Ten fun facts about Philip Michael Thomas


Fact 1
Philip Michael Thomas was born on May 26, 1949.

Fact 2
Thomas's most popular role is that of detective Ricardo Tubbs on the TV show Miami Vice. His first prominent parts were in Coonskin and the movie Sparkle.

Fact 3
After his popularity in Miami Vice, he then appeared in many television movies and ads for telephone psychic services.


Fact 4
Philip Michael Thomas was also a spokesperson for mobile entertainment company Nextones.

Fact 5
The hit video games Grand Theft Auto: Vice City and Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories features the voice of Philip Thomas for the character of Lance Vance

Fact 6
Apart from being extremely creative and even at times bookish, he is gifted mechanically and can remake a car engine from scratch or analyze it just by having someone tell him the symptoms.

Fact 7
Before he transferred to the University of California he went to Oakwood College, which is a small liberal arts institute (Alabama) with the intent to become of becoming a pastor.

Fact 8
Philip Michael Thomas was an ordained Pentecostal preacher when he was 16years old.

Fact 9
Philip Thomas exclusively recorded two music albums called Living the Book of My Life and Somebody.

Fact 10
He has also coined the acronym "EGOT", that means "Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, Tony", in indication to his plans of winning them. Unfortunately he has not yet been nominated for any of these but has got a People's Choice Award and a Golden Globe nomination.


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Is an American actor who shot to fame after acting in the TV series Miami Vice.

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