Marshall Thompson

Marshall Thompson

Highest Rated: 100% The Clock (1945)

Lowest Rated: 20% Words and Music (1948)

Birthday: Nov 27, 1925

Birthplace: Peoria, Illinois, USA

A descendant of Supreme Court Justice John Marshall, this veteran of over 40 films is best remembered as the star of "Daktari," a popular family TV series set in Africa that ran on CBS from January 1966 to January 1969. The inspiration for the show was the feature film "Clarence the Cross-Eyed Lion" (1964) which Thompson starred in and co-wrote.

Highest rated movies

To Hell and Back
The Tall Target
The Clock
They Were Expendable
Battleground
It! The Terror From Beyond Space
Fiend Without a Face
The Turning Point

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Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet 6% Bog Sheriff Neal Rydholm (Character) - 1983
No Score Yet No Score Yet Cruise Into Terror Bennett (Character) - 1978
65% 67% The Turning Point Carter (Character) - 1977
No Score Yet No Score Yet George! Jim Paulsen (Character) - 1971
No Score Yet No Score Yet Ride the Tiger Unknown (Character) - 1971
No Score Yet No Score Yet To the Shores of Hell Maj. Greg Donahue (Character) - 1966
No Score Yet 27% Around the World Under the Sea Dr. Orin Hillyard (Character) - 1966
No Score Yet 53% Clarence, the Cross-Eyed Lion Dr. Marsh Tracy (Character) - 1965
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Mighty Jungle Marsh Connors (Character) - 1964
No Score Yet No Score Yet A Yank in Viet-Nam Maj. Benson (Character),
Director
- 1964
No Score Yet 67% No Man Is an Island Jonn Sonnenberg (Character) - 1962
No Score Yet No Score Yet Flight of the Lost Balloon Dr. Joseph Farady (Character) - 1960
No Score Yet 22% First Man Into Space Cmdr. Charles Ernest Prescott (Character) - 1959
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Fall of the House of Usher David (Character) - 1958
69% 45% It! The Terror From Beyond Space Carruthers (Character) - 1958
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Secret Man Dr. Cliff Mitchell (Character) - 1958
67% 45% Fiend Without a Face Major Cummings (Character) - 1958
No Score Yet No Score Yet Lure of the Swamp Simon Lewt (Character) - 1957
No Score Yet No Score Yet East of Kilimanjaro Marsh Connors (Character) - 1957
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Blackwell Story David (Character) - 1957
No Score Yet 20% Battle Taxi 2nd Lt. Tim Vernon (Character) - 1955
No Score Yet 54% Good Morning, Miss Dove Wilfred Banning `'Wolf'` Pendleton III (Character) - 1955
No Score Yet 23% Cult of the Cobra Tom Markel (Character) - 1955
100% 82% To Hell and Back Johnson (Character) - 1955
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Rose Bowl Story Steve Davis (Character) - 1952
100% 65% The Tall Target Lance Beaufort (Character) - 1951
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Basketball Fix Johnny Long (Character) - 1951
No Score Yet 28% Dial 1119 Gunther Wyckoff (Character) - 1950
No Score Yet 62% Devil's Doorway Rod MacDougall (Character) - 1950
No Score Yet 90% Stars in My Crown Narrator - 1950
No Score Yet 68% Mystery Street Henry Shanway (Character) - 1950
75% 83% Battleground Jim Layton (Character) - 1949
No Score Yet 20% Roseanna McCoy Tolbert McCoy (Character) - 1949
No Score Yet 33% B.F.'s Daughter The Sailor (Character) - 1948
No Score Yet 87% Homecoming Staff Sgt. "Mac" McKeen (Character) - 1948
No Score Yet 82% Command Decision Capt. George Washington Bellpepper Lee (Character) - 1948
20% 62% Words and Music Herbert Fields (Character) - 1948
No Score Yet 43% The Romance of Rosy Ridge Ben Mac Bean (Character) - 1947
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Secret Heart Brandon Reynolds (Character) - 1946
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Cockeyed Miracle Jim Griggs (Character) - 1946
No Score Yet No Score Yet Gallant Bess Tex Barton (Character) - 1946
No Score Yet 33% Bad Bascomb Jimmy Holden (Character) - 1946
No Score Yet 17% The Show-Off Joe Fisher (Character) - 1946
100% 82% The Clock Bill (Character) - 1945
No Score Yet 81% The Valley of Decision Ted Scott (Character) - 1945
91% 73% They Were Expendable Ens. "'Snake" Gardner (Character) - 1945
No Score Yet No Score Yet Twice Blessed Jimmy (Character) - 1945
No Score Yet 40% Blonde Fever Freddie Bilson (Character) - 1944

TV

Credit
No Score Yet 66% Murder, She Wrote Unknown (Guest Star) 1989
No Score Yet No Score Yet Charlie's Angels Unknown (Guest Star) 1977
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Streets of San Francisco Fr. Carey (Guest Star) 1973
No Score Yet 50% The Partridge Family Dr. Milstead (Guest Star) 1971
No Score Yet No Score Yet Daktari Dr. Marsh Tracy (Character) 1966-1969
No Score Yet No Score Yet Flipper Unknown (Guest Star),
Director
1965
No Score Yet No Score Yet Death Valley Days Mayor Ben Dowell (Character) 1964
No Score Yet No Score Yet Wagon Train Unknown (Guest Star) 1960 1964
88% 95% Angel John Smith (Character) 1960-1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet Men Into Space Maj. Vic Devery (Guest Star) 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet Startime Unknown (Character) 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet Perry Mason Arthur Poe (Guest Star) 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bronco Unknown (Guest Star) 1959
No Score Yet No Score Yet Marshal Dillon Unknown (Guest Star) 1958
No Score Yet 100% Gunsmoke Leach Fields (Guest Star) 1958
No Score Yet No Score Yet Zane Grey Theater Unknown (Character) 1957
No Score Yet No Score Yet Showcase 39 Unknown (Character) 1957
No Score Yet No Score Yet The 20th Century-Fox Hour Unknown (Character) 1957
No Score Yet No Score Yet Climax! Unknown (Character) 1956
No Score Yet No Score Yet The United States Steel Hour Capt. Ed Hall Jr. (Character) 1955-1956