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Thomas Ian Nicholas Biography

  • Profession: Actor
  • Born: Jul 10, 1980
  • Died: Jan 1, 0001

After achieving fame as a child star in the early '90s, Thomas Ian Nicholas graduated to (slightly) more adult subjects in the raunchy teen hit American Pie (1999). During his Los Angeles childhood, [[Performer~P52529~Nicholas~nicholas]]' mother worked in casting, providing her son with an early entry into the business. The dark-haired boy first appeared on camera at age eight, playing Tony Danza's younger self in an episode of the 1980s sitcom Who's the Boss?. [[Performer~P52529~Nicholas~nicholas]] moved to films in 1992, in the fantasy-drama Radio Flyer. [[Performer~P52529~Nicholas~nicholas]] earned his first feature starring role as the miraculously endowed young pitcher in the lighthearted, child-oriented crowd-pleaser Rookie of the Year (1993). Continuing his de facto magical mystery tour, [[Performer~P52529~Nicholas~nicholas]] starred as a contemporary teen transported to mythic Camelot in A Kid in King Arthur's Court (1995) and its sequel A Kid in Aladdin's Palace (1997). Shedding his kid persona, [[Performer~P52529~Nicholas~nicholas]] formed his own rock band T.I.N. Men, releasing its first album in 1997. By 1999, [[Performer~P52529~Nicholas~nicholas]] revealed that he was definitively over the age of consent (if not out of teen films) in American Pie. As a high-school senior aiming to lose his virginity with girlfriend Tara Reid, [[Performer~P52529~Nicholas~nicholas]]' Kevin may have been in a better position to do the deed by graduation than buddy Jason Biggs, but his performance anxiety became another source of ribald humor. [[Performer~P52529~Nicholas~nicholas]] followed his American Pie success with a guest-starring stint on TV drama Party of Five's final season and the inevitable American Pie sequel. Continuing the trend of appearing in teen pics, [[Performer~P52529~Nicholas~nicholas]] would next turn up in such films as Halloween: Resurrection and The Rules of Attraction (both 2002) before appearing as a young incarnation of Old Blue Eyes in Stealing Sinatra (also 2002).
~ Lucia Bozzola, Rovi

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