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Henry Thomas

Henry Thomas was last seen in Billy Bob Thornton's film All the Pretty Horses. He also appears in three independent films soon to be released: The Quickie, directed by Sergei Bodrov, also starring Vladimir Mashkov, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Dean Stockwell and Sergei Bodrov Jr.; Briar Patch, directed by Zev Berman, co-starring Arie Vereen and Dominque Swain; and Dead in the Water, written and directed by Gustavo Lipsztein, and co-starring Swain.

At age 10, Thomas made a name for himself playing the role of Elliot in Steven Spielberg's E. T.: the Extra Terrestrial. Since then he has worked steadily and amassed a varied and impressive resume. He co-starred with Brad Pitt and Anthony Hopkins in Legends of the Fall, and also co-starred with Kathy Bates and James Woods in Sam Shepard's Pulitzer Prize winning play Curse of the Starving Class which was filmed for Showtime.

Thomas also appeared in HBO's Indictment (earning a Golden Globe nomination) as well as the feature films Suicide Kings, Niagara Niagara, Fire In the Sky and Valmont, directed by Milos Forman.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2002.

Henry Thomas Facts

Birth NameHenry Jackson Thomas
BirthdaySeptember 8, 1971 (52)
BirthplaceSan Antonio, Texas, USA
Height6' 1" (1m85)  How tall is Henry Thomas compared to you?

Selected Filmography

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