Richard Thomas (I)

Actor | Director | Producer
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KNOWN FOR 
The Waltons (1971-1978) | Battle Beyond the Stars (1980) | It (1990)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 1 win & 3 nominations More »
AKA 
Richard E. Thomas | Richard Earl Thomas
BORN 
Jun 13, 1951 (age 67)
HEIGHT 
5' 8½" (1.74m)

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Past Film & Video (22 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (97 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Blue BloodsBlue Bloods (TV Series) Richard Walters (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017 1
  • Primary photo for BillionsBillions (TV Series) Sanford Bensinger (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017 1
    • The Oath (Mar 12, 2017) Sanford Bensinger  Less
  • Primary photo for ConvictionConviction (TV Series) Earl Slavitt (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016 1
  • Primary photo for ElementaryElementary (TV Series) Mitch Barrett (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016 1
  • Primary photo for The AmericansThe Americans (TV Series) Frank Gaad (48 episodes, 2013)  Less 2013–2016 48
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  • Primary photo for Incident at VichyIncident at Vichy (TV Movie) Von Berg  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Chicago P.D.Chicago P.D. (TV Series) Adam Ames (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016 1
  • Primary photo for The Good WifeThe Good Wife (TV Series) Ed Pratt (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
  • Primary photo for White CollarWhite Collar (TV Series) William Wolcott (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
  • Primary photo for Law & Order: Special Victims UnitLaw & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series) Nat Randolph / Daniel Varney (2 episodes, 2001)  Less 2001–2013 2
  • Primary photo for The Music TeacherThe Music Teacher (TV Movie) Ray  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Rizzoli & IslesRizzoli & Isles (TV Series) Professor Dwayne Cravitz (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
  • Primary photo for Time after TimeTime after Time (TV Movie) Dick Woodstein  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for As the World TurnsAs the World Turns (TV Series) Thomas Christopher 'Tommy / Tom' Hughes #4 (1966-1967)  Less 1956–2010
  • Primary photo for Law & OrderLaw & Order (TV Series) Roger Jenkins (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 1
    • Dignity (Oct 23, 2009) Roger Jenkins  Less
  • Primary photo for Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen KingNightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King (TV Mini-series) Howard Cottrell (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006 1
  • Primary photo for Wild HeartsWild Hearts (TV Movie) Bob  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Annie's PointAnnie's Point (TV Movie) Richard Eason  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Century CityCentury City (TV Series) Dr. Brezak (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004 1
  • Primary photo for Just CauseJust Cause (TV Series) Hamilton Whitney III (22 episodes, 2002)  Less 2002–2003 22
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  • Primary photo for Anna's DreamAnna's Dream (TV Movie) Rod Morgan  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Beyond the Prairie, Part 2: The True Story of Laura Ingalls WilderBeyond the Prairie, Part 2: The True Story of Laura Ingalls Wilder (TV Movie) Charles Ingalls  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for BloodHounds, IncBloodHounds, Inc (TV Series) Robert Hunter (5 episodes, 1999)  Less 1999–2002 5
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  • Primary photo for The Miracle of the CardsThe Miracle of the Cards (TV Movie) Dr. Neal Kassell  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for The Christmas SecretThe Christmas Secret (TV Movie) Jerry McNeil  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for For All TimeFor All Time (TV Movie) Co-Executive Producer  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for In the Name of the PeopleIn the Name of the People (TV Movie) Jack Murphy  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for The PracticeThe Practice (TV Series) Walter Arens (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1999 1
  • Primary photo for The Adventures of Swiss Family RobinsonThe Adventures of Swiss Family Robinson (TV Series) David Robinson (30 episodes, 1998)  Less 1998–1999 30
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  • Primary photo for Big and HairyBig and Hairy (TV Movie) Victor Dewlap  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Touched by an AngelTouched by an Angel (TV Series) Joe Greene (2 episodes, 1997)  Less 1997–1998 2
  • Primary photo for Flood: A River's RampageFlood: A River's Rampage (TV Movie) Herb Dellenbach  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Promised LandPromised Land (TV Series) Joe Greene (4 episodes, 1997)  Less 1997–1998 4
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  • Primary photo for A Thousand Men and a BabyA Thousand Men and a Baby (TV Movie) Dr. Hugh 'Bud' Keenan  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for A Walton EasterA Walton Easter (TV Movie) John-Boy Walton  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for TimepieceTimepiece (TV Movie) Richard Evans  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for What Love SeesWhat Love Sees (TV Movie) Gordon Holly, Co-Producer  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Summer of FearSummer of Fear (TV Movie) Co-Executive Producer  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for West VirginiaWest Virginia (TV Mini-series) Narrator (1996)  Less 1996– 
