The Info List - Sean Patrick Thomas

Sean Patrick Thomas (born December 17, 1970) is an American actor. He is known for his co-starring role in the 2001 film Save the Last Dance, as well as his television role as Detective Temple Page in The District.


1 Early life 2 Career 3 Personal life 4 Filmography 5 Television 6 References 7 External links

Early life[edit] Thomas was born in Washington, D.C., the son of emigrants from Guyana. He was raised in Wilmington, Delaware, the son of Cheryl, a financial analyst for DuPont, and Carlton Thomas, an engineer who also worked for DuPont.[1][2] Thomas, who has two younger siblings, graduated from Brandywine High School in Delaware
and attended the University of Virginia. He originally intended to study law, but upon successfully auditioning for a role in the film A Raisin in the Sun, Thomas changed directions and decided to attend New York University's prestigious Graduate Acting Program at the Tisch School of the Arts, graduating in 1995.[3] Career[edit] Thomas began appearing in screen roles in the mid 1990s, and had minor roles in several films, including Conspiracy Theory (1997), Can't Hardly Wait (1998) and Cruel Intentions
Cruel Intentions
(1999). His first leading role was in the teen romance Save the Last Dance, in which he starred opposite Julia Stiles. The film opened in January 2001 and became successful among teen audiences, grossing over $90 million domestically. Subsequently, Thomas appeared in supporting roles in the films Barbershop and Halloween: Resurrection, both of which were released in 2002. Thomas was a cast member on The District, a television crime drama that aired on CBS
(from 2000–04). Thomas played recurring character Alan Townsend on Reaper. He originated the recurring character of Karl Dupree on Lie To Me. In 2009, he took to the stage, playing the title role in "Othello" for Theatre for a New Audience in New York. This production moved to the Intiman Theatre in Seattle for the summer. In 2012, he worked with Ioan Gruffudd
Ioan Gruffudd
and Sarah Michelle Gellar
Sarah Michelle Gellar
in Ringer. He was originally cast as Cyborg for Justice League: Throne of Atlantis, replacing Shemar Moore
Shemar Moore
from Justice League: War who was initially not available to reprise his role. But after Sean Patrick Thomas recorded the role, Shemar Moore
Shemar Moore
was available again so Andrea Romano, for the sake of continuity, recast Thomas with Shemar Moore
Shemar Moore
who lip synced to the earlier performance of Thomas.[4] Patrick Thomas portrayed Dr. Michael Cayle in the Horror film Deep in the Darkness, based on the Michael Laimo novel with the same name.[5] Personal life[edit] Thomas married actress Aonika Laurent in New Orleans on Saturday, April 22, 2006. Their original wedding date had been Saturday, November 5, 2005, but had to be postponed due to Hurricane Katrina. The couple met at a party thrown by Barbershop director Tim Story.[6] The couple has two children. Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role

1996 Courage Under Fire Sergeant Thompson

1997 Picture Perfect Ad Researcher No.2

1997 Conspiracy Theory (film) Surveillance Operator

1998 Can't Hardly Wait Ben, Jock No.2

1999 Cruel Intentions Ronald Clifford

2000 Dracula 2000 Trick

2001 Save the Last Dance Derek Reynolds

Not Another Teen Movie Other Black Guy At Party

2002 Barbershop Jimmy James

Halloween: Resurrection Rudy Grimes

2004 Barbershop 2: Back in Business Jimmy James

2006 The Fountain Antonio

2008 The Burrowers Callaghan

2012 Murder on the 13th Floor Jordan Braxton

2014 Deep in the Darkness Dr. Michael Cayle

2016 Barbershop: The Next Cut Jimmy James

2017 The Sterling Chase Darren

2018 The Children


Year Title Role Notes

2000–2004 The District Officer/Detective Temple Page

2008 A Raisin in the Sun George Murchison

2009 Lie To Me Karl Dupree

2009 Reaper Alan Townsend

2011 Reed Between the Lines Kenneth

2012 Ringer Solomon Vessida (5 Episodes)

2012 American Horror Story: Asylum Terry

2012 Murder on the 13th Floor Jordan TV film

2015 The Murder Pact

TV film

2016 NCIS: New Orleans Lt. Jakoby

2017 Criminal Minds Agent Terry Richardson

2017 Kevin (Probably) Saves the World Rick


Year Title Role Notes

2015–2016 Vixen Professor Macalester Recurring (8 episodes)


^ " Sean Patrick Thomas profile". Filmreference.com. Retrieved August 11, 2011.  ^ Sean Patrick Thomas profile, movies.msn.com; accessed June 18, 2009. ^ "NYU Graduate Acting Alumni". 2011. Retrieved December 8, 2011.  ^ Justice League ^ Deep in the Darkness ^ "Main – Discover AOL". People.aol.com. Retrieved August 11, 2011. 

