Peter Thomas was an American voice-over artist and narrator for several tv shows. Additionally, Thomas worked as a narrator-host for more than 70 years and some of the shows he is most popular for are Nova and Forensic Files. The Last time he was on the news was at the time of his death on 30 April 2016. He died at the age of 91 due to weak health conditions. Initially, he started his career at the age of 14 as an RJ for a local radio show.
However, due to his young age, the radio station could not pay him. After some years in 1943, Thomas volunteered for the United States Army as the US Army offered him an Armed Forces Radio deferment. During that time world war second, was taking place and some of the battles he saw were the Battle of Normandy and the Battle of the Bulge. For his profession, he got several achievements. Some of the awards he won are Bronze Star, Belgian Fourragere, the Unit French Croix de Guerre, and the Purple Heart. Similarly, he also did an incredible work by narrating a documentary ‘One Survivor, Remembers’ which won an Oscar.
Caption: Peter Thomas
Peter Thomas: Early Life, Education, and Family
Thomas was born to his parents Dr. John D. Thomas and Sibyl Addenbrooke on 28 June 1924 in Pensacola, Florida, United States. During his childhood, he spent a lot of his time with his sibling brothers John and David in Pensacola. Talking about his parents, his father was a Presbyterian minister and his mother was a schoolteacher. Similarly, talking about his educational qualification, there are no details accessible.
Caption: Young Thomas
Peter Thomas: Career and Achievements
Thomas started his career early at the age of 14 as an RJ however later he started doing voiceovers and hosting professionally. In 1993, he narrated a miniseries ‘How the West Was Lost’on the Discovery Channel. Thomas also narrated the two-hour Nova episode ‘D-Day’s Sunken Secrets’ in 2014. Besides, Thomas was also involved in serving the National D-Day Memorial Foundation as one of the board members. He was a strong supporter of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum and during his career, he also narrated the museum’s original audio tour and documentary.
Similarly, Thomas also worked as an anchor for CBS News before he did narration full time. He had an apartment in midtown Manhattan for recordings. Besides, the US Thomas also recorded in many European capitals. As a narrator, Thomas worked for several recording studios throughout the United States from his home with the help of ISDN. He basically narrated stories, documentaries, and others for the New York City-based recording studios.
Peter Thomas: Personal life, wife, and death
The narrator married his high school girlfriend, Stella Thomas, on 29 June 1946. The couple had three children together: Peter Jr, Doug, and Elizabeth. The family resided in Naples, Florida. Thomas’s wife Stell died on 16 June 2014. After 2 years Thomas died on 30 April 2016, due to natural causes.
Caption: Baldwin and his late wife Stella
Peter Thomas: Net Worth and social media
The late narrator had a total net worth of $300 k US dollars. His main source of income is his profession as a narrator. Similarly, talking about his social media availability, he is available on none.
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Peter Thomas: Body measurements
The late narrator was very handsome to look at. He had charming facial features, dazzling brown eyes, and fair skin. Additionally, he was 1.72 meters tall and weighs around 78 kgs. Besides, his other body measurements are not available at the moment.