Thomas Alexander Dekker, born December 28, 1987, in Las Vegas, Nevada, is an American film and television actor and a musician, best known for portraying John Connor in the Terminator spin-off series The Sarah Connor Chronicles.
Dekker is also a singer and has written and produced two studio albums, the first of which is due for release later this year. He is probably best known for his role as Zach on Heroes or as Nick Szalinski on Disney's Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show.
Starting his acting career at age six, Dekker was first seen in the soap The Young and the Restless. His first movie job was starring in Village Of The Damned playing David, one of the possessed children. He then appeared in Star Trek Generations.
Later in 1997 Thomas became a regular on the Disney Channel Original Show Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show based on the movie of the same name. He played Nick Szalinski on the show for three years. After the show ended in 2000 he went on to appear in many popular television shows including Run of the House, Fillmore!, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, House, Boston Public, Reba and 7th Heaven. He appeared in movies such as Campus Confidential and An American Tail: The Mystery of the Night Monster.
Dekker has won three Young Artist Awards for his work in the The Land Before Time movies and one for his guest appearance on Boston Public. He has also been nominated for a DVD Premiere Award and a Video Premiere Award.
In 2006, Dekker landed a recurring role on NBC's hit show Heroes playing the character of Zach. He played the character for 11 episodes before leaving the show when he won the lead role of John Connor in FOX's new show The Sarah Connor Chronicles starring opposite Lena Headey and Summer Glau.
Upcoming projects include the movies Brothers of Blood and From Within. His first studio album is expected to be released later this year. The album, Psyanotic, will be Dekker's first studio album. He has also recently completed work on his second studio album currently titled Protean.
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