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Peter Thomas- Wiki, Age, Height, Wife, Net Worth, Ethnicity

Peter Thomas

Peter Thomas worked as a television and radio announcer. He also narrated television shows. He appeared on television shows such as Nova and Forensic Files. He is best known for his commercial voice-over work and documentaries.

Quick Facts

Celebrated Name: Peter Thomas
Real Name/Full Name: Peter Addenbrooke Thomas
Gender: Male
Age at the time of death: 92 years old
Birth Date: 28 June 1924
Date of Death: 30 April 2016
Birth Place: Pensacola, Florida, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.70 m
Weight: 82 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Wife/Spouse (Name): Stella Thomas (m. 1946–2014)
Children: Yes (Peter Thomas Jr.)
Profession: American announcer and narrator of television programs
Net Worth in 2022: $2 million

Peter Thomas Biography

Peter Addenbrooke Thomas was born on June 28, 1928. Naples, Florida is his hometown. John D Thomas was his father, and Sibyl Addenbrooke was his mother. His parents were both from the United Kingdom.

His father was Welsh, and his mother was Salisbury. His father was a minister, and his mother taught in a school. His parents were always concerned about his education. His father was a firm believer in mental images. His career started at a young age. He got his first job as an announcer at a local radio station when he was 14 years old. The radio station couldn’t pay him because he was too young, but they found him a sponsor and gave him flying lessons.

Thomas attended Stony Brook School, but he had to leave because it was World War II, and he volunteered for the US Army in 1943. He received numerous awards and medals for his service in the United States Army.

Peter Thomas Age, Height, Weight

Peter Thomas died at the age of 92. He stood 1.70 m tall and weighed 82 kg.

Peter Thomas
Peter Thomas

Career

Peter Thomas narrated One Survivor Remembers, an Academy Award-winning documentary. HBO produced the film. The documentary depicted an intern’s firsthand experiences at the Nordhausen Concentration Camp. Thomas contributed to the HBO film Battle of Hurtgen Forest. Thomas participated in the battle.

Thomas also narrated the Discovery Channel miniseries How the West Was Lost. He narrated D-Sunken Day’s Secrets, a two-hour episode of Nova. During the D-Day landing, Thomas went to Omaha Beach. Thomas worked from home using ISDN. He recorded all over America, as well as many European cities. He appeared in numerous commercials for IBM, NCB, ESPN, Burger King, Coca-Cola, and William Beaumont Hospital.

In 1985, his voice was heard in the popular song “19.” He narrated the video series The Crucial Turning Points of World War II. He also provided the voice for numerous political advertisements. He was a PBS announcer.

Peter Thomas’s Achievements and Awards

He received numerous medals during his time in the Army. He was awarded the Bronze Star and the Purple Star. He also received the Belgian Fourragere and the French Croix de Guerre unit. Throughout his television career, he received numerous awards. He narrated the documentary One Survivor Remembers, which went on to win an Academy Award.

Peter Thomas’s Net Worth In 2022

The legendary American announcer had a net worth of $2 million as of November 2022. He made the majority of his money as a radio announcer. He worked in various recording studios across the United States. He provided the voice-over for hundreds of TV commercials. He also worked as a CBS News anchor.

He married Stella Barrineau in 1946 and they were married until she died in 2014. They have four kids. Thomas passed away on April 30th, 2016. He passed away at the age of 91.