Leon Thomas III
While in California, Thomas booked his first television show, TEENick's Just for Kicks, where he played the role of Ty Atwood. Additionally, he is the singing voice of Tyrone the orange moose on season two of the award-winning Nick Jr. show The Backyardigans. His other recent television credits include guest appearances on Jack's Big Music Show, Just Jordan and iCarly.
In December 2005, Thomas became an original cast member of his third Broadway play, The Color Purple. He left that show to make his film debut in August Rush.
A third generation musician, Thomas was exposed to music at a young age since his parents, professional musicians, owned a recording studio where a number of famous musicians recorded. Thomas plays drums, bass, piano, saxophone and, now, guitar, which he mastered for his role in August Rush.
Leon Thomas III Facts
|Birthday||August 1, 1993 (24)|
|Birthplace||Brooklyn, New York, USA|