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Galen Thompson (1940–2011)

Donald Gale Thompson graduated from Logan High School, La Crosse, Wisconsin, in 1958. After a short interval (roughly 30 days) in boot camp at MCRTD, San Diego, he was physically discharged from the Marine Corps Reserve before the end of summer of 1958. He worked as a commercial and illustration artist for several graphics companies in the Coulee ... See full bio »

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Known For

Close Encounters of the Third Kind Special Forces Soldier
1941 Stilwell Aide
Sidekicks Writer
Hunter Waiter


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 1996 Masked Rider (TV Series)
- Showdown at Leawood High (1996) ... Teacher
 1991 Hunter (TV Series)
- Ex Marks the Spot (1991) ... Waiter
 1985 Love on the Run (TV Movie)
1st Reporter
 1985 Malice in Wonderland (TV Movie)
 1983 Dempsey (TV Movie)
 1980 America Lost
Rebel Lieutenant
 1980 The Last Reunion
Ranger Captain
 1980 The Incredible Hulk (TV Series)
- Long Run Home (1980) ... Foreman
 1979 1941
Stilwell Aide
 1979/I Elvis (TV Movie)
Hank Snow
 1978 The Evil
Emilio Vargas
 1977 Close Encounters of the Third Kind
Special Forces Soldier
 1976 Project: Kill
Carl Wagner
 1975 The Legendary Curse of the Hope Diamond (TV Movie)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Donald G. Thompson | Donald Thompson


5' 5½" (1.66 m)

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