John Thompson (VI) (1941–2020)

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John Robert Thompson Jr. (born September 2, 1941) is a former American college basketball coach for the Georgetown Hoyas. He is now a professional radio and TV sports commentator. In 1984, he became the first African-American head coach to win a major collegiate championship, capturing the NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship when ... See full bio »

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 2002 Like Mike
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 2002 First Monday (TV Series)
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- Court Date (2002) ... John Thompson
 1998 He Got Game
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 1997 The Sixth Man
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 1995 Hangin' with Mr. Cooper (TV Series)
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- Together Again (1995) ... John Thompson
 1990 The Exorcist III
John Thompson - Georgetown Hoyas Basketball Coach (uncredited)
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