Richard Earl Thomas, who is professionally known as Richard Thomas, is a famous American actor best known for his character in CBS drama "The Waltons". Starting professional career in 1958, he has worked in dozens of movies and television series like The Americans, NCIS: New Orleans, Blue Birds, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Anesthesia, Winder Boys, and more.
Early Life And Education
Richard was born on the 13th 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, he 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 is 68 years aged American nationality actor with white ethnicity. He has a height of 5 feet 8 inches.
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 in 1959.
Because of his impressive performance in the film, soon Thomas was caught by various renowned producers and directors and was offered various films.
Richard has worked in numerous movies like Winning, Battle Beyond the Stars, Taking Woodstock, The Todd Killings, Last Summer, Anesthesia, You'll Like My Mother, and others.
Richard's incredible acting skills can be seen in television films and television series like All Quiet on the Western Front, Getting Married, Go Toward the Light, A Thousand Heroes, The Miracle of the Cards, Wild Hearts, NCIS: New Orleans, Billions, The Americans, Promised Land, Roots: The Next Generations, Medical Center, A Flame in the Wind, and many others.
Is Married Twice
In concern to Richard's personal life, he is married twice. He got married to his first wife Alma Gonzales in 1975.
After living together for about 18 years, Richard divorced his first wife and moved on to tie the knot with his second wife, Georgiana Bischoff after having a romantic affair for quite a long time.
Richard Thomas' children
Richard has four kids with his first wife and a child with his second wife, Georgiana.
Talking about salary and net worth, Richard is estimated to earn a good amount of remuneration as a successful actor. His current net worth is evaluated at around $2 million.
The millionaire actor enjoys a lavish lifestyle.