Who was the Senator that became an actor?

Fred Thompson
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Sarah Elizabeth Lindsey (Knestrick), 1959–1985; divorced Jeri Kehn, 2002–2015
Alma mater Memphis State University, Vanderbilt University
Profession Senator, actor, attorney, lobbyist, public speaker, radio personality

Is Senator Fred Thompson still alive?

Deceased (1942–2015)
Fred Dalton Thompson/Living or Deceased

Who was the Senator that played on law and order?

Branch was portrayed by former U.S. Senator Fred Thompson. He played Branch concurrently in Law & Order and Trial by Jury, making him one of the few actors to have a regular role on two TV series simultaneously as the same character.

Where is Fred Thompson from?

Sheffield, AL
Fred Dalton Thompson/Place of birth

Where is Senator Fred Thompson buried?

November 6, 2015
Fred Dalton Thompson/Date of burial

Did Fred Thompson ever run for president?

The 2008 presidential campaign of Fred Thompson, lawyer, lobbyist, character actor and former Senator from Tennessee began on September 5, 2007 after six months of speculation. He was a Republican Party primary candidate seeking to represent his party in the 2008 United States presidential election.

Who was Senator Fred Thompson married to?

Jeri Kehn Thompsonm. 2002–2015
Sarah Elizabeth Lindseym. 1959–1985
Fred Dalton Thompson/Spouse

What happened to Arthur on Law & Order?

He was elected in 2001 and replaced Nora Lewin. He resigned, for unspecified reasons, in 2007 and was replaced by Jack McCoy.

When did Arthur leave law and order?

2007
History. He was elected in 2001 and replaced Nora Lewin. He resigned, for unspecified reasons, in 2007 and was replaced by Jack McCoy.

How tall is Fred Dalton Thompson?

6′ 6″
Fred Dalton Thompson/Height

Does Jack McCoy become DA?

In the opening episode of season 20, McCoy is revealed to have won the election; he serves as DA for the remainder of this final season of Law & Order.

Why did Dianne Wiest leave law and order?

“Dianne Wiest was the interim DA, and she decided not to run,” executive producer Michael Chernuchin said. The role hasn’t been cast, so Chernuchin can’t say much other than that the new DA will be someone who ran on a stricter (what else?) law and order platform.