Gary Scott Thompson

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Gary Scott Thompson
Born (1959-10-07) October 7, 1959 (age 55)
Occupation Film, Television producer

Gary Scott Thompson is a screenwriter, television producer, and director. Thompson is most notable for the work he did in: The Fast and the Furious starring Vin Diesel, the sequel 2 Fast 2 Furious, Hollow Man with Kevin Bacon, the cult classic Split Second, 88 Minutes, starring Al Pacino, and K-911 and K-9: P.I..

As the creator and executive producer of NBC's hit series Las Vegas,[1] Thompson also directed 4 episodes and made a brief appearance as a psychotherapy patient. His last major project was as the show runner and executive producer Knight Rider, a reinvention of the 1980s classic.

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Spending much of his childhood in American Samoa, Thompson first gained exposure to the world of entertainment as an actor, studying the craft from such actors as Powers Boothe.[citation needed] Eventually settling on writing, he received a Master of Fine Arts degree from New York University and went to work as a playwright. Thompson's theater credits include "Small Town Syndrome," "Cowboy's Don't Cry" and "Private Hells." Thompson resides in Los Angeles with his wife and two children.

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