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date: 15 August 2020

Thompson, Eric Normanlocked

(1929–1982)
  • Alistair McGown

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Thompson, Eric Norman (1929–1982), actor and theatre director, was born on 9 November 1929 at 28 Jermyn Street, Sleaford, Lincolnshire, the son of George Henry Thompson, a hotel waiter, and his wife, Annie Amelia, née Jackson. Described by his daughter as 'a country lad' from a working-class background (...

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