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Tessa Lynne Thompson is an American actress. She played Jackie Cook on the television noir Veronica Mars, Nyla Adrose in the film For Colored Girls, and civil rights activist Diane Nash in Selma, and starred as Samantha White in Dear White People. Wikipedia

Quick Facts

Birth date: October 3, 1983
Birth place: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height:5 ft 3 in (1.62 m)
Profession:Film actress
Education:Santa Monica High School
Nationality:United States of America
Parents:Marc Anthony Thompson
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Part of the Los Angeles band Caught A Ghost with Jesse Nolan. The band just completed its debut album Human Nature.
2Was raised part time in Brooklyn, New York.
3Went to school for Cultural Anthropology.
4Her father is of Panamanian descent. Her mother is of half Mexican and half European descent.
5Grand-daughter of actor/musician Bobby Ramos, one of the first Mexican Americans to have his own television show ("Latin Cruise" for KTLA).
6Got "discovered" as a child walking down Hollywood Blvd. with her father.
7Daughter of singer-songwriter Marc Anthony Thompson, of the New York based band "Chocolate Genius"


Quotes

#Quote
1I eat almonds professionally, and I can't get enough of Yerbe Mate Cranberry Synergy Kombucha!
2I am multiracial, and I went through different phases - at one point, I listened to Wu-Tang and hip-hop, and then the next year I listened to Joni Mitchell.
3I think when any one kind of film does well, it creates a precedent and paves the way for more like it.
4I think I've realized that when you are aiming to create a real body of work, you are as much defined by the things you don't do as by the things you do.
5I was born and raised in Los Angeles. I split my time between the West Coast and the East.
6I try to pick interesting projects, the kind of projects that I would want to watch.
7I think we just need to have a demand for fresh and nuanced movies.
8Fashion is a funny thing to talk about. I think what you wear is definitely an extension of you, but I also think it's totally arbitrary.
9The truth is, no, we don't live in a post-racial state anywhere in America, and this is particularly true in Hollywood.
10I grew up as a kid looking at artists like David Bowie and Prince; I really admired them.
11I'm sort of obsessed with Harlem. Just its history. My father did the music for a play called 'The Huey P. Newton Story,' and they did a lot of work in Harlem. So as a little girl, I spent a lot of time in Harlem Library.
12I grew up partially in L.A. and partially in New York. In L.A., anything goes because it's really temperate. There aren't any fashion rules dictated by weather, whereas in New York, of course, there are. New York is seasonal, and also it's a fashion mecca, so people are a little more aware of how they put things together.
13'Veronica Mars' was my first job, and for some reason, my character changed her hairstyle halfway through the season from curly to - I don't even know why - suddenly straight.
14The term 'breakout' always makes me think of an inmate or some butterfly emerging out of a cocoon.
15There was a period when I had a hard time reconciling all the different parts of me in a way that I thought would make sense to others.
16As a kid, I loved going to lots of thrift stores with my parents. There was a period where I thought it was embarrassing, and then I started to get older - I realized they were really cool.


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Won Awards

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016Black ReelBlack Reel AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actress, Motion PictureCreed (2015)
2016Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion PictureCreed (2015)
2016Seattle Film Critics AwardSeattle Film Critics AwardsBest Music, Original SongCreed (2015)· Ludwig Göransson
2015AAFCA AwardAfrican-American Film Critics Association (AAFCA)Best Supporting ActressCreed (2015)
2015BFCC AwardBlack Film Critics Circle AwardsBest Supporting ActressCreed (2015)
2015Breakthrough PerformerHamptons International Film FestivalSelma (2014)
2014AAFCA AwardAfrican-American Film Critics Association (AAFCA)Breakthrough PerformanceDear White People (2014)
2014Gotham Independent Film AwardGotham AwardsBreakthrough ActorDear White People (2014)
2011Black ReelBlack Reel AwardsBest Breakthrough PerformanceFor Colored Girls (2010)
2009Grand Jury PrizeAmerican Black Film FestivalBest ActorMississippi Damned (2009)

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016All Def Movie AwardAll Def Movie AwardsBest ActressCreed (2015)
2016Black ReelBlack Reel AwardsOutstanding Original SongCreed (2015)· Ludwig Göransson
· Sam Dew
2016Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice Movie Actress: DramaCreed (2015)
2015Black ReelBlack Reel AwardsOutstanding Actress, Motion PictureDear White People (2014)
2015Breakthrough AwardGeorgia Film Critics Association (GFCA)Dear White People (2014)
2015Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Actress in a Motion PictureDear White People (2014)
2015ICP AwardIndiewire Critics' PollBest Supporting ActressCreed (2015)


Filmography

Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Westworld2016TV Series filmingCharlotte Hale
War on Everyone2015filming
Creed2015/IIpost-productionBianca
Salt Waterpost-productionBrit
Caught a Ghost: Get Your Life2014Video short
Selma2014Diane Nash
Points of Origin2014ShortRosemary
Grantham & Rose2014Wallis
Dear White People2014Sam White
South Dakota2013Chris
Copper2012-2013TV SeriesSara Freeman
Automotive2013Maggie
666 Park Avenue2012-2013TV SeriesLaurel Harris / Sasha Doran
Murder on the 13th Floor2012Nia Palmer
Periphery2011/IICaitlin
Rizzoli & Isles2011TV SeriesFBI Agent Anna Farrell
Detroit 1-8-72010-2011TV SeriesLauren Washington
Off the Map2011TV SeriesSydney
Red & Blue Marbles2011Becca
Betwixt2010TV MovieJenny
For Colored Girls2010Nyla / Purple
Exquisite Corpse2010/ILiz
Blue Belle2010TV SeriesBlue
Everyday Black Man2010Claire
Three Rivers2009TV SeriesPenelope Kirkell
Heroes2009TV SeriesRebecca Taylor
Private Practice2009TV SeriesZoe
Mental2009TV SeriesLainey Jefferson
Mississippi Damned2009Kari Peterson
Life2008TV SeriesLiza
The Human Contract2008Waitress
Make It Happen2008Dana
Hidden Palms2007TV SeriesNikki Barnes
The Initiation of Sarah2006TV MovieEsme
Grey's Anatomy2006TV SeriesCamille Travis
Veronica Mars2005-2006TV SeriesJackie Cook
When a Stranger Calls2006Scarlet
Cold Case2005TV SeriesWilhemina 'Billie' Doucette

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Caught a Ghost: Get Your Life2014Video short

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Grantham & Rose2014associate producer

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
For Colored Girls2010performer: "Main Title" - uncredited

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The 46th Annual NAACP Image Awards2015TV SpecialHerself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2014-2015TV SeriesHerself - Selma / Herself - Guest
Chasing LA2014TV SeriesHerself
Entertainment Tonight2014TV SeriesHerself - Selma
24th Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards2014TV Movie documentaryHerself
Made in Hollywood2014TV SeriesHerself
The View2014TV SeriesHerself - Dear White People
[email protected]2014TV SeriesHerself
Span of the Rainbow2011Documentary shortHerself
The Mo'Nique Show2010TV SeriesHerself
Film Fiend2010TV SeriesHerself - Guest

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