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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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6' 10" (2.08 m)

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Played for Providence College (1960-1964). All-State (1962-1964). All-District, All-Conference, All-American and Team MVP (1964). New England Player of the Year (1964). See more »

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