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Tessa Thompson

Tessa Thompson
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Birth Date

October 3, 1983


37 years old


United States

Sun Sign


Natural hair color


Eye color

Dark Brown


5 ft 4 in | 163 cm

Net Worth

$4 Million

Body Measurements

34-27-35 in | 86-68.5-89 cm


55 kg | 121 lbs

Bra Size


Shoe size

7.5 US | 38 EU

Early acting career First movie Breakthrough

Tessa Thompson was born in Los Angeles, California, U.S., on October 3, 1983, is an American actress.

Young Tessa Thompson began her professional acting career on stage in LAWSC's production of "The Tempest" (2002) in role as Ariel.

She was nominated for the NAACP Theatre Award for her role as Juliet in a play "Romeo and Juliet: Antebellum New Orleans, 1836" (2003).

She got her television debut in CBS police procedural series Cold Case (2005) in episode "Best Friends", in role as Wilhelmina "Billie" Doucette.

She made her big screen debut in slasher thriller film When a Stranger Calls (2006) in role as Scarlett.

Her breakthrough performance came as Kari Peterson in drama movie Mississippi Damned (2009).

New Movies

Thor: Love and Thunder (2022) superhero in role as Valkyrie

Passing (2021) drama in role as Irene Redfield, opposite Ruth Negga and Alexander Skarsgård

Sylvie's Love (2020) drama in role as Sylvie, with Nnamdi Asomugha, Ryan Michelle Bathe and Regé-Jean Page

Best Movies

She played Valkyrie in superhero movies:

Thor: Ragnarok (2017)

Avengers: Endgame (2019)

She portrayed Bianca Taylor in sports drama films: Creed (2015) and sequel Creed II (2018).

For Colored Girls (2010) drama opposite Whoopi Goldberg, Thandie Newton and Janet Jackson

Selma (2014) historical drama with David Oyelowo, Oprah Winfrey and Cuba Gooding Jr.

Annihilation (2018) science fiction horror opposite Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh and Oscar Isaac

Sorry to Bother You (2018) science fiction comedy with Lakeith Stanfield, Forest Whitaker and Lily James

Make It Happen (2008) dance romance opposite Mary Elizabeth Winstead

Dear White People (2014) comedy drama in role as Samantha "Sam" White

War on Everyone (2016) comedy action with Alexander Skarsgård, Michael Peña and Theo James

Little Woods (2018) thriller opposite Lily James

Men in Black: International (2019) action comedy sci-fi in role as Molly Wright / Agent M, opposite Chris Hemsworth and Liam Neeson

TV Shows

Veronica Mars (2005–2006) teen noir mystery drama television series in role as Jackie Cook

Grey's Anatomy (2006) ABC medical drama television series in role as Camille Travis

Hidden Palms (2007) The CW teen drama television series in role as Nikki Barnes

Private Practice (2009) ABC medical drama television series in role as Zoe

Heroes (2009) NBC science fiction television drama series in role as Rebecca Taylor

She had a recurring role as Lauren Washington in ABC police procedural drama series Detroit 1-8-7 (2010-2011).

666 Park Avenue (2012–2013) ABC supernatural drama series in role as Laurel Harris / Sasha Doran

Copper (2012–2013) drama television series in role as Sara Freeman

She had a guest role as Rikki Carter in Netflix comedy drama television series Dear White People (2018).

Westworld (2016– ) HBO science fiction Western series in role as Charlotte Hale / Dolores Abernathy / Angela

She voiced Alice in mystery sci-fi series The Left Right Game (2020).


Studied at Santa Monica High School and College.

Was a member of indie electro soul band Caught a Ghost.

She is a feminist.

Featured in music videos for:

Janelle Monáe "Yoga" (2015)

Jay-Z "Moonlight" (2017)

Janelle Monáe "Make Me Feel" (2018) "Pynk" (2018) "Screwed" (2019)

Beck "Uneventful Days" (2019)


She dated American singer-songwriter Janelle Monáe (2018).

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