Richard Thomas – John-Boy Walton
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Richard Thomas played the role of “John-Boy Walton,” the fan-favorite oldest brother of the Walton family. Despite leaving the hit show after only five seasons, Thomas went on to have a highly successful acting career that has earned him two Golden Globe nominations and an Emmy. Fans of his older work can enjoy him on the small screen today: he plays the role of Frank Gaad on the crime-drama series The Americans.