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  1. Jack Thompson: John Bruce "Jack" Thompson is an American activist and disbarred attorney, based in Coral Gables, Florida. Thompson is known for his role as an anti-video-game activist, particularly against violence and sex in video games. During his time as an attorney, Thompson focused his legal efforts against what he perceives as obscenity in modern culture. This included rap music, broadcasts by shock jock Howard Stern, the content of computer and video games and their alleged effects on children.
  2. Jack Thompson, AM is an Australian actor and one of the major figures of Australian cinema. He was educated at University of Queensland, before embarking on his acting career. In 2002, he was made an honorary member of the Australian Cinematographers Society. He is best known as a lead actor in several acclaimed Australian films, including such classics as Sunday Too Far Away, The Man from Snowy River and Breaker Morant. He won Cannes and AFI acting awards for the latter film. He was the recipient of a Living Legend Award at the 2005 Inside Film Awards.
  3. Jack Thompson: Cecil Lewis "Jack" Thompson was an American boxer who twice held the welterweight championship of the world. Born Cecil Thompson, his name was changed when he decided to become a professional fighter. His father, who was training him, did not think "Cecil" was a fighter's name, so he chose "Jack." To avoid confusion with another fighter named "Jack Thompson," his father decided to use the ring name Young Jack Thompson.
  4. Jack Thompson: Jack Byron Thompson is a former professional football player, a quarterback in the National Football League. Known as "The Throwin' Samoan," a nickname bestowed on him by Spokesman-Review columnist Harry Missildine during Thompson's breakout sophomore season at Washington State University in 1976, he was a first-round draft choice of the Cincinnati Bengals in 1979 and played for Cincinnati from 1979-82. Considered by ESPN to be a bust of a draft pick, he went to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 1983 and became the team's starting quarterback, but was replaced the following year by Steve DeBerg.
  5. Jack Thompson: John "Jack" L. Thompson was an English footballer who played for Sheffield United and Bristol City in The Football League.
    • born on (123 years ago) in Redcar
    • died on (46 years ago) in Bath
  6. Jack Thompson: John Thompson DL was a British Labour Party politician - the Member of Parliament for Wansbeck from 1983 to 1997. Thompson had a lasting achievement to thwart a plan for a nuclear power station on the long and sandy Druridge Bay, east of Widdrington in the county, one of the leading beaches of Northumberland.
    • born on (87 years ago)
    • died on (4 years ago)
  7. Jack Thompson appeared in the 2012 documentary film The End of Time.
  8. Jack Thompson is a film producer.
    • profession: Film producer
  9. Jack Thompson is Georgia Tech’s Senior Associate Director of Athletics for Development and Executive Vice President and Executive Director of the Alexander-Tharpe Fund Inc., the fundraising arm of the Georgia Tech Athletic Association.  Other positions of service have included:  President, National Association of Athletic Development Directors; Vice President, Georgia Tech Charitable Life Inc.; board member, Midtown Alliance; Intown Chamber of Commerce; American Community Service Network and Midtown Business Association.  In 2004, he was named an honorary member of the Georgia Tech Alumni Association.  The National Association of Athletic Development Directors recognized him in 2005 as the National Fundraiser of the Year.

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Jack Thompson is a fictional character from Jerusalem Countdown.

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  1. Jack Thompson: John Sigred "Jack" Thompson is an American retired professional basketball player. He played for the Indiana Pacers in two games during the 1968–69 American Basketball Association season. He recorded totals of two points, two assists, and one rebound.
    • born on (69 years ago)
  2. Jack Thompson is a former Australian rules footballer who played with Collingwood in the Victorian Football League.
    • born on (88 years ago)

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Google previewTop 50 Most Influential Gay Movies Of All Time (2012)

by Jason Shaw

Jack Thompson is an established actor of some repute in Australia and the onscreen connection and chemistry with Crowe is perhaps the main reason this movie works so well, believable whilst still being blokey. “Funny, amusing, heart ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Malawi (2012)

by Owen J. M. Kalinga

Jack Thompson. Blantyre: Central Africana, 1989. Thompson ...

Google previewThe USA Today College Football Encyclopedia (2009)

by Bob Boyles, Paul Guido

Hopkins / Jack Thompson 84 Idaho 27 TB Dan Doornink / Dexter Tisby 27 Washington 28 FB Vaughn Williams / Vern Chamberlain DL Lee Braach DLTimOchs / Terry Anderson DL Dennis Dobberpuhl / George Yarno DL Mark Husfloen LB ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Religion and Film (2011)

by Eric Michael Mazur

Jack Thompson, Russell Crowe, John Polson, Deborah Kennedy, Joss Moroney. [Australia] Summer of Sam, 1999. Dir. Spike Lee. John Leguizamo, Adrien Brody, Mira Sorvino, Jennifer Esposito, Michael Rospoli. [Belief] Sunshine, 1999. Dir.

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Reformed Faith (1992)

by Donald K. McKim, David F. Wright

San Francisco Theological Seminary San Anselmo, California Eugene TeSelle Professor of Church History and Theology Vanderbilt Divinity School Nashville, Tennessee Jack Thompson Lecturer in Mission Selly Oak Colleges Birmingham, ...

Google previewDictionary of Canadian Biography (1994)

by Ramsay Cook

Neale, Percy Reginald Nolin, Charles Papewes Payipwat Richard, Edouard Rouleau, Charles-Borromee Sanderson, James Francis Selwyn, Alfred Richard Cecil Settee, James Sully, Jack Thompson, Grace Sarah Hall (Fletcher) Walsh.

Google previewThe Christopher Lee Film Encyclopedia (2017)

by Robert W. Pohle Jr., Douglas C. Hart, Rita Pohle Baldwin

Jack Thompson (Cliegg Lars), Ahmed Best (Jar Jar Binks/ Achk ...

Google previewThe European Union Encyclopedia and Directory 1999 (1999)

Jack Thompson (Ireland), Umberto Zamboni di Salerano ...

Google previewFirst Amendment Rights: An Encyclopedia [2 volumes] (2012)

An Encyclopedia by Nancy S. Lind, Erik T. Rankin

repeatedly false predictions and unsuccessful litigation charging that electronic games are responsible for a number of brutal murders, primarily made by now- disbarred attorney and self-described „school shooting expert‰ Jack Thompson.

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the U.S. Army (2001)

by Jerold E. Brown

Jack Thompson, Jack Belden, Don Whitehead, A. J. Liebling. Mark Watson, Cy Peterman. Iris Carpenter, R. E. Dupuy, and Drew Middleton. Danger Forward: The Story of the First Division in World War II. 1947. Reprint.

Google previewBiographical Dictionary of Christian Missions (1999)

by Gerald H. Anderson

Jack Thompson Jones, Charles Colcock, Sr. (1804-1863), Presbyterian minister, educator, and missionary to American slaves. At one time professor of church history at Columbia Theological Seminary, and secretary of the Presbyterian ...

Google previewThe Kentucky Encyclopedia (2015)

by John E. Kleber

The conference has had two commissioners: Jack Thompson, Louisville (1966- 75), and Jack Wise, Georgetown (1975-). JAMES C. CLAYPOOL KENTUCKY IRISH AMERICAN. The first weekly edition of the Kentucky Irish American newspaper ...

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