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Fred Dalton Thompson

Fred Dalton Thompson

  • Born on
    • August 19th, 1942
  • Died on
    • November 1st, 2015
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.

Filmography

Acting (30 Credits)

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2016God's Not Dead 2 as Senior Pastor
2014Persecuted as Dr. Charles Luther
201423 Blast as Coach Powers
2012Sinister as Sheriff
2011The Last Ride as O'Keefe
2010Secretariat as Bull Hancock
2010The Genesis Code as Judge Hardin
2007Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee as President Ulysses S. Grant
2005Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World as Sen. Fred Dalton Thompson
2005Racing Stripes as Sir Trenton (voice)
2005Law & Order: Trial by Jury as Arthur Branch
1994Baby's Day Out as FBI Agent Grissom
1993Barbarians at the Gate as Jim Robinson
1993In the Line of Fire as White House Chief of Staff Harry Sargent
1993Born Yesterday as Sen. Hedges
1992Thunderheart as William E. Dawes
1992Aces: Iron Eagle III as Stockmann
1992White Sands as Arms Dealer (Uncredited)
1991Necessary Roughness as Carver Purcell
1991Cape Fear as Tom Broadbent
1991Class Action as Dr. George Getchell
1991Curly Sue as Bernard Oxbar
1991Flight of the Intruder as Court Martial Officer (uncredited)
1990Days of Thunder as Big John
1990Die Hard 2 as Trudeau
1990The Hunt for Red October as Admiral Painter
1989Fat Man and Little Boy
1988Feds as Bill Belecki
1987No Way Out as CIA Director Marshall
1985Marie as Fred Thompson

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