Born in 1945, Thomas Markle is the father of Meghan Markle and future father-in-law of Prince Harry. Emmy Award winner and renowned director during his time.
He earned a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Direction of Illumination of a Dramatic Series for his work at the General Hospital in 2011.
According to a report in The Sun, Thomas met Prince Harry during a trip to Canada and it is also believed that the fifth in line of the British throne has won the heart of Meghan's father.
"He met Prince Harry about six months ago in Toronto" Meghan's brother told the Daily Mail Online in January
"He's very happy with Harry and he's very proud of him. united and always have been, "he said at the time.
Meghan's parents, in a statement, said: "We are incredibly happy for Meghan and Harry, our daughter has already been kind and loving, and seeing her union, which shares the same qualities, is a great source of joy for us as parents, we wish you a lifetime of happiness Pinks and are very excited about your future together. "
Meghan's relationship with her father is quite evident from her social media posts and updates she often shares with her fans.
"Happy father's day, dad, I'm still your buckaroo, and to this day your hugs are still the best in the whole world," wrote the star on Instagram in 2016, sharing a snapshot of her with her father when she was a baby. Thank you for my work ethic, my love for the Busby Berkeley movies and club sandwiches, for teaching me the importance of handwritten thank-you notes and for giving me that characteristic Markle nose. I love you xo-Bean, "he wrote in a post on Instagram in 2016 next to a picture of her with her father.
Thomas married Meghan Doria Ragland's mother in 1979, however, the pair divorced in 1988
Meghan and Prince Harry got engaged at the Nottingham House at Kensington Palace earlier this month.In an interview with the BBC, Meghan revealed how they were trying to roast a chicken together that "cozy" night when Prince Harry proposed it.
"He was so sweet, natural and very romantic. He knelt. In fact, I could hardly let you finish proposing. I said: "Can I say yes now? & # 39; "Markle said remembering the way Prince Harry proposed marriage.
" There were hugs and I had the ring on my finger. I said, can I give you the ring? & # 39; She says: "Oh, yes! The ring!" Added Prince Harry.