Derek Thompson

D.O.B: Apr 04, 1948 |

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Derek Thompson (born 4 April 1948) is a Northern Irish actor, most notable for playing Charlie Fairhead in the long-running BBC television medical drama series Casualty since 1986. Prior to this role he starred in several films including The Long Good Friday, TV series such as Harrys Game and The Gentle Touch and stints at The National Theatre.

Biography

Derek Thompson (born 4 April 1948) is a Northern Irish actor, most notable for playing Charlie Fairhead in the long-running BBC television medical drama series Casualty since 1986. Prior to this role he starred in several films including The Long Good Friday, TV series such as Harrys Game and The Gentle Touch and stints at The National Theatre. He was also part of a folk duo with his twin sister Elaine in the 1960s.