Over the course of her Hollywood career, Hilary Thompson built an impressive career starring in television movies and specials. She also appeared in the TV movie "Manhunter" (CBS, 1973-74). Thompson worked in television around the start of her acting career with a role on "Chico and the Man" (NBC, 1973-78). She appeared in a number of television specials, including "Risko" (CBS, 1975-76) and "Archie" (ABC, 1976-77). Her work around this time also included a part on the TV movie "Cruise into Terror" (ABC, 1977-78). She also contributed to a variety of television specials, including "McLaren's Riders" (CBS, 1976-77) and "The Archie Situation Comedy Musical Variety Show" (ABC, 1977-78). Additionally, she appeared on the television special "Camp Grizzly" (ABC, 1979-1980). She held additional roles in television including a part on "The New Operation Petticoat" (NBC, 1978-79). She also appeared in the Kirk Douglas thriller "The Fury" (1978). Thompson more recently acted on "Number 96" (NBC, 1980-81).