Marshall Thompson
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Marshall Thompson

Film/tv Actor
Male
Born Nov 27, 1925
Hometown Peoria, Illinois
Died May 18, 1992
Death Place Royal Oak
Other Names Thompson, James M...

Marshall Thompson was an American film and television actor. He was born James Marshall Thompson in Peoria, Illinois. In 1943 Thompson, known for his boy-next-door good looks, was signed by Universal Pictures. He played quiet, thoughtful teens in Universal's feature films, including a lead opposite singing star Gloria Jean in Reckless Age, earning $350 weekly.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1925 Birth Born on November 27, 1925.

TEENAGE

1943 17 Years Old He was born James Marshall Thompson in Peoria, Illinois. In 1943 Thompson, known for his boy-next-door good looks, was signed by Universal Pictures. … Read More

TWENTIES

1946 20 Years Old During 1946 Universal discharged most of its contract players; that same year Thompson moved to MGM and his film roles steadily increased and improved. Thompson became a freelance actor in the 1950s and worked for various studios on a variety of pictures, including a number of horror and science-fiction features; this included the role of Carruthers in It! The Terror from Beyond Space (1958), one of the two feature films that would later inspire the plot for director Ridley Scott's 1979 big budget feature film Alien. … Read More

THIRTIES

1965 39 Years Old In the mid-1960s Thompson starred in CBS's Daktari, a television series about a veterinarian in Africa; the series was based on Thompson's 1965 feature film Clarence, the Cross-Eyed Lion. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

1992 67 Years Old Died on May 18, 1992.
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