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Famous People Whose Last Name Is Thompson 

Chris Abraham
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Being a fairly common name, it's no surprise there are a lot of famous people with the last name Thompson. Do you recognize all the celebrities whose last name is Thompson on this list? Although not all of these people are related, they are all famous people with Thompson as their surname. From athletes and actors to musicians and political figures, this list provides images of each famous Thompson along with information about their lives. If your surname is also Thompson, you very well could be related to some of the well-known people on this list. Examples of famous Thompsons include Emma Thompson, Lea Thompson, and Klay Thompson, but there are plenty of others on this list to learn about other than just those three.

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Emma Thompson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Thompson
Age 59 from Paddington, London, United Kingdom
Dame Emma Thompson (born 15 April 1959) is an English actress, screenwriter, activist, author, and comedian. One of the UK's most acclaimed actresses, she often portrays enigmatic and matronly ...more
Lea Thompson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Thompson
Age 57 from Rochester, Minnesota, USA
Lea Katherine Thompson (born May 31, 1961) is an American actress, director, and television producer. She is best known for her role as Lorraine Baines in the Back to the Future trilogy and as ...more
Klay Thompson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Thompson
Age 29 from Los Angeles, California
Klay Alexander Thompson (born February 8, 1990) is an American professional basketball player who plays for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He is credited ...more
Hunter S. Thompson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Thompson
Dec. at 68 (1937-2005) from Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America
Hunter Stockton Thompson (July 18, 1937 – February 20, 2005) was an American journalist and author, and the founder of the gonzo journalism movement. He first rose to prominence with the ...more
Kenan Thompson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Thompson
Age 40 from Georgia, USA, Atlanta
Kenan Thompson ( born May 10, 1978) is an American actor and comedian. Thompson began his acting career in the early 1990s, and garnered fame as an original cast member of Nickelodeon's sketch ...more
David Thompson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Thompson
Age 64 from Shelby, North Carolina, United States of America
David O'Neil Thompson (born July 13, 1954) is an American retired professional basketball player. He played with the Denver Nuggets of both the American Basketball Association (ABA) and National ...more
Charissa Thompson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Thompson
Age 36 from Seattle, Washington, United States of America
Charissa Jean Thompson (born May 4, 1982) is an American television host and sportscaster working for Fox Sports. Previously, Thompson worked for ESPN, Versus, as well as for GSN and the Big Ten ...more
Tessa Thompson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Thompson
Age 35 from Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Tessa Lynn Thompson (born October 3, 1983) is an American actress, singer, and songwriter. Her breakthrough role was in Tina Mabry's independent film Mississippi Damned (2009). She gained ...more
Fred Thompson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Thompson
Age 76 from USA, Alabama, Sheffield
Freddie Dalton Thompson (August 19, 1942 – November 1, 2015) was an American politician, attorney, lobbyist, columnist, actor and radio personality. Thompson, a Republican, served in the United ...more
Tristan Thompson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Thompson
Age 27 from Brampton, Canada
Tristan Trevor James Thompson (born March 13, 1991) is a Canadian professional basketball player for the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played one season of ...more
Tiny Thompson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Thompson
Dec. at 78 (1903-1981) from Sandon, British Columbia, Canada
Cecil Ralph "Tiny" Thompson (May 31, 1903 – February 9, 1981) was a Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender. He played 12 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL), first for the ...more
Alana Thompson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Thompson
Age 13 from McIntyre, Georgia, United States of America
Alana Thompson is a child beauty pageant participant in the 2012 reality television series, Here Comes Honey Boo Boo.
Scottie Thompson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Thompson
Age 37 from Richmond, Virginia, United States of America
Susan Scott "Scottie" Thompson (born November 9, 1981) is an American film, television and stage actress.
Jenny Thompson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Thompson
Age 45 from Danvers, Massachusetts, United States of America
Jennifer Beth Thompson (born February 26, 1973) is an American former competition swimmer and anesthesiologist. She is one of the most decorated Olympians in history: twelve medals, including ...more
Chester Thompson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Thompson
Age 70 from Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
Chester Cortez Thompson (born December 11, 1948) is an American drummer, percussionist, session musician, producer, and teacher. He performed with Frank Zappa and The Mothers of Invention from ...more
Jason Thompson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Thompson
Age 32 from Mount Laurel Township, New Jersey
Jason Carlton Thompson (born July 21, 1986) is an American professional basketball player for the Sichuan Blue Whales of the Chinese Basketball Association. He was a starting center playing ...more
Mychal Thompson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Thompson
Mychal Thompson Age 64 from Nassau, Bahamas
Mychal George Thompson (born January 30, 1955) is a Bahamian former basketball player. The No. 1 overall pick in the 1978 NBA draft, Thompson played the power forward and center positions for ...more
Questlove is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Thompson
Age 48 from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Ahmir Khalib Thompson (born January 20, 1971), known professionally as Questlove (stylized as ?uestlove), is an American musician and music journalist. He is the drummer and joint frontman (with ...more
Louise Thompson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Thompson
Whitney Thompson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Thompson
Age 31 from Atlantic Beach, Jacksonville, Florida, United States of America
Whitney Lee Thompson Forrester (born September 26, 1987) is an American fashion model and is the winner of the tenth cycle of America's Next Top Model.
Sam Thompson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Thompson
Dec. at 62 (1860-1922) from Danville, Center Township, Indiana
Samuel Luther "Big Sam" Thompson (March 5, 1860 – November 7, 1922) was an American professional baseball player from 1884 to 1898 and with a brief comeback in 1906. At 6 feet, 2 ...more
Daley Thompson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Thompson
Daley Thompson Age 60 from Notting Hill, London, United Kingdom
Francis Morgan Ayodélé "Daley" Thompson, (born 30 July 1958), is a British former decathlete. He won the decathlon gold medal at the Olympic Games in 1980 and 1984, and ...more
Francis Thompson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Thompson
Dec. at 48 (1859-1907) from City of Preston, Lancashire, United Kingdom
For others with this name, see Francis Thompson (disambiguation).Francis Thompson (16 December 1859 – 13 November 1907) was an English poet and mystic. At the behest of his father, a doctor, he ...more
Mick Thompson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Thompson
Age 45 from USA, Des Moines, Iowa
Mick Thompson is an American banker and politician from Oklahoma who is serving as the State Banking Commissioner for the State of Oklahoma. Thompson was initially appointed by Governor of ...more
Scott Thompson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Thompson
Age 59 from Canada, North Bay
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