Thomas Wheeler (Author of Cursed) Wiki, Age, Wife, Family, Children, Biography & More

Thomas Wheeler

Thomas Wheeler (also known as Tom Wheeler) is an American author and film writer and producer. He is known for his work in the animated films, Puss in Boots (2011), and The Lego Ninjago Movie (2017); and in the TV series, The Cape (2011), and Cursed (2020).


Thomas Wheeler was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. He went to an acting school and did regional theaters. He is currently residing in Los Angeles with his wife and children.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx:): 6′ 2″

Hair Color: Brown

Eye Color: Blue

Thomas Wheeler

Family & Ethnicity

Parents & Siblings

His mother Judi Barton is an actress. He has a brother, William Wheeler (screenwriter).

Thomas Wheeler's Mother

Thomas Wheeler’s Mother

Thomas Wheeler's Brother

Thomas Wheeler’s Brother

Wife & Children

He is married to Christina Wheeler, a former actress. The couple has a daughter, and a son, Luca Wheeler.

Thomas Wheeler with his Wife and Daughter

Thomas Wheeler with his Wife and Daughter

Thomas Wheeler with his Daughter

Thomas Wheeler with his Daughter

Thomas Wheeler's Son

Thomas Wheeler’s Son


As an Actor

He started his career as an actor, working in theatres. After shifting to Los Angeles, he discovered his interest in filmmaking, and thus, began writing for films. He has worked as a voice actor in the films, Puss in Boots (2011) as ‘Bartender/Mean Boy/Wagon Driver/Hotel Owner/Rodrigo,’ and The Lego Ninjago Movie (2017) as ‘additional characters.’

As a Screenwriter & Producer

He made his television debut as a screenwriter and executive producer with the ABC series ‘Empire’ (2005).

Empire (2005)

He has produced and wrote the series, Surface (2005), The World According to Barnes (2007; TV movie), Captain Cook’s Extraordinary Atlas (2009; TV movie), and The Cape (2011). He made his film debut as a screenwriter with ‘Puss in Boots’ (2011).

Puss in Boots (2011)

He has written the screenplay of the films, Puss in Boots: The Three Diablos (video short; 2012), The Lego Ninjago Movie (2017), Dora and the Lost City of Gold (2019), and Mandrake the Magician, and also produced the short films, Imagination (2002), and Tir Nan Og (2003).

As an Author

He wrote his first book ‘The Arcanum’ in 2003.

The Arcanum (2003)

His second book was ‘Cursed’ (2019); the book was illustrated by Frank Miller.

Cursed (2019)

Favorite Things

  • Comics: Marvel Comics X-Men, Green Arrow by Mike Grell, Captain America by Ed Brubaker, Daredevil by Frank Miller
  • Fictional Character: Green Arrow, Daredevil
  • Filmmaker: Guillermo del Toro


  • In his free time, he likes reading comics and watching television shows.
  • When he was 22, he finished his first screenplay, which helped him get a manager and agent. The next script he wrote was sold to 20th Century Fox.
  • His book ‘Cursed’ was listed on The New York Times Young Adult Hardcover Bestseller in 2019.
  • In 2020, the Netflix series ‘Cursed’ was created by Frank Miller and Thomas Wheeler, the story of which was adapted from their book of the same name. The series starred Devon Terrell and Katherine Langford in lead roles.
    Cursed (2020)

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