Lea Thompson Biography
Lea Thompson 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. She was the title character in the 1990s NBC sitcom Caroline in the City.
Other films for which she is known include All the Right Moves Red Dawn Howard the Duck, Some Kind of Wonderful and The Beverly Hillbillies From 2011 to 2017, she co-starred as Kathryn Kennish in the ABC Family-turned Freeform series Switched at Birth.
She studied ballet as a girl and danced professionally by the age of 14. She won scholarships to the American Ballet Theatre, the San Francisco Ballet, and the Pennsylvania Ballet. Mikhail Baryshnikov told her that she did not have the right body to become a prima ballerina and by that she changed her focus to acting.
She moved to New York at age 20. She performed in a number of Burger King advertisements in the 1980s along with Sarah Michelle Gellar and Elisabeth Shue. Her eventual co-star in Back to the Future Part II and Back to the Future Part III.
Lea Thompson Age
Lea Katherine Thompson was born on May 31, 1961, in Rochester, Minnesota. She is the youngest of five children. She is 57 years old as per now.
Lea Thompson Parents | Mother
Her parents are Barbara Anne (Barry) and Clifford Elwin “Cliff” Thompson. Since all her siblings were much older than she, Lea says it seemed like she had more than two parents. The family lived in the Starlight Motel, all the kids sharing a room. Things began to look up for the family when Lea’s father got a job in Minneapolis, where the family moved.
Lea Thompson Howard Deutch | Children
Lea Thompson and Howard Deutch met while filming Some Kind of Wonderful—he the director, she the lead actress—and 30 years later, their marriage is just that: wonderful On summer 1989, the couple was married. Lea and Howard welcomed their daughter Madelyn in 1991, followed by Zoey in 1994. Madelyn and Zoey are both actresses and even collaborated with their parents on the 2017 independent film The Year of Spectacular Men. The sisters co-star in the movie, which was written and scored by Madelyn, co-produced by Zoey and Howard, and directed by Lea.
Lea Thompson Goldbergs
Adam F. Goldberg created a series The Goldbergs He decided to collect a few new mementos from his adolescence. Namely Lea Thompson (Back to the Future) and Joanna Kerns (Growing Pains).
He loved their work back in the day, and now he’s hired them as Goldbergs. Thompson has starred in Switched at Birth and is marking her first broadcast directorial debut.
This is after multiple episodes of her Freeform series as well as a pair of Hallmark TV movies. She first spoke with Goldberg a year ago, when The Goldbergs did an episode involving her ’80s film Space Camp. The conversation led to Goldberg inviting Thompson to direct the upcoming Thanksgiving episode, airing Nov. 16.
Lea Thompson Jane Doe Series
Jane Doe is the name of a series of nine.It is made for television mystery films released by the Hallmark Channel. It later appearing regularly on the Hallmark Movie Channel. It was created by Dean Hargrove. Lea Thompson stars as Cathy Davis, a soccer mom who is secretly Jane Doe and also an agent for the federal “Central Security Agency”.The films focus on her efforts to keep her lives separate while solving mysteries. Thompson also made her directorial debut with the sixth film in the series, called Jane Doe: The Harder they Fall and went on to also direct Jane Doe: Eye of the Beholder.
In ‘I remember it well’ the story line is about a famous mentalist who possesses the names of secret foreign agents in the middle east is about to give up this information to kidnappers unless a hefty ransom is paid within 24 hours.
In Vanishing Act Lea Thompson acts as a Former secret agent Cathy Davis who is called back into service to investigate the disappearance of top secret computer software, and the man who was carrying it, from an aeroplane in mid-flight.
In I ‘Now You See It, Now You Don’t A housewife’ (Lea Thompson) who secretly works for the government must help solve the theft of the Declaration of Independence.
‘Til Death Do Us Part’ ,the story line tells of when a ruthless arms kingpin stages an ingenious escape from prison bent on a vengeance killing, undercover agent Jane Doe faces a race against time to protect the intended victim.