  • Primary photo for The Christmas BoxThe Christmas Box (TV Movie) Richard Evans  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for The InvadersThe Invaders (TV Series) Jerry Thayer (2 episodes, 1995)  Less 1995 2
  • Primary photo for Down, Out & DangerousDown, Out & Dangerous (TV Movie) Tim Willows  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for The Outer LimitsThe Outer Limits (TV Series) Dr. Stephen Ledbetter (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995 1
    • The New Breed (Jun 23, 1995) Dr. Stephen Ledbetter  Less
  • Primary photo for A Walton WeddingA Walton Wedding (TV Movie) John-Boy  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Death in Small DosesDeath in Small Doses (TV Movie) Richard Lyon  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for To Save the ChildrenTo Save the Children (TV Movie) David Young  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Million Dollar BabiesMillion Dollar Babies (TV Mini-series) Oliva-Edouard Dionne (2 episodes)  Less 1994–  2
    • Episode #1.2 Oliva-Edouard Dionne (uncredited)  Less
    • Episode #1.1 Oliva-Edouard Dionne (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for A Walton Thanksgiving ReunionA Walton Thanksgiving Reunion (TV Movie) John-Boy Walton  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for LindaLinda (TV Movie) Paul / Linda's husband  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Precious VictimsPrecious Victims (TV Movie) Don Weber  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for I Can Make You Love MeI Can Make You Love Me (TV Movie) Richard Farley  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for LincolnLincoln (TV Movie) John Hay (voice)  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Crash Landing: The Rescue of Flight 232Crash Landing: The Rescue of Flight 232 (TV Movie) Gary Brown  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Yes Virginia, There Is a Santa ClausYes Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus (TV Movie) James O'Hanlan  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Mission of the Shark: The Saga of the U.S.S. IndianapolisMission of the Shark: The Saga of the U.S.S. Indianapolis (TV Movie) Lieutenant Steven Scott  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for ItIt (TV Mini-series) Bill Denbrough (2 episodes, 1990)  Less 1990 2
    • Part 2 (Nov 20, 1990) Bill Denbrough  Less
    • Part 1 (Nov 18, 1990) Bill Denbrough  Less
  • Primary photo for Tales from the CryptTales from the Crypt (TV Series) Dr. Trask (1 episode, 1990)  Less 1990 1
  • Primary photo for Common GroundCommon Ground (TV Movie) Colin Diver  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for American PlayhouseAmerican Playhouse (TV Series) Cal Porter - Andre's Lover / Kenneth Talley Jr. (2 episodes, 1982)  Less 1982–1990 2
  • Primary photo for Glory! Glory!Glory! Glory! (TV Movie) Rev. Bobby Joe  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Go Toward the LightGo Toward the Light (TV Movie) Greg Madison  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Greatest Adventure Stories from BibleGreatest Adventure Stories from Bible (TV Series) Mark (1 episode, 1986)  Less 1986 1
  • Primary photo for Final JeopardyFinal Jeopardy (TV Movie) Marty Campbell  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for The Master of BallantraeThe Master of Ballantrae (TV Movie) Henry Durie  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for The Edge of NightThe Edge of Night (TV Series) Ben Schultz, Jr. (1961)  Less 1956–1984
  • Primary photo for Hobson's ChoiceHobson's Choice (TV Movie) Will Mossup  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Living Proof: The Hank Williams, Jr. StoryLiving Proof: The Hank Williams, Jr. Story (TV Movie) Hank Williams, Jr., Executive Producer  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Johnny BelindaJohnny Belinda (TV Movie) William Richmond  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Barefoot in the ParkBarefoot in the Park (TV Movie) Paul Bratter  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for The 35th Annual Tony AwardsThe 35th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Himself - Performer, Performer ("There Is Nothing Like a Dame", "Once in Love with Amy", "Mame", "Hello, Dolly!")  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Berlin Tunnel 21Berlin Tunnel 21 (TV Movie) Lieutenant Sandy Mueller  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for To Find My SonTo Find My Son (TV Movie) David Benjamin  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for All Quiet on the Western FrontAll Quiet on the Western Front (TV Movie) Paul Baumer  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for No Other LoveNo Other Love (TV Movie) Andrew Madison  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Roots: The Next GenerationsRoots: The Next Generations (TV Mini-series) Jim Warner (3 episodes, 1979)  Less 1979 3
  • Primary photo for Getting MarriedGetting Married (TV Movie) Michael Carboni  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for The WaltonsThe Waltons (TV Series) John-Boy Walton / John Walton JR (125 episodes, 1971), Director (5 episodes, 1975), Performer ("The Bonnie Banks o' Loch Lomond") (1 episode, 1973), Performer ("I'll Plant Me A Red And Rosie Bush") (1 episode, 1973), Performer ("In The Garden", "Beulah Land") (1 episode, 1975), Performer ("Throw Out the Life Line") (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971–1978 125
