Brown - Dark
Los Angeles, California, USA
Claim to Fame
Jackie on Veronica Mars
Profile Bio Text
Tessa Lynn Thompson (born October 3, 1983) is an American actress and singer-songwriter. She is perhaps best-known for the role of Jackie Cook on the TV series Veronica Mars. Thompson was born in Los Angeles, California. She attended Santa Monica High School and was in many high school theatre productions. A native to Los Angeles, Thompson is the daughter of singer/songwriter Marc Anthony Thompson of the New York-based band Chocolate Genius. She is also the granddaughter of actor/musician Bobby Ramos ("Latin Cruise"), one of the first Latin Americans to have his own television show. She enjoys dance, choreography, and sports, including tennis, swimming, volleyball, surfing and cheerleading.
Thompson may be best known for her role as Jackie Cook on the UPN/CW neo-noir drama series Veronica Mars, starring as a series regular for the show`s second season the character which she portrayed for 12 episodes but started in Los Angeles professional theater. Additional television appearances include a guest spot on Cold Case as Paige `Billie` Ducette and as Dr. Richard Webber`s niece, Camille, on the ABC medical drama Grey`s Anatomy. In 2007 she was a part of the cast on the CW`s short-lived drama Hidden Palms portraying Nikki Barnes. She most recently worked on guest star roles on Life and Private Practice, and is currently appearing in the fourth season of Heroes. Thompson`s first feature film appearance was in the 2006 remake of the horror film When a Stranger Calls playing the role of Scarlet. Thompson will next be seen opposite Mary Elizabeth Winstead in the dancing film Make it Happen in 2008. She is also set to appear in four additional film projects. Two 2008 releases The Human Contract and Periphery, as well as two additional 2009 releases Red & Blue Marbles and Mississippi Damned.
Couple Profile Source
Santa Monica High School
Full Name at Birth
Tessa Lynn Thompson
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Marc Anthony Thompson (singer-songwriter)
Bobby Ramos (grandfather) (actor/musician)
Tessa Lynn Thompson (born October 3, 1983) is an American actress and singer-songwriter. Her breakout role was in Tina Mabry's 2009 indie film Mississippi Damned. She gained further recognition for her starring roles as Nyla Adrose in the drama film For Colored Girls (2010), civil rights activist Diane Nash in the historical drama film Selma (2014), Bianca in the sports drama film Creed (2015), Valkyrie in the superhero film Thor: Ragnarok (2017), Josie Radek in the science fiction horror film Annihilation (2018), and Detroit in the science fiction comedy film Sorry to Bother You (2018).
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling)
Greene & Associates Talent Agency
Long black hair
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Santa Monica College
US cellular (commercial) (2006)
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