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Eric Thompson (I) (1929–1982)

Eric Thompson was born on November 9, 1929 in Sleaford, Lincolnshire, England. He was an actor and writer, known for The Magic Ball (1971), Dougal and the Blue Cat (1970) and The Magic Roundabout (1964). He was married to Phyllida Law. He died on November 30, 1982 in Camden, London, England. See full bio »

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 1973 Ego Hugo (TV Movie)
Alexandre Dumas
 1971-1972 The Magic Ball (TV Series)
Narrator
- The Story of the Witch (1972) ... Narrator (voice)
- The Story of the City of Machines (1972) ... Narrator (voice)
- The Story of the Eskimo (1972) ... Narrator (voice)
- The Story of the Drawing Book (1972) ... Narrator (voice)
- The Story of the Bee (1972) ... Narrator (voice)
 1972 The Challengers (TV Series)
Joe Delaney
- The Salesmen (1972) ... Joe Delaney
- Who's Been Eating My Porridge? ... Joe Delaney
 1972 Play for Today (TV Series)
Narrator
- The House on Highbury Hill (1972) ... Narrator
 1971 Clockmaker (Short)
Narrator
 1971 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
Duccio
- Soldier Ants (1971) ... Duccio
 1970 Dougal and the Blue Cat
Narrator / Various Characters (voice)
 1969 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Dennis
- It Calls for a Great Deal of Love (1969) ... Dennis
 1969 Coronation Street (TV Series)
Searle
- Episode #1.923 (1969) ... Searle
 1968-1969 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Michael / Rifleman Mike Hart
- The Retreat (1968) ... Rifleman Mike Hart
 1967 Man in a Suitcase (TV Series)
George
- All That Glitters (1967) ... George
 1967 Volpone (TV Series)
Mosca
- Episode #1.3 (1967) ... Mosca
- Episode #1.2 (1967) ... Mosca
- Episode #1.1 (1967) ... Mosca
 1967 Inheritance (TV Series)
Charley Mellor / George Mellor
- Strike (1967) ... Charley Mellor
- Murder (1967) ... George Mellor
 1967 The Jokers
 1961-1966 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Lawrence Newell / Otto Killian
- Convalescence (1966) ... Lawrence Newell
- A Perfect Woman (1962) ... Otto Killian
 1964-1965 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Danny Rogers / Harry Wilde
- The Intruders (1965) ... Danny Rogers
- A Right Artful Monkey (1964) ... Harry Wilde
 1965 Out of the Unknown (TV Series)
Norman
 1965 The Man in Room 17 (TV Series)
Manuel
- Safe Conduct (1965) ... Manuel
 1965 Dr. Finlay's Casebook (TV Series)
Roy MacLaren
- Beware of the Dog (1965) ... Roy MacLaren
 1965 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
'Scouse' O'Brien
- Moving On (1965) ... 'Scouse' O'Brien
 1963-1965 Z Cars (TV Series)
Jimmy Dodds / Alec Concannon / Gordon Rickard
- Think On (1965) ... Jimmy Dodds
- Fun and Games (1964) ... Alec Concannon
- Special Duty (1963) ... Gordon Rickard
 1965 The Villains (TV Series)
Peter McGuire
- Ask Me No Questions (1965) ... Peter McGuire
 1964 R3 (TV Series)
Haley
- On the Spike (1964) ... Haley
 1964 Espionage (TV Series)
Reporter
- Once a Spy... (1964) ... Reporter
 1964 The Magic Roundabout (TV Series)
Narrator / All Characters (voice)
 1963 The Plane Makers (TV Series)
Phillip Hammond
- How Do You Vote? (1963) ... Phillip Hammond
 1962 Top Secret (TV Series)
Carlos Varga
- Vengeance at La Vina (1962) ... Carlos Varga
 1962 Suspense (TV Series)
Dave
- Killer in the Band (1962) ... Dave
 1962 Thirty Minute Theatre (TV Series)
O'Neil
- Dare to Be Daniel (1962) ... O'Neil
 1962 Crying Down the Lane (TV Mini-Series)
Det. Sgt. Franklyn
 1962 The Barber of Stamford Hill
1st Customer
 1961 Galileo (TV Movie)
Sagredo
 1961 Harpers West One (TV Series)
Peter Green
- Episode #1.5 (1961) ... Peter Green
 1960-1961 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Capt. John Knowles (Adjutant) / Mr. Leslie / Customer
- The New Man (1960) ... Mr. Leslie
- The Barber of Stamford Hill (1960) ... Customer
 1961 The Avengers (TV Series)
Paul
- Crescent Moon (1961) ... Paul
 1960 Maigret (TV Series)
- The Mistake (1960)
 1960 ITV Sunday Night Drama (TV Series)
Customer
- The Barber of Stanford Hill (1960) ... Customer
 1960 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Series)
Dr. Borkman
 1959 The Eustace Diamonds (TV Series)
Prosecuting Counsel / 2nd Old man
- Episode #1.6 (1959) ... Prosecuting Counsel
- Episode #1.3 (1959) ... 2nd Old man
 1957-1959 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Felipe / Antonio
- The Fortrose Incident (1959) ... Felipe
- Twelfth Night (II) (1957) ... Antonio
 1959 The Life and Death of Sir John Falstaff (TV Series)
Poins / Davy
- A New Reign (1959) ... Davy
- God Save the King (1959) ... Davy
- Recruiting (1959) ... Davy
- On Leave (1959) ... Poins
- Into Battle (1959) ... Poins
 1958 The Lost King (TV Series)
Marquis de Sceaux
- The Road Back (1958) ... Marquis de Sceaux
- The Path to the Throne (1958) ... Marquis de Sceaux
- Enter the King (1958) ... Marquis de Sceaux
 1958 The Black Arrow (TV Series)
Richard
- The Last Arrow (1958) ... Richard
 1957/I Twelfth Night (TV Movie)
Antonio
 1957 Lucky Jim
Student (uncredited)
 1951 Pool of London
Garage Pump Attendant (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He directed Sir Alan Ayckbourn's play, "Absurd Person Singular", at London's Criterion Theatre in England in 1973 and 1974 with the original cast including Bridget Turner, Richard Briers, Michael Aldridge, Sheila Hancock, Anna Calder-Marshall and David Burke. See more »
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Father of actresses Emma Thompson and Sophie Thompson See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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