John Douglas Thompson Biography

 
Bio:
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 ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
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 ... (read complete bio)

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 - 2018 - Distinguished Performance Award
John Douglas Thompson, Julius Caesar
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2017 - Outstanding Actor in a Play
John Douglas Thompson, Jitney
 
Drama League Awards - 2017 - Distinguished Performance Award
John Douglas Thompson, Jitney
 
Tony Awards - 2017 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play
John Douglas Thompson, August Wilson's Jitney
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2015 - Special Award Gold Star
John Douglas Thompson
 
Drama League Awards - 2015 - Distinguished Performance Award
John Douglas Thompson, Tamburlaine, Parts I and II
 
Obie Awards - 2015 - Performance Gold Star
John Douglas Thompson, Tamburlaine, The Iceman Cometh
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Solo Performance Gold Star
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 Gold Star
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 Gold Star
John Douglas Thompson, Othello
 
The Lortels - 2009 - Outstanding Lead Actor Gold Star
John Douglas Thompson, Othello