Thomas Gibson, born on July 3, 1962, is an iconic American actor and movie director. He is best known for his acting roles in “Chicago Hope” and his acting and directorial debut on “Dharma & Greg.” He has been featured in many other television series and movies. He was nominated for the Golden Globe Awards twice and the Screen Actors Guild Awards three times. He didn’t win any of those — but he did win the 2010’s Entertainer of the Year poll run by “Entertainment Weekly.” We will help you celebrate his special day right here.
Thomas Ellis Gibson
July 3, 1962
Thomas Gibson was born on July 3, 1962, in Charleston, South Carolina, and his zodiac sign is Cancer. His parents are Charles M. Gibson and Beth Gibson — his mother was a social worker, and his father was a lawyer and politician. Gibson became interested in the performing arts at a young age. Sensing his interest in arts, his parents enrolled him in Little Theater School when he was nine years old — his acting career began in that same year, 1971. He proceeded to Bishop England High School and the College of Charleston. He then won a scholarship to Juilliard’s Drama Division in 1981, and while there, he interned at the Alabama Shakespeare college. He graduated from college with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 1985.
Gibson made his first appearance on television in “Leg Work,” a legal drama in 1987. He followed it up with appearances in two long-running soap operas — “As the World Turns” and “Another World.” His movie debut came in 1992 when he appeared in Ron Howard’s “Far and Away.” In 1993, Gibson was part of the cast of two movies as a gay waiter in Denys Arcand’s “Love and Human Remains” and “Tales of the City.”
Gibson gained the most popularity for his work on “Criminal Minds,” a show he joined in 2005, and he poured a decade of his life into it. He played the role of Aaron Hotchner and was part of the main cast until he left the show in 2016.
Gibson graduates from Juilliard after four years of studying fine arts.
He marries Christina Parker and the couple stays together for 25 years.
Gibson joins the cast of the biggest television project in his career.
Gibson ends his 25-year marriage to Parker.
Why We Love Thomas Gibson
He contributes to charity
Gibson has given generously to organizations such as Boys & Girls Clubs of America and Children's Miracle Network Hospitals. He also donates his time to these organizations and tries to help as best as he can.
He cares about people
On more than one occasion, he has joined the campaign to help provide clean water to communities that need them. Gibson goes all out whenever people are in distress.
He advises people to participate in politics
Everyone should participate in choosing leaders. Gibson advises people to go out and cast their votes, and we support this.
5 Surprising Facts
He is a fitness fanatic
Gibson works out religiously, and he has been at it since 2007.
His different hobbies
Gibson enjoys boating and spending time outdoors with his dog.
His favorite performer
Gibson is a big fan of Louis Armstrong, an African American trumpeter and vocalist.
He was catfished
A woman pretended to be someone else and tricked Gibson into sending sexually explicit videos.
He is a semi-professional golfer
Gibson likes to golf, and he is a prominent celebrity golfer.
Thomas Gibson FAQs
What happened to Thomas Gibson?
After leaving “Criminal Minds” on an unpleasant note, the actor hasn’t had the same level of success he used to have and isn’t very active as an actor anymore.
Does Thomas Gibson have kids?
Yes, he has three children — Travis, Agatha, and James.
Where does Thomas Gibson live?
Gibson lives in Charleston.
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