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Thomas Gibson Biography

Thomas Gibson (Thomas Ellis Gibson) is an American actor and director who portrayed Daniel Nyland in the CBS series Chicago Hope. He has also Portrayed Greg Montgomery on the ABC series Dharma & Greg, and also Aaron Hotchner on the CBS series Criminal Minds (2005–2016).

Thomas enjoys golf. He also plays at the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am every year, as well as other golfing events, and is also friends with golfer Corey Pavin.

Thomas served as part of the 2010 Host Committee for the Inaugural SAG Foundation Golf Classic, and also co-hosted the 2nd Annual SAG Foundation Golf Classic with the Criminal Minds castmate Joe Mantegna.

Thomas Gibson Education

He enrolled in Little Theater School and later graduated from Bishop England High School as a child.

Gibson later attended the College of Charleston (1979–1981) and also became an intern at the Alabama Shakespeare Festival.

There, he was encouraged to apply to the prestigious Juilliard School. After being in Charleston for an year and a half, Gibson won a scholarship to Juilliard’s Drama Division (Group 14: 1981–1985). There, he graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 1985.

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Thomas was born on July 3, 1962 in Charleston, South Carolina, U.S. He is 60 years

Thomas Gibson Family

He was born to Charles M. “Mac” and Beth Gibson. His father was a lawyer and liberal Democrat who served in the South Carolina state Senate and House and his mother was a social worker. Gibson is Roman Catholic.

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Gibson married Christine Gibson in 1993. The couple then separated in 2011 and Gibson filed for divorce in 2014. Their divorce was finalized on 14, February 2018.

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Thomas and his former wife have three children: James Parker, Travis Carter and Agatha Marie, and they reside in San Antonio, Texas.

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His son Carter was featured in the season 10 episode “Boxed In” (#5) of Criminal Minds as a friend of the Kidnapped Kid in that episode.

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His interest in the performing arts began at a young age. He was fascinated with Louis Armstrong. Gibson and his sister were on a swim team together and they also frequented a pizza parlor after their swim meets.

It was at this pizza parlor that Thomas would sing along with a Dixieland band, complete with his attempt at a Louis Armstrong voice.

Thomas started acting when nine years of age in children’s theater. He then appeared in Julian Wiles’ Seize the Street: the Skateboard Musical, which is a Young Charleston Theater Company (now Charleston Stage) production.

He began his classical theater training by becoming a member of the Young Charleston Theater Company and the Footlight Players as a teenager who often performed at the historic Dock Street Theatre.

During Gibson’s time at College of Charleston, he was an intern at the Alabama Shakespeare Festival. He made his stage debut in David Hare’s A Map of the World in the New York Shakespeare Festival. Gibson finally appeared in more plays for producer Joe Papp, both in Public Theater and also in Central Park.

Thomas worked on and off Broadway for the next ten years in a diverse range of plays by Shakespeare, Christopher Marlowe, Molière, Tennessee Williams, Howard Brenton, Romulus Linney, Noël Coward, Alan Ball and many others before he turned to the small screen. He also waited tables at Tavern on the Green.

His first television appearance was in 1987 in a guest role on CBS’ legal drama Leg Work, which was followed by stints on the daytime dramas As the World Turns (CBS) and then Another World (NBC).

He made his big screen debut in Ron Howard’s Far and Away, in which he portrayed Stephen Chase in 1992. Stephen was the villainous rival of Joseph Donnelly (Tom Cruise) for Shannon Christie’s (Nicole Kidman) affections.

Gibson’s next lead role was in 1993 as David, a gay waiter, in Denys Arcand’s Love and Human Remains. He later reunited with Arcand in Stardom (2000). Gibson played the slimy misanthrope Beauchamp Day in the Tales of the City miniseries (1993) in 1993.

He then returned to television when portraying Dr. Danny Nyland in the CBS medical drama Chicago Hope from 1994 to 1998 where he starred alongside future Criminal Minds costar Mandy Patinkin. He portrayed Greg Montgomery in the ABC sitcom Dharma & Greg.

Thomas Gibson Criminal Minds

Gibson was cast in the role as Supervisory Special Agent Aaron “Hotch” Hotchner, the Unit Chief of the Behavioral Analysis Unit (BAU) team, in the CBS series Criminal Minds in 2005..

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He was suspended after appearing in two episodes of the twelfth season of Criminal Minds on August 11, 2016. It was following an on-set altercation with a writer-producer; he then apologized for the confrontation in a statement, claiming the dispute arose from creative differences in an episode he was directing (Gibson had previously directed six episodes of Criminal Minds since 2013, along with two last season episodes of Dharma & Greg in 2001). He had a prior altercation with an assistant director and also underwent anger-management counseling.

The following day, ABC Studios and CBS Television Studios (which co-distribute Criminal Minds) issued a statement announcing that Gibson’s contract with the series had been terminated the following day.

That statement included the information that the exit storyline of the Aaron Hotchner character from the series had yet to be determined.

In the episode, “Taboo” of October 12, 2016, the absence of Thomas’ character is explained as being away on special assignment; however, in the episode “Elliot’s Pond”, it is revealed that he had resigned and also went into the Witness Protection Program after noticing a serial killer stalking his son.

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It is not yet clear whether the actor will return for the Criminal Minds Finale, the series is now coming to an end.

Where Is Thomas Gibson Now

Thomas stars in the 2018 TV series as Colonel Branson.

Thomas Gibson Net Worth

The Criminal Minds star net worth is not yet revealed.

Thomas Gibson Height

Gibson stands at a height of 1.87 m.

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