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gordon thomson

Gordon Thomson joined the cast of "Sunset Beach" in June 1998 as the dashing A.J. Deschanel. Thomson is best known for his portrayal of Adam Carrington on Aaron Spelling's primetime drama "Dynasty."

Thomson was raised in Montreal and began acting while studying English at Montreal's McGill University where he graduated with honors.

From Los Angeles to London, Rome to New Zealand and Oslo to Dakkar, Thomson has thrilled audiences with his work in film, television and theater. In Canada, Thomson has appeared in dozens of stage productions including "Love's Labour Lost" at the Stratford Shakespearean Festival in Ontario, "The Imaginary Invalid" and "A Month In The Country." One of his favorite productions was "Godspell" in which he played Jesus and worked with Martin Short, Andrea Martin and Gilda Radner. These acclaimed performances led to the U.S. stage in Joe Orten's "Loot" at the Arena Theater in New York. His stage work landed him a place in ABC's Talent Development Program, from which he was personally chosen by Aaron Spelling for the role of Adam Carrington on "Dynasty." Following Dynasty's finale, Thomson worked in his native Canada in "Secret Lover," a harlequin television series for ShowTime. He also starred in "The Ray Bradbury Theater" and even on "The Muppet Show." Tompson returned to American television to join the multiple Emmy-winning "Santa Barbara."

Thomson also became familiar to British audiences through his work on "Good Morning Britain" for London TV-AM, as their celebrity American slant events including Royal Ascot, Wimbledon and The Derby. Thomson also did an independent British film called Explosion. Other independent film work has included "Acts of Love," "The Intruder" and more recently "Man of Her Dreams" with Patrick Cassidy and William Moses. Among his many guest starring roles in the U.S. are the Magic Hour/HBO production "The Gardner," ShowTime's "Silk Stalkings" with Erin Grey, "Baywatch," "High Tides," and "The Nanny" with Fran Dresher.

Thomson currently is single and resides in the Hollywood Hills.

sunset sentinel 2000