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Ernest Thompson was born on November 6, 1949 in Bellows Falls, Vermont, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for On Golden Pond (1981), On Golden Pond (2001) and The West Side Waltz (1995). See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

On Golden Pond
On Golden Pond
The West Side Waltz
1969 Writer


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 2014 Heavenly Angle
Linus Van Scooter
 2013 Time and Charges
Jeremiah Ward
 2010 Friction
Terry Plant
 1998 Next Stop Wonderland
 1995 The West Side Waltz (TV Movie)
 1994 Take Me Home Again (TV Movie)
 1983 Star 80
Phil Wass
 1972 Great Performances (TV Series)
- The Rimers of Eldritch (1972) ... Walter
 1970 Somerset (TV Series)
Tony Cooper #2 (1972-1974)
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(February 15 to March 29, 1979) His play, "On Golden Pond," was performed at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California with Julie Harris and Charles Durning in the cast. George Schaefer was director See more »

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Owned a Theater in Kittery, Maine which he sold in 1998.

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