Eric Thompson

Born Nov 9, 1929

Eric Norman Thompson was an English actor, television presenter and producer. He was best known for narrating The Magic Roundabout.

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1929 Birth Born on November 9, 1929.


1952 22 Years Old Thompson was born in Sleaford, Lincolnshire, England, the son of George Henry and Anne Thompson, and grew up Rudgwick, Sussex, attending Collyer's School, Horsham. He trained to be an actor at the Old Vic acting school in London and joined the Old Vic theatre company in 1952. … Read More
1957 27 Years Old Thompson married Scottish actress Phyllida Law, whom he met while at the Old Vic in 1957. … Read More


1966 36 Years Old Thompson rarely worked on television after his voice became well-known, but occasionally appeared in programmes such as Doctor Who in the serial The Massacre of St Bartholomew's Eve in 1966.


1982 53 Years Old On 30 November 1982 Thompson died of a pulmonary embolism in London three weeks after his 53rd birthday. … Read More
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