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Thomas Wilson Brown | Biography

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  • Full Name Thomas Wilson Brown
  • Occupation Actor, Producer, Writer
  • Nationality American
  • Birthplace Eastern Wyoming, USA
  • Birth Date Dec 27, 1972
  • Age 49 Years, 5 Months
Cast of 1989 Film 'Honey, I Shrunk the Kids'

Thomas Wilson Brown | Biography

Co-owner of the film production company Thunder Basin Pictures

Brown grew up on his family's 14,000-acre ranch, where he was the youngest of a tight-knit group of relatives and siblings. Despite his remote surroundings, he was raised with a strong appreciation for art and culture. His grandmother instilled a passion for reading in all of her grandchildren. He learned to be an artist from his mother, a cowboy from his father and dancing from his aunt. 


Thomas Wilson Brown is an American actor well known for his portrayal of Russ Thompson in the film Honey, I Shrunk the Kids.

Who is Thomas Wilson Brown?

Thomas Wilson Brown is a television and film actor. He got his first job after responding to a modest post in a local Santa Fe, New Mexico, newspaper searching for a young kid who could ride a horse.

Brown debuted his film career as Augie in the 1985 movie Silverado. The consecutive year, he played the role of Hardy Collins in the TV movie Louis L'Amour's Down the Long Hills. Brown got his breakthrough role in the movie Honey I Shrunk the Kids in 1989 as the Szalinski family's teen neighbor Russ Thompson. 

In 1993, he played the rebellious character Joe, on Beverly Hills, 90210 (episode "The Game is Chicken"). He also starred in several 1990 TV series and movies like Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael (Movie 1990), Revenge on the Highway (TV Movie 1992), Boy Meets World (TV Series 1993-1994), Walker, and Texas Ranger (TV Series 1998).

Besides his acting career, Brown is also a writer, director, and producer. 

Age, Family, Early Bio

Thomas Wilson Brown was born in the backseat of a car in Eastern Wyoming on 27 December 1972. As of January 2022, he is 49 years old. 

Brown grew up on his family's 14,000-acre ranch, where he was the youngest of a tight-knit group of relatives and siblings. Despite his remote surroundings, he was raised with a strong appreciation for art and culture. His grandmother instilled a passion for reading in all of her grandchildren. 

His family later relocated to California so that he could pursue an acting career. He also studied classical dance for years. Brown learned to be an artist from his mother, a cowboy from his father, and dancing from his aunt. 

Brown lost his father because of cancer after four days of his ninth birthday. He also paid honor to his late father on Instagram in 2020 and wrote, "Richard Byron Brown Jr. would be 105 today. Happy Birthday, Dad... I hope to see you on the Big Ranch with mom someday. It's been 39 years since I last heard your voice. I'm proud to be your son."

Sadly, he also lost his mother and shared a post on her birthday with the caption, "It was a good day in '44. Happy Birthday to Mom. You are missed by many, and you would have loved your grandchildren!"

Now

Brown is still active in the film industry, with 37 credits as an actor and three as a producer to his name. 

In 2019, he appeared in two short films, Val and The Hour After Westerly. Moreover, he was featured in three shows, The Last ChampionAlone, and The Last Three Days in 2020. 

He is also the co-managing member and co-owner of the film production company Thunder Basin Pictures. 

He is currently living in California with his family.

Wife

Brown has been married to Lisanne Brown for over 23 years. Before getting married, they were together for seven years. He wrote a post on 18 May 2021 for his wife, "30 years ago today she walked into my life. Love at first sight."

Thomas Wilson Brown with his Wife Lisanne Brown in 2018
Thomas Wilson Brown with his Wife Lisanne Brown in 2018 (Photo: Instagram)

The couple has two daughters, Libby Marie and Mylah Brown. They also had a son named Elijah, born on 29 July 1993. 

Brown is also a grandpa to his three grandchildren from his daughter, Libby Marie.

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