Big Jim Thompson was a character who first appeared in the ninth episode of the first season. He was the man who ran Ray Gecko out of Houston.


It's known that he ran Ray out of Houston and it's implied he's known him for sometime, as he knows about Ray's former wife leaving.

Throughout From Dusk Till Dawn: The SeriesEdit

Season OneEdit

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. It's also revealed he was the one for Ray having to get out of Houston during the conversation. He's also one of the reasons that led Seth to his imprisonment.

Physical AppearanceEdit

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 talks or 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.




  • 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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