|About the Book|
Nationally recognized for his portrayal of John John-Boy Walton, Jr., in the 1970s TV series The Waltons.Thomas was born Richard Earl Thomas in New York, the son of Barbara (née Fallis) and Richard S. Thomas. in 1951(according to imdb.com). His parents were dancers with the New York City Ballet and owned the New York School of Ballet. He attended The Allen Stevenson School and The McBurney School in Manhattan. Thomas was seven when he made his Broadway debut in Sunrise at Campobello (1958) playing John Roosevelt, son of future U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt.