Fred Thompson (XIX) (1942–2015)


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Fred Thompson was born on August 19, 1942 in Sheffield, Alabama, USA as Freddie Dalton Thompson. He was an actor, known for The Hunt for Red October (1990), No Way Out (1987) and Sinister (2012). He was married to Jeri Kehn Thompson and Sarah Elizabeth Lindsey. He died on November 1, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Hunt for Red October Admiral Painter
(1990)
No Way Out Marshall
(1987)
Sinister Sheriff
(2012)
Baby's Day Out FBI Agent Dale Grissom
(1994)

Filmography

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 2016 God's Not Dead 2
Senior Pastor
 2015 90 Minutes in Heaven
Jay B. Perkins (as Fred Dalton Thompson)
 2015 A Larger Life
Robert Parker (as Fred Dalton Thompson)
 2015 Allegiance (TV Series)
FBI Director
- Chasing Ghosts (2015) ... FBI Director (as Fred Dalton Thompson)
- Surreptitious Entry (2015) ... FBI Director (as Fred Dalton Thompson)
 2014 23 Blast
Coach Powers (as Fred Dalton Thompson)
 2014/I Persecuted
Dr. Charles Luther (as Fred Dalton Thompson)
 2013/II Unlimited
Harold Finch (as Fred Dalton Thompson)
 2011-2012 The Good Wife (TV Series)
Frank Michael Thomas
- Gloves Come Off (2012) ... Frank Michael Thomas (as Fred Dalton Thompson)
- Foreign Affairs (2011) ... Frank Michael Thomas (as Fred Dalton Thompson)
 2012/I Sinister
Sheriff (as Fred Dalton Thompson)
 2011 The Last Ride
O'Keefe (as Fred Dalton Thompson)
 2010 Alleged
William Jennings Bryan (as Sen. Fred Dalton Thompson)
 2010 Ironmen
Governor Neeley (as Fred Dalton Thompson)
 2010 Secretariat
Bull Hancock (as Fred Dalton Thompson)
 2010 The Genesis Code
Judge Hardin (as Fred Dalton Thompson)
 2009 Life on Mars (TV Series)
Chief Harry Woolf
- The Simple Secret of the Note in Us All (2009) ... Chief Harry Woolf (as Fred Dalton Thompson)
 2007 Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (TV Movie)
President Ulysses S. Grant
 2002-2007 Law & Order (TV Series)
D.A. Arthur Branch
- The Family Hour (2007) ... D.A. Arthur Branch (as Fred Dalton Thompson)
- Over Here (2007) ... D.A. Arthur Branch (as Fred Dalton Thompson)
- Captive (2007) ... D.A. Arthur Branch (as Fred Dalton Thompson)
- Fallout (2007) ... D.A. Arthur Branch (as Fred Dalton Thompson)
- Bling (2007) ... D.A. Arthur Branch (as Fred Dalton Thompson)
 2006 Conviction (TV Series)
D.A. Arthur Branch
- Pilot (2006) ... D.A. Arthur Branch (as Fred Dalton Thompson)
 2003-2006 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
D.A. Arthur Branch / Arthur Branch / D.A. Branch
- Gone (2006) ... D.A. Arthur Branch (as Fred Dalton Thompson)
- Rockabye (2005) ... D.A. Arthur Branch (as Fred Dalton Thompson)
- Starved (2005) ... D.A. Arthur Branch (as Fred Dalton Thompson)
- Goliath (2005) ... D.A. Arthur Branch (as Fred Dalton Thompson)
- Night (2005) ... D.A. Arthur Branch (as Fred Dalton Thompson)
 2005-2006 Law & Order: Trial by Jury (TV Series)
D.A. Arthur Branch
- Eros in the Upper Eighties (2006) ... D.A. Arthur Branch
- Boys Will Be Boys (2005) ... D.A. Arthur Branch
- Day (2005) ... D.A. Arthur Branch
- Blue Wall (2005) ... D.A. Arthur Branch
- The Line (2005) ... D.A. Arthur Branch
 2005 Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World
Fred Dalton Thompson (as Fred Dalton Thompson)
 2005 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
D.A. Arthur Branch
- In the Wee Small Hours: Part 2 (2005) ... D.A. Arthur Branch (as Fred Dalton Thompson)
 2005 Last Best Chance (Video)
President Charles Ross (as Fred Dalton Thompson)
 2005 Racing Stripes
