Henry Thomas Biography
Henry Thomas is an American actor and musician who is best known for his breakout role as Elliott in Steven Spielberg’s film E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial. He is also known for starring in The Haunting of Hill House.
He struggled with the popularity he gained in the months following the release of E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial. In November 2019, he reprised his role as Elliott for an Xfinity & Sky UK commercial, in which E.T. returns to visit a now-adult Elliott and his family for the holidays.
Since 2016, he has worked frequently with filmmaker Mike Flanagan, appearing in his films Ouija: Origin of Evil, Doctor Sleep, and Gerald’s Game, as well as in the Netflix horror series The Haunting of Hill House, which Flanagan created and directed. Additionally, he has roles in Flanagan’s follow-up season to Hill House, The Haunting of Bly Manor, and his mini-series Midnight Mass.
In the 1990s, Thomas wrote songs and played guitar for a San Antonio band, The Blue Heelers (named for the breed of dog). Although the band was not signed to a record label, it self-produced an album, Twister. Henry continued to write and record songs.
In 1998, his song “Truckstop Coffee” appeared on V2’s soundtrack for Niagara, Niagara. In 2003, Henry Thomas and Nikki Sudden collaborated on the music for Mika Kaurismäki’s film Honey Baby. An album was in the works, but Nikki Sudden died unexpectedly in 2006.
Henry Thomas Age
He was born Henry Jackson Thomas Jr. on September 9, 1971, in San Antonio, Texas, United States. He celebrates his birthday on the 9th of September every year. Thomas is 51 years old.
Henry Thomas Height
Thomas stands at a height of 6 feet 1 inch tall and weighs 72 kg.
Henry Thomas Family
Thomas is the son of Carolyn L. (née Davis), a homemaker and his father, Henry Jackson Thomas Sr., is a hydraulic machinist. He studied at East Central High School and Blinn College. He has however not revealed the names of his siblings.
Henry Thomas Wife
Thomas is married to Annalee Fery since 2009. They are blessed with two children and in 2014 moved to Wilsonville, Oregon. He was previously married to actress Marie Zielcke on May 10, 2004. They had a daughter, Hazel. The couple divorced in 2007.
Henry Thomas Net Worth
Thomas has an estimated net worth of over $10 million which he has earned through his career as an actor and musician.
Henry Thomas Doctor Sleep
Doctor Sleep is an American 2019 Psychological horror and thriller film. Thomas took up the character The Bartender who is an apparition who calls himself Lloyd but actually looks like Dan’s late father who was known as Jack Torrance. In addition, he also portrays Torrance for a short while in flashback scenes.
Henry Thomas Arrested
On October 21, 2019, Thomas was arrested and charged with DUII in Tualatin, Oregon, and pleaded no contest on November 18, 2019. Thomas was ordered to participate in a year-long diversion program and install a breathalyzer in his car.
Henry Thomas Movies and Tv Shows
Henry Thomas Movies
- 2000: All the Pretty Horses – playing a role as Lacey Rawlins
- 2001: The Quickie – playing a role as Alex
- 2002: Dead in the Water – playing a role as Jeff
- 2002: I’m with Lucy – playing a role as Barry
- 2002: Gangs of New York – playing a role as Johnny Sirocco
- 2003: I Capture the Castle – playing a role as Simon Cotton
- 2003: 11:14 – playing a role as Jack
- 2004: Dead Birds – playing a role as William
- 2006: The Hard Easy – playing a role as Paul Weston
- 2007: The Last Sin Eater – playing a role as Man of God
- 2007: Suffering Man’s Charity – playing a role as Eric Rykell
- 2008: Red Velvet – playing a role as Aaron
- 2010: Dear John – playing a role as Tim
- 2011: The Last Ride – playing a role as Hank Williams Sr.
- 2013: Big Sur – playing a role as Philip Whalen
- 2016: Ouija: Origin of Evil – playing a role as Father Tom Hogan
- 2017: Gerald’s Game – playing a role as Tom
- 2019: The Great Alaskan Race – playing a role as Thompson
- 2019: Doctor Sleep – playing a role as The Bartender / Jack Torrance
- 2019: A Holiday Reunion – playing a role as Elliott
Henry Thomas Tv Shows
- TBA: Midnight Mass
- 2020: Stargirl – playing a role as Charles McNider / Doctor Mid-Nite, Voice of Chuck
- 2020: FBI: Most Wanted – playing a role as Dr. Justin Brock
- 2018: Girl in the Bunker – playing a role as Vinson Filyaw
- 2018–present: The Haunting of Hill House – playing a role as Young Hugh Crain (season 1) and as Henry Wingrave (season 2)
- 2017: Better Things – playing a role as Robin
- 2016: Law & Order: Special Victims Unit – playing a role as Sean Roberts
- 2015: Sons of Liberty – playing a role as John Adams
- 2013–14: Betrayal – playing a role as T.J. Karsten
- 2011: The Mentalist – playing a role as Thomas Lisbon
- 2009: CSI: Crime Scene Investigation – playing a role as Jeremy Kent
- 2007–08: Without a Trace – playing a role as Franklin Romar
- 2006: Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King – playing a role as Robert Fornoy
- 2006: Stephen King’s Desperation – playing a role as Peter Jackson
- 2005: Masters of Horror – playing a role as Jamie
The table below answers some of the frequently asked questions about Thomas.
|Who is Thomas?||He is an American actor and musician|
|Age||50 years old as of 2021|
|Height||5 feet 9 inches|
|Net Worth||over $10 million|