Canadian Prime Ministers: 1 prime minister
John Sparrow David Thompson   1892-1894  
Emmy Award Winners: 1 actress
(actress) Sada Thompson   1978   Family  
Fictional Characters from Books: 1 character
Sadie Thompson   1921   Rain  
Fictional Characters from Movies: 2 characters
Sadie Thompson   1928   Sadie Thompson  
Patrick Thompson   1978   Patrick  
Fictional Characters from Television: 1 character
Justin Thompson   1994   Party of Five  
Hall-of-Famers: 4 basketball, 1 baseball, 1 ice hockey
(ice hockey) Cecil "Tiny" Thompson   1959  
(basketball) John "Cat" Thompson   1962  
(baseball) Sam Thompson   1974  
(basketball) David Thompson   1996  
(basketball) John Thompson   1999  
(basketball) Tina Thompson   2018  
Notable Actors and Entertainers: 10 actors
Sada Thompson   1927-2011  
Fred Thompson   1942-2015  
Susanna Thompson   1958-  
Emma Thompson   1959-  
Andrea Thompson   1960-  
Lea Thompson   1961-  
Kenan Thompson   1978-  
Scottie Thompson   1981-  
Tessa Thompson   1983-  
Zoey Deutch (a.k.a. Thompson)   1994-  
Notable Athletes: 2 basketball, 1 ice hockey, 1 soccer
(ice hockey) Cecil "Tiny" Thompson   1903-1981  
(basketball) David Thompson   1954-  
(basketball) Tina Thompson   1975-  
(soccer) Archie Thompson   1978-  
Notable Journalists: 1 journalist
(journalist) Hunter S. Thompson   1937-2005  
Notable Politicians and Statespeople: 1 politician
Fred Thompson   1942-2015  
Notable Scientists and Inventors: 1 engineer, 1 physicist
Benjamin Thompson   1753-1814  
Ken Thompson   1943-  
Notable Writers: 2 authors
Flora Thompson   1876-1947  
Hunter S. Thompson   1937-2005  
Olympic Medalists: 6 gold, 4 bronze, 2 silver, 1 bronze/gold, 1 bronze/gold/silver, 1 gold/bronze/silver, 1 silver/bronze, 1 silver/gold
(bronze/gold) William Thompson   1904   archery - American round; archery - team round; archery - York round  
(bronze) James Thompson   1928   swimming - 4x200 m freestyle relay  
(gold) Wilbur Thompson   1948   shot put  
(gold) Don Thompson   1960   50 km walk  
(gold) Daley Thompson   1980; 1984   decathlon  
(bronze) Christy Opara-Thompson   1992   4x100 m relay  
(silver/gold) Pauline Davis-Thompson   1996; 2000   200 m; 4x100 m relay  
(bronze) Oba Thompson   2000   100 m  
(bronze) Chris Thompson   2000   swimming - 1500 m freestyle  
(bronze/gold/silver) Jenny Thompson   1992; 1996; 2000; 2004   swimming - 100 m freestyle; swimming - 4x200 m freestyle relay; swimming - 4x100 m freestyle relay; swimming - 4x100 m medley relay  
(gold) Tina Thompson   2004; 2008   basketball  
(silver) Rich Thompson   2004   baseball  
(gold/bronze/silver) Lesley Thompson   1984; 1992; 1996; 2000; 2012   rowing  
(silver) Courtney Thompson   2012   volleyball  
(silver/bronze) Richard "Torpedo" Thompson   2008; 2012   100 m; 4x100 m relay  
(gold) James Thompson   2012   rowing  
(gold) Marielle Thompson   2014   freestyle skiing  
Oscar Award Winners: 1 actress
(actress) Emma Thompson   1993   Howards End  
Other Leaders: 1 prime minister
Prime Minister David Thompson   2008-2010   Barbados  
Rock and Roll Hall-of-Famers: 2 musicians
Paul Thompson   2019   Roxy Music  
Pearl Thompson   2019   The Cure  
Saints: 1 blessed
Blessed James Thompson   ?-1582