Fred Thompson

U.S. Congressperson

1942 –

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Who is Fred Thompson?

Freddie Dalton "Fred" Thompson is an American politician, actor, attorney, lobbyist, columnist, and radio host. Thompson, a Republican, served in the United States Senate representing Tennessee from 1994 to 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.

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Born
Aug 19, 1942
Sheffield
Also known as
  • Freddie Dalton Thompson
  • Ored Dalton
  • Fmr. Sen. Fred Thompson
  • Sen. Fred Thompson
  • Fred Dalton Thompson
  • Sen. Fred Dalton Thompson
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Churches of Christ
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Vanderbilt University
  • University of Memphis
  • University of North Alabama
  • Vanderbilt University Law School
Lived in
  • Alabama
  • McLean

Submitted
on July 23, 2013