Thomas McDonell Movies and Career Information
May 02, 1986
Thomas McDonell (born May 2, 1986) is an American actor, musician, and artist. He appeared in The Forbidden Kingdom with Jet Li, and in Twelve, starring Chace Crawford. McDonell played the main role in 2011 teenage film Prom as Jesse Richter, alongside Aimee Teegarden. He is also set to play a young Johnny Depp in Tim Burton's upcoming feature film adaptation of Dark Shadows, and will star in the high school film The Spectacular Now. He is the lead singer and guitarist for the band Moon. As a visual artist, McDonell has exhibited his own work internationally and has curated several exhibitions including a video art show at a Best Buy in New York. McDonell was raised in Manhattan, New York, and attended boarding school in Andover, Massachusetts. He graduated from New York University. His mother, Joan, is a writer, and his father, Terry McDonell, is editor of the Sports Illustrated Group Sports Illustrated. His brother is writer Nick McDonell.