Tessa Thompson: American Actress Profile and Movies

Tessa Thompson is an American actress who began acting professionally while studying at Santa Monica College. Her first acts were with the Los Angeles Women’s Shakespeare Company and include productions of Romeo and Juliet and The Tempest. She has played leading roles in several films, most notably Mississippi Damned in 2009 and For Colored Girls in 2010.

Tessa Thompson was born on 3 October 1983 in Los Angeles, California, U.S.A. Her full name is Tessa Lynne Thompson. Other movies and TV shows that Tessa has appeared in include recent Marvel movies Thor: Ragnarok, Avengers: Endgame, and Thor: Love and Thunder.

She also appears in the comedy-drama Dear White People, the historical drama Selma, the sport drama franchise Creed, and the movie Men in Black: International.

Tessa Thompson: American Actress Profile and Movies

Tessa Thompson

Actress Summary

Full nameTessa Lynne Thompson
Popular NameTessa Thompson
Date of birth3 October 1983
Height1.62 m
WeightAbout 55 kg
EthnicityAfro-Panamanian, Mexican and British Isles ancestry
Place of BirthLos Angeles, California, U.S.A
Career/ OccupationActress
Social MediaInstagram, Twitter
Famous Movies and TVMen in Black: International (2019), Dear White People (2014), Creed (2015), Creed II (2018), Creed III (2023), Thor: Ragnarok (2017), Avengers: Endgame (2019), Thor: Love and Thunder (2022), Selma (2014)

How old is Tessa Thompson?

Born on Monday, 3 October 1983, Tessa Thompson is 40 years, 7 months and 24 days old on 27 May, 2024.

  • Total Years: 40
  • Total Days: 14,847
  • Total Months: 487
  • Total Weeks: 2,1210

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