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Thompson, Ernest 1949(?)–

THOMPSON, Ernest 1949(?)

PERSONAL

Born November 6, 1949 (some sources cite 1950), in Bellows Falls, VT.


Addresses: Agent Innovative Artists, 1505 Tenth St., Santa Monica, CA 90401.


Career: Actor, writer, and director.


Awards, Honors: Academy Award, best writingscreenplay based on material from another medium, Writers Guild of America Screen Award (with Donald Stewart), best drama adapted from another medium, Golden Globe Award, best screenplaymotion picture, 1982, Film Award nomination, best screenplay, British Academy of Film and Television Arts, 1983, all for On Golden Pond; Daytime Emmy Award nomination, outstanding directing in a children's special, 2001, for Out of Time.


CREDITS

Film Appearances:

Phil Wass, Star 80, Warner Bros., 1983.

Nathan, Next Stop, Wonderland, Miramax, 1998.


Film Director:

1969, Atlantic Entertainment Group, 1988.


Television Appearances; Series:

Tony Cooper #2, Somerset (also known as Another World: Somerset and Somerset: Bay City ), NBC, 19721974.

Ranger Matt Harper, Sierra, NBC, 1974.

Dr. Philip Parker, Westside Medical, ABC, 1977.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Earl Shoen, F. Scott Fitzgerald and " The Last of the Belles, " ABC, 1974.

Cal, Take Me Home Again (also known as The Lies Boys Tell ), NBC, 1994.

Manville, The West Side Waltz, CBS, 1995.


Television Appearances; Specials:

Waiter, The Rimers of Eldritch, PBS, 1972.

Himself, The 54th Annual Academy Awards, ABC, 1982.

Television Director; Movies:

The West Side Waltz, CBS, 1995.

Out of Time, Showtime, 2000.

On Golden Pond, CBS, 2001.


Television CoExecutive Producer; Movies:

Take Me Home Again, NBC, 1994.


Stage Appearances:

Hal Carter, Summer Brave, ANTA Playhouse, New York City, 1975.


WRITINGS

Screenplays:

On Golden Pond, Universal, 1981.

1969, Atlantic Entertainment Group, 1988.

Sweet Hearts Dance, TriStar, 1988.

Television Movies:

Take Me Home Again (also known as The Lies Boys Tell ), NBC, 1994.

The West Side Waltz, CBS, 1995.

Out of Time, Showtime, 2000.

On Golden Pond, CBS, 2001.

Plays:

On Golden Pond, produced at New Apollo Theatre, New York City, 1979, then Century Theatre, New York City, 19791980.

The West Side Waltz, produced at Ethel Barrymore Theatre, New York City, 19811982.


Also wrote Answers; The Constituent; A Good Time; Twinkle, Twinkle.

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