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English actor and comedian

Date of Birth: 30 June 1959

Age: 64 years old

Zodiac sign: Cancer

Profession: Actor



Dave Thompson is an English actor, stand-up comedian and writer, who made headlines in July 1997 after being removed from the role of Tinky Winky in the children's television series, Teletubbies after 70 episodes. The BBC said in a letter to Thompson that his "interpretation of the role was not acceptable".

Thompson recounted bursting into tears upon learning the news of his termination. In interviews, he supposed that the dubbing of his voice, unlike the other actors, was an indication of dissatisfaction over his performance.

Thompson later appeared in the 2000 Ben Elton film Maybe Baby as Dave the Comedian/Mrs. Furblob. He also appeared in Harry Hill's live tour Hooves as the minor characters of the Horse, the ballboy and the Greek man who grabs Harry's neck. Thompson also made appearances in each night of Hill's Hooves tour.



  • Hardcore (1979) - Willem
  • Area (1989) - Doctor
  • Huge (2010) - Martin Luckhust
  • The Harry Hill Movie (2013) - Brain Number Two
  • Down the Back of the Sofa (2017) - Himself/Host


  • Red Dwarf (1993) - Cowpoke
  • Teletubbies (1997; Season 1, 70 episodes) - Tinky Winky
  • Harry Hill (1998) - Fake Alan
  • Screech Owls (2002) - Himself
  • Time Gentleman Please (2000–2002) - Dave
  • TV Burp (2004–2012) - Various characters
  • Blessed (2005)


  • The Sketch Show (8 episodes)
  • TV Burp (2 episodes)

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Date of Birth: 30.06.1959. Age: 64. Zodiac sign: Cancer (Pig) .
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