Namesakes

Emmy Award Winners: 2 actors
(actor) Danny Thomas   1955   Make Room for Daddy  
(actor) Richard Thomas   1973   The Waltons  
Fictional Characters from Television: 2 characters
Kirsten Bennett (a.k.a. Thomas)   1994   Party of Five  
Paul Thomas   1994   Party of Five  
Hall-of-Famers: 3 football, 1 basketball
(basketball) Isiah Thomas   2000  
(football) Thurman Thomas   2007  
(football) Emmitt Thomas   2008  
(football) Derrick Thomas   2009  
Harry Potter Characters: 1 character
Dean Thomas  
Nobel Prize Winners: 1 medicine
(medicine) E. Donnall Thomas   1990  
Notable Actors and Actresses: 6 actors, 3 actresses
Jameson Thomas   1888-1939  
Danny Thomas   1912-1991  
Richard Thomas   1951-  
Siân Thomas   1953-  
Kristin Scott Thomas   1960-  
Serena Scott Thomas   1961-  
Sean Patrick Thomas   1970-  
Henry Thomas   1971-  
Jonathan Taylor Thomas   1981-  
Notable Athletes: 8 football, 1 basketball, 1 soccer
(football) Emmitt Thomas   1943-  
(basketball) Isiah Thomas   1961-  
(football) Thurman Thomas   1966-  
(football) Derrick Thomas   1967-2000  
(football) Cam Thomas   1986-  
(football) Demaryius Thomas   1987-  
(football) Dallas Thomas   1989-  
(football) Shamarko Thomas   1991-  
(football) De'Anthony Thomas   1993-  
(soccer) Rodolfo Pizarro (a.k.a. Thomas)   1994-  
Notable Musicians: 1 musician
Ray Thomas   1941-2018     
Notable Writers: 1 poet
Dylan Thomas   1914-1953  
Olympic Medalists: 3 bronze, 2 gold, 1 bronze/silver, 1 silver, 1 silver/bronze/gold
(bronze/silver) John Thomas   1960; 1964   high jump  
(bronze) Debi Thomas   1988   figure skating  
(gold) Joel Thomas   1992   swimming - 4x100 m freestyle relay  
(silver) Iwan Thomas   1996   4x400 m relay  
(silver/bronze/gold) Petria Thomas   1996; 2000; 2004   swimming - 200 m butterfly; swimming - 4x100 m medley relay; swimming - 4x200 m freestyle relay; swimming - 100 m butterfly; swimming - 4x100 m freestyle relay  
(gold) Geraint Thomas   2008; 2012   cycling - track  
(bronze) Sarah Thomas   2012   field hockey  
(bronze) Kristian Thomas   2012   artistic gymnastics