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Shawn David Thompson

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Shawn David Thompson is an American actor and filmmaker born in Washington, D.C. on April 17, 1967 and raised in Upper Marlboro, MD. After graduating from high school, Thompson attended the University of Maryland and studied film for four years before leaving for NYC. While waiting tables, he was discovered by acting agent Steve Carson, who placed him in numerous commercials.


From 2001 to the present, Thompson has worked as a documentary filmmaker, directing, producing and editing films in the Middle East and Afghanistan, including On The Road in America, Life After Death,[1] Generation Entrepreneur, American Caravan and Confessions from the War. These films focus on getting to know "the other", cross cultural understanding and improving Arab/American relations.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Thompson had a live-in relationship with actress Alexandra Wilson in the late 1980s.[3]

In 1997, Thompson married Lisa Marie Durham. They met as neighbors and currently reside in the Laurel Canyon neighborhood of Los Angeles.


  1. "'Drifter' tops Beverly Hills festival awards". Hollywood Reporter. 2015. Retrieved 10 May 2015.
  2. "What Others Say: Some of our Awards". Layalina Productions.
  3. Bednarz, Stella. "Alex in Wonderland". Soap Opera Digest.

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