Reece Thompson

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Reece Thompson
Born Reece Daniel Thompson
(1988-11-22) November 22, 1988 (age 29)
White Rock, British Columbia, Canada
Residence Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Nationality Canadian
Occupation Actor, Voice Actor
Years active 1999–present

Reece Daniel Thompson (born November 22, 1988) is a Canadian actor and voice actor. Thompson started his acting career as a child actor by voice acting in several animated television series and minor roles on television shows before transitioning to movies. His first major role came in the 2007 movie Rocket Science. Thompson appeared in 2009's Assassination of a High School President with Mischa Barton and Bruce Willis, and in Afterwards. Also in 2012, he appeared as Craig in The Perks of Being a Wallflower.

Early life[change | change source]

Thompson grew up in White Rock, British Columbia, Canada, a small town near Vancouver.[1] His mother ran a film society that brought independent movies to town.[1] Thompson had always expressed an interest in becoming an actor to his parents;[2] and at a young age, Thompson, along with the rest of his family, began taking background roles in productions in Vancouver.[1]

After the sixth grade, Thompson decided that he didn't want to continue going to school and convinced his mother to homeschool him.[2] Soon after Thompson began attending an acting school.[3] Thompson signed with an agent he was introduced to through the school and began attending auditions.[3]

Personal life[change | change source]

Thompson currently lives part-time in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The other half of his time is spent living in Los Angeles, California in the United States. He is a co-founder of the online comedy group "Jitterbug Productions".

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "The Dreamers". V. 2007. Retrieved 2008-06-11.[dead link]
  2. 2.0 2.1 M. Hafen, Carolin (2 May 2007). ""I truly fell in love with a script!" - Ein Interview mit Reece Thompson". Readers Edition. Archived from the original on 19 July 2011. Retrieved 11 June 2008.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Lauren (2008-03-22). "Actor: Reece Thompson". Shooting Stars Mag. Retrieved 2008-06-11.

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