Tony Thomas (producer)
|Born||Charles Anthony Thomas
December 7, 1948
Hollywood, California, US
|Occupation||TV and film producer, director|
|Spouse(s)||Ann Souder (m. 2005)|
Rose Marie Cassaniti
|Relatives||Marlo Thomas (sister)|
Charles Anthony "Tony" Thomas (born December 7, 1948) is an American television and film producer.
Early life and family
Thomas began working in Hollywood film/TV production at Screen Gems as an associate producer on the acclaimed television movie Brian's Song. In 1974, he teamed with producer Paul Junger Witt and wife Susan Harris to form a TV production company, Witt/Thomas Productions (alternately Witt/Thomas/Harris Productions), which produced numerous successful television series from the 1970s into the 1990s.
He has produced many TV series, including The Practice (1976–1977), Nurses, Herman's Head, Soap, Blossom, Empty Nest, Benson, Beauty and the Beast, The Golden Girls, and It's a Living. He was a producer for the feature film Dead Poets Society.
Thomas serves as a member of the ALSAC/St. Jude Boards of Directors and Governors, directing the operation of the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital that his father had founded.
He married Ann Souder on Christmas Eve, 2005, in Montecito, California.