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Derek Thompson was born on April 4, 1948 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. He is an actor, known for Casualty (1986), The Long Good Friday (1980) and The Gentle Touch (1980). He is married to Dee Sadler. They have one child. He was previously married to Christine. See full bio »
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Casualty Charlie Fairhead
The Gentle Touch
The Gentle Touch Det. Sgt. Jimmy Fenton
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 2016 Penny from Heaven (Short) (completed)
Homeless man
 2007 Holby Blue (TV Series)
Charlie Fairhead
 1998 Resurrection Man
Herbie Ferguson
 1986 Fighting Back (TV Mini-Series)
Bruce Curran
- Episode #1.5 (1986) ... Bruce Curran
- Episode #1.4 (1986) ... Bruce Curran
- Episode #1.3 (1986) ... Bruce Curran
- Episode #1.2 (1986) ... Bruce Curran
- Episode #1.1 (1986) ... Bruce Curran
 1985 Wild Geese II
 1985 The Price (TV Mini-Series)
Frank Crossan
- Episode #1.2 (1985) ... Frank Crossan
- Episode #1.1 (1985) ... Frank Crossan
 1984 Paper Dolls (TV Series)
Male paramedic
- Episode #1.8 (1984) ... Male paramedic
 1983 Women (TV Series)
- Hard to Get (1983) ... Jonathan
 1983 Bergerac (TV Series)
- A Miracle Every Week (1983) ... Wyatt
 1982 Harry's Game (TV Mini-Series)
Billy Downes
- Episode #1.3 (1982) ... Billy Downes
- Episode #1.2 (1982) ... Billy Downes
- Episode #1.1 (1982) ... Billy Downes
 1980 Minder (TV Series)
- The Old School Tie (1980) ... Harry
 1980 The Long Good Friday
 1980 Breaking Glass
 1980 Flamingo Road (TV Series)
- Pilot (1980)
 1979 Yanks
 1979 The Danedyke Mystery (TV Series)
Tom Richards
- Episode #1.6 (1979) ... Tom Richards
- Episode #1.5 (1979) ... Tom Richards
- Episode #1.4 (1979) ... Tom Richards
- Episode #1.3 (1979) ... Tom Richards
- Episode #1.2 (1979) ... Tom Richards
 1978 Me! I'm Afraid of Virginia Woolf (TV Movie)
 1977 Play for Today (TV Series)
- A Photograph (1977) ... Chet
 1965 Gonks Go Beat
Ballad Isle Singer (as Elain and Derek)
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He acted in the Repertoire Season in the National Theatre production at the Lyttelton Theatre in London, England in Ben Travers's play, "Plunder;" William Shakespeare's play, "Hamlet;" Henrik Ibsen's play, "John Gabriel Borkman;" Samuel Beckett's play, "Happy Days;" John Osborne's play, "Watch It Come Down;" Harold Pinter's ... See more »

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1 Interview | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Elain and Derek

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Derek Thompson met his wife, Dee Sadler, when she appeared as Maggie, a cave explorer, in an episode of Casualty (1986) in which Derek plays Charlie Fairhead. Charlie rescued Maggie when she was trapped underground after suffering a fit. See more »

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