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Tessa Thompson


Tessa Thompson was born on October 3, 1983 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Tessa Dunnington. She is an actress and producer, known for When a Stranger Calls (2006), For Colored Girls (2010) and Make It Happen (2008). See full bio »

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 2013 Points of Origin (Short) (post-production)
Rosemary
 2014 Grantham & Rose
Wallis
 2014 Dear White People
Samantha White
 2013 South Dakota
Chris
 2012 Murder on the 13th Floor
Nia Palmer
 2011/II Periphery
Caitlin
 2011 Rizzoli & Isles (TV Series)
FBI Agent Anna Farrell
- He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother (2011) ... FBI Agent Anna Farrell
 2011 Off the Map (TV Series)
Sydney
- A Doctor Time Out (2011) ... Sydney
 2011 Red & Blue Marbles
Becca
 2010 Betwixt (TV Movie)
Jenny
 2010/I Exquisite Corpse
Liz
 2010 Blue Belle (TV Series)
Blue
- Komshe Thunderfuck (2010) ... Blue
- Goin' to Vegas (2010) ... Blue
- Your Whack Off Fantasy (2010) ... Blue
- Apple (2010) ... Blue
 2010 Everyday Black Man
Claire
 2009 Three Rivers (TV Series)
Penelope Kirkell
- A Roll of the Dice (2009) ... Penelope Kirkell
 2009 Private Practice (TV Series)
Zoe
- Strange Bedfellows (2009) ... Zoe
- Yours, Mine & Ours (2009) ... Zoe
 2009 Mental (TV Series)
Lainey Jefferson
- Lines in the Sand (2009) ... Lainey Jefferson
 2008 Life (TV Series)
Liza
- Trapdoor (2008) ... Liza
 2008 The Human Contract
Waitress
 2008 Make It Happen
Dana
 2006 The Initiation of Sarah (TV Movie)
Esme
 2005-2006 Veronica Mars (TV Series)
Jackie Cook
- Not Pictured (2006) ... Jackie Cook
- I Am God (2006) ... Jackie Cook (credit only)
 2005 Cold Case (TV Series)
Wilhemina 'Billie' Doucette
- Best Friends (2005) ... Wilhemina 'Billie' Doucette
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Is a classical actress and has played many of Shakespeare's leading ladies, such as Juliet in "Romeo and Juliet" and Olivia in "Twelfth Night" See more »

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2 Pictorials | See more »

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
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Was raised part time in Brooklyn, New York. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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