‘Boys of Summer’ Actor Mason Thames: Things You Need To Know

Mason Thames
Image Credit: Mason Thames Instagram

American actor Mason Thames is a breakout star in the film The Black Phone, starring opposite Ethan Hawke and Madeleine McGraw. The supernatural horror movie directed by Scott Derrickson hit the theatre on June 24, 2022.

He is a talented actor who has been represented by AKA Talent Agency and MC Talent Management.

Here are the things you need to know about Mason Thames.

He Plays Noah Reed In ‘Boys of Summer

Mason Thames plays Noah Reed in Boys of Summer, starring alongside Academy Award-winning actor Mel Gibson. The thriller movie revolves around Noah, who seeks help from an aging detective (Gibson) to riddle the mystery surrounding Martha’s Vineyard.

Mason Thames stars alongside Mel Gibson in Boys of Summer
Mason Thames stars alongside Mel Gibson in Boys of Summer (Credit: Instagram/Mason Thames)

Other cast includes Lorraine Bracco as Miss Halverson, Nora Zehetner, and Gary Weeks.

The movie’s production began in December 2021 in Wilmington, North Carolina. It is directed by David Henrie and is set to release in 2022.

He Is New To Acting With Credit In Movies

Mason Thames is new to acting but has several credits in the entertainment industry. He debuted in 2017, landing the role of Liam in the short movie After Omelas.

In 2019, he portrayed the character of Daniel Stevens on Apple TV For All Mankind. He then made a cameo appearance in the TV Series Evel as Robbie. He was set to play Robbie Knievel on This Is Us, Gilmore Girls in 2020. However, the production got halted due to COVID-19.

In 2021, Thames played Finney in The Black Phone and Young Walker in the TV series Walker. He is now set to play the role of Noah in the upcoming movie Boys of Summer.

His upcoming flick Incoming is also in the filming phase. In the comedy movie directed by Dave Chernin, he plays the role of Benj.

He Studied Ballet Before Acting

Before entering the acting industry, Thames studied ballet. According to his official website, his love of performing arts started at a young age. He was the youngest cast member to perform with a professional International ballet company.

He toured with the professional ballet company for four years, from 2013 to 2016. During that time, he performed in the two-act ballet The Nutcracker.

He Resides In Los Angeles With His Parents

Mason Thames was born in 2007 in the United States, and his birthday is on July 10. Currently, the 15-years-old actor resides in Los Angeles with his parents.

Talking about his parents, his father is Chad Thames. He often shares photos with his father on Instagram. For example, during the Father’s Day weekend in June 2018, he posted a sweet snap with his dad Chad wishing him Happy Father’s Day.

Mason Thames and his father Chad Thames
Mason Thames and his father, Chad Thames (Credit: Instagram/Mason Thames)

Conversely, Thames has yet to reveal information about his mother.

In the family, he has siblings, a sister named Brooke Madison Thames, a talented dancer. Brooke enrolled at Colburn Dance Academy in Los Angeles and studied ballet at Miami City Ballet School. She also studied at the School of American Ballet.

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