Brian Thompson is an American artist who was born in the year 1959 28th August which makes his age 57 years at present. He has acted roles Zen Buddhist monk to the sheriff of Key West, a raging psycho leader in the movie named Cobra, the universe conquering super villain in the movie Mortal Combat and in a number of movies in the genre of sci-fi, fantasy, and comedy which includes movies like Buffalo Bob and Joe Dirt. His bio includes the following details.
He started his career with a small role in the movie The Terminator which starred Arnold Schwarzenegger in the year 1984. Since those times, he has been working on action adventure and science fiction movies. His first role was in a series named Werewolf which ran in the year 1987 for a year. He also has played some roles in the Star Trek franchise. In the year 2014, he starred as well as wrote the movie named The Extendables.
He was born in the city of Ellensburg which is situated at the Washington. He was brought up in the city of Longview. He went to Central Washington University and completed his business management studies and later appeared in numerous school productions. He then went to California and completed his Masters in Fine Arts from the University of California-Irvine. He trained himself in the musical theater in the beginning. In the year 1982, he had a chance to act at the Colorado Shakespeare Festival.
His well-built physique and unique facial structure were regarded as his key in unlocking some roles he was offered. He also often states that it was like a double-edged sword when it came to auditioning for the roles. He also has said that if one has the aesthetic physique, he/she is gonna get hired for the job in action movies. He also stated that he won’t be playing the character of a geek.
In the year 1989, he was given a role in the star trek series. His size was against him in the beginning because the producers were looking for someone who could fit in the original costume. He played the character of Klingon in the episode named A Matter of Honor. In the year 1993 and 1996, he appeared in the episodes of Deep Space Nine as different characters. He then appeared in the movie named Star Trek: Generations in the year 1994.
In the year 2005, he was cast as Admiral Valdore in the episodes of Star Trek and proved himself as one of the capable actors in the industry.
He loves to windsurf and kitesurf and he studies hapkido. He has two children. He has five siblings and he is the second son out of the six siblings in the family. Both of his mother and father were teachers. He also seems to be an active social network user in the networks like twitter and Instagram. He has about thousand followers on his twitter account and he updates it on a regular basis. He is 1.91 meters in height, so he looks like a giant and he has an estimated net worth of 2 million USD.