Who is Thomas Beaudoin?
Born on August 21, 1981 in Thetford Mines, Quebec, Canada, Thomas Beaudoin is an actor, best known for his work on the television series “The Blacklist”. Other notable projects he has had during his career include the Lifetime movie “The Spirit of Christmas” and the television show “Hubert & Fanny” in which he had a starring role.
Thomas Beaudoin’s net worth
As of early 2020, Thomas Beaudoin’s net worth is estimated to be over $5 million earned through a successful acting career. In addition to television and film work, he has also participated in several Broadway productions. He has also done modeling for high profile brands which has helped him land valuable contracts.
Early life and education
While Thomas was born in Thetford Mines, his family later moved to Drummondville where he would grow up. At a young age, he had no clear direction with his career, but he showed great athletic prowess and initial interest in sports. After graduating from high school, he enrolled at Concordia University in Montreal, earning a degree in psychology with a minor in sports science. The university is the by-product of the merger of Sir George Williams University and Loyola College, and is one of the largest universities in the country by student population.
A year after college, he realized that he was not very interested in psychology and began to take an interest in acting. He dropped out of school and moved to New York where he began training in acting under the Lee Strasberg Institute. The school is known as one of the most popular in the area, focusing on Strasberg’s method acting techniques. Some of the school’s prominent alumni include Matt Dillon, Lady Gaga, Steve Buscemi, Miles Teller, and Alec Baldwin.
As he completed his acting studies, he also became more proficient in English – his first language at home was French.
He started his career as a model as he possessed the looks and physique to be successful in the field. With New York being one of the top areas for modeling, he quickly gained access to high-profile brands and became one fashion model- for luxury brands such as Dolce & Gabanna and Armani. This, in turn, led him to travel the world, participating in catwalk shows, photo shoots and other events. Soon he got more work from the perfume brand Escada, Lise Watier Cosmetics from Canada and the popular sunglasses brand Ray-Ban.
His acting career also took off in New York, when he began appearing in several off-Broadway productions, including “Cuisine and Dependences” and “La Dame Aux Camelias”.
He occasionally took trips home to take advantage of opportunities to perform in local television shows and movies; one of his first films was the French-Canadian comedy “The Roberge Case”, which follows the story of an overnight radio host struggling with the direction of his career.
Around the same time, he also landed his first television series project, when he worked on the French-Canadian-Swiss co-production “Lance et Compte”, translated as “Launches and Counts”. The show was very popular in Quebec, thanks to its US-inspired theme and cinematic style. He then made a guest appearance in another local show – “Destinies”.
For the next few years, he did mostly independent film work while concentrating on television. He appeared in one of his most notable television movies, “The Spirit of Christmas”, which aired on the Lifetime channel.
In 2015, he became a part of the ABC series “Manhattan Love Story”, but that was short-lived, cancelled due to lack of interest from viewers. During the same time, he also appeared in an episode of “Trauma”, before landing a recurring role on the show “The Blacklist”. The NBC show follows the lives of an FBI team, led by profiler Elizabeth Keen, who has implicated a high-profile criminal as an informant who supposedly has a “blacklist” of the world’s most dangerous criminals.
The two try to work together in exchange for the criminal being granted immunity from prosecution.
Recent acting projects
Beaudoin returned home to work on the “Blue Moon” series, which ran for three seasons before ending. He was part of the show from the second season. The show tells the story of a woman who inherits the business from his late father named Blue Moon. He also had a recurring role on a season of “Victor Lessard”, which aired in Canada. The show is based on the novels “Je me Souvines” and “Violence Original” written by Martin Michaud, who also produced the TV show.
His latest role is the titular Hubert in “Hubert and Fanny‘, which aired in 2018. The show co-starred him with Mylene Saint-Sauveur and it is not yet known if the show will be renewed for subsequent seasons. Around the same time, he also appeared in the movie “When Love Digs a Hole”, the directorial debut of Ara Ball. The film tells the story of a high school student who falls in love with a neighbor after his parents decide to take him to the countryside in hopes of improving his delinquent ways. The relationship creates more problems between the child and his parents.
Thomas is single and doesn’t talk about his romantic endeavours.
He was rumored to be in a romance with YouTube personality and actress Jen Lilley after the two appeared together in “The Spirit of Christmas” as romantic partners, but the rumors were later shot down when it was revealed that Lilley has been married for a long time. time, even before the movie was shot. There have been no reports of his romances since then and hence there are also rumors that he is gay but this has not been confirmed.
Aside from romances, Thomas maintains a very active lifestyle. In his spare time he keeps fit by boxing and rock climbing, and is also skilled in the Israeli martial art, Krav Maga. One of his hobbies in photography. He loves motorcycles and has taken part in charity motorcycle events numerous times. He can play the piano and is an animal lover, to adopt a Rottweiler in support of animal adoption efforts.