Richard Thomas is a musician, writer, and comedy actor. He is best known for composing and scoring the award-winning Jerry Springer - The Opera with Stewart Lee. Thomas collected the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Musical Score in 2004.
Richard Thomas (December 30, 1744 - January 19, 1832) was a United States Representative from Pennsylvania. Born in West Whiteland, Pennsylvania, he was educated at home by private teachers. He served in the Revolutionary Army as colonel of the First Regiment, Chester County Volunteers, and was elected as a Federalist to the Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth Congresses, serving from March 4, 1795 to March 3, 1801.