An American actor who began his professional career as a young actor, Paris Themmen was born on June 25, 1959. Paris is well recognised for his performance in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory as Mike Teavee. After retiring from performing, Themmen worked as a casting director and real estate broker in the business world.
Paris Themmen: Early Life
Paris Themmen, a Boston, Massachusetts, native, debuted on stage at the age of 6 & appeared in productions of The Rothschilds, Mame, and Iphagenia in Aulis (1973). Paris’s performance as ‘Mike Teevee’ in Mel Stuart’s fantasy musical ‘Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory’ is likely what makes him most well-known (1971). Before enrolling at ‘New York University’ and receiving his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in theater, Themmen also contributed to a number of television commercials.
Paris Themmen: Career
Themmen, who was 11 years old when he played Mike Teevee in the 1971 movie ‘Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory’, was born in Boston to parents who were classical musicians. Prior to that, Themmen had worked in voiceovers, theater, television and radio commercials, and radio and television commercials. Paris Themmen appeared on Broadway in ‘The Rothschilds’ in 1970 and Mame opposite Ann Miller in 1967. Themmen’s desire to travel drove him to create Access International, a company that booked backpackers’ charter flights to Europe while he visited 36 nations across six continents. After brief forays into property investment, film making, advertising casting, business representation at ‘Walt Disney Imagineering,’ and a few other endeavors, Paris is now known for signing autographs at film conventions, operating a photography business, and occasionally making an appearance in plays, commercials, and television programmes. In the year 2000’s “Virtuoso,” a 6th season episode of the television show Star Trek- Voyager, Themmen played an adoring fan. Paris also appeared in two episodes of the game show ‘Duel’ from 2008 as a participant described as a “former kid star.”
Paris Themmen and the four young players from Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory- Peter Ostrum as ‘Charlie Bucket’, Julie Dawn Cole as ‘Veruca Salt’, Denise Nickerson as ‘Violet Beauregarde’, and Michael Bollner as ‘Michael’- appeared on the Independent Tv Breakfast programme, Daybreak, on May 4, 2011. (Augustus Gloop). They made another appearance on NBC for their 40th reunion eleven days later, on Today. Themmen featured Ken Reid, a comedian, on January 23, 2015 “Guidance Counselor” Podcast on television. During ‘NorthEast ComicCon’, the episode was live-recorded in Wilmington, Massachusetts.
Paris Themmen: Family
Paris Themmen and Nikki Grillos have been married since 2014. Paris and Nikki currently share a home in California. Allegra Themmen-Pigott (1967–2019), an opera singer and music therapist, was Themmen’s sister. Paris’s sibling Tania is wed to Susan Blu, a voice director and actress.
Paris Themmen: Net Worth
Paris took in 3 million and has a net worth of 5 million The majority of Paris’ income came from his Yeezy footwear. Even if Paris Themmen had overstated the magnitude of his company throughout the years, the money he made from his job was substantial enough to place him among the highest-paid celebrities of all time. Paris’s primary source of income comes primarily from his popularity as an actor.