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Thomas Kinkade (1958–2012)

Thomas Kinkade was born on January 19, 1958 in Sacramento, California, USA as William Thomas Kinkade III. He is known for his work on Thomas Kinkade's Christmas Cottage (2008), Fire and Ice (1983) and Christmas Miracle (2012). He was married to Nanette Willey. He died on April 6, 2012 in Monte Sereno, California. See full bio »

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Known For

Fire and Ice Animation Department
Christmas Lodge Producer


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 2012 Christmas Miracle (executive producer)
 2011 Christmas Lodge (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1999 An American Artist: Thomas Kinkade (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
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 2001 Primetime Glick (TV Series) (provider - 2 episodes)
- Eugene Levy/Conan O'Brien (2001) ... (provider: snow globe)
- Dennis Miller/Jerry Seinfeld (2001) ... (provider: snow globe)
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 2008 Thomas Kinkade's Christmas Cottage
Thomas Kinkade - 2007
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 1983 Fire and Ice (background painter - as Thomas Kincade)
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 2005 Let's Talk with Gary Gellman (TV Series)
 2002 The Artist in Nature (Video documentary)
 2002 Good Morning America (TV Series)
- Episode dated 13 September 2002 (2002) ... Himself
 2001 60 Minutes (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Painter (segment "Kinkade")
- America's Arabs/Kinkade/Castro (2001) ... Himself - Painter (segment "Kinkade")
 1999 An American Artist: Thomas Kinkade (TV Movie documentary)
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 2002-2004 60 Minutes (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Painter (segment "Kinkade")
- Kinkade/Tulia, Texas/Eminent Domain (2004) ... Himself - Painter (segment "Kinkade")
- The FBI and the Mob/Kinkade/Arctic Oil (2002) ... Himself - Painter (segment "Kinkade")

Personal Details

Other Works:

Book "The Artist's Guide to Sketching" (co-written with James Gurney). ISBN 0823003329.

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 5 Articles | See more »

Official Sites:

Official Site

Alternate Names:

Thomas Kincade

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Personal Quote:

On opening Thomas Kinkade Community in Vallejo, California: When Walt looked out over his citrus grove and envisioned Disneyland, it wasn't real to him yet. When he walked down Main Street, it became real. So is this moment for me. See more »


Has four daughters (Merrit, Chandler, Winsor, and Everett). See more »


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