Richard Thomas

Actor · Executive Producer · Director
IVA Star Rating : 71
Richard Earl Thomas is an American actor. He is best known for his leading role as budding author John-Boy Walton in the CBS drama The Waltons, for which he won one Emmy Award and received nominations for another Emmy Award and two Golden Globe Awards. He also starred in Stephen King's miniseries It and played Special Agent Frank Gaad on FX's spy thriller series The Americans.

Richard Earl Thomas is an American actor. He is best known for his leading role as budding author John-Boy Walton in the CBS drama The Waltons, for which he won one Emmy Award and received nominations for another Emmy Award and two Golden Globe Awards. He also starred in Stephen King's miniseries It and played Special Agent Frank Gaad on FX's spy thriller series The Americans.

Birth Name

Richard Earl Thomas

Born

Wednesday, 13 June 1951

Actor Filmography

The Waltons: Homecoming Self / Himself - Narrator / Narrator 2021
The Unforgivable Michael Malcolm 2021
Christmas vs. The Walters Roger 2021
Broadway: Beyond the Golden Age Self 2021
Tell Me Your Secrets Bodie Lord 2021
The Comey Rule Chuck Rosenberg 2020
The Price for Silence Richard Davenport 2019
Every Act of Life Himself / Self 2018
Pennywise: The Story of It Himself / Self 2018
Ozark Nathan Davis 2017
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

