cult-show Freaks and Geeks. It never ceases to amaze me that a show that did, like, 18 episodes generates so much recognition, he says. Now people yell Coach Fredricks! at the airport, rather than Hey, butthead!
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