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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.

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Aug 19, 1942 In Sheffield, Alabama, U.S.
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Marie 1985-09-27
Latest Project:
Series Allegiance 2015-02-05
Known For
Poster of The Genesis Code
Poster of Conviction
Poster of Barbarians at the Gate
Poster of Unholy Matrimony
Series Allegiance FBI Director 2015-02-05
Movie A Larger Life Robert Parker 2014-11-27
Movie 23 Blast Coach Powers 2014-10-24
Movie Persecuted Dr. Charles Luther 2014-05-09
Movie Unlimited Harold Finch 2013-10-11
Movie All the President's Men Revisited Himself 2013-04-21
Movie The Last Ride O'Keefe 2012-06-22
Movie Sinister Sheriff 2012-03-29
Movie Secretariat Bull Hancock 2010-08-20
Movie The Genesis Code Judge Hardin 2010-08-25
Movie Alleged William Jennings Bryan 2010-09-09
Series Life on Mars Chief Harry Woolf 2008-10-09
Movie Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee President Ulysses S. Grant 2007-05-27
Series Conviction Unknown 2006-03-03
Movie Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World Sen. Fred Dalton Thompson 2005-12-15
Series Law & Order: Trial by Jury Arthur Branch 2005-03-03
Movie Racing Stripes Sir Trenton (voice) 2005-01-06
Movie Evel Knievel Jay Sarno 2004-07-30
Series Law & Order: Criminal Intent Unknown 2001-09-30
Series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Arthur Branch 1999-09-20
Movie Baby's Day Out FBI Agent Dale Grissom 1994-07-01
Movie Barbarians at the Gate Jim Robinson 1993-03-20
Movie Born Yesterday Sen. Hedges 1993-03-26
Movie In the Line of Fire White House Chief of Staff Harry Sargent 1993-07-08
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Movie Stay the Night Det.Malone 1992-04-26
Movie White Sands Arms Dealer (Uncredited) 1992-04-24
Movie Thunderheart William Dawes 1992-04-03
Movie Bed of Lies 1992-01-20
Movie Iron Eagle III Stockmann 1992-01-09
Movie Cape Fear Tom Broadbent 1991-11-15
Movie Curly Sue Bernard Oxbar 1991-10-24
Movie Class Action Dr. George Getchell 1991-03-15
Movie The Hunt for Red October Admiral Painter 1990-03-02
Movie Die Hard 2 Trudeau 1990-07-02
Movie Days of Thunder Big John 1990-06-27
Series Law & Order D.A. Arthur Branch 1990-09-13
Movie Fat Man and Little Boy 1989-10-20
Movie Feds Bill Belecki 1988-10-28
Series Roseanne Unknown 1988-10-18
Movie Unholy Matrimony Frank Sweeny 1988-10-03
Series China Beach Unknown 1988-04-26
Series Wiseguy Unknown 1987-09-16
Movie No Way Out CIA Director Marshall 1987-08-14
Series Matlock Unknown 1986-03-03
Movie Marie Himself (as Fred Thompson) 1985-09-27