Lea Thompson Biography


Lea Thompson

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Birth Name: Lea Thompson
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Birth Country: United States
Height: 5 Feet 4 Inch
Birth Sign: taurus
Age: 56 Years
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An outstanding ballet dancer who has danced 45 ballets with the ABT, Lea Thompson is a renowned actress, television director, and television producer. She is popular in the world for starring the role of Lorraine Baines in the Back to the Future trilogy. Sweet and sexy, Lea Thompson was born as Lea Katherine Thompson in the early 1960s in Rochester, Minnesota, United States of America to Clifford and Barbara Barry Thompson. She is of Irish descent.

On 23rd of July 1989, Lea got married to Howard Deutch. Howard Deutch is a renowned name in the Hollywood as he is a film and television director. They met each other for the first time on the set of Some Kind of Wonderful. They have been parents twice from this married life. Her nationality is American.

When Lea was aged 14 years old, she began dancing professionally. She grew up as a ballet dancer. She studied ballet at American Ballet Theatre, the San Francisco Ballet, and the Pennsylvania Ballet after she won a scholarship. After Mikhail Baryshnikov made a comment on her body as her body is not made to be a prima ballerina, she decided to become an actress. She began appearing in several ads like in Burger King Advertisements. In 1982, she appeared in the video MysteryDisc: Murder, Anyone? playing the role of Cecily 'Sissy' Loper. In the early 1980s, she appeared in the movies like Jaws 3-D, All the Right Moves Red Dawn and The Wild Life. In 1985, she starred in the movie Back to the Future and this role made her acclaimed all over the role. She became one of the renowned actresses in the late 1980s and early 1990s by appearing in the movies like Back to the Future Part II, Back to the Future Part III, The Beverly Hillbillies and so on. Till date she has appeared in several movies and TV shows. Her height is five feet and four inches tall. Her net worth is $14 million.

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Born in Rochester, Minnesota, United States

1961 31th of May

Sweet and sexy, Lea Thompson was born as Lea Katherine Thompson in the early 1960s in Rochester, Minnesota, United States of America to Clifford and Barbara Barry Thompson. She is of Irish descent. Her nationality is American.

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Began her acting career

1982

She has been acting since the early 1980s. She began appearing in several ads like in Burger King Advertisements. In 1982, she appeared in the video MysteryDisc: Murder, Anyone? playing the role of Cecily 'Sissy' Loper.

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Appeared in the movie, Back to the Future

1985

In 1985, she starred in the movie Back to the Future and this role made her acclaimed all over the role. She became one of the renowned actresses in the late 1980s and early 1990s by appearing in the movies like Back to the Future Part II, Back to the Future Part III, The Beverly Hillbillies and so on.

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Won Young Artist Awards

1988

She is also famous for playing the role of Amanda Jones in the movie Some Kind of Wonderful. For this role, she for her first nomination in Young Artist Awards in 1988 and she won this award that year for Best Young Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama.

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Married to Howard Deutch

1989 23rd of July

On 23rd of July 1989, Lea got married to Howard Deutch. Howard Deutch is a renowned name in the Hollywood as he is a film and television director. They met each other for the first time on the set of Some Kind of Wonderful.

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Won Kids' Choice Awards, USA

1990

In 1990, she got her first nomination in Kids' Choice Awards, USA for playing the role of Lorraine McFly in the movie Back to the Future II. She was also honored with this award that year for Favorite Movie Actress.

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First child, Madelyn Deutch

1991 23rd of March

She became mother for the first time in her life in 1991. She and her loving husband Howard Deutch welcomed their first child together on 23rd of March and that time it was a baby girl and they named her Madelyn Deutch.

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Second child, Zoey Deutch

1994 10th of October

A beautiful and talented actress, Zoey Deutch is the second child of Lea Thompson and Howard Deutch. Zoey was born on 10th of October 1994 in Los Angeles, California, United States. She has also appeared in several movies and TV series till date.

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Won People's Choice Awards, USA

1996

She has also once been nominated in People's Choice Awards, USA and that was in 1996. She was awarded with this award that year for Favorite Female Performer in a New TV Series. The following year she got her first nomination in Online Film & Television Association.

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Appeared in the television series, Switched at Birth

2011

She is known for her appearance in several hit movies. Besides that, she has also starred in TV series like Switched at Birth, Robot Chicken and so on. She began appearing in Switched at Birth since 2011.

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