Celebrities Famous People Whose Last Name Is Thompson  

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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
Emma Thompson age 58 - 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
Lea Thompson age 56 - 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
Klay Thompson age 28 - 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
Hunter S. Thompson Died at 68 (1937-2005) - Hunter Stockton Thompson was an American journalist and author. Born in Louisville, Kentucky, to a middle-class family, Thompson had a turbulent youth after the death of his father left the ...more

Kenan Thompson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Thompson
Kenan Thompson age 37 - 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
David Thompson age 63 - 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
Charissa Thompson age 35 - 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
Tessa Thompson age 34 - Tessa Lynne Thompson is an American actress. She played Jackie Cook on the television noir Veronica Mars, Nyla Adrose in the film For Colored Girls, and civil rights activist Diane Nash in

Fred Thompson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Thompson
Fred Thompson age 75 - 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
Tristan 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
Tiny Thompson Died 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
Alana Thompson age 12 - 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
Scottie Thompson age 36 - 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
Jenny 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
Chester Thompson age 69 - 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
Jason Thompson age 31 - 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
Mychal Thompson age 63 - 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

Ahmir-Khalib Thompson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Thompson
Ahmir-Khalib Thompson age 47 - 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
Whitney Thompson age 30 - 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
Sam Thompson Died 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
Daley Thompson age 59 - 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
Francis Thompson Died 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
Mick Thompson age 44 - 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
Scott Thompson age 58 - 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.

Archie Thompson is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Thompson
Archie Thompson age 39 - Archibald Gerald "Archie" Thompson is an Australian football player who plays for Melbourne Victory in the A-League, where he currently holds the all time scoring record after his goal ...more

Jana Thompson is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Thompson
Jana Thompson age 38 - Jana Thompson is an American actress who has appeared in films such as Brain Blockers and Countess Dracula's Orgy of Blood. Thompson is married to Gavin Grazer, brother of producer Brian

Tony Thompson is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Thompson
Tony Thompson Died at 49 (1954-2003) - Anthony T. "Tony" Thompson was an American session drummer best known as the drummer of The Power Station and a member of Chic. He was raised in the middle-class community of ...more

Karen Thompson is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Thompson

Michael Thompson is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Thompson
Michael Thompson age 64 - Michael Thompson is an American guitarist and songwriter. Thompson achieved enduring modest success with his 1989 melodic rock/AOR group Michael Thompson Band but is most noted for his work as a ...more

Jack Thompson is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Thompson
Jack Thompson age 66 - John Bruce "Jack" Thompson is an American activist and disbarred attorney, based in Coral Gables, Florida. Thompson is known for his role as an anti-video-game activist, particularly ...more

Sarah Thompson is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Thompson
Sarah Thompson age 38 - Sarah Thompson is an actress.

Hollis Thompson is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Thompson
Hollis Thompson age 26 - Hollis Thompson is a professional basketball player.

Linda Thompson is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Thompson
Linda Thompson age 70 - Linda Thompson is an English folk rock singer. Thompson became one of the most recognised names and voices in the British folk rock movement of the 1970s and 1980s, in collaboration with her ...more

Linda Thompson is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Thompson
Linda Thompson age 67 - Linda Diane Thompson is an Emmy Award-winning American songwriter/lyricist, and former actress and beauty pageant winner. She was married to Olympic decathlon champion Bruce Jenner.

Robby Thompson is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Thompson
Robby Thompson age 55 - Robert Randall Thompson is an American professional baseball coach and former college and professional baseball player. He played his entire career in Major League Baseball as the second baseman ...more

Phil Thompson is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Thompson
Phil Thompson age 64 - Philip Bernard Thompson is a retired English footballer, who played as a defender for Liverpool team of the 1970s and 1980s. During this time, he also represented the England national football ...more

Tina Thompson is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Thompson
Tina Thompson age 43 - Tina Marie Thompson is a retired American professional basketball player. The first draft pick in WNBA history, Thompson was selected first by the Houston Comets. She helped lead the Comets to ...more

Jack Thompson is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Thompson
Jack Thompson age 77 - Jack Thompson, AM is an Australian actor and one of the major figures of Australian cinema. He was educated at University of Queensland, before embarking on his acting career. In 2002, he was ...more

Porl Thompson is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Thompson
Porl Thompson age 60 - Pearl Thompson, was born in England, UK as "Paul Stephen Thompson" and previously for most of his professional career as "Porl Thompson", a musician best known for his work

Georgie Thompson is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Thompson
Georgie Thompson age 40 - Georgina Jane, Lady Ainslie, better known as Georgie Thompson, is an English television presenter.

Ken Thompson is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Thompson
Ken Thompson age 75 - Kenneth "Ken" Thompson, commonly referred to as ken in hacker circles, is an American pioneer of computer science. Having worked at Bell Labs for most of his career, Thompson designed ...more

Josh Robert Thompson is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Thompson
Josh Robert Thompson age 43 - Josh Robert Thompson is an American actor, voice actor, impressionist and comedian. Thompson is known for his celebrity impressions, including Robert De Niro, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Wilford ...more

Frank Thompson is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Thompson
Frank Thompson Died at 71 (1918-1989) - Frank Thompson, Jr. was a Democratic Party politician from New Jersey. Thompson represented New Jersey's 4th congressional district in the United States House of Representatives from 1955 to

Jennifer Laura Thompson is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Thompson
Jennifer Laura Thompson age 48 - Jennifer Laura Thompson is an American stage actress and singer. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre from the University of Michigan and graduated in 1991. Thompson made her ...more

Hank Thompson is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Thompson
Hank Thompson Died at 44 (1925-1969) - Henry Curtis Thompson, best known as Hank Thompson, was an American player in the Negro leagues and Major League Baseball who played primarily as a third baseman. A left-handed batter, he played ...more

Kay Thompson is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Thompson
Kay Thompson Died at 89 (1909-1998) - Kay Thompson was an American author, composer, musician, actress and singer. She is best known nowadays as the creator of the Eloise children's books.

Susanna Thompson is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Thompson
Susanna Thompson age 60 - Susanna Thompson is an American television, stage and film actress. She is known for her roles in films Little Giants, Ghosts of Mississippi, Random Hearts and Dragonfly, and as Karen Sammler on ...more

Jim Thompson is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Thompson
Jim Thompson Died at 71 (1906-1977) - James Myers Thompson was an American author and screenwriter, known for his hardboiled crime fiction. Thompson wrote more than thirty novels, the majority of which were original paperback ...more

Jim Thompson is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Thompson
Jim Thompson Jim Thompson was an American businessman who helped revitalize the Thai silk industry in the 1950s and 1960s. At the time of his disappearance he was one of the most famous Americans living in