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Derek Thompson was born on April 4, 1948 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. He is an actor, known for The Long Good Friday (1980), Casualty (1986) and The Gentle Touch (1980). He is married to Dee Sadler. They have one child. He was previously married to Christine. See full bio »

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Known For

Casualty Charlie Fairhead / Captain Hook
(1986-2021)
The Gentle Touch Det. Sgt. Jimmy Fenton / Det. Sgt Jimmy Fenton
(1980-1982)
Holby Blue Charlie Fairhead
(2007)

Filmography

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 1986-2021 Casualty (TV Series)
Charlie Fairhead / Captain Hook
- Episode #35.9 (2021) ... Charlie Fairhead
- Episode #35.6 (2021) ... Charlie Fairhead
- Episode #35.3 (2021) ... Charlie Fairhead
- Episode #35.1 (2021) ... Charlie Fairhead
- Episode #34.42 (2020) ... Charlie Fairhead
 2016 Penny from Heaven (Short)
Homeless man
 1999-2012 Holby City (TV Series)
Charlie Fairhead
- Chasing Demons (2012) ... Charlie Fairhead
- Downstairs Upstairs (2010) ... Charlie Fairhead
- Casualty @ Holby City: Deny Thy Father - Part 2 (2005) ... Charlie Fairhead
- Whose Heart Is It Anyway? (1999) ... Charlie Fairhead
 2007 Holby Blue (TV Series)
Charlie Fairhead
- Episode #1.1 (2007) ... Charlie Fairhead
 1998 Resurrection Man
Herbie Ferguson
 1986 Fighting Back (TV Mini-Series)
Bruce Curran
- Episode #1.5 (1986) ... Bruce Curran
- Episode #1.4 (1986) ... Bruce Curran
- Episode #1.3 (1986) ... Bruce Curran
- Episode #1.2 (1986) ... Bruce Curran
- Episode #1.1 (1986) ... Bruce Curran
 1985 Wild Geese II
Hourigan
 1985 The Price (TV Mini-Series)
Frank Crossan
- Episode #1.6 (1985) ... Frank Crossan
- Episode #1.5 (1985) ... Frank Crossan
- Episode #1.4 (1985) ... Frank Crossan
- Episode #1.3 (1985) ... Frank Crossan
- Episode #1.2 (1985) ... Frank Crossan
 1984 Paper Dolls (TV Series)
Male paramedic
- Episode #1.8 (1984) ... Male paramedic
 1983-1984 Brookside (TV Series)
Will Thurley
- Episode #1.164 (1984) ... Will Thurley
- Episode #1.163 (1984) ... Will Thurley
- Episode #1.138 (1984) ... Will Thurley
- Episode #1.137 (1984) ... Will Thurley
- Episode #1.100 (1983) ... Will Thurley
 1983 Women (TV Series)
Jonathan
- Hard to Get (1983) ... Jonathan
 1983 Bergerac (TV Series)
Wyatt
- A Miracle Every Week (1983) ... Wyatt
 1982 Harry's Game (TV Mini-Series)
Billy Downes
- Episode #1.3 (1982) ... Billy Downes
- Episode #1.2 (1982) ... Billy Downes
- Episode #1.1 (1982) ... Billy Downes
 1980-1982 The Gentle Touch (TV Series)
Det. Sgt. Jimmy Fenton / Det. Sgt Jimmy Fenton
- Solution (1982) ... Det. Sgt. Jimmy Fenton
- Vigil (1982) ... Det. Sgt. Jimmy Fenton
- One of Those Days (1982) ... Det. Sgt. Jimmy Fenton
- Black Fox, White Vixen (1982) ... Det. Sgt. Jimmy Fenton
- Affray (1982) ... Det. Sgt. Jimmy Fenton
 1980 Minder (TV Series)
Harry
- The Old School Tie (1980) ... Harry
 1980 The Long Good Friday
Jeff
 1980 Breaking Glass
Andy
 1980 Flamingo Road (TV Series)
- Pilot (1980)
 1979 Yanks
Ken
 1979 The Danedyke Mystery (TV Series)
Tom Richards
- Episode #1.6 (1979) ... Tom Richards
- Episode #1.5 (1979) ... Tom Richards
- Episode #1.4 (1979) ... Tom Richards
- Episode #1.3 (1979) ... Tom Richards
- Episode #1.2 (1979) ... Tom Richards
 1978 Me! I'm Afraid of Virginia Woolf (TV Movie)
Skinner
 1977 Rock Follies of '77 (TV Series)
Harry Moon
- The Real Life (1977) ... Harry Moon
- The Divorce (1977) ... Harry Moon
- The Loony Tunes (1977) ... Harry Moon
- The Hype (1977) ... Harry Moon
- The Empire (1977) ... Harry Moon
 1977 Play for Today (TV Series)
Chet
- A Photograph (1977) ... Chet
 1976 Softly Softly: Task Force (TV Series)
Dave Marshall
- At Risk (1976) ... Dave Marshall
 1964 Gonks Go Beat
Ballad Isle Singer (as Elain and Derek)
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Other Works:

He acted in the Repertoire Season in the National Theatre production at the Lyttelton Theatre in London, England in Ben Travers's play, "Plunder;" William Shakespeare's play, "Hamlet;" Henrik Ibsen's play, "John Gabriel Borkman;" Samuel Beckett's play, "Happy Days;" John Osborne's play, "Watch It Come Down;" Harold Pinter's ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Elain and Derek | Elaine and Derek

Height:

5' 8½" (1.74 m)
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Trivia:

Derek Thompson met his wife, Dee Sadler, when she appeared as Maggie, a cave explorer, in an episode of Casualty (1986) in which Derek plays Charlie Fairhead. Charlie rescued Maggie when she was trapped underground after suffering a fit. See more »

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