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Hal Thompson
Birth: Aug. 28, 1899
Bergen County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Mar. 3, 1966
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Actor, singer. Born Harold E. Thompson, he began his career as a singer and youthful leading man of the 1920s and 30s and would later appear in supporting roles. Beginning in the silent era, Mr. Thompson acted in such films as "Men" (1924) and "Who's Your Friend?" (1925) and continued into sound films including "The Stars Can't Be Wrong" (1936). Dividing his time between film and the theatre, he costarred in various Broadway productions including "The Great Necker" (1928), John Golden's "Ada Beats the Drum" (1930) and the musical revue, "Smile at Me" (1935). His stage career extended into the 1950s, successfully appearing in the revivals of "Good Bye Again" (1952) starring Vincent Price and the "The Late Christopher Bean"(1953) with Zasu Pitts as well as the drama, "One Eye Closed" (1954). His most memorable film role was that of John Parker, playing opposite Lillian Roth in the Marx Brothers film, "Animal Crackers" (1930). Mr. Thompson died at the age of 66 in his Los Angeles home after suffering carbon monoxide inhalation and severe burns resulting from falling asleep with a lit cigarette. Cremated, his ashes are interred near curbside.  (bio by: Melissa) 
Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale)
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Meditation; Lot 751
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Originally Created by: Melissa
Record added: Sep 17, 2007
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Hal Thompson
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