Thomas McDonell

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Thomas McDonell
Thomas McDonell 2013 (cropped).jpg
McDonell at the 2013 ComicCon
Born (1986-05-02) May 2, 1986 (age 28)
Manhattan, New York, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 2008–present

Thomas Hunter Campbell McDonell (born May 2, 1986)[1] is an American actor, musician, and artist. He appeared in The Forbidden Kingdom alongside Jackie Chan and Jet Li, and in Twelve, starring Chace Crawford. McDonell played the main role in 2011 teenage film Prom as Jesse Richter, alongside Aimee Teegarden. He has guest-starred in Suburgatory as Scott Strauss, Tessa's boyfriend.[2][3] He is the lead singer and guitarist for the band Moon.[4] As a visual artist, McDonell has exhibited his own work internationally[5] and has curated several exhibitions including a video art show at a Best Buy in New York.[6]

McDonell was born and raised in Manhattan, New York,[7] and attended boarding school in Andover, Massachusetts.[8] He graduated from New York University. His mother, Joanie, is a writer, and his father, Terry McDonell, is editor of Sports Illustrated.[7][9] His brother is writer Nick McDonell.[10][11]

McDonell starred as Finn Collins on the CW post-apocalyptic series The 100 . [12][13]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2008 The Forbidden Kingdom Young Southie
2010 Twelve Kid in Plaid Tie
2011 Prom Jesse Richter
2012 10 Things I Hate About Life Ben Main Role
2012 Fun Size Aaron Riley
2014 The Devil's Hand Trevor Supporting Role

TV Series[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2010 Law & Order: Criminal Intent Eddie Boyle
2011 Made in Hollywood Himself Episode 6
2012-2013 Suburgatory Scott Strauss 4 episodes ("Driving Miss Dalia", "The Casino Trip", "Sex and The Suburbs", "Yakult Leader")
2013-2014 The 100 Finn Collins Main cast 22 episodes [12]

Music Videos[edit]

Carly Rae Jepsen This Kiss

Neon Trees Your Surrender (with Aimee Teegarden)

Commercial[edit]

Oliver's People Campaign: 2012 with Dakota Johnson

References[edit]

  1. ^ "23 HEARTTHROB: THOMAS McDONELL". VMAN. Retrieved 2011-11-26. 
  2. ^ Kroll, Justin (24 January 2011). "McDonnell works in the 'Now'". Variety. 
  3. ^ Yamato, Jen (2011-04-25). "Movieline". Movieline. Retrieved 2012-06-17. 
  4. ^ "MoonNYC". MoonNYC. Retrieved 2012-06-17. 
  5. ^ "Information". Thomasmcdonell.com. Retrieved 2011-11-26. 
  6. ^ "One Night at Best Buy — Conversations — News & Opinion — Art in America". Artinamericamagazine.com. Retrieved 2011-11-26. 
  7. ^ a b McMahon, Regan (12 May 2011). "'Prom' gears up for big night". The San Francisco Chronicle. 
  8. ^ [1][dead link]
  9. ^ Johnson, Curt (1988). Who's who in U.S. writers, editors & poets, Volume 1. December Press. ISBN 0-913204-21-8. 
  10. ^ Barker, Lynn (2011-04-25). "Thomas McDonell: King of "Prom"". TeenHollywood.com. Retrieved 2011-11-26. 
  11. ^ http://ethnicelebs.com/thomas-mcdonell
  12. ^ a b "100, THE (CW)". The Futon Critic. Retrieved May 10, 2013. 
  13. ^ "Thomas McDonell cast in the 100". 

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