Actor Henry Thomas is one of the child stars of the 1980s.
Already with his second film "E.T. – The Alien" he achieved his international breakthrough.
The role of Elliott in Steven Spielberg's classic makes him a star practically overnight.
In the following years Thomas played in numerous cinema and TV productions.
Well-known examples are: "Gangs of New York", "CSI: Vegas" or "Das Spiel".
In 2018 he got one of the main roles in the Netflix series "Haunted Hill House".
In 2019 he starred in "The Shining" sequel and Stephen King film adaptation "Doctor Sleep".
In the same year, he was arrested for drunk driving.
He must participate in a judicial addiction program.
A alcohol meter is also installed in his car.
Thomas is a father of three. He has two children with his wife Annalee and a daughter from their first marriage with actress Marie Zielcke.
In 2019, Thomas slipped into the role that brought him world renown.
In the short film "A Holiday Reunion" he meets the alien E.T.
Apparently, even after decades, he cannot stay away from his prime role.