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John Thompson was born on September 2, 1941 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA as John R. Thompson Jr. He is an actor, known for He Got Game (1998), Bill Russell: My Life, My Way (2000) and The Sixth Man (1997). See full bio »
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 1990 The Exorcist III
John Thompson - Georgetown Hoyas Basketball Coach (uncredited)
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 2009 Without Bias
Himself - Coach, Georgetown University 1972-99
 2008 American Gangster (TV Series documentary)
- Cornell Jones (2008) ... Himself
 2000-2006 ESPN SportsCentury (TV Series documentary)
- Dean Smith (2006) ... Himself
- Alonzo Mourning (2005) ... Himself
- Georgetown/Villanova (2004) ... Himself
- Allen Iverson (2003) ... Himself
- Bill Russell (2001) ... Himself
 2004-2006 ESPN 25: Who's #1? (TV Series documentary)
- Anger Management (2006) ... Himself
- Best NBA Teams (2004) ... Himself
- Most Outrageous Characters (2004) ... Himself
 2005 ESPNU Town-hall Meeting (TV Movie)
 2002 Like Mike
Himself (uncredited)
 2002 First Monday (TV Series)
- Court Date (2002) ... Himself
 2000 Bill Russell: My Life, My Way (TV Movie documentary)
Himself - Boston Celtics 1964-1966
 1999 Charlie Rose (TV Series)
Himself - Guest
- Episode dated 2 March 1999 (1999) ... Himself - Guest
 1998 He Got Game
 1997 The Sixth Man
 1995 Hangin' with Mr. Cooper (TV Series)
- Together Again (1995) ... Himself
 1994 Hoop Dreams (Documentary)
Himself (uncredited)
 1986 Ebony/Jet Showcase (TV Series)
- Episode dated 21 February 1986 (1986) ... Himself
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 2003 Tragedy to Triumph: The Maryland Terrapin Odyssey (TV Movie documentary)
Himself - Coach: Georgetown University, '72-'99
 1987 Webster (TV Series)
- Rear View Mirror: Part 1 (1987) ... Himself

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6' 10" (2.08 m)

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Enshrined as a coach in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 1999. See more »

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