|Born||in Pago Pago, American Samoa|
Mini Bio (1)
Gary Scott Thompson is a writer, producer, and director. Among his many films and TV series: writer of "The Fast and the Furious," creator and executive producer of NBC's "Las Vegas," co-developer, writer, and executive producer of TF1 and NBC's "Taxi Brooklyn," and executive producer of NBC's reboot "Knight Rider."
Thompson grew up in Pago Pago, American Samoa, and first gained exposure to the world of entertainment as an actor, studying the craft from such notable actors as Powers Boothe at Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts. He received his BA from the University of California at Irvine, and his MFA from NYU's TISCH School of the Arts. After graduation, Thompson went to work as a playwright. His theater credits include "Small Town Syndrome," "Cowboy's Don't Cry" and "Private Hells."
Other feature credits include "2 Fast 2 Furious," "Hollow Man" with Kevin Bacon, the cult classic "Split Second," and "88 Minutes," starring Al Pacino.
Thompson resides in Los Angeles.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: BNC