Joseph Owen Thomas is an English actor, writer and comedian. He rose to fame when he was cast in the role of Simon Cooper in the award-winning E4 sitcom The Inbetweeners. The programme spanned for 3 series, producing 18 episodes, between 2008 and 2010. The show's success lead to two film adaptions, The Inbetweeners Movie and The Inbetweeners 2, both achieving box office success. After The Inbetweeners concluded, Thomas remained connected to Channel 4, joining the cast of comedy-drama series Fresh Meat in 2011, portraying the role of Kingsley Owen. The show was a success, winning and being nominated for multiple British Comedy Awards and being recognised for nominations at the British Academy Television Awards. Thomas was reunited with his The Inbetweeners colleague James Buckley when they both joined the cast of BBC Two sitcom White Gold, with Thomas portraying the role of Martin Lavender.
|Born:||Joseph Owen Thomas, October 28, 1983, Chelmsford, Essex, England|
|Education:||King Edward VI Grammar School|
|Alma mater:||Pembroke College, Cambridge|
|Occupation:||Actor, writer, comedian|
|Television:||The Inbetweeners, Fresh Meat, White Gold|
|Partner(s):||Hannah Tointon (2010–)|
|IMDb:||Joe Thomas (actor)'s IMDb|
About Joe Thomas
Best known for his role as Simon Cooper in the British situation comedy The Inbetweeners. He also portrayed Kingsley Owen in the Channel 4 series Fresh Meat.
He graduated from the history department at the University of Cambridge's Pembroke College. During his university years, he served as president of his school's Footlights drama club.
He was briefly the roommate of English comedian Jonny Sweet.
He grew up in Chelmsford, Essex, England with his three brothers. In 2010, he began a relationship with his Inbetweeners co-star, Hannah Tointon.
He performed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in a Shakespearean production directed by the the English writer Duncan Barrett.
Information related to Joe Thomas (actor)
- People educated at King Edward VI Grammar School, Chelmsford
- Male actors from Essex
- Alumni of Pembroke College, Cambridge