Tessa Thompson
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Tessa Thompson

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.

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Dear White People

Character : Samantha White

Murder on the 13th Floor

Character : Nia Palmer

Mississippi Damned

Character : Kari Peterson


Little Woods

Character : Ollie


Character : Irene Redfield

Lady and the Tramp

Character : Lady (voice)

Sylvie's Love

Character : Sylvie

Sorry to Bother You

Character : Detroit

South Dakota

Character : Chris


Character : Nicole Stevens

Dirty Computer

Character : Zen

Men in Black: International

Character : Molly Wright / Agent M

Creed III

Character : Bianca Taylor

Shadow Stalker

Character : Tessa Thompson

The Listener

Character : Beth

Grantham and Rose

Character : Wallis

Points of Origin

Character : Rosemary


Character : Bianca

The Grand Romantic

Character : Boss' secretary

Soul of a Nation Presents: Screen Queens Rising

Character : Self

Thor: Love and Thunder

Character : King Valkyrie

The Initiation of Sarah

Character : Esme

Make It Happen

Character : Dana

War on Everyone

Character : Jackie Hollis


Character : Josie Radek


Character : Maggie

Everyday Black Man

Character : Claire

Thor: Ragnarok

Character : Scrapper 142 / Valkyrie

Exquisite Corpse

Character : Liz

Creed II

Character : Bianca Taylor

For Colored Girls

Character : Nyla / Purple

100 Years

Character : Narrator (voice)

When a Stranger Calls

Character : Scarlet

The Making of Annihilation

Character : Herself


Character : Diane Nash

Salt Water

Character : Brit

Avengers: Endgame

Character : Valkyrie

The Human Contract

Character : Waitress

Between Two Ferns: The Movie

Character : Tessa Thompson

Tessa Thompson Tv Credits

Private Practice

Character : Zoe Salter


Character : Liza

Veronica Mars

Character : Jackie Cook


Character : Rebecca Taylor

Cold Case

Character : Wilhemina 'Billie' Doucette


Character : No character defined

Three Rivers

Character : No character defined


Character : Charlotte Hale

Hidden Palms

Character : Nikki Barnes


Character : Bailey

Dear White People

Character : Rikki Carter

BoJack Horseman

Character : Taneisha (voice)

The Graham Norton Show

Character : Self


Character : Valkyrie (archive footage) (uncredited)

The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson

Character : Self

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah

Character : Self

Grey's Anatomy

Character : Camille Travis

Hot Ones

Character : Self

문명특급 - 영화인 대잔치

Character : Self

Marvel Studios: Legends

Character : Valkyrie (archive footage)