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Tessa Thompson

IMDB : Tessa Thompson - IMDB(nm1935086)

1983-10-03

Los Angeles, California, USA

Female

Biography

Tessa Lynne Thompson (born October 3, 1983) is an American actress. She is perhaps best-known for the role of Jackie Cook on the TV series Veronica Mars.

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Filmography

Movie Name Release Date
When a Stranger Calls

When a Stranger Calls

Far away from the site of a gruesome murder, a teenager named Jill Johnson arrives at a luxurious home for a baby-sitting job. With the children fast asleep, she settles in for what she expects to be an ordinary evening. Soon, the ringing of a phone and the frightening words of a sadistic caller turn Jill's routine experience into a night of terror.

2006-02-03
The Initiation of Sarah

The Initiation of Sarah

A sorority girl unwittingly becomes the focus of a battle between good and evil.

2006-01-01
Make It Happen

Make It Happen

Embarking on a journey to fulfill her dreams as a dancer, a young girl discovers a new style of dance that will prove to be the source of both conflict and self-discovery.

2008-08-08
For Colored Girls

For Colored Girls

About existence from the perspective of 20 nameless black females. Each of the women portray one of the characters represented in the collection of twenty poems, revealing different issues that impact women in general and women of color in particular.

2010-11-05
Dear White People

Dear White People

Four black students attend an Ivy League college where a riot breaks out over an “African American” themed party thrown by white students. With tongue planted firmly in cheek, the film explores racial identity in 'post-racial' America while weaving a story about forging one's unique path in the world.

2014-10-17
Murder on the 13th Floor

Murder on the 13th Floor

A neglectful mother concocts a plan to kill her live-in nanny when she discovers the nanny is having an affair with her husband.

2012-05-18
Grantham and Rose

Grantham and Rose

When a petty crime thrusts him into the company of a feisty eighty-one-year-old African-American woman named Rose Price, Grantham and Rose push the boundaries of their relationship, their lives, and what it means to love, as they take a road trip back to their roots.

2014-03-23
Exquisite Corpse

Exquisite Corpse

A medical student (Steve Sandvoss) is working on a research project and discovers that he is able to reanimate recently-deceased mice. He takes a break from his work to go on a trip with three friends. He admits to his friend Sophia (Nicole Vicius) that he loves her – but shortly after this she falls into a nearby lake and drowns. Using the methods from his research project he is able to revive her, but the process requires that he extract the hormone Oxytocin from a recently-dead corpse. He murders two women, and attempts to murder a third, in the process of keeping Sophia alive. His actions arouse the suspicion of his friends and the campus police. In a twist at the end of the film, Sophia remembers the circumstances of her death, which changes the audience’s perceptions of the actions of one of the main characters in the story

2010-01-01
Selma

Selma

"Selma," as in Alabama, the place where segregation in the South was at its worst, leading to a march that ended in violence, forcing a famous statement by President Lyndon B. Johnson that ultimately led to the signing of the Civil Rights Act.

2014-12-25
Points of Origin

Points of Origin

Will the relationship between an American radio host and his wife survive the ethical dilemmas of outsourced pregnancy in India?

2014-06-18
Creed

Creed

The former World Heavyweight Champion Rocky Balboa serves as a trainer and mentor to Adonis Johnson, the son of his late friend and former rival Apollo Creed.

2015-11-25
War on Everyone

War on Everyone

Two corrupt cops in New Mexico set out to blackmail and frame every criminal unfortunate enough to cross their path. Things take a sinister turn, however, when they try to intimidate someone who is more dangerous than they are. Or is he?

2016-10-07
Annihilation

Annihilation

A biologist signs up for a dangerous, secret expedition into a mysterious zone where the laws of nature don't apply.

2018-01-23
The Grand Romantic

The Grand Romantic

The film follows an artist (Nate Ruess) in the midst of failing to reach the greatness of his previous albums, and being pressured by most of the people around him to make something even better. During this time, he falls in love with his boss' secretary, played by Tessa Thompson.

2015-08-20
Sorry to Bother You

Sorry to Bother You

In an alternate present-day version of Oakland, black telemarketer Cassius Green discovers a magical key to professional success – which propels him into a macabre universe.

2018-01-20
Mississippi Damned

Mississippi Damned

Three poor Black kids in rural Mississippi reap the consequences of their family's cycle of abuse, addiction, and violence.

2009-01-16
Everyday Black Man

Everyday Black Man

Since closing the door to a violent past, quiet and thoughtful Moses Stanton everyday existence is running a small neighborhood store, and watching over his daughter who doesn't know he exists. When a young man, Malik, comes in claiming to be a black Muslim that is doing good for the neighborhood, Moses takes him on as a partner but soon realizes that Malik is nothing but a drug dealer seeking to destroy the neighborhood and Moses's daughter. Therefore, Moses must become the man he used to be in order to save his beloved neighborhood and his daughter. Written by Carmen Madden

2011-02-01
The Human Contract

The Human Contract

A free-spirited woman leads a businessman down a path of reckless abandon.

2008-09-12
Automotive

Automotive

AUTOMOTIVE is a modern noir seen through the eyes of a classic car: Is that a body Kansas is putting in the trunk? He buries it in the desert night under headlights while a beautiful woman watches from the backseat. She is Lonely, his lover and accomplice...or is she? When Lonely's rich husband is murdered Kansas is left to blame. Is he guilty? More important, can he trust the woman he loves? These are the fragments we witness from Kansas' 1964 Mercury Montclair as it rumbles through L.A.

2013-06-01
Salt Water

Salt Water

Based on a true story, a troubled twenty-year-old with PTSD struggles to normalize her life and escape her past. But as the symptoms of her disorder spiral out of control, she seeks retribution.

South Dakota

South Dakota

Barb is a real life "Juno" in South Dakota - a fourteen old high school track star and cheerleader in love with her 15 year old star athlete boyfriend - who allows a single moment of passion to change her forever. Chris is an African American teenager living on the streets of Philadelphia who is pregnant as a result of rape. As each girl wrestles with her pregnancy, the film presents real-life interviews with opposing views about a woman's right to choose... The emotional conclusion of each story leaves audiences with a profoundly new understanding of a woman's right to choose.

2015-04-02
Thor: Ragnarok

Thor: Ragnarok

Thor is imprisoned on the other side of the universe and finds himself in a race against time to get back to Asgard to stop Ragnarok, the prophecy of destruction to his homeworld and the end of Asgardian civilization, at the hands of an all-powerful new threat, the ruthless Hela.

2017-10-25
Little Woods

Little Woods

For years, Ollie has illicitly helped the struggling residents of her North Dakota oil boomtown access Canadian health care and medication. When the authorities catch on, she plans to abandon her crusade, only to be dragged in even deeper after a desperate plea for help from her sister.

Avengers: Infinity War

Avengers: Infinity War

Four years after the events of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, the Avengers have been torn apart after the events of Captain America: Civil War. When Thanos arrives on Earth to collect the Infinity Stones for a gauntlet that will allow him to bend reality to his will, the Avengers must join forces with the Guardians of the Galaxy to stop him.

2018-04-25
100 Years

100 Years

An animated history of American health care provider, Planned Parenthood.

2017-01-17
Creed II

Creed II

Follows Adonis Creed’s life inside and outside of the ring as he deals with new found fame, issues with his family, and his continuing quest to become a champion.

2018-11-21