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Big Jim Thompson was a character who first appeared in the ninth episode of the first season of From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series. He is a criminal and the man responsible for running Ray Gecko out of Houston.


It's known that he ran Ray out of Houston and it's implied he's known Ray for a certain amount of years, as he remarked about Ray's wife leaving him.

Throughout From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series[]

Season One[]

In Boxman, he is seen in the labyrinth that the Gecko brothers are going through. He converses with them and finds out who they are, and sends his bodyguards after them.

In The Take, he is taken inside his room by the brothers and when they unlock Jim's vault, they "kill" him.

Physical Appearance[]

He wore a brown suit with a tie and dark pants. He had short, light brown, slightly gray hair and dark green eyes.


He is sarcastic and brutally honest with anyone he interacts with. He holds great authority with people that work for him and is shown to be hold no mercy, as he ran Ray Gecko out of Houston.


Season One



  • Jim is a diminutive form James, which is the English form of the Hebrew name "Ya'aqov". It means "supplanter, seizing by the heel".[1]
  • Thompson is a patronymic surname of English and Scottish origin. It means "son of Thom, Thomas or Tom".[2]


  • William Sadler is well known in the horror genre, being in films such as Tales From the Crypt: Demon Knight, Tales From the Crypt: Bordello of Blood and the television series Z Nation.


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