Sir Trenton (voice, as Fred Dalton Thompson)
 2004 Evel Knievel (TV Movie)
Jay Sarno (as Fred Dalton Thompson)
 2001 Rachel and Andrew Jackson: A Love Story (TV Movie)
Andrew Jackson (voice, as Fred Dalton Thompson)
 2000 Sex and the City (TV Series)
Politician on TV
- Politically Erect (2000) ... Politician on TV (uncredited)
 1994 Baby's Day Out
FBI Agent Dale Grissom (as Fred Dalton Thompson)
 1993 In the Line of Fire
Harry Sargent (as Fred Dalton Thompson)
 1993 Born Yesterday
Sen. Hedges (as Fred Dalton Thompson)
 1993 Barbarians at the Gate (TV Movie)
Jim Robinson (as Fred Dalton Thompson)
 1989-1993 Matlock (TV Series)
Gordon Lewis / Prosecutor Mr. McGonigal
- The Juror (1993) ... Prosecutor Mr. McGonigal (uncredited)
- The Hunting Party: Part 2 (1989) ... Gordon Lewis (as Fred Dalton Thompson)
- The Hunting Party: Part 1 (1989) ... Gordon Lewis (as Fred Dalton Thompson)
 1992 Keep the Change (TV Movie)
Otis (as Fred Dalton Thompson)
 1992 Day-O (TV Movie)
Frank DeGeorgio (as Fred Dalton Thompson)
 1992 Stay the Night (TV Movie)
Det. Malone (as Fred Dalton Thompson)
 1992 White Sands
Arms Dealer (uncredited)
 1992 Thunderheart
William Dawes (as Fred Dalton Thompson)
 1992 Bed of Lies (TV Movie)
Richard 'Racehorse' Haynes (as Fred Dalton Thompson)
 1992 Aces: Iron Eagle III
Stockman (as Fred Dalton Thompson)
 1991 Curly Sue
Bernard Oxbar (as Fred Dalton Thompson)
 1991 Cape Fear
Tom Broadbent (as Fred Dalton Thompson)
 1991 Necessary Roughness
Carver Purcell (as Fred Dalton Thompson)
 1991 Class Action
Dr. Getchell (as Fred Dalton Thompson)
 1991 Flight of the Intruder
Court-Martial Captain (uncredited)
 1990 Die Hard 2
Trudeau (as Fred Dalton Thompson)
 1990 Days of Thunder
Big John (as Fred Dalton Thompson)
 1990 The Hunt for Red October
Admiral Painter (as Fred Dalton Thompson)
 1989 Fat Man and Little Boy
Melrose Hayden Barry (as Fred Dalton Thompson)
 1989 Roseanne (TV Series)
Keith Faber
- Let's Call It Quits (1989) ... Keith Faber (as Fred Dalton Thompson)
 1989 China Beach (TV Series)
Lt. Col. Reinhardt
- Twilight (1989) ... Lt. Col. Reinhardt (as Fred Dalton Thompson)
 1988 Wiseguy (TV Series)
Knox Pooley
- Last of the True Believers (1988) ... Knox Pooley (as Fred Dalton Thompson)
- Revenge of the Mud People (1988) ... Knox Pooley (as Fred Dalton Thompson)
- School of Hard Knox (1988) ... Knox Pooley (as Fred Dalton Thompson)
 1988 Feds
Bilecki (as Fred Dalton Thompson)
 1988 Unholy Matrimony (TV Movie)
Frank Sweeny
 1987 No Way Out
Marshall (as Fred Dalton Thompson)
 1985 Marie
Fred Thompson
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(9/2/04) Introduced the film about President George W. Bush shown at the Republican National Convention prior to the president's speech accepting the party's nomination for a second term. Thompson also narrated the film. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 2 Interviews | 24 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Ored Dalton | Fred Dalton Thompson | Sen. Fred Dalton Thompson | Sen. Fred Thompson

Height:

6' 6" (1.98 m)
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Personal Quote:

[from a speech given before the Commonwealth Club of California] After two years in Washington, I often long for the realism and sincerity of Hollywood.

Trivia:

Worked as a shoe salesman, truck driver, and even a factory worker prior to becoming a lawyer. See more »

Trademark:

Often played figures of authority See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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