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  • Primary photo for The SilenceThe Silence (TV Movie) Cadet James Pelosi  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for The Red Badge of CourageThe Red Badge of Courage (TV Movie) Pvt. Henry Fleming  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for The Thanksgiving StoryThe Thanksgiving Story (TV Movie) Actor  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for Night GalleryNight Gallery (TV Series) Ian Evans (segment "The Sins of the Fathers") (1 episode, 1972)  Less 1972 1
  • Primary photo for The Homecoming: A Christmas StoryThe Homecoming: A Christmas Story (TV Movie) John-Boy Walton  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for The F.B.I.The F.B.I. (TV Series) John 'Chill' Chilton (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971 1
  • Primary photo for Marcus Welby, M.D.Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Series) Dennis Alan Graham (2 episodes, 1969)  Less 1969–1970 2
  • Primary photo for BonanzaBonanza (TV Series) Billy (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970 1
  • Primary photo for Bracken's WorldBracken's World (TV Series) Alan (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970 1
  • Primary photo for Medical CenterMedical Center (TV Series) Toby Tavormina (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970 1
    • Runaway (Jan 21, 1970) Toby Tavormina  Less
  • Primary photo for SeawaySeaway (TV Series) Martin Anderson (1 episode, 1965)  Less 1965 1
  • Primary photo for A Flame in the WindA Flame in the Wind (TV Series) Chris Austin (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964 1
  • Primary photo for The DefendersThe Defenders (TV Series) Johnny Remington (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for Great Ghost TalesGreat Ghost Tales (TV Series) Conradin (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for 'Way Out'Way Out (TV Series) Jeremy Keeler (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for Give Us Barabbas!Give Us Barabbas! (TV Movie) The Boy  Less 1961
  • Primary photo for From These RootsFrom These Roots (TV Series) Richard (1961)  Less 1958–1961
  • Primary photo for The DuPont Show of the MonthThe DuPont Show of the Month (TV Series) Oliver Twist (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959 1
  • Primary photo for A Doll's HouseA Doll's House (TV Movie) Ivor (as Richard E. Thomas)  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for The Christmas TreeThe Christmas Tree (TV Movie) Joey (as Richard Earl Thomas)  Less 1958
Self (63 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Every Act of LifeEvery Act of Life Himself  Less 2018
  • Primary photo for WGN Morning NewsWGN Morning News (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2018)  Less 2018
  • Primary photo for Broadway: Beyond the Golden AgeBroadway: Beyond the Golden Age Himself  Less 2018
  • Primary photo for Pennywise: The Story of 'IT'Pennywise: The Story of 'IT' Himself  Less 2018
  • Primary photo for The 71st Annual Tony AwardsThe 71st Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Himself - Nominee  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Broadway.com #LiveatFiveBroadway.com #LiveatFive (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Archives of American TelevisionArchives of American Television (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Greenwich Village: The Times They Are a-Changin'Greenwich Village: The Times They Are a-Changin' (Short) Himself  Less 2016 $25K
  • Primary photo for NatureNature (TV Series) Himself - Narrator (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for How Shakespeare Changed My LifeHow Shakespeare Changed My Life (Video) Himself  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Home & FamilyHome & Family (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Earl Hamner StorytellerEarl Hamner Storyteller Himself  Less 2015 $250K
  • Primary photo for Fox News SundayFox News Sunday (TV Series) Himself - Power Player of the Week (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Pershing's Last PatriotPershing's Last Patriot Introduction (voice)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for The Making of Bloodhounds, Inc.The Making of Bloodhounds, Inc. (TV Movie) Robert Hunter  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for TodayToday (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for His Name Was ShadHis Name Was Shad (Video) Himself  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for A Walton's Family ReunionA Walton's Family Reunion (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for TV Land MogulsTV Land Moguls (TV Mini-series) Himself (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for The 60th Annual Tony AwardsThe 60th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Himself - Presenter  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Sweet Tornado: Margo Jones and the American TheaterSweet Tornado: Margo Jones and the American Theater (TV Movie) Tennessee Williams  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Sacred Stage: The Mariinsky TheaterSacred Stage: The Mariinsky Theater Narrator  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for The Tony Danza ShowThe Tony Danza Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for CBS at 75CBS at 75 (TV Special) Himself  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Great BooksGreat Books (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for After They Were FamousAfter They Were Famous (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for