Thomas Middleditch - Biography
Last Modified: Jul 6, 2020
|Born on :||March 10, 1982 (age 40)|
|Birth Name /
|Thomas Steven Middleditch|
|Birth Place:||Nelson, British Columbia, Canada|
|Married Date:||August 22, 2015|
|Wife's Name:||Mollie Gates|
|Height:||1.80 meter (5 feet 11 inch)|
|Weight:||73 kg (160.94 lb)|
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Who is Thomas Middleditch?
Thomas Middleditch is an actor, comedian, and screenwriter.
Thomas Middleditch: Age, Mother, Father, Siblings
Thomas Middleditch was born on March 10, 1982, as Thomas Steven Middleditch. His birthplace is Nelson, British Columbia, Canada but the name of his parents is not known. But it is known that his parents are of British descent. And as per siblings, he has an older brother but the name has not been shared.
Growing up Middleditch was a shy kid. All changed for good when he was cast in a school play in the eighth grade by his high school drama teacher Kim Wilson. The exposure helped him to overcome his bubble and change him from a kid who was bullied to a funny and popular kid by high school.
Source: Instagram (Thomas Middleditch with his mother and older brother)
Regarding Thomas Middleditch’s education, he attended the University of Victoria after graduating high school. Soon he moved to Toronto, United States. There he enrolled at the George Brown College but did not attend classes.
His ethnicity is English.
Thomas Middleditch: Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce
Middleditch started dating Mollie Gates and got engaged to her in June 2015. Gates is a costume designer. The couple quickly married on August 22, 2015.
The intimate ceremony attended by close friends and family was held in Middleditch’s hometown of British Columbia, Canada. As of children, the couple does not have any yet. There have been no rumours or news of divorce, pregnancy or extra-marital affairs.
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Thomas Middleditch: Career
Thomas Middleditch invested his time in making sketches and working at a New Balance store, to sustain himself. Gradually, he moved to Chicago where he worked at The Second City and iO Theater while giving regular performances.
He auditioned for Saturday Night Live but was not cast. However, his audition did land him a network holding deal, so he moved to New York.
While at New York, he landed mi nor roles in commercials including Verizon in 2017. Finally, Thomas Middleditch was cast in 2009’s Splinterheads as Justin Frost, the lead character. On March 25, 2010, he joined Hitched followed by appearances in Jake and Amir alongside Ben Schwartz.
Career Takes Off
Several roles were played by him in the following years such as in film Fun Size (2012), The Campaign (2012) alongside Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis, Someone Marry Barry (2014), The Brass Teapot (2013), The Kings of Summer (2013), etc.
On January 30, 2013, it was announced that Thomas Middleditch has been cast as Richard Hendricks, the lead character in HBO’s Silicon Valley. Other cast members are actors T.J. Miller, Kumail Nanjiani, Zach Woods, Jimmy O. Yang, and Martin Starr.
The series premiered on April 6, 2014, and has run a total of 5 seasons as of January 2019. The sixth season for the show is estimated to premiere in 2020.
Source: Decider (Thomas Middleditch as Richard Hendricks in Silicon Valley)
Thomas Middleditch has also made appearances in The Office (2012), You're The Worst, The Pete Holmes Show, Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero, The Final Girls (2015), The Bronze (2015), The Wolf of Wall Street (2013), Search Party, Tag (2018).
Furthermore, Middleditch has voiced characters in Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie (2017) while his upcoming films include Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019).
In addition to his presence in acting, he is also known for his gaming skills. In 2015, he began streaming himself playing video games in Twitch, the site which is known to house famous players Pokimane, Stephen Boss, Josephine McAdam, IdrA, Doug Polk, Allison Holker, Grubby, among others.
Middleditch is also active as a YouTuber. In 2014, he had joined CAMP, a CollegeHumor series on Youtube.
Thomas Middleditch: Awards, Nominations
For his acting skill in the series Silicon Valley, Middleditch has had numerous prestigious nominations. He has been nominated for Critics' Choice Television Awards (2014, 2015, 2017), Satellite Awards (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017), Primetime Emmy Award (2016), Gold Derby Awards (2016) etc.
Thomas Middleditch: Net Worth, Salary
The net worth of Middleditch is estimated at around $7 million while the figure on his annual salary is unknown.
Thomas Middleditch: Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
On Instagram, Thomas Middleditch is followed by thousands of followers but is absent from Facebook and Twitter.
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