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Jim Thompson (I) (1906–1977)

Jim Thompson was born on September 27, 1906 in Anadarko, Oklahoma, USA as James Myers Thompson. He was a writer and actor, known for Paths of Glory (1957), The Killing (1956) and The Killer Inside Me (2010). He died on April 7, 1977 in Hollywood, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Paths of Glory
(1957)
The Killing
The Killing Writer
(1956)
The Killer Inside Me
(2010)
The Getaway
The Getaway Writer
(1994)

Filmography

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 2014/XII Trapped (Short) (story "Forever After") (completed)
 2010 The Killer Inside Me (novel)
 1996 Hit Me (based upon the novel "A Swell-Looking Babe" by)
 1994 The Getaway (novel)
 1993 Fallen Angels (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Frightening Frammis (1993) ... (story)
 1990 The Grifters (novel)
 1990 After Dark, My Sweet (novel)
 1989 The Kill-Off (novel)
 1981 Coup de torchon (novel "Pop. 1280")
 1979 Série noire (novel "A Hell of a Woman")
 1976 The Killer Inside Me (novel)
 1972 The Getaway (novel)
 1965 Convoy (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Duel (1965) ... (writer)
 1965 Dr. Kildare (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- My Name Is Lisa, and I Am Lost (1965) ... (story - as James Thompson)
 1961 Cain's Hundred (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Five for One (1961) ... (writer)
  Mackenzie's Raiders (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes, 1959) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1958)
- Joe Ironhat (1959) ... (written by)
- Long Ride Home (1959) ... (written by)
- Blood on the Rio (1959) ... (written by)
- Indian Agent (1958) ... (teleplay)
 1957 Paths of Glory (screenplay)
 1956 The Killing (dialogue)
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 1975 Farewell, My Lovely
Judge Baxter Wilson Grayle
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Collection: "Fireworks: The Lost Novels of Jim Thompson". See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Print Biographies | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

James Thompson
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Did You Know?

Trivia:

Sold drugs and bootleg liquor as a teenager while working at the Hotel Texas. See more »

Nickname:

James Dillon

Star Sign:

Libra

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