It's a MiracleIt's a Miracle (TV Series) Himself - Host (2 episodes, 2001)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for The 70s: The Decade That Changed TelevisionThe 70s: The Decade That Changed Television (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for American ExperienceAmerican Experience (TV Series) Himself - Narrator (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for CBS: The First 50 YearsCBS: The First 50 Years (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for The Rosie O'Donnell ShowThe Rosie O'Donnell Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Riding the RailsRiding the Rails Narrator (voice)  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Dave's WorldDave's World (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1996)  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for CBS This MorningCBS This Morning (TV Series) Himself - Guest (2 episodes, 1988)  Less 1988–1995
  • Primary photo for The Wild WestThe Wild West (TV Mini-series) Self (2 episodes, 1993)  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for All-Star Salute to Our TroopsAll-Star Salute to Our Troops (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for The 43rd Annual Tony AwardsThe 43rd Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Himself - Presenter  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for The 37th Annual Primetime Emmy AwardsThe 37th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Performer  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Night of 100 Stars IINight of 100 Stars II (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Lillian GishAFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Lillian Gish (TV Special) Himself  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Hour MagazineHour Magazine (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1981)  Less 1981–1983
  • Primary photo for Tom Cottle: Up CloseTom Cottle: Up Close (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1982)  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Christmas at Kennedy Center with Leontyne PriceChristmas at Kennedy Center with Leontyne Price (TV Movie) Himself - Host  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Pavarotti & FriendsPavarotti & Friends (TV Special) Himself  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for The John Davidson ShowThe John Davidson Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 1980)  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Dinah!Dinah! (TV Series) Himself - Guest (5 episodes, 1974)  Less 1974–1980
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  • Primary photo for The Mike Douglas ShowThe Mike Douglas Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest / Himself - Co-Host / Himself - Actor (16 episodes, 1973)  Less 1973–1979
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  • Primary photo for The 31st Annual Primetime Emmy AwardsThe 31st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Presenter  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for EverydayEveryday (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 1979)  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Great Performances: Dance in AmericaGreat Performances: Dance in America (TV Series) Himself - Host (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for CBS: On the AirCBS: On the Air (TV Mini-series) Co-host - part V  Less 1978– 
  • Primary photo for Good Morning AmericaGood Morning America (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Himself - Guest (3 episodes, 1973)  Less 1973–1977
  • Primary photo for The 2nd Annual People's Choice AwardsThe 2nd Annual People's Choice Awards (TV Special) Himself - Accepting Award for Favourite Television Drama  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for The Sonny and Cher ShowThe Sonny and Cher Show (TV Series) Himself / Various Characters (1 episode, 1976)  Less 1976
    • Episode #1.1 (Feb 1, 1976) Himself / Various Characters  Less
  • Primary photo for The Hollywood PalladiumThe Hollywood Palladium (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for The Merv Griffin ShowThe Merv Griffin Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 1974)  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for Sisters of the Space AgeSisters of the Space Age (Short) Narrator (voice)  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for Dinah's PlaceDinah's Place (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 1973)  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for The CBS Festival of Lively Arts for Young PeopleThe CBS Festival of Lively Arts for Young People (TV Series) Himself - Host (1 episode, 1973)  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for Match Game 73Match Game 73 (TV Series) Himself - Panelist (5 episodes, 1973)  Less 1973
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  • Primary photo for 1, 2, 3 Go1, 2, 3 Go (TV Series) Himself (5 episodes, 1961)  Less 1961–1962
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  • Primary photo for Broadway: The Next GenerationBroadway: The Next Generation Himself  Less
Archive Footage (2 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for The Outer LimitsThe Outer Limits (TV Series) Dr. Stephen Ledbetter (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995
    • The Voice of Reason (Aug 20, 1995) Dr. Stephen Ledbetter (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Andy Colby's Incredible AdventureAndy Colby's Incredible Adventure Shad (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1988

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