Date of Birth : Sep 9th 1971
Henry Jackson Thomas, Jr. is an American actor and musician. He has appeared in more than 40 films and is best known for his role as Elliott in the 1982 Steven Spielberg film E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial.
Thomas was born September 9, 1971 in San Antonio, Texas, USA, the son of Carolyn L. Davis and Henry Jackson Thomas, a hydraulics mechanic.
After E.T., Thomas returned to Texas, acting in film and on TV from time to time while attending school and generally leading the life of a regular child. He attended East Central High School in San Antonio, Texas and Blinn College in Bryan, Texas.
Thomas returned to film in the late 1980’s and early 1990’s and began to prove himself in adult roles. His most prominent adult role to date was as Samuel Ludlow in 1994’s Legends of the Fall. He is currently both an actor and musician, and performs with the band The Blueheelers.
Thomas’ first marriage to Kelly Hill ended in divorce. He married Marie Zielcke in May 2004. They have a daughter, Hazel.