10 Things to Know About Thomas McDonell from Disney’s ‘Prom’ and ‘Suburgatory’

10 Things to Know About Thomas McDonell from Disney’s ‘Prom’ and ‘Suburgatory’

Thomas McDonell in "Prom"Thomas McDonell has a passion for many different aspects of art. He has a lead role in Disney’s Prom, where he plays a rebel who isn’t the least interested in Prom, but eventually finds out that there’s more to it than just balloons and streamers. Let ME introduce you to future heartthrob Thomas McDonell.
1. Thomas is an artist, actor and musician based in New York City. He grew up on the upper east side of Manhattan.

2. Played the younger version of Johnny Depp’s character, Barnabas Collins, in Tim Burton’s “Dark Shadows.”

3. His artwork has been exhibited internationally, and he has also curated several exhibitions, focusing primarily on the work of his peers.

4. McDonell studied in Shanghai during his last semester in college.

5. He had a small role in The Forbidden Kingdom while studying art in Shanghai with Jackie Chan and Jet Li.

6. In 2010, he played another small role in the limited release Twelve, which starred Kiefer Sutherland.

7. The lead singer in a four-piece rock-and-roll band called ‘Moon’ that released their first CD in June 2010.

8. Has a lead role in Disney’s Prom and also has the song “Time Stand,” on the Prom soundtrack.

9.   He likes to eat chocolate covered bacon.

10. Went to Prom when he was eighteen with his girlfriend at the time in Massachusetts.

-Marjorie Yan

Photo credit: Richard Foreman Jr. © Disney Enterprises, Inc.