Richard Thomas - Famous Television Director

Richard Thomas Net Worth


Richard Thomas is an American actor who is known for his Emmy Award-winning role in ‘The Waltons’. He has appeared in multiple Famous TV shows and movies and has an estimated net worth of $6 million.

Key facts:

  • Richard Thomas is an American actor who has appeared in numerous shows and films.
  • He rose to international fame in 1972 due to his role in the historical drama series 'The Waltons.'
  • Thomas won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for his role on 'The Waltons.'
  • Aside from 'The Waltons,' Thomas appeared in many other television films and series, such as 'Roots: The Next Generations' and 'The Americans.'
  • Thomas also hosted the show 'It's a Miracle' and had a leading role on the Canadian legal drama series 'Just Cause.'

Basic Information About Richard Thomas

Full NameRichard Thomas
CategoryCelebrities β€Ί Actors
ProfessionsActor, Film Producer, Television Director
Net worth$6,000,000
Date of birth1951-06-13 (73 years old)
Place of birthManhattan
NationalityUnited States of America
EducationColumbia College
Curiosities and TrademarksBirthmark on his left cheek
FatherRichard S. Thomas
MotherBarbara Fallis
SiblingsBronwyn Thomas
Spouse20 November - Georgiana Bischoff (Β 1994 - present)Β (1 child)
14 February - Alma Gonzales (Β 1975 - 22 JuneΒ 1993)Β (divorced)Β (4 children)
KidsRichard Francisco Thomas ,Pilar, Barbara, Gweneth Gonzales Thomas, Montana Thomas
Height5 ft 8 in (1.74 m)
Social Mediaβ†—οΈŽ Wikipedia β†—οΈŽ Imdb

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Richard Thomas roles

Movie / Series Role
Battle Beyond the StarsShad
Wonder BoysWalter Gaskell
Taking WoodstockReverend Don
Untitled Sandra Bullock/Nora Fingscheidt Project
The WaltonsDirector
The WaltonsJohn-Boy Walton / ... 124 episodes, 1972-1978
BillionsSanford Bensinger 3 episodes, 2017-2019
The BlacklistDavid Foy 1 episode, 2019
Law & Order: Special Victims UnitDaniel Varney / ... 2 episodes, 2001-2013
Blue BloodsRichard Walters 1 episode, 2017
Tales from the CryptDr. Trask 1 episode, 1990
White CollarWilliam Wolcott 1 episode, 2013
The PracticeWalter 'The Hummer' Arens 1 episode, 1999
Chicago P.D.Adam Ames 1 episode, 2016
Law & OrderRoger Jenkins 1 episode, 2009
ConvictionEarl Slavitt 1 episode, 2016
The AmericansFrank Gaad 48 episodes, 2013-2016
Dave's WorldRichard Thomas 1 episode, 1996
Promised LandJoe Greene 4 episodes, 1997-1998
NCIS: New OrleansNCIS Deputy Director Van Cleef 2 episodes, 2019-2020
Marcus Welby, M.D.Dennis Alan Graham 2 episodes, 1969-1970
The F.B.I.John 'Chill' Chilton 1 episode, 1971
Match Game 73Self - Panelist 5 episodes, 1973
American ExperienceSelf - Narrator 1 episode, 1999
The Outer LimitsDr. Stephen Ledbetter 3 episodes, 1995-2000
Medical CenterToby Tavormina 1 episode, 1970
American PlayhouseCal Porter - Andre's Lover / ... 2 episodes, 1982-1990

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Interesting Facts about Richard Thomas

  1. Attended Columbia University.
  2. His parents were owners of the New York School of Ballet. Among their students were Trinka Lowe and Daniel Levins.
  3. He first acted professionally at age seven; appeared as a cast replacement on the Broadway stage as John A. Roosevelt, one of the children of Franklin D. Roosevelt and Eleanor Roosevelt, in the drama, "Sunrise at Campobello".
  4. Is National Chairman of the Better Hearing Institute.
  5. Served as the host of the University of South Carolina's Ecumenical Service of the Family and introduced His Holiness Pope John Paul II.
  6. Uses two tiny hearing aids due to the 50% hearing loss, as a result of otosclerosis (primarily a bone disorder that affects the bones of the middle ear, and may progress to a nerve disorder affecting the nerves of the inner ear).
  7. Speaks some Chinese, after changing his major at Columbia from Literature to Chinese. He changed his major from Literature to Chinese because he attended Columbia during the time that the Vietnam War was underway and as well as the controversy surrounding it. He was frustrated with the anti-war demonstrations and how they were interrupting his educations and he felt the best way to avoid such disturbances was to change his major to Chinese.
  8. Has one son, Montana James (born on July 28, 1996), with second and current wife, Georgiana Bischoff.
  9. He and ex-wife Alma Gonzales have four children: Richard Scott Earl Francis "Francisco" Thomas III (son, born 1976); Barbara-Ayala, Gweneth, and Pilar Alma (triplet daughters, born 8/26/1981). All four of Richard's kids appeared with him in a number of commercials for Minute Maid.
  10. Richard Thomas left The Waltons (1972) at the end of the fifth season because he only signed a 5-year contract. He planned to pursue other acting opportunities. The Waltons: The Achievement (1977) was his last episode but he did make a comeback in Season 6 and the last three family television reunions.
  11. Will be opening in the play, "Twelve Angry Men" in Dallas, co-starring George Wendt. [February 2007]
  12. Starring in a production of Terrence McNally's "Unusual Acts of Devotion", at the La Jolla Playhouse, alongside Doris Roberts and Harriet Sansom Harris. [May 2009]
  13. Does voice overs for Mercedes Benz [2008]
  14. He was awarded the 1990 Drama Logue Award for Outstanding Performance for "The Lisbon Traviata" at the Mark Taper Forum Theatre in Los Angeles, California.
  15. Nominated for the 2017 Tony Award for "The Little Foxes" (Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play).
  16. In both of his "Law & Order: SVU" appearances (Season 2:21 'Scourge' -and- Season 14:23 'Brief Interlude'), Richard Thomas isn't introduced until halfway through the episode.
  17. He is a lifelong Democrat.

Additional information of Richard Thomas

Lucky Number8
Lucky StoneAgate
Lucky ColorYellow
Best Match for MarriageLeo, Aquarius, Libra
DivorceAlma Gonzales
Eye Colorblue
Hair Colorlight brown

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