Paul Francis Tompkins is an American comedian, actor, and writer. He is known for his work in television on such programs as Mr. Show with Bob and David, Real Time with Bill Maher, and Best Week Ever, later renamed Best Week Ever with Paul F. Tompkins.
He is known for his numerous appearances on podcasts, including his 200-plus appearances on Comedy Bang! Bang! He has also been the host of the Fusion Channel talk show No, You Shut Up!, The Dead Authors Podcast, the online Made Man interview series Speakeasy with Paul F. Tompkins, the Earwolf podcast Spontaneanation with Paul F. Tompkins, and The Pod F. Tompkast, which was ranked #1 by Rolling Stone on their list of "The 10 Best Comedy Podcasts of the Moment" in 2011.
He is also a main cast member of the Superego podcast and was a regular player on Thrilling Adventure Hour podcast, which ended in 2015. Tompkins is the voice of Mr. Peanutbutter, an anthropomorphic yellow labrador, on the Netflix animated series BoJack Horseman. He has also appeared in drama films like There Will Be Blood and The Informant!
In December 2014, Paste named his Twitter one of "The 75 Best Twitter Accounts of 2014," ranking it at #70.
Tompkins is married to actress Janie Haddad Tompkins.