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Al Thompson

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Al Thompson
Thompson in short film Disorder in the Court (1936)
Born(1884-09-21)September 21, 1884
DiedMarch 1, 1960(1960-03-01) (aged 75)
Occupation(s)Actor, stunt double
Years active1916–1958

Al Thompson (September 21, 1884 – March 1, 1960) was an American film actor. He appeared in more than 170 films between 1916 and 1958.

Well known in the industry for performing the more difficult stunts, he kept busy as a stunt double for Andy Clyde in the latter's many movies and also appeared in many Three Stooges shorts. The wiry, athletic Thompson performed in a variety of bit parts and was equally comfortable in roles as varied as laundry worker, professor, desk clerk, or sign painter.

Selected filmography