Tessa Thompson

Tessa Thompson

  • Birthday: 1983-10-03
  • Place of birth: Los Angeles, California, USA
  • Also know as: 테사 톰슨

Biography

Tessa Lynne Thompson (born October 3, 1983) is an American actress, producer, singer, and songwriter. She began her professional acting career with the Los Angeles Women's Shakespeare Company while studying at Santa Monica College. She appeared in productions of The Tempest and Romeo and Juliet, the latter of which earned her a NAACP Theatre Award nomination. Her breakthrough came with leading roles in Tina Mabry's independent drama film Mississippi Damned (2009) and Tyler Perry's drama film For Colored Girls (2010). Thompson was was raised between Los Angeles and Brooklyn, New York. Her father, singer-songwriter Marc Anthony Thompson, is of Afro-Panamanian descent and is the founder of the musical collective Chocolate Genius, Inc. Her mother has white and Mexican ancestry. She has a younger half-sister, Zsela, who is a singer and songwriter. Thompson attended Santa Monica High School, where she played Hermia in a student production of A Midsummer Night's Dream. She then attended Santa Monica College (SMC), where she studied cultural anthropology and is a member of the alma mater. While at SMC, she also attended lectures by Lisa Wolpe of the Los Angeles Women's Shakespeare Company (LAWSC). This page is based on a Wikipedia article written by contributors. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license; additional terms may apply.

Filmography

Dear White People

2014

As Samantha White

Murder on the 13th Floor

2012

As Nia Palmer

Mississippi Damned

2009

As Kari Peterson

Little Woods

2019

As Ollie

Passing

2021

As Irene Redfield

Lady and the Tramp

2019

As Lady (voice)

Sylvie's Love

2020

As Sylvie

Sorry to Bother You

2018

As Detroit

South Dakota

2017

As Chris

Furlough

2018

As Nicole Stevens

Dirty Computer

2018

As Zen

Men in Black: International

2019

As Molly Wright / Agent M

Creed III

2023

As Bianca Taylor

Shadow Stalker

2019

As Tessa Thompson

The Listener

0000

As Beth

Grantham and Rose

2014

As Wallis

Points of Origin

2014

As Rosemary

Creed

2015

As Bianca

The Grand Romantic

2015

As Boss' secretary

Make It Happen

2008

As Dana

War on Everyone

2016

As Jackie Hollis

Annihilation

2018

As Josie Radek

Automotive

2013

As Maggie

Everyday Black Man

2011

As Claire

Thor: Ragnarok

2017

As Scrapper 142 / Valkyrie

Exquisite Corpse

2010

As Liz

Creed II

2018

As Bianca Taylor

For Colored Girls

2010

As Nyla / Purple

100 Years

2017

As Narrator (voice)

When a Stranger Calls

2006

As Scarlet

Selma

2014

As Diane Nash

Salt Water

2016

As Brit

Avengers: Endgame

2019

As Valkyrie

The Human Contract

2008

As Waitress

Between Two Ferns: The Movie

2019

As Tessa Thompson

Thor: Love and Thunder

2022

As King Valkyrie

Production

Sylvie's Love

2020

As Executive Producer

Little Woods

2019

As Executive Producer

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