Caption: [left to right] Joe C. Farr III (Executive Producer), Howard White, Richard Lapchick, Coach John Thompson, John Saunders, Bobby Mitchell, Reverend Jesse Jackson, Eddie George, Fred Brown (Producer)
Born: September 2, 1941
Star sign: Virgo
Height: 6' 10" (2.08 m)
Known for: He Got Game (1998), The Sixth Man (1997), Bill Russell: My Life, My Way (2000), Without Bias (2009)
John Thompson was born on September 2, 1941 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA as John R. Thompson Jr. He is an actor, known for He Got Game (1998), The Sixth Man (1997) and Bill Russell: My Life, My Way (2000).