Tom Waits

Tom Waits

American singer-songwriter and actor
A neo-beatnik songwriter who grew weirder and wilder in the '80s, earning a cult following that only grew larger as the years passed.
BornDecember 7, 1949
HometownPomona, California, United States of America
Net worth$25 million
Height6'0" (1.83m)
SpouseKathleen Brennan (m 1980 - present)
ChildrenKellesimone Waits , Sullivan Waits , Casey Xavier Waits
ParentsAlma Fern McMurray , Jesse Frank Waits
Profile

Photos

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Top Stories

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Videos

Listen: Adele's Hello Compared To Tom Waits' Martha

Fans of American singer Tom Waits have compared Adele's new hit single to his song Martha from 1973.
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MOVIES & TV SHOWS

Licorice Pizza
Licorice Pizza
R
2h 13min
2021
Ultra City Smiths
Ultra City Smiths
2021
Tom Waits: Under the Influence
Tom Waits: Under the Influence
2h 22min
2010
Bearskin: An Urban Fairytale
Bearskin: An Urban Fairytale
1h 35min
1990
Cold Feet
Cold Feet
R
1h 34min
1989
Ironweed
Ironweed
R
2h 23min
1987
Candy Mountain
Candy Mountain
R
1h 31min
1975
Down by Law
Down by Law
R
1h 47min
1986
Big Time
Big Time
PG
1h 27min
1929
Tom Waits -- Under Review: 1983-2006
Tom Waits -- Under Review: 1983-2006

Albums

Storytellers
Storytellers
2019
Real Gone in Amsterdam
Real Gone in Amsterdam
2019
New York 1979
New York 1979
2019
Archives
Archives
2019
Brawlers
Brawlers
2018
Bastards
Bastards
2018
Bawlers
Bawlers
2018
Under the Bridge
Under the Bridge
2018
Under the Covers
Under the Covers
2017
Complete KFPK Folkscene Broadcasts
Complete KFPK Folkscene Broadcasts
2017
Standing on the Corner
Standing on the Corner
2017
On the Line in '89 [Box]
On the Line in '89 [Box]
2016
Paradise Theater, Boston MA, WBCM FM
Paradise Theater, Boston MA, WBCM FM
2016
1977 Performance Review
1977 Performance Review
2016
Fumblin' on the Radio
Fumblin' on the Radio
2015
Night on Earth
Night on Earth
2015
Transmission Impossible
Transmission Impossible
2015
Nighthawks on the Radio: KNEW-FM Broadcast, December 8, 1976
Nighthawks on the Radio: KNEW-FM Broadcast, December 8, 1976
2014
Small Affair in Ohio: Angora Ballroom, Cleveland 1977
Small Affair in Ohio: Angora Ballroom, Cleveland 1977
2014
My Father's Place
My Father's Place
2013
Bad as Me
Bad as Me
2011
'Round Midnight: The Minneapolis Broadcast 1975
'Round Midnight: The Minneapolis Broadcast 1975
2011
Back in the Crowd
Back in the Crowd
2011
Glitter and Doom Live
Glitter and Doom Live
2009
Document
Document
2009
Romeo Bleeding: Live from Austin [DVD]
Romeo Bleeding: Live from Austin [DVD]
2009
Romeo Bleeding: Live from Austin
Romeo Bleeding: Live from Austin
2009
Live in Concert 1977
Live in Concert 1977
2008
Burma Shave
Burma Shave
2007
Long Way Home
Long Way Home
2007