"I'd been going nonstop since I was 8 years old," the 33-year-old said."I wanted to go to school, to travel and have a bit of a break."During his decade away from stardom, he attended Harvard, Columbia and St.Did you know he was the voice of the adorable lion cub Simba in The Lion King?(You may have heard of that movie.) JTT’s other film credits include Disney flicks “Man of the House,” “Tom and Huck” and “I’ll Be Home for Christmas.” And, you can see Thomas in “The Adventures of Pinocchio” (he played everyone’s favorite wooden puppet), “Wild America,” “Speedway Junky” and “Walking Across Egypt.” This child star decided not to rest on his acting laurels.
I was trying to find a way to be just an actor instead of big celebrity as well as I wasn't a fan of doing press, red carpets, etc."One Redditor asked what we were all dying to know. In honor of the big day, here’s a look at this teen heartthrob through the years.Of course, every precocious little kid has to grow up. JTT appeared on “Smallville” and he had a guest role on “8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter” in 2004. More recently, Thomas has guest starred on a few episodes of “Last Man Standing,” where he was reunited with his former TV parents Tim Allen and Patricia Richardson from “Home Improvement.” He’s also done several film roles, too.With ballots going out July 25, the names were revealed as the self-styled progressives of Membership First and the ruling Unite For Strength Factions have unveiled their candidate slates representing the Los Angeles branch, which has the largest representation and the most competitive races. “Since I started as a child actor, a group still being taken advantage of by producers, times have become more uncertain for performers,” he said.“Many members are facing chronic insecurity, shrinking paychecks, and unlivable residuals in basic cable and new media.“When he left the show, he ended up going back to school and got a really good education and thought a lot about what he wanted to do with his life.