Richard Thomas Biography
A white American actor, Richard Thomas, best known for his character in CBS drama "The Waltons", was born on 13 June 1951, to the parents Richard S. Thomas and Barbara Thomas, in New York City, the United States. As his parents were dancers and appeared in the televisions, Richard developed an early interest in acting. Richard is the only child in the family, thus he received all the love and support from his parents. Richard Thomas is 67 years aged American nationality actor with white ethnicity and height 5 feet 8 inch.
Richard studied at "The Allen-Stevenson School" and the "McBurney School" in Manhattan. Thomas started his acting career as a lead actor with "A Doll House" which received a heavy success 1959. Because of his impressive performance in the film, soon Thomas was caught by various renowned producers and directors and was offered with various films.
In concern to Richard's personal life, he got married to his first wife Alma Gonzales in 1975. After living together for about 18 years, Richard divorced his first wife and then again got married to his second wife Georgiana Bischoff after having a romantic affair for quite a long time. Richard has four children with his first wife and one child with his second wife Georgiana.
Talking about his salary and net worth, Richard is estimated to earn a good amount of remuneration as a successful actor and his current net worth is evaluated around $2 million.Edit
Born in New York City
He was born in New York City USA. Thomas was seven when he started acting, His mother was a ballet dancer. He uses tiny hearing aid due to the 50% hearing loss, as a result of otosclerosis (a nerve disorder). He is national Chairman of the better Hearing Institute. He attended the Columbia University.
Appeared in Hallmark Hall of fame
In 1958, Thomas appeared in Hallmark Hall of Fame, an author program on American television. The program wrote a history of being a longest-running television series of that time. Thus the series has received eight Emmy Awards, twenty-four Christopher Awards, eleven Peabody awards and four Humanitas Prizes.Edit
Richard Thomas's Films
Richard Thomas worked in various films, from his first film "A Doll House" in 1959 to his latest film "Conviction" in 2016. He was also featured in the films like "The Americans", "Elementry", "White Collar", "Anna's Dream" etc.Edit
Married to Alma Gonzales
He married to Alma Gonzales on 14th February 1975. The couple has a son together named Richard Francisco, born in 1976, and triplet daughters Barbara Ayala, Gweneth Gonzales and Pilar Alma, born August 26, 1981. The couple got divorced in 1983. His marriage only lasted for eighteen years.Edit
Awarded by "The Emmy Award"
Richard Thomas gave an impressive performance as budding author John-Boy Walton in the CBS drama "The Waltons", this drama got him The Emmy Award in 1978 and received nominations for another Emmy Award and two Golden Globe Awards.Edit
Produced the fiml "Camping with Camus"
Thomas had also produced a film named "Camping with Camus" in 2000. Moreover, He has also produced the films like "What Loves Sees", "Summer of Fera" and "For All Time". With a longest running series and some of the hit tv series like for all time, he became one of the most successful producers of Hollywood.Edit
Made commercials Zaxby's resturant chain
Zaxby's is a franchised chain of fast casual restaurant offering chicken wings, chicken fingers, sandwiches, and salads. The company operates primarily in the Southern United more than 800 locations. The company started its operations from 2013.Edit
Nominated for Frank Gaad, counterintelligence supervisor
Thomas appeared in a supporting role in The Fox Network Cold War drama. The American which debuted in January 2013. He portrayed a role of an FBI counterintelligence supervisor helping to investigate KGB sleeper agents in early 1980s America. His role was highly appreciated by the viewers.Edit