The Waltons: Homecoming Self / Himself - Narrator / Narrator 2021
The Unforgivable Michael Malcolm 2021
Christmas vs. The Walters Roger 2021
Broadway: Beyond the Golden Age Self 2021
Tell Me Your Secrets Bodie Lord 2021
The Comey Rule Chuck Rosenberg 2020
The Price for Silence Richard Davenport 2019
Every Act of Life Himself / Self 2018
Pennywise: The Story of It Himself / Self 2018
Ozark Nathan Davis 2017
The 71st Annual Tony Awards Self - Nominee 2017
Conviction Earl Slavitt 2016
Anesthesia Mr. Werth 2016
Billions Sanford Bensinger 2016
Broadway.com #LiveatFive Self 2015
NCIS: New Orleans NCIS Deputy Director Van Cleef 2014
Chicago P.D. Adam Ames 2014
The Blacklist David Foy 2013
The Americans Frank Gaad, Frank Gaad (credit only) 2013
Pershing's Last Patriot Introduction 2013
Home & Family Self 2012
Elementary Mitch Barrett 2012
The Music Teacher Ray 2012
Time after Time Dick Woodstein 2011
Blue Bloods Richard Walters 2010
Rizzoli & Isles Professor Dwayne Cravitz 2010
White Collar William Wolcott 2009
The Good Wife Ed Pratt 2009
Taking Woodstock Reverend Don / Don 2009
Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King Howard Cottrell 2006
Wild Hearts Bob / Bob Hart 2006
The 60th Annual Tony Awards Self - Presenter 2006
Sacred Stage: The Mariinsky Theater Narrator 2005
Annie's Point Richard Eason 2005
The Tony Danza Show Self - Guest 2004
TV Land Moguls Self 2004
Century City Dr. Brezak 2004
Anna's Dream Rod Morgan 2002
Beyond the Prairie, Part 2: The True Story of Laura Ingalls Wilder Charles Ingalls 2002
A Cook's Tour Himself 2002
Just Cause Hamilton Whitney III 2001
The Miracle of the Cards Dr. Neal Kassell 2001
Attention Scum 2001
The Christmas Secret Jerry McNeil 2000
Wonder Boys Walter Gaskell 2000
The Million Dollar Kid Ted Hunter 2000
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Daniel Varney, Nat Randolph 1999
After They Were Famous Himself 1999
Beyond the Prairie: The True Story of Laura Ingalls Wilder Charles Ingalls 1999
BloodHounds, Inc Robert Hunter 1999
Big and Hairy Victor Dewlap 1998
The Adventures of Swiss Family Robinson David Robinson 1998
This Morning with Richard Not Judy Keyboard Player 1998
Flood: A River's Rampage Herb Dellenbach 1998
It's a Miracle Self - Host, Host 1998
A Thousand Men and a Baby Dr. Hugh Bud Keenan / Dr. Hugh 'Bud' Keenan 1997
A Walton Easter John-Boy Walton 1997
The Practice Walter 'The Hummer' Arens 1997
Riding the Rails Narrator 1997
Timepiece Richard Evans 1996
Promised Land Joe Greene 1996
The Christmas Box Richard Evans 1995
The Invaders Jerry Thayer 1995
The Outer Limits Dr. Stephen Ledbetter 1995
A Walton Wedding John-Boy 1995
Death in Small Doses Richard Lyon 1995
Million Dollar Babies Oliva-Edouard Dionne 1994
Touched by an Angel Joe Greene 1994
To Save the Children David Young 1994
A Walton Thanksgiving Reunion John-Boy Walton 1993
Linda Paul Cowley / Paul / Linda's husband 1993
Precious Victims Don Weber 1993
Dave's World Richard Thomas 1993
The Wild West (voice) 1993
Stalking Laura Richard Farley 1993
Lincoln John Hay (voice) / John Hay 1992
Crash Landing: The Rescue of Flight 232 Gary Brown 1992
Yes Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus James O'Hanlan 1991
Mission of the Shark: The Saga of the U.S.S. Indianapolis Lieutenant Steven Scott 1991
It Bill Denbrough 1990
Law & Order Roger Jenkins 1990
Tales from the Crypt Dr. Trask 1989
The 43rd Annual Tony Awards Self - Presenter 1989
The Easter Story Mark 1989
Glory! Glory! Rev. Bobby Joe 1989
Go Toward the Light Greg Madison 1988
American Experience Self - Narrator 1988
Andy Colby's Incredible Adventure Shad 1988
Final Jeopardy Marty Campbell 1985
The Greatest Adventure: Stories from the Bible Mark 1985
Night of 100 Stars II Self 1985
The Master of Ballantrae Henry Durie 1984
Living Proof: The Hank Williams, Jr. Story Hank Williams, Jr. 1983
Johnny Belinda William Richmond 1982
Nature Self - Narrator 1982
Tom Cottle: Up Close Self 1982
Barefoot in the Park Paul Bratter 1982
American Playhouse Cal Porter - Andre's Lover, Kenneth Talley Jr. 1982
The 35th Annual Tony Awards Self - Performer 1981
Berlin Tunnel 21 Sandy Mueller / Lieutenant Sandy Mueller 1981
Battle Beyond the Stars Shad 1980
All Quiet on the Western Front Paul Baumer / Paul Bäumer 1979
No Other Love Andrew Madison 1979
Roots: The Next Generations Jim Warner 1979
CBS: On the Air Self - Co-Host 1978
September 30, 1955 Jimmy J. 1977
The Sonny and Cher Show Various Characters / Self 1976
Great Performances: Dance in America Self - Host 1976
The Red Badge of Courage Pvt. Henry Fleming 1974
Dinah! Self - Guest 1974
The CBS Festival of Lively Arts for Young People Self - Host 1973
Match Game 73 Himself - Panelist 1973
You'll Like My Mother Kenny 1972
The Waltons John Walton Jr., John-Boy Walton, John Walton JR 1972
The Homecoming: A Christmas Story John-Boy Walton 1971
The Todd Killings Billy Roy 1971
Red Sky at Morning Joshua Arnold 1971
Cactus in the Snow Harley MacIntosh 1971
Night Gallery Ian Evans (segment "The Sins of the Fathers") 1969
Bracken's World Alan 1969
Last Summer Peter 1969
Winning Charley 1969
Medical Center Toby Tavormina 1969
Marcus Welby, M.D. Dennis Alan Graham 1969
The F.B.I. John 'Chill' Chilton 1965
Seaway Martin Anderson 1965
A Flame in the Wind Chris Austin 1964
The Merv Griffin Show Himself - Guest 1962
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Himself - Guest 1962
The Mike Douglas Show Himself - Co-Host, Himself - Guest, Himself - Actor 1961
The Defenders Johnny Remington 1961
Great Ghost Tales Conradin 1961
'Way Out Jeremy Keeler 1961
A Doll's House Ivor 1959
Bonanza Billy 1959
The DuPont Show of the Month Oliver Twist 1957

Director Filmography

Producer Filmography

1975Golden GlobeBest TV Actor - Drama Nominated
1974Golden GlobeBest TV Actor - Drama Nominated
1974EmmyBest Lead Actor in a Drama Series Nominated
1973EmmyOutstanding Continued Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role (Drama Series - Continuing) Won
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