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Ernest Thompson was born on November 6, 1949 in Bellows Falls, Vermont, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for On Golden Pond (1981), 1969 (1988) and Sierra (1974). See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

On Golden Pond
1969 Writer
Sierra Ranger Matt Harper
Westside Medical
Westside Medical Dr. Philip Parker


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 2014 Heavenly Angle
Linus Van Scooter
 2013 Time and Charges
Jeremiah Ward
 2010 Friction
Terry Plant
 1998 Next Stop Wonderland
 1995 The West Side Waltz (TV Movie)
 1994 Take Me Home Again (TV Movie)
 1983 Star 80
Phil Wass
 1977 Westside Medical (TV Series)
Dr. Philip Parker
- Sticks and Stones (1977) ... Dr. Philip Parker
- Tears for a Two Dollar Wine (1977) ... Dr. Philip Parker
- Pressure Cook (1977) ... Dr. Philip Parker
- My Physician, My Friend: Part 2 (1977) ... Dr. Philip Parker
- My Physician, My Friend: Part 1 (1977) ... Dr. Philip Parker
 1974 The Rangers (TV Movie)
Ranger Matt Harper
 1974 Sierra (TV Series)
Ranger Matt Harper
- The Fawn (1974) ... Ranger Matt Harper
- The Giant (1974) ... Ranger Matt Harper
- Time Off (1974) ... Ranger Matt Harper
- The Trek (1974) ... Ranger Matt Harper
- Tails, You Lose (1974) ... Ranger Matt Harper
 1972 Somerset (TV Series)
Tony Cooper #2
- Episode dated 7 November 1972 (1972) ... Tony Cooper #2
 1972 Great Performances (TV Series)
- The Rimers of Eldritch (1972) ... Walter
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His play, "On Golden Pond," was performed at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, Maine with Janet Gaynor and William Swetland in the cast. See more »

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Owned a Theater in Kittery, Maine which he sold in 1998.

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