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Lea Katherine Thompson was born on May 31, 1961, in Rochester, Minnesota. She is the youngest of five children. Her parents are Barbara Anne (Barry) and Clifford Elwin "Cliff" Thompson. Since all her siblings were much older than she, Lea says it seemed like she had more than two parents. The family lived in the Starlight Motel, all the kids ... See full bio »

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 2014 HuffPost Live Conversations (TV Series)
- Episode #1.8 (2014)
 2014 My Mother's Future Husband (TV Movie)
Rene
 2013 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
Jennifer Rhodes
- Under a Cloud (2013) ... Jennifer Rhodes
 2013 Family Guy (TV Series)
Lorraine McFly
- Finders Keepers (2013) ... Lorraine McFly (voice)
 2013 Call Me Crazy: A Five Film (TV Movie)
Julia
 2012 Love at the Christmas Table (TV Movie)
Elissa Beth Dixon
 2012 Mystery Case Files: Shadow Lake (Video Game)
Cassandra Williams
 2011 Game of Your Life (TV Movie)
Abbie
 2011 The Cabin (TV Movie)
Lily MacDougal
 2011 Mayor Cupcake
Mary Maroni
 2011 Thin Ice
Jo Ann Prohaska
 2010 Uncle Nigel (TV Movie)
Abby Wells
 2010 Greek (TV Series)
April
- Camp Buy Me Love (2010) ... April
 2009 Splinterheads
Susan Frost
 2009 The Check (Short)
Darla
 2009 Fatal Secrets
Rebecca
 2008 The Christmas Clause (TV Movie)
Sophie
 2008 Senior Skip Day (Video)
Cathleen Harris
 2008 Jane Doe: Eye of the Beholder (TV Movie)
Cathy Davis / Jane Doe
 2007 Final Approach (TV Movie)
Alicia Bender
 2007 A Life Interrupted (TV Movie)
Debbie Smith
 2007 Jane Doe: Ties That Bind (TV Movie)
Cathy Davis / Jane Doe
 2006 10 Tricks
Grace
 2005 Come Away Home
Carol Lamm
 2004 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Michelle Osborne
- Birthright (2004) ... Michelle Osborne
 2004 Ed (TV Series)
Liz Stevens
 2003 Stealing Christmas (TV Movie)
Sarah Gibson
 2003 Haunted Lighthouse (Short)
Peg Van Legge
 2002 Fish Don't Blink
Clara
 1998 A Will of Their Own (TV Mini-Series)
Amanda Steward
- Episode #1.1 (1998) ... Amanda Steward
 1998 The Unknown Cyclist
Melissa Cavatelli
 1996 The Right to Remain Silent (TV Movie)
Christine Paley
 1995 Friends (TV Series)
Caroline Duffy
 1994 The Little Rascals
Ms. Roberts
 1994 The Substitute Wife (TV Movie)
Amy Hightower
 1993 Stolen Babies (TV Movie)
Annie Beales
 1992 Article 99
Dr. Robin Van Dorn
 1990 Montana (TV Movie)
Peg Guthrie
 1989 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)
Sylvia Vane
- Only Sin Deep (1989) ... Sylvia Vane
 1989 Nightbreaker (TV Movie)
Sally Matthews
 1988 Going Undercover
Marigold de la Hunt
 1984 The Wild Life
Anita
 1984 Red Dawn
Erica
 1982 MysteryDisc: Murder, Anyone? (Video)
Cecily 'Sissy' Loper
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TV commercial for Burger King (1982) See more »

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2 Interviews | 7 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 6 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 3" (1.6 m)
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Personal Quote:

[2012) Caroline in the City (1995)] was such an interesting thing, because I'd never been on the set of a sitcom or even auditioned for a sitcom when they gave me that part. And I'd just had my second daughter. In fact, she was actually breast-feeding during network notes, which in a lot of eras probably would've been a cause for firing. But anyway, it really was a terrifying experience. I ... See more »

Trivia:

Claims she was one of the few ballerinas at the American Ballet Theatre that didn't have an eating disorder. See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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