Tessa Thompson

Tessa Thompson


  • Known For: Acting
  • Birthday: 03-10-1983
  • Gender: Female
  • Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, USA
  • Also Known As:

    테사 톰슨
    Tessa Lynne Thompson

  • Popularity: 7.56
  • Homepage: N/A


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.




Year Movie Character
2014 Dear White People as Samantha White
2012 Murder on the 13th Floor as Nia Palmer
2009 Mississippi Damned as Kari Peterson
2019 Little Woods as Ollie
2021 Passing as Irene Redfield
2019 Lady and the Tramp as Lady (voice)
2020 Sylvie's Love as Sylvie
2018 Sorry to Bother You as Detroit
2017 South Dakota as Chris
2018 Furlough as Nicole Stevens
2018 Dirty Computer as Zen
2019 Men in Black: International as Molly Wright / Agent M
1970 Balestra
2022 Creed III as Bianca Taylor
2019 Shadow Stalker as Tessa Thompson
2014 Grantham and Rose as Wallis
2014 Points of Origin as Rosemary
2015 Creed as Bianca
2015 The Grand Romantic as Boss' secretary
2006 The Initiation of Sarah as Esme
2008 Make It Happen as Dana
2016 War on Everyone as Jackie Hollis
2018 Annihilation as Josie Radek
2013 Automotive as Maggie
2011 Everyday Black Man as Claire
2017 Thor: Ragnarok as Scrapper 142 / Valkyrie
2022 Thor: Love and Thunder as Valkyrie
2010 Exquisite Corpse as Liz
2018 Creed II as Bianca Taylor
2010 For Colored Girls as Nyla / Purple
2017 100 Years as Narrator (voice)
2006 When a Stranger Calls as Scarlet
2018 The Making of Annihilation as Herself
2014 Selma as Diane Nash
2016 Salt Water as Brit
2019 Avengers: Endgame as Valkyrie
2008 The Human Contract as Waitress
2019 Between Two Ferns: The Movie as Tessa Thompson
2020 Sylvie's Love
2019 Little Woods
1970 Balestra

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