Lea Thompson

Ballet Dancer / Stage Actress / Television Actress / Film Actress / Television Producer / Film Director | * 05/31/1961 (60) | Rochester, Minnesota (United States of America (USA))
Lea Katherine Thompson (born May 31, 1961) is an American actress, director, and television producer.She is best known for her role as Lorraine Baines in the Back to the Future trilogy and as the title character in the 1990s NBC sitcom Caroline in the City. Other films for which she is known include All the Right Moves (1983), Red Dawn (1984), Howard the Duck (1986), Some Kind of Wonderful (1987), and The Beverly Hillbillies (1993). From 2011 to 2017, she co-starred as Kathryn Kennish in the ABC Family-turned Freeform series Switched at Birth. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Drama | Crime

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Movies with Lea Thompson as Actress(79)

as Aunt Sophia2020 Stars Are Already Dead
as Betty2020 Dinner in America
as Margaret "Marmee" March2018 Little Women
as Alana2018 Who We Are Now
as Mrs. Burgess2018 Sierra Burgess Is a Loser
as Ms. Diekendaker (voice)2018 Luis and the Aliens
as Liz Holloway2016 The Dog Lover
as herself2015 Back in Time
as Mrs. Miracle2014 Ping Pong Summer
as Irene Steele2014 Left Behind
as René Henderson2014 My Mother's Future Husband
as herself2013 Milius
as Elissa Beth2012 Love at the Christmas Table
as Voiceover2012 Bound by Flesh
as Jo Ann Prohaska2012 Thin Ice
as Lily MacDougal2011 The Cabin
as Abbie2011 Game of Your Life
as Mary Maroni2011 Mayor Cupcake
as Lela Rogers2011 J. Edgar
as Master Bartologist2010 Rock Slyde
as Rebecca2009 Balancing the Books
as Susan Frost2009 Splinterheads
as Sophie2008 The Christmas Clause
as Maudie McMinn2008 Exit Speed
as Claire Miller2008 Spy School
as Cathleen Harris2008 Senior Skip Day
as Alicia Bender2008 Final Approach
as Cathy Davis / Jane Doe2008 Jane Doe: Eye of the Beholder
as Cathy Davis / Jane Doe2007 Jane Doe: Ties That Bind
as Debbie Smith2007 A Life Interrupted
as Ginger Gainor2007 California Dreaming
as Carol2005 Come Away Home
as Cathy Davis2005 Jane Doe: Vanishing Act
as Cathy Davis2005 Jane Doe: The Wrong Face
as Peg Van Legge2003 Haunted Lighthouse
as Sarah Gibson2003 Stealing Christmas
as Clara2002 Fish Don't Blink
as Melissa Cavatelli1998 The Unknown Cyclist
as Christine Paley1996 The Right to Remain Silent
as Brianne Hawkins1995 The Unspoken Truth
as Ms. Roberts1994 The Little Rascals
as Amy Hightower1994 The Substitute Wife
as Alice Mitchell1993 Dennis the Menace
as Annie Beales1993 Stolen Babies
as Laura Jackson1993 The Beverly Hillbillies
as Dr. Robin Van Dorn1992 Article 99
as Maggie McFly / Lorraine McFly1990 Back to the Future Part III
as Sally Matthews1989 Nightbreaker
as Marigold de la Hunt1988 Going Undercover
as Stacy1988 Casual Sex?
as Amanda Jones1987 Some Kind of Wonderful
as Kathryn Fairly1986 SpaceCamp
as Beverly Switzler1986 Howard the Duck
as Lorraine Baines1985 Back to the Future
as Anita1984 The Wild Life
as Erica1984 Red Dawn
as Kelly Ann Bukowski1983 Jaws 3-D

TV Shows/Series with Lea Thompson as Actress(22)

as herself2015 The Muppets
as Veronica Dineen2014 Scorpion
as Kathryn Kennish2011 Switched at Birth
as April2007 Greek
as Camille Paris2002 For the People
2000 Ed
as Jennifer Rhodes2000 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
as Amanda Steward1998 A Will of their Own
as Caroline Duffy1995 Caroline in the City
as Caroline Duffy1994 Friends
as herself1992 The Larry Sanders Show
as Sylvia Vane1989 Tales from the Crypt

Movies with Lea Thompson as Crew(3)

Directing/Director2018 The Year of Spectacular Men
Directing/Director2008 Jane Doe: Eye of the Beholder
Directing/Director2006 Jane Doe: The Harder They Fall

TV Shows/Series with Lea Thompson as Crew(4)

Directing/Director2020 Stargirl
Directing/Director2016 American Housewife
Directing/Director2013 The Goldbergs
Directing/Director2011 Switched at Birth

Additional Information

Official websites:
Full Name: Lea Thompson
Born: Wednesday, 05/31 1961 (May) in Rochester, Minnesota (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 60 years + 20 days)
Zodiac sign: Gemini (Chinese zodiac sign: Ox)
Educated at: Marshall-University High School
Spouses (current/former): Howard Deutch
Children: Zoey Deutch
Other names for Lea Thompson (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Lea Katherine Thompson"
"리 톰프슨"
Lea Thompson frequently works together with these people:
Bob Gale (19x, Crew)
Robert Zemeckis (17x, Crew)
Christopher Lloyd (12x, Actor)
Michael J. Fox (10x, Actor)
Seth MacFarlane (9x, Actor)
Jessy Schram (9x, Actress)
William R. Moses (9x, Actor)
Joe Penny (9x, Actor)
Dean Hargrove (9x, Crew)
Zack Shada (9x, Actor)
Steven Spielberg (8x, Crew)
Alan Silvestri (7x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:586, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 06/09/2021