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'The Waltons': This is what Richard Thomas is doing today

Richard Thomas starred as "John-Boy Walton" in The Waltons.

Richard Thomas found worldwide fame playing "John Boy Walton" in the cult series The Waltons. The series ended nearly three decades ago and we've been wondering what Richard has been up to since...

The Waltons was a highly popular TV series that was on air from 1972 to 1981. "John Boy Walton," played by Richard Thomas, was one of the show's main characters and the Waltons' oldest son. The show was set during the Great Depression. 

 Starring as "John Boy"

Richard Thomas played "John Boy" for five years and starring in 122 episodes, before leaving the show in 1977. Since then he has appeared in countless TV films, series and plays. Find out more in the video above...