External links[edit]

Sean Patrick Thomas on IMDb interview, September 16, 2002, Hollywood Insider interview, 2001, PopMatters

Awards for Sean Patrick Thomas

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MTV Movie Award for Next Generation

Best Breakthrough Performance

Edward Furlong
Edward Furlong
(1992) Marisa Tomei
Marisa Tomei
(1993) Alicia Silverstone
Alicia Silverstone
(1994) Kirsten Dunst
Kirsten Dunst
(1995) George Clooney
George Clooney
(1996) Matthew McConaughey
Matthew McConaughey
(1997) Heather Graham
Heather Graham
(1998) James Van Der Beek
James Van Der Beek
& Katie Holmes
Katie Holmes
(1999) Haley Joel Osment
Haley Joel Osment
& Julia Stiles
Julia Stiles
(2000) Sean Patrick Thomas & Erika Christensen
Erika Christensen
(2001) Orlando Bloom
Orlando Bloom
& Mandy Moore
Mandy Moore
(2002) Eminem
& Jennifer Garner
Jennifer Garner
(2003) Shawn Ashmore
Shawn Ashmore
& Lindsay Lohan
Lindsay Lohan
(2004) Jon Heder
Jon Heder
& Rachel McAdams
Rachel McAdams
(2005) Isla Fisher
Isla Fisher
(2006) Jaden Smith
Jaden Smith
(2007) Zac Efron
Zac Efron
(2008) Robert Pattinson
Robert Pattinson
& Ashley Tisdale
Ashley Tisdale
(2009) Shailene Woodley
Shailene Woodley
(2012) Rebel Wilson
Rebel Wilson
(2013) Will Poulter
Will Poulter
(2014) Dylan O'Brien
Dylan O'Brien
(2015) Daisy Ridley
Daisy Ridley

Best Breakout Star

Anna Kendrick
Anna Kendrick
(2010) Chloë Grace Moretz
Chloë Grace Moretz

Next Generation

Daniel Kaluuya
Daniel Kaluuya

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MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss

Anna Chlumsky
Anna Chlumsky
& Macaulay Culkin
Macaulay Culkin
in My Girl (1992) Christian Slater
Christian Slater
& Marisa Tomei
Marisa Tomei
in Untamed Heart
Untamed Heart
(1993) Demi Moore
Demi Moore
& Woody Harrelson
Woody Harrelson
in Indecent Proposal
Indecent Proposal
(1994) Jim Carrey
Jim Carrey
& Lauren Holly
Lauren Holly
in Dumb and Dumber
Dumb and Dumber
(1995) Natasha Henstridge
Natasha Henstridge
& Anthony Guidera in Species (1996) Will Smith
Will Smith
& Vivica A. Fox
Vivica A. Fox
in Independence Day (1997) Adam Sandler
Adam Sandler
& Drew Barrymore
Drew Barrymore
in The Wedding Singer
The Wedding Singer
(1998) Gwyneth Paltrow
Gwyneth Paltrow
& Joseph Fiennes
Joseph Fiennes
in Shakespeare in Love
Shakespeare in Love
(1999) Sarah Michelle Gellar
Sarah Michelle Gellar
& Selma Blair
Selma Blair
in Cruel Intentions
Cruel Intentions
(2000) Julia Stiles
Julia Stiles
& Sean Patrick Thomas in Save the Last Dance
Save the Last Dance
(2001) Jason Biggs
Jason Biggs
& Seann William Scott
Seann William Scott
in American Pie 2
American Pie 2
(2002) Tobey Maguire
Tobey Maguire
& Kirsten Dunst
Kirsten Dunst
in Spider-Man (2003) Owen Wilson, Carmen Electra
Carmen Electra
& Amy Smart
Amy Smart
in Starsky & Hutch (2004) Ryan Gosling
Ryan Gosling
& Rachel McAdams
Rachel McAdams
in The Notebook
The Notebook
(2005) Heath Ledger
Heath Ledger
& Jake Gyllenhaal
Jake Gyllenhaal
in Brokeback Mountain
Brokeback Mountain
(2006) Will Ferrell
Will Ferrell
& Sacha Baron Cohen
Sacha Baron Cohen
in Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2007) Briana Evigan
Briana Evigan
& Robert Hoffman in Step Up 2: The Streets (2008) Robert Pattinson
Robert Pattinson
& Kristen Stewart
Kristen Stewart
in Twilight (2009) Robert Pattinson
Robert Pattinson
& Kristen Stewart
Kristen Stewart
in The Twilight Saga: New Moon (2010) Robert Pattinson
Robert Pattinson
& Kristen Stewart
Kristen Stewart
in The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (2011) Robert Pattinson
Robert Pattinson
& Kristen Stewart
Kristen Stewart
in The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 (2012) Jennifer Lawrence
Jennifer Lawrence
& Bradley Cooper
Bradley Cooper
in Silver Linings Playbook (2013) Emma Roberts, Jennifer Aniston
Jennifer Aniston
& Will Poulter
Will Poulter
in We're the Millers (2014) Ansel Elgort
Ansel Elgort
& Shailene Woodley
Shailene Woodley
in The Fault in Our Stars (2015) Rebel Wilson
Rebel Wilson
& Adam DeVine
Adam DeVine
in Pitch Perfect 2 (2016) Ashton Sanders & Jharrel Jerome in Moonlight (2017)

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