Brian Thompson is an American character actor.\nThompson is perhaps best known for playing the antagonist in the 1986 movie Cobra. He began his career with a bit part in The Terminator, a 1984 blockbuster movie starring Arnold Schwarzenegger. Since then, Thompson has worked primarily in the action adventure and science fiction genres. His first named role was in Werewolf, a series that ran during Fox's inaugural broadcasting year of 1987-1988. Thompson has played several characters in the Star Trek franchise as well as the Alien Bounty Hunter on X-Files and Eddie Fiori on Kindred: The Embraced. In 2014, he produced, wrote and starred in the B movie, The Extendables.