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Eddie Kaye Thomas : biography

October 31, 1980 -

Eddie Kaye Thomas (born October 31, 1980) is an American film, television, and stage actor who rose to prominence as Paul Finch in the American Pie film series. He is also known for his roles as Andy Rosenberg in the Harold & Kumar series and as the voice of Barry Robinson in American Dad!

Music videos

  • Flowing by 311 from the album Soundsystem, 1999

Career

Thomas began his acting career as a stage actor at age seven, appearing in Four Baboons Adoring the Sun in 1992 and The Diary of Anne Frank, opposite Natalie Portman in 1997. He graduated from New York's Professional Children's High School already a veteran of the Broadway stage.

Thomas made his onscreen debut in an episode of Are You Afraid of the Dark? about a possessed camera that destroys everything it shoots entitled The Tale of the Curious Camera. He also appeared on Law & Order twice in 1996, playing different characters each time.

His screen work includes the independent movie called Illtown, The Rage: Carrie 2, and James Toback's controversial motion picture Black and White in which Thomas co-starred with Robert Downey, Jr. and Jared Leto, the title role of Canadian shock-comic Tom Green's Freddy Got Fingered, and as the stereotypical Jewish character Rosenberg in Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle (2004) and Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay (2008) opposite David Krumholtz.

From 2001–2002, Thomas starred in the television series Off Centre with John Cho. He returned to the small screen in the sitcom 'Til Death for the first two seasons (2006 and 2007). His character was removed from the show for budget reasons and was not present for the beginning of the third season. However, Thomas's character returned in season three, the fifth episode, which aired Wednesday, October 8, 2008, without any explanation as to his absence in the first four episodes. He has also appeared in the CSI: Crime Scene Investigation episode "No More Bets".

Thomas appeared in commercials for Snickers and Nike and in 311's music video for "Flowing".

He has continued to do stage work, appearing off Broadway in 2006 and guest voiced on American Dad! in 2009.

Filmography

  • Illtown (1996)
  • Mr. Jealousy (1997)
  • The Rage: Carrie 2 (1999)
  • American Pie (1999) - Paul Finch
  • Black and White (1999)
  • Drop Back Ten (2000)
  • More Dogs Than Bones (2000)
  • Freddy Got Fingered (2001)
  • American Pie 2 (2001) - Paul Finch
  • Stolen Summer (2002)
  • Taboo (2002)
  • Sweet Friggin' Daisies (2002)
  • American Wedding (2003) - Paul Finch
  • Winter Break (2003)
  • Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle (2004) - Andy Rosenberg
  • Farewell Bender (2005)
  • Dirty Love (2005)
  • Kettle of Fish (2005)
  • Neo Ned (2005)
  • Wasted (2006)
  • On the Road with Judas (2006)
  • Fifty Pills (2006)
  • Blind Dating (2006)
  • Venus & Vegas (2007)
  • Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay (2008) - Andy Rosenberg
  • Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist (2008)
  • Nature of the Beast (2008) (ABC Family Movie)
  • A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas (2011) - Andy Rosenberg
  • Seal Team Six: The Raid on Osama Bin Laden (2012) - Christian
  • American Reunion (2012) - Paul Finch
  • "Dark Knight Rises" (2012) - Lawyer

Television roles

  • The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air (guest star)
  • Are You Afraid of the Dark? (guest star)
  • Two Guys and a Girl (guest star)
  • Felicity (guest star)
  • Law & Order (guest star)
  • Brutally Normal (recurring role)
  • The X Files Gary (guest star)
  • Off Centre (star)
  • The Weakest Link (guest star)
  • Twilight Zone (guest star)
  • Miss Match (guest star)
  • The New Tom Green Show (guest star)
  • Wonderfalls (guest star)
  • CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (guest star)
  • American Dad! - Barry Robinson (recurring role)
  • 'Til Death (star)
  • Thank God You're Here (guest star)
  • How to Make it in America (star)
  • The Forgotten (guest star)
  • That's Our Joe - Stevie's Viewer Mail Books(recurring role)

Personal life

Thomas was born in Staten Island, New York. He is good friends with American Pie co-star Chris Klein and is a fan of the San Jose Earthquakes, having held a season ticket at firstly the Spartan Stadium and then later at the Buck Shaw Stadium since 2000. Thomas is Jewish. He owns an apartment in Camberwell, London.

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