Henry Thomas is an American actor. He started his professional career in the 1980s, debuting in the film Raggedy Man. He next played Elliott in E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial. The rest of the ’80s saw him perform in the movies Misunderstood, Cloak & Dagger, Frog Dreaming, and Valmont. In the 1990s, he starred as Samuel in Legends of the Fall. He next starred in the films Niagara, Niagara, Suicide Kings, Fever, and Bombshell. In the 2000s, he had notable performances in Gangs of New York, I Capture the Castle, and Red Velvet. More recently, he starred in the movies Dear John, The Last Ride, Big Sur, Ouija: Origin of Evil, and Gerald’s Game. From 2013 to 2014, he also starred as T.J. Karsten on the short-lived series Betrayal.