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Tommy Thompson (III) (1927–2000)

Worked extensively on the Lucy Show with Lucille Ball. Best friend of Robert Altman. Worked with him on "Tennessee", "McCabe and Mrs. Miller", "Cookie's Fortune", "Dr. T and the Women", and others. Split with Altman after differences on the set of "Popeye" Noted in 'Easy Riders, Raging Bulls', a work recapturing the early days of modern filmmakers.... See full bio »


(age 72) in Baker, California, USA

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Nominated for 4 Primetime Emmys. See more awards »

Known For

Designing Women
Designing Women Producer
The Lucy Show
The Lucy Show Producer
Quintet Producer
Dr. T & the Women


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 2000 Dr. T & the Women (co-producer)
 1992-1995 Hearts Afire (TV Series) (producer - 32 episodes)
 1995 Women of the House (TV Series) (producer - 2 episodes)
 1987-1992 Designing Women (TV Series) (producer - 119 episodes)
 1990-1991 Evening Shade (TV Series) (producer - 24 episodes)
 1980 HealtH (executive producer)
 1979 A Perfect Couple (executive producer)
 1979 Quintet (executive producer)
 1978 A Wedding (executive producer)
 1972 Images (producer)
 1968-1969 Here's Lucy (TV Series) (producer - 20 episodes)
  The Lucy Show (TV Series) (producer - 72 episodes, 1965 - 1968) (associate producer - 26 episodes, 1964 - 1965)
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6' 2" (1.88 m)

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One daughter - Alexandra Cathy Thompson Grandchildren - Sarah, Dustin and Jaclyn.

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