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Lea Thompson Biography

Lea Thompson

Facts of Lea Thompson

Date of Birth: 1961 , May-31
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 4 Inch

Quick Timeline of Lea Thompson

1961 Born in Rochester, Minnesota, United States
1982 Began her acting career
1985 Appeared in the movie, Back to the Future
2011 Appeared in the television series, Switched at Birth
1991 First child, Madelyn Deutch
1994 Second child, Zoey Deutch
1989 Married to Howard Deutch
1990 Won Kids' Choice Awards, USA
1996 Won People's Choice Awards, USA
1988 Won Young Artist Awards

Detail Timeline of Lea Thompson

May 31 , 1961

Born in Rochester, Minnesota, United States

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.

1982

Began her acting career

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. 

1985

Appeared in the movie, Back to the Future

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.

2011

Appeared in the television series, Switched at Birth

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. 

March 23 , 1991

First child, Madelyn Deutch

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.

October 10 , 1994

Second child, Zoey Deutch

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. 

July 23 , 1989

Married to Howard Deutch

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.

1990

Won Kids' Choice Awards, USA

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. 

1996

Won People's Choice Awards, USA

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. 

1988

Won Young Artist Awards

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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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.