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Richard Thomas stars in "The Americans" on FX as Special Agent Frank Gaad.

Richard Thomas entered the public's heart starring in the award-winning series, "The Waltons," for which he won an Emmy for Best Actor in a dramatic series. He has continued to star in series, films, plays, and over fifty movies for television.

Thomas first entered Stephen King territory with his lead role in the miniseries "Stephen King's It." Thomas revisited this world in the 2006 miniseries "Nightmares and Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King." His other television movie and miniseries credits include "All Quiet on the Western Front," "The Silence," "The Red Badge of Courage," The Master of Ballantrae," "Johnny Belinda," "Berlin Tunnel 21," "Living Proof: The Hank Williams Story," "Hobson's Choice," "Roots: The Next Generation," "Go Toward the Light," "In the Name of the People," "The Christmas Secret," "The Miracle of the Cards," "Beyond the Prairie: The True Story of Laura Ingalls Wilder," "Anna's Dream," "Annie's Point" and "Wild Hearts."

On the big screen, Thomas has appeared in such movies as "The Wonder Boys," "Battle Beyond the Stars," "The Todd Killings," "Last Summer," "Winning," "Red Sky at Morning" and Ang Lee's "Taking Woodstock."

On television, Thomas has been a guest star on such series as "Rizzoli & Isles," "Law & Order," "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" and "The Practice." As a producer, Thomas has worked on such television projects as "What Love Sees" and "For All Time." More recently, he was seen in the Hallmark Channel film "Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow." His other starring performances as a series regular were on "Just Cause," "It's a Miracle" and the British series, "Swiss Family Robinson."

On stage, he has been called "one of the leading classical actors of his generation" by Newsday. His Broadway career began at age seven with 1958's "Sunrise at Campobello" and has continued with such shows as "Fifth of July," "The Seagull," "The Front Page," "Tiny Alice," "Peer Gynt," "Richard II," "Richard III," "Hamlet" and "The Stendhal Syndrome." Other stage credits include Broadway's "Democracy" and "A Naked Girl on the Appian Way," the National tour of the acclaimed Broadway revival of "12 Angry Men," and "Unusual Acts of Devotion" by Terrence McNally. Recent productions include the Broadway production of David Mamet's "Race," the Public Theatre's production of "Timon of Athens" in the title role, and "Standing on Ceremony: The Gay Marriage Plays" for the Minetta Lane Theatre. Most recently Thomas starred on Broadway in the Manhattan Theater Club production of "An Enemy of the People" at the Samuel J. Friedman theater.

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Age: 65 years old
Birthday: June 13, 1951
Height: 5' 8"
Full Name / Real Name: Richard Earl Thomas
Birthplace: New York, NY
Wife: Georgiana Bischoff

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