Tessa Thompson

Biography: Tessa Thompson recently made her debut on television as guest star on "Cold Case" and also made an appearance on "Grey's Anatomy". She is, however, mostly known for her role as Jackie Cook on the second season of "Veronica Mars". She also appeared in the recent remake of "When a Stranger Calls."

In film, she was featured in "Everyday People" and "He Got Game." Thompson made her stage debut in a fifth grade play, starring as a tap dancing wolf, opposite Amber Tamblyn. More recently, Thompson was nominated for a NAACP Image Award for her stage performance as Juliet in "Romeo and Juliet," her first Shakespeare production. Subsequently, she has appeared in "The Tempest" and "Twelfth Night," as well as "Summertime," "Grease" and "Guys and Dolls." In the summer of 2005, she was the lead in the west coast premiere of "Indoor/Outdoor" at The Colony Theater in Burbank, California. A native to Los Angeles, Thompson is the daughter of singer/songwriter Marc A. Thompson of the
Tessa Thompson recently made her debut on television as guest star on "Cold Case" and also made an appearance on "Grey's Anatomy". She is, however, mostly known for her role as Jackie Cook on the second season of "Veronica Mars". She also appeared in the recent remake of "When a Stranger Calls."

In film, she was featured in "Everyday People" and "He Got Game."
Thompson made her stage debut in a fifth grade play, starring as a tap dancing wolf, opposite Amber Tamblyn. More recently, Thompson was nominated for a NAACP Image Award for her stage performance as Juliet in "Romeo and Juliet," her first Shakespeare production. Subsequently, she has appeared in "The Tempest" and "Twelfth Night," as well as "Summertime," "Grease" and "Guys and Dolls." In the summer of 2005, she was the lead in the west coast premiere of "Indoor/Outdoor" at The Colony Theater in Burbank, California.

A native to Los Angeles, Thompson is the daughter of singer/songwriter Marc A. Thompson of the New York-based band Chocolate Genius and 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.
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Tessa Thompson's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 67
Highest Metascore: 88 Selma
Lowest Metascore: 27 When a Stranger Calls
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 10 out of 14
  2. Negative: 2 out of 14
14 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
27 When a Stranger Calls Feb 3, 2006 Scarlet 5.2
50 For Colored Girls Nov 5, 2010 Nyla / Nyla/Purple 6.6
79 Dear White People Oct 17, 2014 Sam White / Sam White / Samantha White / Samantha White tbd
88 Selma Dec 25, 2014 Diane Nash 7.2
74 Thor: Ragnarok Nov 3, 2017 Cast / Valkyrie / Valkyrie 7.7
68 Avengers: Infinity War Apr 27, 2018 Valkyrie / Valkyrie 8.6
78 Avengers: Endgame Apr 26, 2019 Valkyrie / Valkyrie 7.8
82 Creed Nov 25, 2015 Cast / Bianca / Bianca 8.0
50 War on Everyone Feb 3, 2017 Jackie Hollis 5.9
79 Annihilation Feb 23, 2018 The Surveyor / Josie Radek / The Surveyor 7.1
tbd Furlough Mar 16, 2018 Nicole Stevens tbd
66 Creed II Nov 21, 2018 Bianca 7.0
80 Sorry to Bother You Jul 6, 2018 Detroit 7.0
38 Men in Black: International Jun 14, 2019 Agent M 3.9
74 Little Woods Apr 19, 2019 Executive Producer / Ollie tbd
tbd Lady and the Tramp Nov 12, 2019 Lady tbd