Tom Arnold: A Shining Star named in Hercules

Updated: May 30, 2024  Author: International Star Registry

Tom Arnold holding a sky map from International Star Registry

On September 20, 1985, someone decided to honor the talented actor and comedian, Thomas Duane Arnold, by naming a star after him through International Star Registry (ISR). This celestial tribute marked the beginning of a remarkable journey for Tom Arnold, both in his personal and professional life.

Link to Tom Arnold’s Wikipedia page

A Stellar Career

Born on March 6, 1959, in Ottumwa, Iowa, Tom Arnold rose to fame through his versatile acting career. He is perhaps best known for his role as Arnie Thomas on the iconic TV series “Roseanne,” alongside his ex-wife, Roseanne Barr. This role catapulted him into the spotlight and paved the way for a multitude of film appearances and television hosting gigs.

Tom Arnold’s filmography boasts an impressive array of movies, including “True Lies” (1994), “Nine Months” (1995), “Big Bully” (1996), “McHale’s Navy” (1997), “Animal Factory” (2000), “Cradle 2 the Grave” (2003), “Mr. 3000” (2004), “Happy Endings” (2005), “Pride” (2007), “The Great Buck Howard” (2008), and “Madea’s Witness Protection” (2011). His dynamic presence on the big screen further solidified his reputation as a talented entertainer.

Beyond acting, Tom Arnold graced the sports world as the host of “The Best Damn Sports Show Period” for four years. His witty humor and engaging personality made him a beloved figure among sports enthusiasts. Additionally, he made memorable appearances on the hit series “Sons of Anarchy,” showcasing his versatility as an actor.

A Star in the Constellation Hercules

The star named after Tom Arnold is situated in the Hercules constellation, precisely at the coordinates Hercules RA 17h 2m 59.00s D 48° 3′ 0.00″. The Hercules constellation is one of the largest and most prominent constellations in the northern hemisphere. It is often associated with the mythological hero Hercules, known for his incredible strength and legendary adventures.

International Star Registry: A Gift Beyond the Stars

Recording a star name through is a unique and heartfelt gesture that transcends earthly boundaries. Whether as a token of love on Valentine’s Day, a touching memorial gift, or a special surprise for Mother’s Day, naming a star is a timeless expression of affection and remembrance.

At International Star Registry, you can buy a star package tailored to your preferences, making it a perfect 80th birthday gift idea or a touching way to remember a loved one. Visit to explore the various options and create a personalized star-naming experience.

Don’t miss the opportunity to buy a star memorial and keep the memory of your loved ones alive in the night sky for generations to come.

In conclusion, Tom Arnold’s journey from a star on the screen to a star in the sky is a testament to his enduring legacy in the entertainment industry. His stellar career continues to shine brightly, just like the star named in his honor.


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