Richard Thompkins is a recent graduate of The Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London, one of the U.K.ís top three drama schools, and alma mater of: Daniel Craig, Ewan McGregor, Orlando Bloom, Joseph Fiennes, Damien Lewis and Alfred Molina. While at Guildhall, Richard was elected as a finalist for a verse-speaking competition at Londonís Royal National Theatre. Before studying abroad, Richard appeared on stage in New York City at HERE! and The Classical Theatre of Harlem, while studying at the Michael Howard Studios. Richard can currently be seen driving a copper-toned Ford Edge SUV in a National Network television commercial. Originally from Washington D.C., Richard also has a degree in economics from M.I.T.