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(Actor, Comic Writer)

Relationship Facts of Tom Basden

Tom Basden is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

Is Tom Basden married?

Tom Basden’s relationship status is not identified. There was a rumor of him getting married to actress Rebecca Humphries. However, the news is not confirmed yet.

Who is Tom Basden?

Tom Basden is a British four-man sketch ensemble called Cowards, an actor, and comic writer. He is mostly known for his work in Plebs, After Life (2019), and Quacks (2017).

Tom Basden- Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Education

Tom was born on November 30, 1980, in Sutton, England. As of 2022, his age is 41 years old. In terms of nationality, he holds a British identity. No information regarding his family members or siblings has been disclosed.

His birth name is Thomas William Basden.


He enrolled at King’s College School, an independent school for boys in Wimbledon in South West London, where he was in the same graduating class as fellow actors Khalid Abdalla and Ben Barnes.

Tom Basden- Professional Life, Careers

Tom is an actor and comedy writer. He mostly performs and writes for two-man shows with fellow Cowards member Tim Key. Tom has written and performed regularly for comedy series on the BBC and Channel 4.

In 2007, he starred with Tim Key in a short film The One and Only Herb McGwyer Plays Wallis Island. This movie won the UK Film Council Kodak Award for Best British Short Film.

Also, he made an appearance as the resident musician for the second series of the BBC Radio 4 comedy show Mark Watson Makes the World Substantially Better, replacing Tim Minchin.

In November 2009, he made a guest appearance on the BBC Two Comedy show Never Mind the Buzzcocks. He played the lead role of Matt in the Netflix comedy series After Life.

In 2022, he wrote and appeared in a BBC sitcom Here We Go, and later starred as Mr. Short in Netflix’s young adult sci-fi series The Last Bus 2022.

As a Writer

Tom created There Is a War in 2011 for the National Theatre’s Double Feature, starring himself and Phoebe Fox.

He received a nomination for the 2012 BAFTA Craft Awards Break-Through Talent Award for his co-writing on the Chanel 4 sitcom Fresh Meat.

Tom Basden- Net worth, Salary

As an actor and comedy writer, he has earned a hefty sum of money from his career.

Tom has an estimated net worth of $3 million$5 million, whereas his exact salary and earnings are still under review.

Tom Basden- Rumors, Controversy

Owing to his long professional career, Basden has stayed away from unwanted scandals and controversy. He has maintained a clean profile to the public as of now.

Body Features- Height, Weight

Tom stands tall at an average height of 6 feet and weighs around 70kgs.

He has a pair of blue eyes and light-colored brown hair. Moreover, he has a black beard.

Social Media

Basden is active on Instagram with 4.1k followers under the username @tom.basden. Whereas, he is not seen much active on other social networking sites like Twitter, and Facebook.


  • As of 2022, his age is 41 years old.
  • Taurus is his Zodiac sign.


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