Celebrities 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 - Emma Thompson is a British actress, comedienne, screenwriter and author. Cited as one of the greatest British actresses of her generation, she is known for her portrayals of reticent women in ...more

Lea Thompson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Thompson
age 57 - Lea Kathleen Thompson is an American actress, television director and television producer. She is best known for her role as Lorraine Baines in the Back to the Future trilogy and as the title ...more

Klay Thompson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Thompson
age 29 - Klay Alexander Thompson is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association. Listed at 6'7", he plays ...more

Hunter S. Thompson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Thompson
Dec. at 68 (1937-2005) - Hunter Stockton Thompson was an American journalist and author. Born in Louisville, Kentucky, to a middle-class family. He was unable to formally finish high school as he was incarcerated for 60 ...more

Kenan Thompson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Thompson
age 40 - Kenan Thompson is an American actor and comedian. He is known for his work as a cast member of NBC's Saturday Night Live. In his teenage years, he was an original cast member of Nickelodeon's ...more

David Thompson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Thompson
age 64 - David O'Neil Thompson is a former American professional basketball star with the Denver Nuggets of both the National Basketball Association and American Basketball Association, as well as the ...more

Charissa Thompson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Thompson
age 36 - Charissa Thompson is an American television host and sportscaster with Fox Sports 1 and NBC. She is one of the co-hosts on Fox Sports Live, and also one of the co-hosts for the syndicated ...more

Tessa Thompson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Thompson
age 35 - Tessa Lynn Thompson (born October 3, 1983) is an American actress, singer, and songwriter. Her breakout role was in Tina Mabry's 2009 independent film Mississippi Damned. She gained further ...more

Fred Thompson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Thompson
age 76 - Freddie Dalton "Fred" Thompson is an American politician, actor, attorney, lobbyist, columnist, and radio host. Thompson, a Republican, served in the United States Senate representing ...more

Tristan Thompson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Thompson
age 27 - Tristan Trevor James Thompson is a Canadian professional basketball player who currently plays for the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association. He played one season of college ...more

Tiny Thompson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Thompson
Dec. at 78 (1903-1981) - Cecil Ralph "Tiny" Thompson was a Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender. He played 12 seasons in the National Hockey League, first for the Boston Bruins, and later for the ...more

Alana Thompson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Thompson
age 13 - 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 - Susan Scott "Scottie" Thompson 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 - Jennifer Beth Thompson is an American former competition swimmer, and one of the most decorated Olympians in history, winning twelve medals, including eight gold medals, in the 1992, 1996, 2000, ...more

Chester Thompson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Thompson
age 70 - Chester Cortez Thompson is an American drummer and session musician.

Jason Thompson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Thompson
age 32 - Jason Carlton Thompson is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Sacramento Kings of the National Basketball Association. He was the starting center for the Rider ...more

Mychal Thompson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Thompson
age 64 - Mychal George Thompson is a retired Bahamian professional basketball player. Thompson played both the power forward and center positions and played for the Portland Trail Blazers, San Antonio ...more

Questlove is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Thompson
age 48 - Ahmir Khalib Thompson, known professionally as ?uestlove or Questlove, is an American drummer, DJ, music journalist, and record producer. He is best known as the drummer and joint frontman for ...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 - Whitney Thompson 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) - Samuel Luther "Big Sam" Thompson was an American professional baseball player from 1884 to 1898 and with a brief comeback in 1906. At 6 feet, 2 inches, the Indiana native was one of ...more

Daley Thompson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Thompson
age 60 - Francis Morgan Ayodélé "Daley" Thompson CBE, is an English former decathlete. He won the decathlon gold medal at the Olympic Games in 1980 and 1984, and broke the world ...more

Francis Thompson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Thompson
Dec. at 48 (1859-1907) - Francis Thompson was an English poet and ascetic. After attending college, he moved to London to become a writer, but, in menial work, became addicted to opium, and was a street vagrant for ...more

Mick Thompson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Thompson
age 45 - Mick Thomson is an American heavy metal musician. He is best known as being one of two guitarists in the heavy metal band Slipknot. When performing with Slipknot, Thomson is known as ...more

Scott Thompson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Thompson
age 59 - Scott Thompson is a Canadian television actor and comedian, best known for his time as a member of the comedy troupe The Kids in the Hall.