Richard was born on 13 June 1951 and he was born in New York City in United States of America. Name of his father is Richard Thomson Senior and his mother’s name is Barbara Fallis. Richard also has a sibling whose name is Bronwyn Thomas. As per the information available, Richard’s parents worked as professional dancers and they also owned a Dance School. Richard completed his schooling from McBurney School. In 1973, he took admission in Columbia University but it was later reported that he decided to drop out owing to professional commitments.

Richard started his career at a very young age and as per the records, the first movie he worked in was Sunrise at Campobello. He was only 7 years old when he worked in this movie. In 1959, he got a chance to work in A Doll’s House and with his growing popularity, he started to get more roles. He got a chance to work in The Edge of Night and he also worked in As the World Turns. In 19699, he received a really big role in a movie and the name of the movie was Winning.

He also worked in Last Summer and in 1971, he was offered a role in Red Sky at Morning. Later, Richard started working in a TV series which was known as The Waltons. He gained a lot of popularity because of this movie and his audience loved his work. He also worked in stage shows like Hamlet and Tiny Alice. All these years, he had been working in the field of theatre and he travelled several places to promote his shows as well.

1973 turned out to be a lucky as he was honoured by an Emmy Award. He received the award under the category of Best Actor in a Dramatic Series. In coming years, he got to work in several other shows and movies like you will like my Mother and The Red Badge of Courage. It is known that Richard is fond of writing poetry and he also published one of his book. The name of the book is Glass. Richard worked in over 140 TV shows, movies and plays and it is known that he produced 4 movies and he directed 1 movie during his career

In 1975, Richard got married to Alma Gonzales and from this marriage he had four children. Three out of these four children were triplets but the marriage only lasted for 18 years as the couple filled for a divorce in 1993. Surprisingly, Richard decided to marry Georgiana Biscoff in 1994. Richard’s new wife had one child from this marriage and as per the information available, she also had two children from her last marriage. The annual salary of Richard is not known and neither is there any information about his net worth. It is estimated that he has a really high net worth because of his popularity and success.

Last Modified: Apr 6, 2020

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