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In 1945 the Thompson family left Louisville and relocated to Miami Flordia where Ron spent his formative years. At age 19, with $200 in his pocket, he headed to New York to pursue an acting career and within two years was performing in a live television drama on the Armstrong Circle Theater, opposite Robert Duvall. See full bio »
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 2015 Last Days of Coney Island (Short) (filming)
Shorty (voice)
 2014 Happy Winter Solstice (Short)
 2006/I Bottleneck (Short)
 1998 Fallen Arches
 1992 Death Ring (Video)
Needles, Tattooer
 1992 Deep Cover
Store Owner
 1992 American Me
 1989 Imagining America (TV Movie)
Beatnik Poet (segment "This Ain't Bebop")
 1989 This Ain't Bebop (TV Short)
Beatnik Poet
 1982 The Greatest American Hero (TV Series)
- Good Samaritan (1982) ... Guard
 1981 American Pop
Tony / Pete
 1980 The Waltons (TV Series)
1st G.I.
- The Prodigals (1980) ... 1st G.I.
 1977 The White Buffalo
Frozen Dog Pimp
 1977 Quincy M.E. (TV Series)
Claude Stern
 1975-1976 Baretta (TV Series)
Nopke / Penguin
- Street Edition (1976) ... Nopke
- Death on the Run (1976) ... Nopke
- The Dippers (1976) ... Nopke
- Pay or Die (1976) ... Nopke
- Murder for Me (1976) ... Nopke
 1976 The Rebels (TV Series)
Henry David Thoreau
 1975 Bronk (TV Series)
- Crackback (1975)
 1975 The Streets of San Francisco (TV Series)
- Web of Lies (1975) ... Willy
 1975 The Dream Makers (TV Movie)
 1974 Amy Prentiss (TV Series)
- Baptism of Fire (1974)
 1974 The Gun (TV Movie)
 1974 Ironside (TV Series)
Jamie Fields
- Run Scared (1974) ... Jamie Fields
 1974 Mannix (TV Series)
Kirk Bullard
- Death Has No Face (1974) ... Kirk Bullard
 1973 The No Mercy Man
John Dunn
 1967 Brown Eye, Evil Eye
Freddy St. Claire (as Ronnie Thompson)
 1962 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
Junkie / Larry
- Assignment: Teenage Junkies (1962) ... Junkie
- Assignment: Teenage Junkies (1962) ... Junkie
- Assignment: Teenage Junkies (1962) ... Junkie
- Securities for Suckers (1962) ... Larry

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Originated the role of Shanty in the Pulitzer Prize winning play "No Place to be Somebody" by Charles Gordone. See more »

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