Christopher Thompson Bio - Biography

Name Christopher Thompson
Naionality Franch
Date of Birth
Place of Birth
Famous for Acting
Christopher Thompson is a French actor, screenwriter, and film director. As an actor, Thompson's first major screen role was his portrayal of the revolutionary leader Saint-Just in La Revolution francaise (1989, 360 mins.), a bicentennial epic on French television. His principal screen credits are in French productions, including the films L'Atlantide (1992) and Giorgino (1994), and the television miniseries The Count of Monte Cristo (1998). His credits in English-language productions include supporting roles in Jefferson in Paris (1995) and The Luzhin Defence (2001).

Thompson collaborated with his mother on the screenplay of her first feature-length film, La Buche (aka Season's Beatings; 1999, 106 mins.). The two worked together again on the script of Decalage horaire (aka Jet Lag; 2001, 90 mins.), and their script for Fauteuils d'orchestre (aka Orchestra Seats or Avenue Montaigne; 2006, 106 mins.) was a nominee in the category of Best Writing at the Cesar Awards. A later collaboration, the comedy Change of Plans, was released in 2009.

In 2010, Thompson made his debut as a director with a film he also scripted, Bus Palladium (140 mins.) starring Marc-Andre Grondin.

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