Thomas James Renwick Machell was born on 17th May 1990 in Newcastle upon Tyne. He is 1/5 of parallel universe comedy troupe zazU. Tom began performing from a young age before joining Live Youth Theatre at the age of 11. Tom is also National Youth Theatre alumni. He holds a BA in Drama from Queen Mary, University of London as well a Diploma in Acting for Film from The New York Film Academy. Tom currently resides in London.