An American actor Richard Thomas is an American actor who is widely known for playing the leading role of budding author John- Boy Walton in a CBS drama known as The Waltons for which he won an Emmy Award as well as also earned the Emmy Award nomination and the two Golden Globe Awards. It was in the year 1958 when Richard started his acting career. At that time, he was just at the age of 7.
Soon after that, Richard started his career in TV as well in the following year. He made his appearance in presentation of the Ibsen’s A Doll’s House along with Julie Harris, Hume Cronyn and Christopher Plummer. Thomas then started acting in the daytime TV by appearing in the soap operas such as As the World Turns, and The Edge of Night, which were broadcast from his own native Manhattan.
Later, Thomas received his first major roles by making his appearance in winning with Paul Newman, about auto racing as well as in Last Summer along with Barbara Hershey and Bruce Davison, a summer comic of age movie. Later, he made his Broadway appearance in the year 1980 after more than 12 years stepping in as the replacement in Lanford Wilson’s Fifth of July.
In addition to that, he has also made starred in numbers of other movies as well as TV shows such as The F.B.I., Sixteen, From These Roots, Bonanza, Medical Center, Night Gallery, The Waltons, No Other Love, Final Jeopardy, Living Proof, Timepiece, What Love Sees, Wild Hearts, Race, Oprah, The Good Wife and many more.
Moving on to his personal life biography, Richard also already married. He has married for two times and divorced once. At first, he got married to his then wife Alma Gonzales on 14th February of the year 1975. He also has four children together with Alma. Among them, one is a son named Richard Francisco born in 1976 and rest of three are all daughters who are triplets and they are named as Pilar Alma, Gweneth Gonzales and Barbara Ayala who were born on 26th August of 1981.
Later, Richard and Alma got divorced in 1993. After that, he got remarried with his second wife Georgiana Bischoff with whom he has tied his knot on 20th November of the year 1994. Since then, they have now been living a blissful life. The couple has one child, a son named Montana James Thomas together with each other. After marrying Georgiana, he also became the step-father of her two children from her previous marriage.
A native of Manhattan, New York City, United States, and Richard Thomas came into this world on 13th June of the year 1951 which has now made him at the age of 64. He is the son of Barbara and Richard S. Thomas. Both of his parents were the dancers with New York City Ballet and also owned a New York School of Ballet.
He went to get his education from the Allen Stevenson School as well as the McBurney School located in Manhattan. He is a tall guy with height of five feet and eight and half inches. Besides that, he can also be followed in Twitter and Instagram.