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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), The Sixth Man (1997) and Bill Russell: My Life, My Way (2000). See full bio »
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 1995 Hangin' with Mr. Cooper (TV Series)
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- Together Again (1995) ... John Thompson
 1990 The Exorcist III
John Thompson - Georgetown Hoyas Basketball Coach (uncredited)
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Georgetown record: 596-239. In his 27-year tenure as head coach at Georgetown, his teams appeared in three Final Fours (1982, 1984, 1985), played in 14 consecutive NCAA tournaments (1979-1992), made 24 consecutive post-season appearances (20 NCAA, 4 NIT) and won seven Big East Tournament championships. National championship (1984). Holds conference records for most overall Big East wins (231), ... See more »

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