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Fred Dalton Thompson (1942–2015)

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KNOWN FOR 
Sinister (2012) | Law & Order (2002-2007) | Die Hard 2 (1990)
AWARDS 
1 nomination More »
AKA 
Ored Dalton | Fred Thompson | Sen. Fred Dalton Thompson
BORN 
Aug 19, 1942 (died Nov 1, 2015)
HEIGHT 
6' 6" (1.98m)

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Past Film & Video (33 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Past Television (22 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for AllegianceAllegiance (TV Series) FBI Director (2 episodes, 2015)  Less 2015 2
  • Primary photo for The Good WifeThe Good Wife (TV Series) Frank Michael Thomas (2 episodes, 2011–2012)  Less 2011–2012 2
  • Primary photo for Life on MarsLife on Mars (TV Series) Chief Harry Woolf (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 1
  • Primary photo for Bury My Heart at Wounded KneeBury My Heart at Wounded Knee (TV Movie) President Ulysses S. Grant (as Fred Thompson)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Law & OrderLaw & Order (TV Series) Arthur Branch (116 episodes, 2002–2007)  Less 2002–2007 116
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  • Primary photo for ConvictionConviction (TV Series) Arthur Branch (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006 1
    • Pilot (Mar 3, 2006) Arthur Branch  Less
  • Primary photo for Law & Order: Special Victims UnitLaw & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series) Arthur Branch (11 episodes, 2003–2006)  Less 2003–2006 11
    • Gone (Feb 28, 2006) Arthur Branch  Less
    • Rockabye (Nov 22, 2005) Arthur Branch  Less
    • Starved (Nov 15, 2005) Arthur Branch  Less
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  • Primary photo for Law & Order: Trial by JuryLaw & Order: Trial by Jury (TV Series) Arthur Branch (13 episodes, 2005–2006)  Less 2005–2006 13
    • Eros in the Upper Eighties (Jan 21, 2006) Arthur Branch (as Fred Thompson)  Less
    • Boys Will Be Boys (May 6, 2005) Arthur Branch (as Fred Thompson)  Less
    • Day (May 3, 2005) Arthur Branch (as Fred Thompson)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Law & Order: Criminal IntentLaw & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series) Arthur Branch (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005 1
  • Primary photo for Evel KnievelEvel Knievel (TV Movie) Jay Sarno  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Rachel and Andrew Jackson: A Love StoryRachel and Andrew Jackson: A Love Story (TV Movie) Andrew Jackson (voice)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Sex and the CitySex and the City (TV Series) Politician on TV (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000 1
    • Politically Erect (Jun 11, 2000) Politician on TV (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Barbarians at the GateBarbarians at the Gate (TV Movie) Jim Robinson  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for MatlockMatlock (TV Series) Prosecutor Mr. McGonigal / Gordon Lewis (3 episodes, 1989–1993)  Less 1989–1993 3
  • Primary photo for Keep the ChangeKeep the Change (TV Movie) Otis  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Day-ODay-O (TV Movie) Frank DeGeorgio  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Stay the NightStay the Night (TV Movie) Det. Malone  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Bed of LiesBed of Lies (TV Movie) Richard 'Racehorse' Haynes  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for RoseanneRoseanne (TV Series) Keith Faber (1 episode, 1989)  Less 1989 1
  • Primary photo for China BeachChina Beach (TV Series) Lt. Col. Reinhardt (1 episode, 1989)  Less 1989 1
    • Twilight (Mar 22, 1989) Lt. Col. Reinhardt  Less
  • Primary photo for WiseguyWiseguy (TV Series) Knox Pooley (3 episodes, 1988)  Less 1988 3
  • Primary photo for Unholy MatrimonyUnholy Matrimony (TV Movie) Frank Sweeny (as Fred Thompson)  Less 1988
Self (31 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for HuckabeeHuckabee (TV Series) Himself - Actor (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for OutnumberedOutnumbered (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Marcus & JoniMarcus & Joni (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for ContrarianContrarian Self (voice)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for America's Book of SecretsAmerica's Book of Secrets (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for A Night at the Movies: Hollywood Goes to WashingtonA Night at the Movies: Hollywood Goes to Washington (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for HannityHannity (TV Series) Himself (8 episodes, 2009–2012)  Less 2009–2012
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  • Primary photo for Meet the PressMeet the Press (TV Series) Himself (4 episodes, 2005–2012)  Less 2005–2012
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  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show with Jay LenoThe Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) Himself (3 episodes, 2007–2011)  Less 2007–2011
  • Primary photo for The Daily ShowThe Daily Show (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1999–2010)  Less 1999–2010
    • Fred Thompson (Jun 17, 2010) Himself (as Fred Thompson)  Less
    • Paul Rudd (Dec 6, 1999) Himself (as Fred Thompson)  Less
  • Primary photo for Good Morning AmericaGood Morning America (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Glenn BeckGlenn Beck (TV Series) Himself - Former Tennessee Senator (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Vote Jesus: The Chronicles of Ken StevensonVote Jesus: The Chronicles of Ken Stevenson Himself (as Sen. Fred Dalton Thompson)  Less 2009 $750K
  • Primary photo for Entertainment TonightEntertainment Tonight (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for IFC News: 2008 UncutIFC News: 2008 Uncut (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 2008)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for The O'Reilly FactorThe O'Reilly Factor (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Just In with Laura IngrahamJust In with Laura Ingraham (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Your World w/ Neil CavutoYour World w/ Neil Cavuto (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Charlie RoseCharlie Rose (TV Series) Himself (6 episodes, 1995–2007)  Less 1995–2007
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  • Primary photo for Larry King LiveLarry King Live (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for CNN/YouTube Republican DebateCNN/YouTube Republican Debate (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for The Colbert ReportThe Colbert Report (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for This WeekThis Week (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Hannity & ColmesHannity & Colmes (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 2004–2005)  Less 2004–2005
  • Primary photo for Jerry Orbach TributeJerry Orbach Tribute (Video) Himself  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Celsius 41.11: The Temperature at Which the Brain... Begins to DieCelsius 41.11: The Temperature at Which the Brain... Begins to Die Himself  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for 10th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards10th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Watergate Plus 30: Shadow of HistoryWatergate Plus 30: Shadow of History (TV Movie) Himself (as Fred Thompson)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Download ThisDownload This Himself  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for The Campaign Trail to the Road to the White HouseThe Campaign Trail to the Road to the White House (TV Special) Himself (as Fred Thompson)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Dennis Miller LiveDennis Miller Live (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000
Archive Footage (8 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for The 68th Primetime Emmy AwardsThe 68th Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Himself - In Memoriam (archive footage)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (TV Special) Himself - In Memoriam (archive footage)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Entertainment TonightEntertainment Tonight (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for The SeventiesThe Seventies (TV Series) Himself - Minority Counsel, Watergate Committee (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015
    • The United States vs. Nixon (Jun 18, 2015) Himself - Minority Counsel, Watergate Committee (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for The O'Reilly FactorThe O'Reilly Factor (TV Series) Himself (6 episodes, 2008)  Less 2008
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  • Primary photo for The Colbert ReportThe Colbert Report (TV Series) Himself (3 episodes, 2007)  Less 2007
    • Episode #3.95 (Jul 25, 2007) Himself (archive footage)  Less
    • Episode #3.93 (Jul 23, 2007) Himself (archive footage)  Less
    • David France (Jun 26, 2007) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for This RevolutionThis Revolution Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2005 $2MM
  • Primary photo for Vietnam: A Television HistoryVietnam: A Television History (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1983)  Less 1983

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