Lea Thompson

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Lea Thompson
Birth name Lea Katherine Thompson
Born May 31, 1961 in Rochester, Minnesota, USA
Notable Roles
Notable Episodes
Awards

Contents

Roles

Starring Roles

Series Role Year(s) Season(s)
Caroline in the City Caroline Duffy 1995–1999 1 2 3 4
For the People (2002) Camille Paris 2002–2003 1
Switched at Birth Kathryn Kennish 2011–2015 1 2 3 4

Guest Starring Roles

Series Role Episode Airdate
Tales from the Crypt Sylvia Vane 1x04 - Only Sin Deep June 14, 1989
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Michele Osborne 6x01 - Birthright September 21, 2004

Notable Film Roles

Film Role Released
Back to the Future Lorraine Baines 1985

Talk, News and Game Show Appearances

Series Episode Airdate
Hollywood Squares (1998) February 8-12, 1999
Hollywood Squares (1998) January 6-10, 2003

Awards and Accolades

Young Artist Awards

(1 Nomination)

Trivia

  • Is of Irish, English, Scots-Irish, German and distant Dutch ancestry.
  • Is one of five children; she has two sisters: Coleen and Shannon, and two brothers: Andrew & Barry
  • Studied ballet as a young girl and began dancing professionally when she was 14 years old
  • Danced professionally with the American Ballet Theatre's Studio Company, but stopped dancing when she was told that she didn't have the right body to be a prima ballerina
  • Attended Marshall-University High School in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Was engaged to Dennis Quaid for three years
  • Married her husband, Howard Deutch in July of 1989; they met when Deutch directed her in the film "Some Kind of Wonderful."
  • Has two daughters: Madelyn (born in March of 1991) and Zoey (born in December of 1994)