Biography

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Richard Earl Thomas (born June 13, 1951 height 5' 8½" (1,74 m)) is an American actor, best known as budding author John-Boy Walton in the CBS drama The Waltons. During his career, Thomas won an Emmy Award, and received nominations for another Emmy Award and two Golden Globe Awards.

During his career, Thomas won an Emmy Award, and received nominations for another Emmy Award and two Golden Globe Awards.Thomas was born in Manhattan, the son of Barbara (née Fallis) and Richard S. Thomas, in 1951. His parents were dancers with the New York City Ballet and owned the New York School of Ballet. He attended The Allen Stevenson School and the McBurney School in Manhattan. Thomas was seven when he made his Broadway debut in Sunrise at Campobello (1958) playing John Roosevelt, son of future U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Richard Earl Thomas (born June 13, 1951 height 5' 8½" (1,74 m)) is an American actor, best known as budding author John-Boy Walton in the CBS drama The Waltons. During his career, Thomas won an Emmy Award, and received nominations for another Emmy Award and two Golden Globe Awards.

During his career, Thomas won an Emmy Award, and received nominations for another Emmy Award and two Golden Globe Awards.Thomas was born in Manhattan, the son of Barbara (née Fallis) and Richard S. Thomas, in 1951. His parents were dancers with the New York City Ballet and owned the New York School of Ballet. He attended The Allen Stevenson School and the McBurney School in Manhattan. Thomas was seven when he made his Broadway debut in Sunrise at Campobello (1958) playing John Roosevelt, son of future U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 85

Birthday 1951-06-13

Place of Birth Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA

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Also Known As

  • Richard E. Thomas
  • Richard Earl Thomas

Acting TV ShowsMovies

Beyond a Reasonable Doubt: Making '12 Angry Men' as Himself
Crash Landing
2018 Every Act of Life as Himself
2018 Pennywise: The Story of IT as Himself
2013 The Americans (75 episodes) as Frank Gaad
2012 Elementary (1 episode) as Mitch Barrett
2011 Time After Time
2010 Blue Bloods (1 episode) as Richard Walters
2010 Rizzoli & Isles (1 episode) as Prof. Dwayne Kravitz
2009 White Collar (1 episode) as William Wolcott
2009 The Good Wife (1 episode) as Ed Pratt
2009 Taking Woodstock as Don
2008 The Lazarus Project as Cop #2
2006 Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King (1 episode) as Howard Cottrell
2006 Wild Hearts as Bob
2005 Annie's Point as Richard Eason
2004 The Tony Danza Show (1 episode)
2004 Century City (1 episode)
2002 Anna's Dream as Rod Morgan
2002 Just Cause (22 episodes)
2002 Beyond the Prairie, Part 2: The True Story of Laura Ingalls Wilder Continues as Charles Ingalls
2001 The Miracle of the Cards as Dr. Neal Kassell
2001 Attention Scum (0 episodes)
2000 The Christmas Secret as Jerry McNeil
2000 Wonder Boys as Walter Gaskell
2000 The Million Dollar Kid as Ted Hunter
1999 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2 episodes) as Nat Randolph / Daniel Varney
1998 Big and Hairy as Victor Dewlap
1998 It's a Miracle (28 episodes)
1998 The Adventures of Swiss Family Robinson (30 episodes) as David Robinson
1997 A Thousand Men and a Baby as Dr. Hugh Bud Keenan
1997 A Walton Easter as John-Boy Walton
1997 The Practice (1 episode)
1997 Riding the Rails as Narrator
1996 Timepiece as Richard Evans
1996 What Love Sees as Gordon Holly
1996 Promised Land (1 episode) as Joe Greene
1995 The Christmas Box as Richard Evans
1995 The Invaders as Jerry Thayer
1995 The Outer Limits (1 episode)
1995 Death in Small Doses as Richard Lyon
1994 Touched by an Angel (1 episode) as Joe Greene
1994 To Save the Children as David Young
1993 A Walton Thanksgiving Reunion as John-Boy Walton
1993 Linda as Paul Cowley
1993 Precious Victims as Staatsanwalt Don Weber
1993 Dave's World (1 episode)
1993 I Can Make You Love Me as Richard Farley
1992 Lincoln
1992 Crash Landing: The Rescue of Flight 232 as Gary Brown
1991 Yes Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus as James O'Hanlan
1991 Mission of the Shark: The Saga of the U.S.S. Indianapolis as Lieutenant Steven Scott
1990 It (2 episodes) as Bill Denbrough
1990 Law & Order (1 episode)
1989 Glory! Glory! as Rev. Bobby Joe
1989 Tales from the Crypt (1 episode)
1988 Go Toward the Light as Greg Madison
1988 American Experience (1 episode) as Narrator (voice)
1985 Final Jeopardy as Marty Campbell
1983 Hobson's Choice as Will Mossup
1983 Living Proof: The Hank Williams, Jr. Story as Hank Williams, Jr.
1982 Nature (1 episode) as Narrator
1982 Barefoot In the Park as Paul Bratter
1982 Fifth Of July as Kenneth Talley Jr.
1981 Berlin Tunnel 21 as Sandy Mueller
1980 To find my son as David Benjamin
1980 Battle Beyond the Stars as Shad
1979 All Quiet on the Western Front as Paul Baumer
1979 No Other Love as Andrew Madison
1979 Roots: The Next Generations (7 episodes) as Jim Warner (7 episodes)
1978 Getting Married as Michael Carboni
1978 September 30, 1955 as Jimmy J.
1974 The Red Badge of Courage as Pvt. Henry Fleming
1972 You'll Like My Mother as Kenny
1972 The Waltons (222 episodes) as John-boy Walton
1971 The Homecoming: A Christmas Story as John-Boy Walton
1971 Cactus in the Snow as Harley MacIntosh
1971 The Todd Killings as Billy Roy
1971 Red Sky At Morning as Joshua Arnold
1969 Marcus Welby, M.D. (1 episode)
1969 Last Summer as Peter
1969 Winning as Charley Capua
1965 The F.B.I. (1 episode)
1961 Give Us Barabbas! as Junge
1951 Hallmark Hall of Fame (5 episodes)

Production

1983 Living Proof: The Hank Williams, Jr. Story Executive Producer

Directing

1972 The Waltons (5 episodes)Director

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