Thomas is currently on stage at the LAGUNA PLAYHOUSE mounting of BAREFOOT IN THE PARK
opening March 1, 2020
Thomas Silcott is a multi-award winning actor, who works prolifically in film, television, stage and commercials. Thomas's feature work includes a range of performances from GODS & GENERALS, to the indy film COMMON THREADS directed by William Shockley which won Best Film at The Telluride Film Festival. He appears in back to back indy features, first playing an authoritative Police Captain in ANONYMOUS KILLERS by director A.R. Hilton, followed by director Jurgen Peretzki's currently untitled feature.
Television credits include THIS IS US, MARVEL'S LUKE CAGE, SPEECHLESS, Amazon's HAND OF GOD, HEARTBEAT, ROSEWOOD, & CRIMINAL MINDS: BEYOND BORDERS.
On stage, Thomas made a splash as "Da Funk" in the TONY Award winning musical BRING IN DA NOISE, BRING IN DA FUNK; Thomas premiered Athol Fugard's COMING HOME at both the Berkeley Repertory Theatre and the Fountain Theatre in Los Angeles, winning Best Supporting Actor from Backstage Theater Awards, as well was a nomination from the NAACP for Best Actor for his performance; His performance in PAINTED ROCKS by Athol Fugard for the Fountain Theater garnered a Best Actor STAGE RAW Nomination; and his performance in the lead role of musician "Slow Drag" in MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM at the Mark Taper Forum with Center Theatre Group helped garner the Best Ensemble Ovation Awards. Thomas reprised the lead role in THE ROYALE for the Capital Theatre in Albany, NY, previously mounted at Boston's Merrimack Repertory Theatre, both performances generating rave reviews. To great critical praise, Thomas performed in another Athol Fugard play BOSEMAN AND LENA mounting with the Signature Theatre in New York City in February and March 2019. The 3-hander play was notminated for several awards in the NYC Critic Circle. He starred in the world premier of ON THE GROUNDS OF BELONGING playing the sage Bartender for THE LONG WARF THEATRE mounting, garnering more critical praise for his stand out performance. He is currently on stage for the Laguna Playhouse's mounting of BAREFOOT IN THE PARK.
Thomas is also a skilled rock & jazz musician and percussion drummer, regularly performing with the well known LA band THE VAUDE & THE VILLIANS.