Ron Thompson will appear on Actor’s Choice

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On Monday, August 20, 2018, the Actor’s Choice will feature actor/singer/songwriter Ron Thompson. He sits down with host Ron Brewington to talk about his ife, which began in Louisville, KY and brought him to Los Angeles, via Miami and the Great White Way in New York City.

His family migrated to Miami, FL and from their Thompson headed to NYC with $200 in his pocket to start a career in acting. While in New York Thompson landed a role on live television, with Robert Duvall, for the Armstron Circle Theater.

Host Ron Brewington

He spent some time as a rock singer in the 1960s and in 1969 he originated the role of Shanty Mulligan in the Pulitzer Prize-winning play, No Place to Be Somebody by Charles Gordone.

Most fans remember him from his dual lead roles in Ralph Bakshi’s rotoscope film, American Pop and the hit television series, Baretta, with Robert Blake and Dana Elcar. He also appeared in Streets of San Francisco, Quincy, M.E., The Waltons, Cagney and Lacey, Mannix and other hit TV shows.

His most recent projects are [CARGO], Chicks, Man and the recently completed Gena.

His turn on Actor’s Choice will be at 10 a.m. (PDT), Monday August 20 and fans can watch it live here.

Top photo of Ron Thompson from his Facebook page