Thomas "TomSka" Ridgewell is, along with Matt Hargreaves, one of Edd Gould's best friends both in real life and in Eddsworld. Ridgewell voices Tom in Eddsworld and has appeared in the series since 2004.After the death of Edd Gould on 25th March 2012, Ridgewell announced on 1st April 2012 via a Vokle session that he has taken charge of Eddsworld (becoming the lead writer, director, and producer), as per Gould's request to keep it going.