Thomas Dekker is an American actor best known for his television roles as Nick Szalinski in Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show (1997-2000); as Vincent in 7th Heaven (2005); as Zach in Heroes (2006-2007); and as John Connor in Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, from 2008-2009.
He also starred as Adam Conant in the supernatural fantasy drama television series The Secret Circle, from 2011-2012.
Dekker was born in the Nevada desert to a Welsh mother who is a successful theatre actress and concert pianist, and a Dutch-American father who is a professional opera singer, painter, theatre director and actor.
His family traveled throughout the world until, when Dekker was five years old, they settled in Los Angeles, where he was cast to sing for a national television commercial.
Dekker went on to secure acting roles in both film and television projects, including the lead role in John Carpenter's Village of the Damned (1995).
His voice was featured in the animated films The Land Before Time and the sequels to An American Tail.
After three seasons in the lead role of Honey, I Shrunk the Kids, Dekker landed a record deal at age 14.
In addition to music and acting, Dekker successfully wrote, directed and produced the feature film Cotton Wool. He also wrote, produced and directed Arkane, a short film submitted to film festivals around the world.
He also played the lead role in the independent film From Within, directed by Phedon Papamichael, which was submitted to the major film festivals, including Sundance.
In 2006 Thomas landed a recurring role on NBC's hit show Heroes, playing the character of Zach for 11 episodes before leaving the show when he won the lead role of John Connor in The Sarah Connor Chronicles, starring opposite Lena Headey and Summer Glau.