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Jonathan Taylor Thomas

Jonathan Taylor Thomas

Jonathan Taylor Thomas starred in Morgan Creek's critically acclaimed Wild America. Best known for his role as Randy, the middle son on the long-running, top-rated situation comedy Home Improvement, from Touchstone Television, Taylor counts among his other feature film credits the title role in The Adventures of Pinocchio, and Disney's Man of the House and Tom and Huck. In addition, he provided the voice of Young Simba in The Lion King, the most successful animated film of all time. Earlier this year, Jonathan appeared in a cameo role in the independent film I Woke Up Early the Day I Died, which premiered at the 1998 Venice Film Festival. He recently completed a role in the film Speedway Junkie which will premiere at the Sundance Film Festival.

Born in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Thomas moved with his family to Sacramento, California, when he was five. Prior to beginning his acting career in 1989, he worked as a fashion and print model in Sacramento and San Francisco. He also appeared in industrial films, commercials and as Tiny Tim in a regional stage production of Scrooge.

Before being cast in Home Improvement, Thomas played Kevin, Greg Brady's son, on the series The Bradys. In addition to acting, he maintains a straight A average in school, and in his leisure time he enjoys fly-fishing and traveling.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2002.

Jonathan Taylor Thomas Facts

Birth NameJonathan Taylor Weiss
OccupationActor
BirthdaySeptember 8, 1981 (36)
SignVirgo
BirthplaceBethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA
Height5' 6" (1m68)  How tall is Jonathan Taylor Thomas compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Bridge of Spies
Beverly Hills Cop III
The Hours Till Daylight
The Lion King
Notorious
Home Improvement: The 20th Anniversary Complete Collection
Pom Poko
Tom And Huck
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