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Lea Thompson On Dancing With The Stars
Actress Lea Thompson was voted off “Dancing With the Stars” Monday night just one week of the semifinals. Thompson, 53, said she was proud of what she had accomplished on the show, including losing 10 pounds and getting back in shape.
“It was really great to feel like my body was my body again. “I never worked out and I got so much stronger. I feel so much better than I’ve felt in 15 years. I’ve got to keep doing it.”
Each contestant had to perform two dances during Monday’s show. In the first dance, they performed with their pro partner to a style of dance, music and costume all chosen by viewers. In the second routine, they included a third dancer who was either an eliminated pro dancer or a member of the show’s troupe. At the end of the night, Thompson and reality TV star Sadie Robertson were both in jeopardy of going home.
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She will portray Veronica Dineen, an accomplished con artist who comes back into Paige’s (Katharine McPhee) life after years behind bars during the upcoming Thanksgiving-themed episode.
After getting mixed up in a real estate deal gone wrong, some dangerous colleagues are on Veronica’s tail in the wake of her uncovering a secret and a forgotten nuclear reactor. Eager to reconnect with her disapproving daughter and the genius grandson she’s never met, Veronica brings the team a surprising case, but still has a few secrets of her own she’d like to hide. The team is skeptical at first, but soon discover that the nuclear material in the facility is rapidly heating and threatening to explode.
Lea Thompson Christmas Movie
The movie is about a stressed out lawyer and mother of three gets her yuletide wish when she wishes to see what her life would be like if she had chosen to pursue her career in Law rather than marrying and becoming a working mother with Lea Thompson as the starring.
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Lea Thompson Today | Lea Thompson Director
Lea Thompson is moving to the other side of the camera as the director of the new movie “The Year of Spectacular Men,” starring her daughters Madelyn Deutch and Zoey Deutch.“There’s not enough projects for young women,” Thompson says.
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Lea Thompson Movies and tv shows.
|Tales from the Crypt||Sylvia Vane|
|1993||Stolen Babies||Annie Beales|
|1994||The Substitute Wife||Amy Hightower|
|1995||The Unspoken Truth||Brianne Hawkins|
|1995–99||Caroline in the City||Caroline Duffy|
|1996||The Right to Remain Silent||Christine Paley|
|1998||A Will of their Own||Amanda Steward|
|2002–03||For the People||Chief Dep. Dist. Atty. Camille Paris|
|2003||Stealing Christmas||Sarah Gibson|
|Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||Michelle Osborne|
|2005||Jane Doe: Vanishing Act||Cathy Davis|
|Jane Doe: Now You See It, Now You Don’t||Cathy Davis|
|Jane Doe: Til Death Do Us Part||Cathy Davis|
|Jane Doe: The Wrong Face||Cathy Davis|
|2006||Jane Doe: Yes, I Remember It Well||Cathy Davis|
|Jane Doe: The Harder They Fall||Cathy Davis|
|2007||Jane Doe: Ties That Bind||Cathy Davis/Jane Doe|
|A Life Interrupted||Debbie Smith|
|Jane Doe: How to Fire Your Boss||Cathy Davis|
|Final Approach||Alicia Bender|
|2008||Jane Doe: Eye of the Beholder||Cathy Davis/Jane Doe|
|The Christmas Clause||Sophie|
|Uncle Nigel||Abby Wells|
|2011||Robot Chicken||Lorraine Baines|
|The Cabin||Lily MacDougall|
|Game of Your Life||Abbie|
|2011–2017||Switched at Birth||Kathryn Kennish|
|2012||Love at the Christmas Table||Elissa Beth Dixon|
|2013||Call Me Crazy: A Five Film||Julia|
|Family Guy||Lorraine McFly|
|CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Jennifer Rhodes|
|2014||My Mother’s Future Husband||René Henderson|
|2014–2017||Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero||Vonnie Zero|
|2014||A to Z||Herself|
|2016||Whose Line is it Anyway?||Herself|
|‘’American Dad!’’||Caroline Duffy|