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Richard Thomas

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Date of Birth: 1951 , June-13
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
Name Richard Thomas
Birth Name Richard Earl Thomas
Father Richard Thomas
Mother Barbara Fallis
Nationality Ameriacn
Birth Place/City Manhattan, New York City, New York
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor
Net Worth $ 2 Million
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown
Body Measurements N/A
Weight in KG N/A
Married Yes
Married to Georgiana Bischoff (m. 1994), Alma Gonzales (m. 1975)
Children Richard Francisco Thomas, Gweneth Gonzales Thomas
Divorce Alma Gonzales (m. 1993)
Education McBurney School
Awards Emmy Award
Movies It 1990
TV Show The Americans Since 2013
Siblings Bronwyn Thomas

Quick Timeline of Richard Thomas

1951 Born in New York City
1958 Appeared in Hallmark Hall of fame
2000 Produced the fiml "Camping with Camus"
1959 Richard Thomas's Films
1978 Awarded by "The Emmy Award"
2013 Nominated for Frank Gaad, counterintelligence supervisor
2008 Made commercials Zaxby's resturant chain
1975 Married to Alma Gonzales
2016 Net worth of Richard Thomas

Detail Timeline of Richard Thomas

June 13 , 1951

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.  

February 14 , 1975

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. 

June 13 , 2016

Net worth of Richard Thomas

Richard Thomas was successful in earning his salary and a good amount of increasing net worth during this year. His net worth in this year is around 2 million American dollars that have been spread as a latest gossips fo the people.



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.

Professional Career

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. 

Net Worth

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.