Washington, November 2, 2015, 04:31 – REGNUM US actor Fred Thompson, a former senator from Tennessee Republican Party, ran for president, has died at the age of 73. The cause of death was a recurrence of lymphoma, Reuters reported, citing a statement of family members of Thompson.
«With a heavy heart and deep sorrow we announce the death of our brother, husband, father and grandfather, who had died peacefully in Nashville surrounded by his family “, – quotes the source of widespread family a message.
Fred Thompson was elected to the Senate in 1994, where he worked until 2003. I nominate as a candidate for US president in 2008 of the Republican Party. Thompson’s acting career, which started long before the beginning of his active political life, has been continued after the senatorial service.
He starred in such films as “The Hunt for Red October,” “Days of Thunder.” The most notable was the role of the district attorney in the TV series “Law and Order” which shootings involving Thompson went from 2002 to 2007. Russian spectators, he also remembered a game in the series “Die Hard 2».
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