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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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Back to the Future Lorraine Baines
Some Kind of Wonderful Amanda Jones
Howard the Duck Beverly Switzler


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  Queen (Short) (post-production)
Dr. Page
 2020 The Goldbergs (TV Series)
- The Return of the Formica King (2020) ... Fran
 2020 Dinner in America
 2019/I You Are Here
 2019 Cool Cat's Crazy Dream (Video short)
Dream World Lea
 2018 Culture Clash (TV Movie)
 2018 Over the Hill (TV Short)
 2018 Little Women
 2018 Sierra Burgess Is a Loser
Jules Osborn-Burgess
 2018 Luis and the Aliens
Ms. Diekendaker (English version, voice)
 2017 Who We Are Now
 2014-2017 Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero (TV Series)
Vonnie Zero
- At the End of the Worlds (2017) ... Vonnie Zero (voice)
- The Most Dangerous World Imaginable/Trading Faces (2017) ... Vonnie Zero (voice)
- The Last Mountain Beast (2017) ... Vonnie Zero (voice)
- Save the Worlds (2015) ... Vonnie Zero (voice)
 2017 The Year of Spectacular Men
Deb Klein
 2011-2017 Switched at Birth (TV Series)
Kathryn Kennish
- Long Live Love (2017) ... Kathryn Kennish
- The Wolf Is Waiting (2017) ... Kathryn Kennish
- Left in Charge (2017) ... Kathryn Kennish
- Memory (The Heart) (2017) ... Kathryn Kennish
- Four Ages in Life (2017) ... Kathryn Kennish
 2016-2017 Scorpion (TV Series)
Veronica Dineen
- The Hole Truth (2017) ... Veronica Dineen
- Faux Money Maux Problems (2017) ... Veronica Dineen
- This Is the Pits (2016) ... Veronica Dineen
- Mother Load (2016) ... Veronica Dineen
 2016 Stars Are Already Dead
Aunt Sophia
 2016 American Dad! (TV Series)
Caroline Duffy
- Bahama Mama (2016) ... Caroline Duffy (voice)
 2016 The Dog Lover
Liz Holloway
 2015 The Muppets. (TV Series)
Lea Thompson
- Hostile Makeover (2015) ... Lea Thompson
 2013-2015 Family Guy (TV Series)
Teenaged Girl in Diner / Lorraine McFly
- #JOLO (2015) ... Teenaged Girl in Diner (voice)
- Finders Keepers (2013) ... Lorraine McFly (voice)
 2014 A to Z (TV Series)
Lea Thompson
- A Is for Acquaintances (2014) ... Lea Thompson
 2014/I Left Behind
Irene Steele
 2014 My Mother's Future Husband (TV Movie)
René Henderson
 2014 Ping Pong Summer
Crandall Miracle
 2013 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
Jennifer Rhodes
- Under a Cloud (2013) ... Jennifer Rhodes
 2013 Call Me Crazy (TV Movie)
 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)
 2011 J. Edgar
Lela Rogers
 2011 The Cabin (TV Movie)
Lily MacDougal
 2011 Mayor Cupcake
Mary Maroni
 2011 Robot Chicken (TV Series)
Lorraine Baines / Nurse
- Major League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2011) ... Lorraine Baines / Nurse (voice)
 2011 Thin Ice
Jo Ann Prohaska
 2010 Uncle Nigel (TV Movie)
Abby Wells
 2010 Greek (TV Series)
- Camp Buy Me Love (2010) ... April
 2009 Splinterheads
Susan Frost
 2009 Rock Slyde
Master Bartologist
 2009 The Check (Short)
 2009 Fatal Secrets
 2008 The Christmas Clause (TV Movie)
 2008 Exit Speed
Maudie McMinn
 2008 Senior Skip Day (Video)
Cathleen Harris
 2008 Spy School
Claire Miller
 2008 Jane Doe: Eye of the Beholder (TV Movie)
Cathy Davis / Jane Doe
 2007 Final Approach (TV Movie)
Alicia Bender
 2007 Jane Doe: How to Fire Your Boss (Video)
Cathy Davis
 2007 A Life Interrupted (TV Movie)
Debbie Smith
 2007 Jane Doe: Ties That Bind (TV Movie)
Cathy Davis / Jane Doe
 2007 California Dreaming
Ginger Gainor
 2006 Jane Doe: The Harder They Fall (TV Movie)
