John Douglas Thompson Biography

Gender: Male

Broadway: A Time to Kill, Cyrano de Bergerac, Julius Caesar.

Off-Broadway: Othello, Tamburlaine, The Father/A Doll's House (TFANA), Troilus and Cressida (The Public), The Iceman Cometh (BAM), Satchmo at the Waldorf (Westside Theatre), The Emperor Jones (Irish Rep), Joe Turner's Come and Gone (Mark Taper).

Film/TV: "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks," Wolves, The Bourne Legacy, Glass Chin, Michael Clayton, "Bull," "Person of Interest," "Madam Secretary," "Law & Order."

Awards: Obie, Drama Desk, Lucille Lortel, Outer Critics, Ovation, AUDELCO, Samuel H. Scripps, NAACP and Robert Brustein awards.

John Douglas Thompson Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

 
Drama League Awards - 2017 - Distinguished Performance Award
John Douglas Thompson, Jitney
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2015 - Special Award
John Douglas Thompson
 
Drama League Awards - 2015 - Distinguished Performance Award
John Douglas Thompson, Tamburlaine, Parts I and II
 
Obie Awards - 2015 - Performance
John Douglas Thompson, Tamburlaine, The Iceman Cometh
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Solo Performance
John Douglas Thompson, Satchmo at the Waldorf
 
Drama League Awards - 2014 - Distinguished Performance Award
John Douglas Thompson, Satchmo at the Waldorf
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Solo Performance
John Douglas Thompson, Satchmo at the Waldorf
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2010 - Outstanding Actor in a Play
John Douglas ThompsonThe Emperor Jones
 
The Lortels - 2010 - Outstanding Lead Actor
John Douglas ThompsonThe Emperor Jones
 
Obie Awards - 2009 - Performance
John Douglas Thompson, Othello
 
The Lortels - 2009 - Outstanding Lead Actor
John Douglas Thompson, Othello