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|Born|| November 20, 1976 |
St. Albert, Alberta, Canada
|Spouse||Paloma Jonas (2015-present)|
|Character|| Patrick Drake |
|Duration|| 2005-16 (Patrick) |
|General Hospital: Night Shift|
Thompson was born on November 20, 1976 in Alberta, Canada. At the age of 18, he began a successful carer as a runway, print and commercial model. One of his most well-known advertisement campaigns are a series of Gap commercials he did with director Pedro Romhanyi in 1999.
After modeling for a couple of years, Thompson decided to pursue acting. Thompson has had roles in television series and plays. He had lead roles in plays such as The Academy, More Than You and Jakob. He also had a starring role in the film, Wishmaster 4: The Prophecy and Divide.
In 2005, Thompson joined the General Hospital cast as Patrick Drake, son of Dr. Noah Drake and he continues to play that role to this day. In 2007, Thompson had a lead role in the GH spin-off General Hospital: Night Shift.
Thompson was nominated for a Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actor in 2011 and 2012. Thompson was nominated for a Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in 2013, 2014 and 2015.
Jason portrayed the legendary Dr. Steve Hardy, in a flashback episode in honor of GH's 52th anniversary in 2015.
On October 30, 2015, after many unconfirmed reports, Jason Thompson confirmed on Instagram that after ten years on the show he has decided to leave. In November, Finola Hughes (Anna Devane) confirmed that Thompson's last air date will be before Christmas.
On April 5, 2015, Thompson married his longtime girlfriend, Paloma Jonas, in San Pancho, Mexico. On January 20, 2016 Soap Opera Digest confirmed that Thompson and his wife are expecting their first child due in May.
- ↑ https://instagram.com/p/9etqjPgK-Q/
- ↑ http://abc.soapsindepth.com/2015/11/thompson-confirms-gh-exit.html
- ↑ http://www.soapoperaspy.com/2015/general-hospital-news-finola-hughes-confirms-jason-thompson-last-air-date-before-christmas/
- ↑ http://www.inquisitr.com/2571630/general-hospitals-jason-thompson-apparently-done-filming-last-scenes-will-be-in-december/
- ↑ https://www.instagram.com/p/-XJxKPAK6r/?taken-by=myjasonthompson
- ↑ https://soapshows.com/general-hospital/news-general/jason-thompsons-general-hospital-gh-farewell/
- ↑ http://www.soapoperadigest.com/content/gh-star-weds
- ↑ http://www.soapoperadigest.com/content/yrs-jason-thompson-be-dad-im-very-excited