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Thomas Hobson (actor)

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Thomas Hobson
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Thomas Hobson, as Shout in The Fresh Beat Band.
Born 1983–1984
Occupation Film actor
Television actor
Years active 1990–present

Thomas "Tommy" Hobson (born 1983–1984) is an American stage, film, and television actor.

He began acting when he was six years old, and received a B.A. in Theatre Studies from Yale University in 2004.[1][2]

Career[edit]

Hobson appeared in The Hogan Family in the 1990s and in Malcolm in the Middle[citation needed] in the early 2000s.

In 2005, Hobson performed in the play North Beach, written by Bill Swadley and directed by Taylor Nichols. Billboard reported that his performance was convincing and skillful.[3]

In 2006, he performed at the MaCadden Theatre in Los Angeles in a retelling of The Madwoman of Chaillot as set in post-Katrina New Orleans. L.A. Splash wrote that the cast gave strong performances.[4]

In 2008, he performed in the Citykid the Musical,[2] which received 6 NAACP Image Awards.[5]

Most recently, Hobson appears on The Fresh Beat Band as "Shout", the piano player and assistant leader for the band, which stars his character's three best friends, Kiki, Twist and Marina.

The show, Nickelodeon's "most-music" show aimed at preschoolers, catapulted Hobson to national fame among adolescents. Hobson's performance on the musical show has been characterized by one reviewer as "cool beans" and was shot in Hollywood, California.

Television[edit]

Films[edit]

Recognition[edit]

Awards & nominations[edit]

He also starred in High School Musical 2 as the guy who was the captain of the RedHawks.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Trapdoor ensemble North Beach" (PDF). Trapdoor Ensemble. p. 6. Retrieved 3 June 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "bio at Citykid the Musical". Citykid the Musical. Retrieved 3 June 2010. 
  3. ^ "review: North Beach". Billboard. Retrieved 3 June 2010. 
  4. ^ "The Madwoman Of Chaillot at MaCadden Theatre - Review". LA Splash. Retrieved 3 June 2010. 
  5. ^ "Citykid the Musical". Citykid the Musical. Retrieved 3 June 2010. 
  6. ^ "Eighteenth Annual Youth in Film Awards". Young Artist Awards. Retrieved 3 June 2010. 

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