Jonathan Taylor Thomas has done more than show off how good he is at acting and singing to get to the top as a director. He is well-known for giving Simba’s voice in The Lion King, a Disney movie from 1994.
Putting that aside, Mr. Thomas is also well-known for his role as Randy Taylor on the TV show Home Improvement. The actor is part Dutch, part Portuguese, and part Pennsylvania Dutch. As a child actor, he was nominated for an award about 16 times and won five of them, including the Kids’ Choice Award twice in 1998 and 1999.
Early Life and Career
Jonathan Taylor Weiss is his real name, and he was born on September 8, 1981, in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, in the United States. Stephen Weiss was an industrial sales manager, and Claudine Gonsalves, who was born Gonsalves but changed her name, was a personal manager and social worker. In 1991, they split up.
Jeff Weiss, who is his uncle, is a well-known actor and playwright. When he was four, his family moved from Bethlehem to California. His older brother, Joel Thomas Weiss, was with them.
Thomas is a person with a lot of education. He went to school in West Hills, California, at Chaminade College Preparatory School, where he graduated with honours. Jonathan then went to Harvard University to study philosophy and history. He went to the University of St. Andrews in Scotland for his third year of college. He also went to the School of General Studies at Columbia University and graduated in 2010.
Jonathan Taylor Thomas’s first role on TV was as Greg Brady’s son Kevin Brady in The Bradys, which came out in 1990. He was in two episodes of the comedy show “In Living Color” in 1991. Taylor got famous when he played Randy Taylor on the ABC sitcom Home Improvement from 1991 to 1998. After that, he said he was taking a break from the screen to focus more on school.
Thomas was in an episode of The Wild Thornberries and Smallville in the year 2000. (also in 2004). Among other things, he was in the ABC sitcom 8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter (2004). Taylor left the show again, but in 2013 he came back as a guest star on the second season of the ABC comedy Last Man Standing. In October 2013 and January 2015, he also appeared as a guest on seasons three and four of the show.
As a voice actor, he has worked on Disney animation, The Lion King (as Little Simba), and Through the Moebius Strip (as Prince Ragis in 2005). He has been the voice of Spot on The Adventures of Spot (1987–1993) and Mr. Burns on The Simpsons (Luke Stetson in 2003). The Adventures of Pinocchio (as Human Pinocchio, in 1996) and Kingdom Hearts II both use his voice (as Young Simba in 2006).
The actor has also been in a number of movies, such as Wild America (1997), Common Ground (2000), Disney’s Man of House, I’ll Be Home for Christmas, and Tom and Huck. In 2016, he made a short film called L’extra.
It is said that Thomas and Natalie Wright got engaged in 2007. We don’t know much about the woman the actor wanted to marry, but we do know that they broke up the same year. He was a secretive person who didn’t want to be famous, so he was able to keep the details of his relationships from the public.
In 2011, Jonathan Taylor Thomas was called gay by Chelsea Handler, who was the host of the show Chelsea Lately. It made everyone talk about it, and it pretty much confirmed what people had suspected for years about his perfect performance as a gay and bisexual hooker. Both Common Ground and Speedway Junky.
So, Thomas defended himself by saying that his sexuality and the sexuality of the characters he plays in movies have nothing to do with each other. Still, we know you wonder if he’s really straight just as much as we do.
A recent Facebook post that said the actor had died got over a million likes until his rep said it wasn’t true. He’s said to be alive and well, but he’s not on our screen anymore. Who knows where Jonathan Taylor Thomas is? This is probably the question that most people ask. Well, no one really knows what he is carrying right now.
- 5 feet 7 inches tall (170 cm)
- Weight: 64 kg (141 lbs)
- Eye colour: Blue
- Hair is a light brown colour