Everything You Need to Know About Richard Thomas in ‘Ozark’

Everything You Need to Know About Richard Thomas in ‘Ozark’

When a show like Ozark becomes a hit, fans usually remember the main cast. However, sleeper gems surrounding the main cast are what uplifts the entire performance. More often than not, fans ignore the supporting cast, but Ozark has roped in Richard Thomas, a veteran, to play Nathan Davis, Wendy’s father.

Richard Thomas has acted in three episodes of Ozark. But fans recognized the iconic actor, who has been a part of many TV shows and movies. Before we look at the actor’s illustrious career, let us look at his personal life.

Who is Richard Thomas?

Richard Earl Thomas was born on June 13, 1951 in Manhattan. The actor had seen performing arts closely as his parents, Barbara Fallis and Richard S. Thomas were ballet dancers. Richard’s parents owned the New York School of Ballet. The actor dropped out of Columbia College in junior year to pursue acting full-time.

Richard married Alma Gonzales in 1975, and they had a son and a triplet of daughters. However, the two divorced in 1993, and Richard married Georgina Bischoff in 1994. As per sources, Richard has a net worth of $6 million.

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Where have you seen Richard?

The veteran started his acting career at seven in Broadway play Sunrise at Campobello. Richard made his TV debut in 1959 by appearing on NBC’s A Doll’s House. Richard’s breakout performance as John Boy-Walton came on the CBS drama The Waltons. The actor bagged an Emmy Award for his role. Richard’s other famous series includes the miniseries adaptation of Stephen King’s It as Bill Denbrough.

Richard worked with fellow Ozark co-star Bruce Davison in the 1969-movie Last Summer. For the uninitiated, Bruce Davison plays the role of Randall Schafer, the US senator in Ozark. But, the actor made his big-screen debut in 1969 with the premiere of Winning. You might have seen Richard Thomas in the 2021-movie, The Unforgivable, which starred Sandra Bullock.  

Ozark fans will have to rely on the creators and writers for the actor’s return in the final part. Since the creator has confirmed that the last part will focus on the Byrde family, we can hope to see Nathan return. Meanwhile, we can stream Ozark seasons on Netflix to witness Thomas’ brilliant performance in the series.

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