Thompson, Lea

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Thompson, Lea Gender: F
Lea Katherine Thompson
born on 31 May 1961 at 15:56 (= 3:56 PM )
Place Rochester, Minnesota, 44n01, 92w28
Timezone CDT h5w (is daylight saving time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Steinbrecher
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 10°08' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 02°47 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 15°50'

Lea Thompson
photo: Cabe Bedlam (Gregg Bond), license cc-by-2.0


American actress, television director, television producer, and dancer starring in the Nutcracker Suite at age 4; at 14 she was a member of the Minnesota Dance Theater and at 20, with the San Francisco Ballet Co. Thompson moved to New York City at 21 to act in commercials and the following year, began doing bit parts in several movies. She hit the big time in 1985 when she was cast as Michael Fox's young mother in the hit film "Back to the Future," followed by its two sequels. Other films include, "Casual Sex?" and "Some Kind of Wonderful."

A light-hearted, likable young actress, Thompson continued her upward mobility with her own series, "Caroline in the City" that made a debut September 1995 and was named one of the best new TV series. She performed in "Cabaret" on Broadway in 2000 and took a year sabbatical in 2001 to spend time with her family. On 7/21/2002, she debuted a new TV series, "For The People."

Since 2011, she has co-starred as Kathryn Kennish in the FreeForm (formerly ABC Family) series Switched at Birth.

She has been married to director Howard Deutch since 1989. Thompson and Deutch have two daughters, Madelyn and Zoey, with whom she sang on stage in the Bye Bye Birdie production for the 16th annual Alzheimer's Association "A Night at Sardi's" in March 2008.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Work : New Career 1966 (Dance debut, age four)
  • Work : New Job 1976 (Member of the Minnesota Dance Theater)
  • Work : New Job 1982 (San Francisco Ballet Co.)
  • Work : Gain social status 1985 (First noted film released)
  • Family : Change in family responsibilities 10 November 1994 (Daughter Zoey born)
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  • Work : Begin Major Project 21 July 2002 (Series "For The People")
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Source Notes

Steinbrecher quotes B.C.


  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (One)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (Two daughters)
  • Lifestyle : Financial : Gain - Financial success in field
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress (TV and film)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : TV host/ Personality
  • Vocation : Entertainment : TV series/ Soap star (Caroline in the City)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Dancer/ Teacher (Ballet dancer, pro)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Business : Director
  • Vocation : Entertain/Business : Entertain Producer
  • Notable : Book Collection : Profiles Of Women