Thomas Ian Nicholas has been acting professionally since he was a young child in the late ’80s. He is most recognized for his roles as Henry Rowengartner in 1993’s “Rookie of the Year” and Kevin Myers in the “American Pie” series (1999–2012). More than 50 films use Thomas in some capacity; among the most notable are “A Kid in King Arthur’s Court” (1995), “Halloween: Resurrection” (2002), “L.A. D.J.” (2004), and “Please Give” (2005).
Thomas Lan Nicholas Early Life
On July 10, 1980, in Las Vegas, Nevada, Thomas Ian Nicholas entered the world. Maria, his mother, ran a dance and acting academy. Thomas and his brother Tim both had acting and writing roles in the film “L.A. D.J.” (2004).
Thomas Lan Nicholas Career
As a young Tony Danza, Nicholas made his television debut in an episode of “Who’s the Boss?” in 1988. He has since appeared as a guest star on such shows as “Baywatch” (1989), “Married… with Children” (1989), “Harry and the Hendersons” (1991), and “Sisters” (1992). (1991).
First seen in the film Radio Flyer (1992), he also had roles in the television movies The Fear Inside (1992) and When No One Would Listen (1992).
In 1993’s “Rookie of the Year,” Thomas appeared as Henry Rowengartner; in 1995’s “A Kid in King Arthur’s Court” and 1997’s “A Kid in Aladdin’s Palace,” he portrayed the part of Calvin Fuller.
He had roles in “Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show” (1998) and “Chicken Soup for the Soul” (1993), and “Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman” (1993, 1995). (1999).
Thanks to his performance as Kevin Myers in the 1999 comedy “American Pie,” Thomas became a household name. Nicholas returned to his character in “American Pie 2” (2001), “American Wedding” (2003), and “American Reunion” (2007), all of which contributed to the film’s $235.5 million worldwide profit, which was more than its $11 million budget (2012).
Thomas appeared on both the Canadian series Twice in a Lifetime and the Fox drama Party of Five as a recurrent cast member in the year 2000.
His filmography includes “Halloween: Resurrection,” the eighth film in the “Halloween” franchise, in which he co-starred with Jamie Lee Curtis, as well as “The Rules of Attraction” (2002), “L.A. D.J.” (2004), “National Lampoon Presents Cattle Call” (2006), “Sherman’s Way” (2008), and “Life Is Hot in Cracktown” (2009).
In the 2003 film “Stealing Sinatra,” Nicholas played Frank Sinatra, Jr. He later made guest appearances on “Medium” and “Grey’s Anatomy” in 2005.
Together with Catherine Keener, Oliver Platt, Amanda Peet, and Rebecca Hall, he starred in the 2010 film “Please Give,” for which the entire cast was nominated and ultimately received the Robert Altman Award at the Independent Spirit Awards. Thomas also featured in and produced the fantasy film Fading of the Cries in 2010, and he played revolutionary Abbie Hoffman in “The Chicago 8.”
Nicholas has starred in and won multiple accolades for the films he produced and performed in, including “The Lost Tree” (2016) and “Adverse” (2021), as well as “Delivering the Goods” (2011), “10 Cent Pistol” (2014), “Bilal” (2016), “Living Among Us” (2018), and “Zeroville” (2019).
In 2014, he played Nick Hutchison on the Fox series “Red Band Society,” and in 2015, he performed on and co-wrote the song “All the Way” on Blues Traveler’s album “Blow Up the Moon.”
In addition to his role as Walt Disney in the 2015 biography “Walt Before Mickey,” Thomas also provided his voice for the English dub of the Russian computer-animated picture “Sheep and Wolves,” which was released in 2016. His spoof of the 2004 Bowling for Soup song “1985,” titled “1992,” was released as a single in July 2022.
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— Thomas Nicholas (@TINBand) November 1, 2022
Thomas Ian Nicholas Net Worth
American actor, musician, producer, writer, and director Thomas Ian Nicholas has a $3 million fortune.
Thomas Lan Nicholas Personal Life
In 2007, Thomas wed DJ Colette, and the couple has since welcomed two children, Nolan in October 2011 and Zo in April 2016. Marino filed for divorce from his wife in May 2022, citing “irreconcilable disagreements” as the reason for the couple’s September 2019 split. Collette’s “Best of Days” music video, released in 2013, was directed by Nicholas.
Awards and Nominations
Nicholas was nominated for a Young Artist Award for Best Young Supporting Actor in a Feature Film for his work in “A Kid in King Arthur’s Court” in 1996, and he and his “American Pie” co-stars won the award in 2000.
The cast of “Please Give” was nominated for a Gotham Award for Best Ensemble Performance and took home the Robert Altman Award at the 2011 Film Independent Spirit Awards. At the Communicator Awards and the Davey Awards, respectively, both “The Lost Tree” and “Adverse” took home the Silver Award of Distinction in the Film/Video/Television category.
Both “The Lost Tree” and “Adverse” won bronze statuettes at the Telly Awards, with “The Lost Tree” taking home the award for Film/Video – Non-Broadcast Productions – Directing and “Adverse” winning in the Non-Broadcast: Entertainment category.
Other accolades for “The Lost Tree” include the Best Thriller Jury Award from the Riverside International Film Festival, Best Picture, and Audience Award nods from the Independent Filmmakers Showcase IFS Film Festival and the Best Picture nod from the North Hollywood Cinefest.
In 2020, “Adverse” took home a Gold Award for Entertainment from the W3 Awards, an Award of Excellence from the Videographer Awards, and an Award of Excellence from the Accolade Competition for its feature film adaptation.
Additionally, both Thomas and the film were nominated for Best Actor and Best Actor, respectively, at the WorldFest Houston Film Festival and the Cinefantasy International Fantastic Cinema Festival. TheActivenews.Com is where you should go to keep up with the latest news and developments.