Biography

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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.

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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.

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Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender -

Known Credits 40

Birthday 1942-08-19

Place of Birth Sheffield, Alabama, U.S.

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • Fred Thompson

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2015 Allegiance (3 episodes) as FBI Director
2014 A Larger Life as Robert Parker
2014 23 Blast as Coach Powers
2014 Persecuted as Dr. Charles Luther
2013 Unlimited as Harold Finch
2013 All the President's Men Revisited as Himself
2012 The Last Ride as O'Keefe
2012 Sinister as Sheriff
2010 Alleged as William Jennings Bryan
2010 The Genesis Code as Judge Hardin
2010 Secretariat as Bull Hancock
2007 Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee as President Ulysses S. Grant
2006 Conviction (1 episode)
2005 Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World as Sen. Fred Dalton Thompson
2005 Law & Order: Trial by Jury (13 episodes) as Arthur Branch
2005 Racing Stripes as Sir Trenton (voice)
2004 Evel Knievel as Jay Sarno
2001 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2 episodes)
1999 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (10 episodes) as Arthur Branch
1994 Baby's Day Out as FBI Agent Dale Grissom
1993 In the Line of Fire as White House Chief of Staff Harry Sargent
1993 Barbarians at the Gate as Jim Robinson
1992 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (2 episodes)
1992 Thunderheart as William Dawes
1992 Iron Eagle III as Stockmann
1991 Cape Fear as Tom Broadbent
1991 Curly Sue as Bernard Oxbar
1991 Class Action as Dr. George Getchell
1990 Law & Order (116 episodes) as D.A. Arthur Branch
1990 Die Hard 2 as Trudeau
1990 Days of Thunder as Big John
1990 The Hunt for Red October as Admiral Painter
1988 Feds as Bill Belecki
1988 Roseanne (1 episode)
1988 Unholy Matrimony as Frank Sweeny
1988 China Beach (1 episode)
1987 Wiseguy (3 episodes)
1987 No Way Out as CIA Director Marshall
1986 Matlock (3 episodes)
1985 Marie as Himself (as Fred Thompson)

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