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Fred Dalton Thompson


Fred Dalton Thompson was born on August 19, 1942 in Sheffield, Alabama, USA as Freddie Dalton Thompson. He is an actor, known for Law & Order (1990), Sinister (2012) and Die Hard 2 (1990). He has been married to Jeri Kehn Thompson since June 29, 2002. They have two children. He was previously married to Sarah Elizabeth Lindsey. See full bio »
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 2014 A Larger Life (post-production)
Robert Parker
 2014 Unlimited (completed)
Harold Finch
 2014/I Persecuted (completed)
Dr. Charles Luther
 2014 23 Blast (completed)
Coach Powers
 2012 The Last Ride
O'Keefe
 2011-2012 The Good Wife (TV Series)
Frank Michael Thomas
- Gloves Come Off (2012) ... Frank Michael Thomas
- Foreign Affairs (2011) ... Frank Michael Thomas
 2012/I Sinister
Sheriff
 2010 Alleged
William Jennings Bryan (as Sen. Fred Dalton Thompson)
 2010 Ironmen
Governor Neeley
 2007 Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (TV Movie)
President Ulysses S. Grant (as Fred Thompson)
 2006 Conviction (TV Series)
D.A. Arthur Branch
- Pilot (2006) ... D.A. Arthur Branch
 2005 Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World
Fred Dalton Thompson
 2005 Last Best Chance (Video)
President Charles Ross
 2005 Racing Stripes
Sir Trenton (voice)
 2004 Evel Knievel (TV Movie)
Jay Sarno
 2000 Sex and the City (TV Series)
Politician on TV
- Politically Erect (2000) ... Politician on TV
 1993 In the Line of Fire
Harry Sargent
 1993 Barbarians at the Gate (TV Movie)
Jim Robinson
 1989-1993 Matlock (TV Series)
Gordon Lewis / Prosecutor Mr. McGonigal
- The Juror (1993) ... Prosecutor Mr. McGonigal (uncredited)
- The Hunting Party: Part 2 (1989) ... Gordon Lewis
- The Hunting Party: Part 1 (1989) ... Gordon Lewis
 1992 Keep the Change (TV Movie)
Otis
 1992 Day-O (TV Movie)
Frank DeGeorgio
 1992 Stay the Night (TV Movie)
Det. Malone
 1992 White Sands
Arms Dealer (uncredited)
 1992 Thunderheart
William Dawes
 1992 Bed of Lies (TV Movie)
Richard 'Racehorse' Haynes
 1992 Aces: Iron Eagle III
Stockman
 1991 Curly Sue
Bernard Oxbar
 1991 Necessary Roughness
Carver Purcell
 1991 Class Action
Dr. Getchell
 1991 Flight of the Intruder
Court-Martial Captain (uncredited)
 1990 Days of Thunder
Big John
 1989 Fat Man and Little Boy
Maj. Gen. Melrose Hayden Barry
 1989 Roseanne (TV Series)
Keith Faber
- Let's Call It Quits (1989) ... Keith Faber
 1989 China Beach (TV Series)
Lt. Col. Reinhardt
- Twilight (1989) ... Lt. Col. Reinhardt
 1988 Feds
Bill Bilecki
 1988 Unholy Matrimony (TV Movie)
Frank Sweeny (as Fred Thompson)
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Other Works:

Radio: Frequent guest host for "Paul Harvey News", a national trivia news show broadcast across the United States and on the Internet. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 2 Interviews | 20 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Ored Dalton | Fmr. Sen. Fred Thompson | Fred Thompson | Sen. Fred Dalton Thompson | Sen. Fred Thompson

Height:

6' 5" (1.96 m)
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Personal Quote:

[from a speech given before the Commonwealth Club of California] After two years in Washington, I often long for the realism and sincerity of Hollywood.

Trivia:

Thompson can be seen on the archival footage of the Watergate Hearings in Oliver Stone's Nixon (1995). He was one of the active lawyers on the Watergate committee during the trial. See more »

Trademark:

Towering height

Star Sign:

Leo

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