Brian Thompson is an American actor, especially a character actor, who is best known for his role as an antagonist in the movie Cobra (1986). Starting out as a small thug role in The Terminator, he is best known for his roles in action movies, adventures and Sci-Fi movies. Having played several roles in different movies, he first got the role under his own name in the FOX TV’s Werewolf, between 1987 and 1988. He has appeared in negative roles in movies like Otherworld, Street Hawk, and Knight Rider and has portrayed the roles of Conard Drago in Rage and Honor (1992) and his roles for bad guys had reached a huge fan base.
He also started to appear in several TV shows like: Key West, Seven Days, Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Charmed. His role as the lead henchman of the villain king in Dragon Heart was also a sensation, so was his role of Shao Kahn in Mortal Kombat: Annihilation. He is also one of the regular casts in Star Trek, with his first role coming in Star Trek: The Next Generation (1989). He was initially rejected because they thought that he would not fit into the costumes that they had, but still managed to fit in; and thus got a regular role. He has appeared in each and every episode of the series, with his last appearance in Star Trek fandom. He has proved himself to be a very talented actor, and maybe that is the reason why he has a lot of fan following on his social sites like Instagram and Twitter.
height,tall, pictures, Brian Thompson was born on the 28th of August, 1959 and in 2015 his current age is 56 years old. He was born in Ellensburg, Washington and was raised in Longview, USA with his family. He grew up playing football for Central Washington University, where he was also actively involved in drama and theatre. After doing pretty good in acting, he left his football career and earned a Master’s degree in Fine Arts, from the University of California-Irvine. He is a tall man, strongly built and has a good physique. Weighing about 140 pounds, he measures 6 feet and 3 inches tall and says that his physique is one of the reasons that he got selected in the movies.
“If you’re very physical in stature, you’re gonna get hired for action movies. The hero is always going to be chasing someone so they need an equal adversary. I’m never going to play a nebbish geek”, he said in an interview. There are many pictures of his available in the media, where he has posed shirtless and revealed his body. An American by birth, he is a Christian by religion and belongs to white ethnicity. With a net worth value of $2 million US dollars, he has made a name and a fortune for himself.
With a lot of speculations going around his personal life, there were rumors about him being sexually gay as well. But that is nowhere near true, as he has been a married man, and is a father of two children as well. Although his dating list is not very long and he hasn’t had as many girlfriends as some other actors, but his affairs are very well known to the media. He was dating film producer Isabelle Mastorakis between 1990 and 1996 but broke up with personal reasons. After that, he married his current wife Shari Braun in 1998, who also happens to be a film producer as well as an actress. With more than 17 years of successful married life, there is little chance of them getting a divorce anytime soon. To find out more about his life and career, you can read his biography available in sites like IMDb or Wikipedia.