- NAME: Philip Michael Thomas
- OCCUPATION: Television Actor
- BIRTH DATE: May 26, 1949 (Age: 64)
- Did You Know?: Philip Michael Thomas is credited as the originator of the show business acronym EGOT, which stands for the Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony awards.
- Did You Know?: Actor Jamie Foxx played Ricardo Tubbs—originally played by Philip Michael Thomas on television's Miami Vice—in the 2006 film based on the popular series.
- EDUCATION: Oakwood College, University of California, Riverside
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Columbus, Ohio
- ZODIAC SIGN: Gemini
Best Known For
American actor Philip Michael Thomas played the role of Detective Ricardo Tubbs on the hit 1980s television series Miami Vice.
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Not shy about his star attraction, he once said, "Women see themselves being made love to by me and Don. We are necessary for their fulfillment."
Known for his ego, he has compared himself to influential figures in history, such as Mahatma Gandhi, and famous families: "There are only a few who will be the Fords, the Edisons, the Carnegies, and I think I'm in that number."
Outside of acting,
Thomas dabbled in the music industry with the release of two albums, and produced a women's clothing line named PMT.
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