Philip Thomas – Ricardo Tubbs – Trivia


Here are some more of those random completely useless facts and trivia that we all like to read. This time it’s Philip Micheal Thomas, who played Ricardo Tubbs.

Grand Theft Auto: Vice City – Thomas did the voice-over in GTA: Vice City as Lance Vance, who was a main character trying to avenge the death of his brother, Victor Vance.  He also took the voice-over role in the prequel GTA: Vice City Stories, which goes into detail on Lance’s arrival into Vice City, his business with drugs and relationship with his brother.

A gifted mechanic:  Thomas is also a gifted mechanic and can  actually rebuild a car engine from the ground up and diagnose it by simply hearing someone describe its symptoms.

Awards:  Thomas is known or coining the acronym “EGOT”, meaning “Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, Tony”, in reference to his plans for winning all four. Thomas failed to achieve his plan for the “EGOT”, not even recieving a nomination, but he did recieve a ‘People’s Choice Award’ and ‘ Golden Globe’ nomination.

What’s he doing now:  Recently Thomas has been involved in the co-producing  of the smash-hit musical Sacha on Broadway, which he co-created. It is staged periodically in Florida and is being groomed for a national tour.

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