By Todd Cunningham, TheWrap.com November 1, 2015
Thompson appeared in TV’s “Law & Order” and the movies “Diehard 2” and “In the Line of Fire”
Fred Thompson, a former United States Senator who acted in TV and films, has died at 73, his family said Sunday in a statement to the Associated Press.
Thompson died in Nashville after a recurrence of lymphoma, the statement said.
During his acting career, Thompson appeared in a number of movies, television shows and commercials. He had a regular role on the hit TV show “Law & Order” and appeared in the feature films “Diehard 2” in 1990 and Clint Eastwood‘s “In the Line of Fire” in 1993.
He playing Manhattan District Attorney Arthur Branch on the long-running NBC series
The Republican served in the U.S. Senate representing Tennessee from 1994 to 2003
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