Thompson is a Drama Desk nominee for his performance in The Emperor Jones and is currently appearing opposite Dianne Wiest in Classic Stage Company's production of The Forest. Later this year, he will star as Richard III at Shakespeare & Company in Lenox, MA.
The actor won a 2009 Obie Award for his performance in Othello. Among his other stage credits are Cyrano de Bergerac and Julius Caesar on Broadway. In addition to his theater work, Thompson's TV and film credits include Law & Order, Law & Order: SVU, Conviction, Midway, and Michael Clayton.
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