Jimmy Thompson

Jimmy Thompson was an actor who founded his entertainment career success with roles in film. In his early acting career, Thompson appeared in such films as the adaptation "The Band Wagon" (1953) with Fred Astaire, the ... Read more »
Born: 10/30/1925 in Halifax, UK

Filmography

Actor (10)

The Benny Hill Show 1979 - 1984 (TV Show)

Actor

The Chiffy Kids: Water Bikes 1977 (Movie)

Mayor (Actor)

Doctor in Trouble 1969 (Movie)

Ship's Doctor (Actor)

Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines 1965 (Movie)

Photographer in Old Mill Cafe (Actor)

Carry on Regardless 1963 (Movie)

Mr Delling (Actor)

Raising the Wind 1961 (Movie)

Alex (Actor)

Forbidden Planet 1956 (Movie)

Youngerford (Actor)

Brigadoon 1954 (Movie)

Charlie Chisholm Dalrymple (Actor)

The Band Wagon 1953 (Movie)

Boy in Troupe (Actor)

Summer Stock (Movie)

(Actor)
Sound (1)

The Ghost of Dragstrip Hollow 1958 (Movie)

(Sound)

Biography

Jimmy Thompson was an actor who founded his entertainment career success with roles in film. In his early acting career, Thompson appeared in such films as the adaptation "The Band Wagon" (1953) with Fred Astaire, the adaptation "Brigadoon" (1954) with Gene Kelly and the Walter Pidgeon sci-fi fantasy "Forbidden Planet" (1956). His film career continued throughout the sixties in productions like the comedy "Raising the Wind" (1961) with Leslie Phillips, the comedy "Carry on Regardless" (1963) with Sidney James and the Stuart Whitman comedy adventure "Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines" (1965). During the latter half of his career, he tackled roles in the Leslie Phillips comedy "Doctor in Trouble" (1970) and "The Chiffy Kids: Water Bikes" (1978). He also worked in television during these years, including a part on "The Benny Hill Show" (1979-1984). Thompson more recently worked on the comedic fantasy "My Stepmother Is An Alien" (1988) with Dan Aykroyd.

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