There are lots of veteran actors in the Hollywood industry and they all are very good at what they do. Their popularity is not limited to America only, but they are famous in the entire world and people love them for their work. One such lovable star was William Thomas Jr. He left the world on the 14th of November 2020. He was 73 at the time of death.

This article will shed a light on the life of William Thomas Jr. The aspects such as career, birth, filmography, and profession will be discussed in this article. So let us know about the journey of William Thomas Jr.

Who is William Thomas Jr.?

William Thomas Jr. is an American entertainer. He was a clergyman at Little White Chapel in Burbank, California. He was born in November 1947 in Columbus, Ohio. He Was initially given a role as Newman on Seinfeld (1989) yet his scenes were erased. Wayne Knight was subsequently projected in the job. From 1991 to 1992, he played Vanessa Huxtable’s life partner Dabnis Brickey on the NBC sitcom The Cosby Show, during the eighth and last season.

Intro African American actor
A.K.A. William Thomas, Jr., William Thomas Jr.
Is Actor Television actor
From the United States of America
Field Film, TV, Stage & Radio
Gender Male
Birth November 1947, Columbus, USA
Age 74 years


Preceding his work on The Cosby Show, Thomas depicted Cool Charles on the widely praised 1987-1988 CBS parody dramatization Frank’s Place, which featured Tim Reid and his significant other Daphne Maxwell Reid. He additionally depicted Det. William Donald Potts on Steven Bochco’s broadly panned 1990 ABC melodic dramatization Cop Rock. He additionally played Mr. Laskin on the “My Big Brother” episode of “Family Matters”.

Before coming to Hollywood, he showed up on Broadway in Godspell, Your Arms Are Too Short to Box with God, and as Jacob in the first creation of La Cage aux Folles. Thomas likewise showed up on The Bold and the Beautiful in 2005 as an INS specialist. Film credits incorporate Mambo Kings, Bruce Almighty, and Christmas with the Kranks.

William Thomas jr Filmography:

Title Year Status Character
The Bold and the Beautiful 2005 TV Series INS Agent Phillip Dunn
Gilmore Girls 2005 TV Series Doctor
Surviving Christmas 2004   Choir Director
Life on Liberty Street 2004 TV Movie Dr. Jim Rivera
The Bernie Mac Show 2004 TV Series  
Bruce Almighty 2003   Technical Director
The West Wing 2002 TV Series SitRoom Civilian Advisor David
The Pretender 1999 TV Series Dr. Denkins
Hard Time: The Premonition 1999 TV Movie Security Guard
Sister, Sister 1995-1997 TV Series Reverend Thomas / Mr. Gardner
7th Heaven 1996 TV Series Organ Player
Hope & Gloria 1995-1996 TV Series Artie
Family Matters 1996 TV Series Mr. Lasker
Hangin’ with Mr. Cooper 1996 TV Series Lawyer
Love & War 1995 TV Series Parker
Home Improvement 1994 TV Series Appraiser
Thunder Alley 1994 TV Series Job Counselor
Star Trek: The Next Generation 1994 TV Series Santos
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air 1994 TV Series David
Getting By 1994 TV Series  
The Cosby Show 1991-1992 TV Series Dabnis Brickey
The Mambo Kings 1992   Xavier – The Mambo Kings Band
Cop Rock 1990 TV Series Det. William Donald Potts
Tour of Duty 1989 TV Series Dave
Walt Disney’s Wonderful World of Color 1989 TV Series Manager
Studio 5-B 1989 TV Series Woody
CBS Summer Playhouse 1988 TV Series Brian
Frank’s Place 1987-1988 TV Series Cool Charles
Hill Street Blues 1987 TV Series Newscaster
King of the Gypsies 1978 uncredited  


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