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Fred Thompson

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   Fred Dalton Thompson (born Freddie Dalton Thompson; August 19, 1942), is an American politician, actor, attorney, lobbyist, columnist, and radio host. He served as a Republican U.S. Senator from Tennessee from 1994 through 2003. Thompson served as chairman of the International Security Advisory Board at the United States Department of State, was a member of the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and is a Visiting Fellow with the American Enterprise Institute, specializing in national security and intelligence. As an actor, Thompson has appeared in a large number of movies and television shows. He has frequently portrayed governmental figures. In the final months of his U.S. Senate term in 2002, Thompson joined the cast of the long-running NBC television series Law & Order, playing Manhattan District Attorney Arthur Branch. In May 2007 he took a break from acting in order to run for the 2008 Republican presidential nomination. In 2009 he returned to acting with a guest appearance on television series; and is co-starring with Brian Dennehy in the movie Alleged, about the Scopes Monkey Trial. Description above from the Wikipedia article  Fred Dalton Thompson, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Aug 19, 1942 In Sheffield, Alabama, U.S.
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Matlock 1986-03-03
Latest Project:
Series The Radio Factor 2017
Known For
Poster of Sinister
Poster of Racing Stripes
Poster of Die Hard 2
Poster of No Way Out
Series The Radio Factor Unknown 2017
Series Allegiance FBI Director 2015-02-05
Movie Persecuted Dr. Charles Luther 2014-05-09
Movie A Larger Life Robert Parker 2014-11-27
Movie All the President's Men Revisited Himself 2013-04-21
Movie Unlimited Harold Finch 2013-10-11
Movie The Last Ride O'Keefe 2012-06-22
Movie Sinister Sheriff 2012-03-29
Movie Secretariat Bull Hancock 2010-08-20
Movie Alleged William Jennings Bryan 2010-09-09
Movie Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee President Ulysses S. Grant 2007-05-27
Series Conviction Unknown 2006-03-03
Movie Racing Stripes Sir Trenton (voice) 2005-01-06
Series Law & Order: Trial by Jury 2005-03-03
Movie Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World Sen. Fred Dalton Thompson 2005-12-15
Movie Evel Knievel Jay Sarno 2004-07-30
Series Law & Order: Criminal Intent Unknown 2001-09-30
Series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Unknown 1999-09-20
Movie In the Line of Fire White House Chief of Staff Harry Sargent 1993-07-08
Movie Iron Eagle III Stockmann 1992-01-09
Movie Thunderheart William Dawes 1992-04-03
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Movie Class Action 1991-03-15
Movie Cape Fear Tom Broadbent 1991-11-15
Movie Curly Sue Bernard Oxbar 1991-10-24
Movie Days of Thunder Big John 1990-06-27
Movie The Hunt for Red October Admiral Painter 1990-03-02
Movie Die Hard 2 Trudeau 1990-07-02
Series Law & Order D.A. Arthur Branch 1990-09-13
Series Roseanne Unknown 1988-10-18
Series China Beach Unknown 1988-04-26
Movie Feds Bill Belecki 1988-10-28
Movie No Way Out CIA Director Marshall 1987-08-14
Series Wiseguy Unknown 1987-09-16
Series Matlock Unknown 1986-03-03