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Tessa Thompson

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3, 1983
Los Angeles, CA
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3, 1983 (age 37)
Los Angeles, CA


Actress known for her roles as Jackie Cook on Veronica Mars and Bianca in the film Creed. She'd go on to earn starring roles as Valkyrie in Thor: Ragnarok and Agent M in Men in Black: International. She has also had prominent roles in For Colored Girls, Dear White People, and Westworld.

Before Fame

She studied drama at Santa Monica High School, participating in many of its theater productions, and was first spotted in Hollywood while walking with her father.


She starred on CW's short-lived drama, Hidden Palms, and appeared in episodes of Grey's AnatomyPrivate Practice, and Heroes. She was the voice of Lady in Lady and the Tramp.

Family Life

Her father, Anthony Thompson, was part of the band Chocolate Genius Inc., and her grandfather is the actor and musician Bobby Ramos of Latin Cruise fame.

Associated With

She debuted in a fifth-grade stage production that also featured Amber Tamblyn.