Lea Thompson


Character: Julia

Lea Thompson is perhaps best known for her role as the various incarnations of Lorraine McFly in “Back to the Future I”, “II”, and “III” (Kid’s Choice Best Film Actress Award winner) and as the star of “Caroline in the City” (People’s Choice and TV Guide Award winner).

Other film highlights include: “Some Kind of Wonderful; All the Right Moves”; “The Beverly Hillbillies”; “Space Camp”; “Dennis the Menace”; “Article 99”; “Casual Sex?”; “Red Dawn”; “The Wizard of Loneliness”; “The Little Rascals”; “The Wild Life”; “The Unknown Cyclist” (acting and vocals); “Exit Speed”; “Splinterheads”; “Mayor Cupcake” (star and producer); the now infamous “Howard The Duck” (star and vocals); “Thin Ice”; “The Trouble with the Truth”; Clint Eastwood’s “J. Edgar”; and soon to be released “Ping Pong Summer.”

Television movie highlights include: “The Substitute Wife”; “Stolen Babies”; “The Right to Remain Silent”; “The Unspoken Truth”; “Montana”; “Nightbreaker” (Cable Ace Best Actress nominee); the NBC miniseries, “A Will of Their Own”; “Stealing Christmas”; “A Life Interrupted: The Debbie Smith Story”; “California Dreaming”; “The Christmas Clause”; “The Cabin”; “Game of Your Life”; “Love at the Christmas Table”; and “Call Me Crazy: A Five Film.” Memorable TV guest spots include: “Friends”; “The Larry Sanders Show”; “Tales from the Crypt”; “Ed”; “Greek”; and “Law and Order: SVU.”

Television series include: ABC Family’s current hit show, “Switched at Birth”; the Hallmark Channel Mystery Movies series, “Jane Doe” (star and director of several films); NBC’s “Caroline in the City”; and Lifetime’s “For The People.”

Thompson’s theatre works include: Over 40 ballets including three versions of “The Nutcracker”; “The Little Mermaid”; “Bus Stop”; “The Illusion”; “Long Time Coming”; “Vagina Monologues”; “I Love My Wife”; the Williamstown Theatre Festival’s “Caroline in Jersey”; and as Sally Bowles in the revival of “Cabaret” on Broadway.

Thompson lives in Los Angeles with her husband of almost twenty four years, film director Howard Deutch, and their two talented daughters, Madelyn and Zoey, along with lots of dogs, cats, fish, horses, chickens, a cat, and a parrot.