Richard Thomas

Richard Earl Thomas (born June 13, 1951) is an American actor. He is best known for his leading role as budding author John-Boy Walton in the CBSdrama The Waltons, where he won one Emmy Award, and received nominations for another Emmy Award and two Golden Globe Awards.

Known For


Cast Credits

Conviction (2016)
Guest starring as Earl Slavitt
Chicago P.D. (2014)
Guest starring as Professor Adam Ames
The Americans (2013)
Starring as FBI Agent Frank Gaad (14 episodes)
Guest starring as FBI Agent Frank Gaad (25 episodes)
Elementary (2012)
Guest starring as Mitch Barrett
Rizzoli & Isles (2010)
Guest starring as Prof. Dwayne Cravitz
White Collar (2009)
Guest starring as William Wolcott
The Good Wife (2009)
Guest starring as Ed Pratt
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999)
Guest starring as Daniel Varney
  • Episode 2x21: Scourge (May 11, 2001)
Guest starring as Nat Randolph
The Practice (1997)
Guest starring as Walter Arens
Stephen King's It (1990)
Starring as Bill Denbrough (2 episodes)
  • Episode 1x02: Part 2 (Nov 18, 1990)
  • Episode 1x01: Part 1 (Nov 18, 1990)
The Waltons (1972)
Starring as John-Boy Walton (2 episodes)