Thompson, Al

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Thompson, Al


Born in New York, NY. Education: Trained at CSA School for Film and Television, New York Performance Works, and Walnut Street Theatre Works. Avocational Interests: Playing basketball.


Agent—Cornerstone Talent Agency, 37 West 20th St., Suite 1108, New York, NY 10011; (commercials) Abrams Artists Agency, 275 Seventh Ave., 26th Floor, New York, NY 10001; (theatre) SMS Talent, Inc. 8730 Sunset Blvd., Suite 440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. Publicist—Shannon Barr Public Relations, Inc., 3313-1/2 North Sepulveda Blvd. Manhattan Beach, CA 90266.


Actor and producer. Appeared in commercials. Also worked as stunt performer and casting director.


Screen Actors Guild, American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, Actors' Equity Association.


Film Appearances:

Bill, Harlem Aria (also known as Destiny—Einmal ganz oben stehen), Myriad Pictures, 1999.

(Uncredited) Pete, For Love of the Game, MCA/Universal, 1999.

Paramedic, Flawless, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1999.

Dave, Black People Hate Me and They Hate My Glasses (short film), 2000.

Marvin James, Cadaverous (short film), 2000.

Gunslinger, Muse 6, 2000.

Reggie Rogers, 3D (short film), Double 7 Film, 2000.

(Uncredited) Pistolero, Shaft (also known as Shaft—Noch Fragen?), Paramount, 2000.

Lee Fuller, Vigilante, 2000.

Johnny, Johnny the Amazing Firetruck, 2000.

Adrian Henry, Malfunction, 2001.

Lieutenant Walter Sherman, The Royal Tenenbaums, Buena Vista, 2001.

Eric, A Walk to Remember, Warner Bros., 2002.

Ted, Love Don't Cost a Thing (also known as Love Don't Co$t a Thing), Warner Bros., 2003.

King, Get Home Safe (short film), ImagineNation Studios, 2004.

Ronald Williams, Youngster (short film), Fox Searchlab, 2004.

Paul Gaskin, Destiny (short film), 2004.

Patrick, The Birthday Girl (short film), TuckerGurl, 2005.

Gene Biggs, Testify (short film), Clarendon Entertainment, 2006.

Louis Sellars, Shift (short film), Hellacine Productions, 2006.

D. J. Judah, Rhyme Animal (short film), 2007.

Derrick, Liberty Kid, Glass Eye Pix, 2007.

Dr. Jamal Webber, Scientifico, Flying Penguins Entertainment, 2007.

Cipha, You're Nobody 'til Somebody Kills You, Blackfoot Films/Class CIII Productions, 2007.

Macarthur, The Second Line (short film), Original Villager Films, 2007.

Film Work:

Producer, Johnny the Amazing Firetruck, 2000.

Associate producer, Malfunction, 2001.

Television Appearances; Movies:

"Ski," Scar City (also known as S.C.A.R. and Scarred City), HBO, 1998.

Ricky Reid, Monday Night Mayhem, TNT, 2002.

Delray Brooks, A Season on the Brink, ESPN, 2002.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Jesse, "Sins of the Father," Homicide: Life on the Street (also known as Homicide), NBC, 1998.

Tony, "Misleader," Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (also known as Law & Order: SVU and Special Victims Unit), NBC, 2000.

Crime scene unit technician, "Untitled," Law & Order, NBC, 2000.

Eddie, "White Lie," Law & Order, NBC, 2001.

Armando Williams, "And Justice for Some," 100 Centre Street, Arts and Entertainment, 2001.

Deshawn, "I Did It All for the Nooky," Jonny Zero, Fox, 2005.

Dante "D Tour" Heath, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, NBC, 2007.

Also appeared as J. J. in an episode of Third Watch, NBC.


Video Games:

Voice of pedestrian, Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (also known as GTA: San Andreas and San Andreas), Rockstar Games, 2004.



E Scene, December 11, 2003, pp. 2-3.

Savoy, September, 2003; January, 2004.

Twist, January, 2004.


Al Thompson Official Site,, November 28, 2007.

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