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Derek Thompson


Known for playing the type of Charlie Fairhead in the long-running United kingdom medical drama series “Casualty” and its own spin-off displays “Holby Town” and “Holby Blue.” He shaped a performing duo along with his sister Elaine if they had been teenagers. By Feb 2013, he was the only real original cast person in “Casualty” still on the present. He includes a twin sister called Elaine. He made an appearance on “Casualty” with George Harris.

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Full Name Derek Thompson
Date Of Birth April 4, 1948
Place Of Birth Belfast, Northern Ireland
Profession Soap Opera Actor
Nationality British
Spouse Dee Sadler
Siblings Elaine Thompson
Music Groups SPK
Movies Resurrection Man, Wild Geese II, The Long Good Friday, Yanks, Gonks Go Beat, Harry's Game
TV Shows The Gentle Touch, Harry's Game, Rock Follies, Casualty
Star Sign Aries

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Casualty1986-2017TV SeriesCharlie Fairhead
Penny from Heaven2016ShortHomeless man
Holby City1999-2012TV SeriesCharlie Fairhead
Holby Blue2007TV SeriesCharlie Fairhead
Resurrection Man1998Herbie Ferguson
Fighting Back1986TV Mini-SeriesBruce Curran
Wild Geese II1985Hourigan
The Price1985TV Mini-SeriesFrank Crossan
Paper Dolls1984TV SeriesMale paramedic
Brookside1983-1984TV SeriesWill Thurley
Women1983TV SeriesJonathan
Bergerac1983TV SeriesWyatt
Harry's Game1982TV Mini-SeriesBilly Downes
The Gentle Touch1980-1982TV SeriesDet. Sgt. Jimmy Fenton
Minder1980TV SeriesHarry
Breaking Glass1980Andy
The Long Good Friday1980Jeff
Flamingo Road1980TV Series
The Danedyke Mystery1979TV SeriesTom Richards
Me! I'm Afraid of Virginia Woolf1978TV MovieSkinner
Rock Follies of '771977TV SeriesHarry Moon
Play for Today1977TV SeriesChet
Softly Softly: Task Force1976TV SeriesDave Marshall
Gonks Go Beat1965Ballad Isle Singer (as Elaine and Derek)



Cast & Crew2005TV Series documentaryHimself
Casualty Saved My Life2004TV Movie documentaryHimself
Playing Doctor1996TV Movie documentaryHimself
The 6:25 Show1963TV SeriesHimself - Performer

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Catflap2007Video documentaryCharlie Fairhead

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