Fred Dalton Thompson

Fred Dalton 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.


Born: Aug 19, 1942 In Sheffield, Alabama, U.S.

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Known For
Die Hard 2SinisterThe Hunt for Red OctoberCape FearDays of ThunderIn the Line of FireCurly SueBury My Heart at Wounded Knee
Filmography
A Larger LifeA Larger Life
Role: Robert Parker
2014
PersecutedPersecuted
Role: Dr. Charles Luther
2014
23 Blast23 Blast
Role: Coach Powers
2014
UnlimitedUnlimited
Role: Harold Finch
2013
All the President's Men RevisitedAll the President's Men Revisited
Role: Himself
2013
The Last RideThe Last Ride
Role: O'Keefe
2012
SinisterSinister
Role: Sheriff
2012
SecretariatSecretariat
Role: Bull Hancock
2010
AllegedAlleged
Role: William Jennings Bryan
2010
The Genesis CodeThe Genesis Code
Role: Judge Hardin
2010
Bury My Heart at Wounded KneeBury My Heart at Wounded Knee
Role: President Ulysses S. Grant
2007
Racing StripesRacing Stripes
Role: Sir Trenton (voice)
2005
Looking for Comedy in the Muslim WorldLooking for Comedy in the Muslim World
Role: Sen. Fred Dalton Thompson
2005
Evel KnievelEvel Knievel
Role: Jay Sarno
2004
Baby's Day OutBaby's Day Out
Role: FBI Agent Dale Grissom
1994
In the Line of FireIn the Line of Fire
Role: White House Chief of Staff Harry Sargent
1993
Barbarians at the GateBarbarians at the Gate
Role: Jim Robinson
1993
ThunderheartThunderheart
Role: William Dawes
1992
Iron Eagle IIIIron Eagle III
Role: Stockmann
1992
Curly SueCurly Sue
Role: Bernard Oxbar
1991
Class ActionClass Action
Role: Dr. George Getchell
1991
Cape FearCape Fear
Role: Tom Broadbent
1991
Days of ThunderDays of Thunder
Role: Big John
1990
The Hunt for Red OctoberThe Hunt for Red October
Role: Admiral Painter
1990
Die Hard 2Die Hard 2
Role: Trudeau
1990
FedsFeds
Role: Bill Belecki
1988
Unholy MatrimonyUnholy Matrimony
Role: Frank Sweeny
1988
No Way OutNo Way Out
Role: CIA Director Marshall
1987
MarieMarie
Role: Himself (as Fred Thompson)
1985


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