Jake Thomas

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Jake Thomas
Jake Thomas by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Thomas in 2014
Born Jacob Thomas
(1990-01-30) January 30, 1990 (age 24)
Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
Nationality American
Occupation Actor, Photographer
Years active 1999–present
Website
www.jakethomas.com

Jacob "Jake" Thomas (born January 30, 1990)[1] is an American actor, perhaps best known for his role as Matt McGuire, the titular character's younger brother, in the Disney Channel show Lizzie McGuire (2001–04). In 2002, he won a Young Artist Award for supporting actor for his performance in A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001). He was also seen in Cory in the House (2007–08), playing the role of Jason Stickler.

Life and career[edit]

Thomas was born in Knoxville, Tennessee, the son of Simms Thomas, a television reporter and writer, and Bob Thomas, a radio personality, actor and writer.[2] The youngest of three children, he has two older siblings, Chad and Brooke. Thomas attended Farragut High School. Thomas is a photographer and an avid cyclist.

Thomas played Eric Miller in the Without a Trace episode "Wannabe" and a young Hugh Hefner in the television movie Hefner: Unauthorized. He made a guest appearance on 3rd Rock from the Sun and guest starred in Cory in the House as Jason Stickler.

Thomas travels between Los Angeles, California and Knoxville, Tennessee. He released an album, Now and Then, marketed by Big Stick Music. He recently played Finn Avery in the YouTube web series Storytellers directed by YouTube star Joey Graceffa

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
1999 3rd Rock from the Sun Kid 1 episode, Y2dicK
Touched by an Angel Thomas
Hefner: Unauthorized (TV) Young Hef (Age 9) aka Hugh Hefner: The True Story
The Man Show Jake Bad Old Days
2000 If Tomorrow Comes Young Adam
The Cell Young Carl Stargher
2001–2004 Lizzie McGuire Matthew "Matt" McGuire Sixty-five episodes, Main Role
2001 A.I. Artificial Intelligence Martin Swinton aka Artificial Intelligence: A.I.
2002 Body & Soul Raymond White 1 episode, Shadow Boxing
2003 The Lizzie McGuire Movie Matthew "Matt" McGuire
Sixteen to Life (TV) Mike
Christmas Vacation 2: Cousin Eddie's Island Adventure (TV) Clark 'Third' Johnson
2003–07 The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy Nigel Planter voice role; 4 episodes
2004 Without a Trace Eric Miller 1 episode, Wannabe
DinoCroc Michael Banning Decapitated in film
Soccer Dog: European Cup Zach Connolly
2005 Center of the Universe Waylon 1 episode, The New Neighbours
Brave: The Search for Spirit Dancer (VG) Brave Video game,voice
2006 Trick or Treat Isaac Ackerman
2007–2008 Cory In the House Jason Stickler 11 episodes
2008 Aces 'N' Eights (TV) Noah
ER Nick 1 episode, As the day she was born
Cold Case (2008) Hugh Mastersen '78 1 episode, Roller girl
2009 Lie to Me James Cole 1 episode, Pilot
Eleventh Hour Brian Dahl 1 episode, Eternal
House M.D. Ryan 1 episode, Unfaithful
Trust Me Steve 1 episode, Odd Man Out
CSI: Miami Lucas Galinetti 1 episode, Chip/Tuck
Rules of Engagement Toby 1 episode. Twice
Ghost Whisperer Andrew Carlin 1 episode, Endless Love
2010 Criminal Minds Scott Kagan 1 episode, Middle Man
Maternal Obsession Kevin Lifetime Movie
2011 Secret Life of the American Teenager Boy Dancing 1 episode: "And Circumstance"
Betrayed at 17 Shane Ross Lead role
2012 NCIS Alec Dell 1 episode: "Namesake"
2012 CSI: NY Steve Davis 1 episode: "Clue: CSI"
2013-2014 Storytellers Finn Avery Six Episodes (Main Role)

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