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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 Dear White People (2014), When a Stranger Calls (2006) and For Colored Girls (2010). See full bio »

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 2014 Selma (filming)
Diane Nash
 2014 Points of Origin (Short)
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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Went to school for Cultural Anthropology. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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