Cathy Davis
 2006 Jane Doe: Yes, I Remember It Well (TV Movie)
Cathy Davis
 2005 Jane Doe: The Wrong Face (TV Movie)
Cathy Davis
 2005 Come Away Home
Carol Lamm
 2005 Jane Doe: Til Death Do Us Part (TV Movie)
Cathy Davis
 2005 Jane Doe: Now You See It, Now You Don't (TV Movie)
Cathy Davis
 2005 Jane Doe: Vanishing Act (TV Movie)
Cathy Davis
 2004 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Michelle Osborne
- Birthright (2004) ... Michelle Osborne
 2004 Ed (TV Series)
Liz Stevens
- Pressure Points (2004) ... Liz Stevens
- Hidden Agendas (2004) ... Liz Stevens
- Back in the Saddle (2004) ... Liz Stevens
 2003 Stealing Christmas (TV Movie)
Sarah Gibson
 2003 Haunted Lighthouse (Short)
Peg Van Legge
 2002-2003 For the People (TV Series)
Chief Dep. Dist. Atty. Camille Paris
- My Mother's Daughter (2003) ... Chief Dep. Dist. Atty. Camille Paris
- Power Play (2003) ... Chief Dep. Dist. Atty. Camille Paris
- Nexus (2003) ... Chief Dep. Dist. Atty. Camille Paris
- Nascent (2002) ... Chief Dep. Dist. Atty. Camille Paris
- Handle with Care (2002) ... Chief Dep. Dist. Atty. Camille Paris
 2002 Back to the Future: Hilarious Outtakes (Video short)
Lorraine Baines (uncredited)
 2002 Fish Don't Blink
 1995-1999 Caroline in the City (TV Series)
Caroline Duffy
- Caroline and Joanie and the Stick (1999) ... Caroline Duffy
- Caroline and El Niño (1999) ... Caroline Duffy
- Caroline and the Big Move (1999) ... Caroline Duffy
- Caroline and the Ultimatum (1999) ... Caroline Duffy
- Caroline and the Return of the Sudsy Guy (1999) ... Caroline Duffy
 1998 A Will of Their Own (TV Mini-Series)
Amanda Steward
- Episode #1.1 (1998) ... Amanda Steward
 1998 The Unknown Cyclist
Melissa Cavatelli
 1998 The Larry Sanders Show (TV Series)
Lea Thompson
- As My Career Lay Dying (1998) ... Lea Thompson
 1996 The Right to Remain Silent (TV Movie)
Christine Paley
 1995 Friends (TV Series)
Caroline Duffy
- The One with the Baby on the Bus (1995) ... Caroline Duffy (uncredited)
 1995 The Unspoken Truth (TV Movie)
Brianne Hawkins
 1994 The Little Rascals
Ms. Roberts
 1994 The Substitute Wife (TV Movie)
Amy Hightower
 1993 The Beverly Hillbillies
Laura Jackson
 1993 Dennis the Menace
Alice Mitchell
 1993 Stolen Babies (TV Movie)
Annie Beales
 1992 Article 99
Dr. Robin Van Dorn
 1990 Back to the Future Part III
Maggie McFly / Lorraine McFly
 1990 Montana (TV Movie)
Peg Guthrie
 1989 Back to the Future Part II
 1989 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)
Sylvia Vane
- Only Sin Deep (1989) ... Sylvia Vane
 1989 Nightbreaker (TV Movie)
Sally Matthews
 1988 Casual Sex?
 1987 Some Kind of Wonderful
Amanda Jones
 1986 Howard the Duck
Beverly Switzler
 1986 Dolby's Cube Feat. Cherry Bomb: Howard the Duck (Video short)
Lea Thompson
 1986 SpaceCamp
 1985 Back to the Future
Lorraine Baines
 1985 Going Undercover
Marigold de la Hunt
 1984 The Wild Life
 1984 Red Dawn
 1983 All the Right Moves
 1983 Jaws 3-D
Kelly Ann Bukowski
 1982 MysteryDisc: Murder, Anyone? (Video Game)
Cecily 'Sissy' Loper
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{2012, on the "Back to the Future" trilogy] Well, I mean, seriously, how lucky am I? That part was such a gift, you know? They just don't come along that great. I've had a few great parts, and that's definitely at the top of the list. For some reason, I just really got her. I got the depressed, beaten-down, drunken Lorraine, and I got the young, silly, oversexed, repressed Lorraine from 1955. ... See more »


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