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Lea Thompson

After a supporting role in Jaws 3-D (1983), Lea appeared in a string of teen movies such as “All The Right Moves”
(1983), “Red Dawn” (1984) & “The Wild Life” (1984) before her career moved up a gear when she won the role of Lorraine McFly in the “Back To The Future” Trilogy (1985 - 1990). Other notable big screen films include, “SpaceCamp” (1986), “Howard The Duck” (1986), “Some Kind Of Wonderful” (1987) & “Casual Sex?” (1988).

Lea Thompson

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Birth Name:
Lea Katherine Thompson

Date Of Birth: 31st May 1961

Place Of Birth:
Rochester, Minnesota, USA

Height: 5’ 4”

Spouse:
Howard Deutch (1989 - Present)

Big Screen Film Debut:
“Jaws 3-D” (1983)

Signature TV Series:
“Caroline In The City” (1995-99)

Trivia:
* Lea first gained notice with appearances in Burger King TV commercials during the 1980’s.

* Lea’s husband Howard Deutch, directed a number of her films, most notably, “Some Kind Of Wonderful” (1987), “Article 99” (1992) & “Electric” (2002).

Lea Thompson’s Top 10 Movies on DVD :

Back To The Future: The Complete Trilogy [DVD] DVD
A "timely" gift for any comedy fan, this three-disc collector's set lets you join the three-century odyssey of teenager Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox) and his friend, crackpot inventor Dr. Emmett Brown (Christopher Lloyd) in a homemade DeLorean time machine. Follow them from the 1980s to the '50s, to the year 2015, and even back to the Old West, in "Back to the Future" (1985), "Back to the Future Part II" (1989), and "Back to the Future Part III" (1990). Lea Thompson, Crispin Glover, Mary Steenburgen and Thomas F. Wilson also star. 5 3/4 hrs. total. Standard; Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, French Dolby Digital 5.1; Subtitles: Spanish; audio commentary; deleted scenes; outtakes; featurette; trivia; "making of" documentary; photo gal

All The Right Moves [DVD](1983) DVD
A dynamic performance by Tom Cruise fuels this drama of a high school football star who sees a college scholarship as his only chance of leaving the impoverished steel mill town he calls home. With Lea Thompson, Chris Penn, Craig T. Nelson (playing, of all things, Cruise's coach). 90 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital mono, French Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English, Spanish; theatrical trailer; interactive menus; scene access.

Red Dawn [DVD](1984) DVD
Exciting action hit set against a Soviet invasion of the United States. A small band of plucky high school students turns freedom fighters and fights for their survival. Patrick Swayze, Charlie Sheen, Jennifer Grey and Ron O'Neal star. 100 min. Widescreen and Standard; Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital Surround, French Dolby Digital Surround; Subtitles: English, French, Spanish; theatrical trailer; interactive menus; scene access.

SpaceCamp [DVD](1986) DVD
Five kids whose dream is to reach the stars enroll in a NASA-sponsored summer camp for would-be astronauts. During a simulation, their shuttle is launched into orbit...will what they've learned be enough to return them safely home? Kate Capshaw, Kelly Preston, Tom Skerritt, Lea Thompson star. 107 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo; Subtitles: English, Spanish, French.

Some Kind Of Wonderful [DVD](1987) DVD
Engaging teen comedy/drama as only John Hughes can serve it up, concerning a love triangle between a sensitive young outsider (Eric Stoltz), the rich girl he's got a crush on (Lea Thompson), and the tomboy who's carrying a torch for him (Mary Stuart Masterson). 94 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital Surround, French Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English.

Casual Sex? [DVD](1988) DVD
Can two attractive, single women find fulfillment through meaningless relationships in the age of "the new monogamy"? Lea Thompson and Victoria Jackson try to find out in a comedic look at romance in the '80s; with Andrew Dice Clay, Mary Gross. 88 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital mono, French Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: Spanish.

Dennis The Menace [DVD](1993) DVD
The irascible comic-strip tike who can't stop getting into everyone's hair makes it to the big screen in this slapstick-happy farce from producer John Hughes. While staying with Mr. Wilson (Walter Matthau), Dennis (Mason Gamble) is kidnapped by a sinister thief named Switchblade Sam (Christopher Lloyd). With Lea Thompson, Joan Plowright. 96 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital stereo, Spanish Dolby Digital stereo, French Dolby Digital stereo; Subtitles: English, Spanish, French; "making of" documentary; interviews; trivia; DVD-ROM content; theatrical trailer; more.

The Beverly Hillbillies [DVD](1993) DVD
One of the most popular TV shows of all time is turned into a fall-down funny movie, as the Clampett clan strikes "black gold" and moves to Southern California, tries to get Jed hitched and encounters a pair of swindlers out to steal their fortune. Jim Varney stars as Jed, Cloris Leachman is Granny, Erika Eleniak is Elly May and Diedrich Bader is Jethro. With Lily Tomlin, Dabney Coleman. 93 min. Standard and Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, Spanish Dolby Digital stereo, French Dolby Digital Surround; Subtitles: English, Spanish.

A Will Of Their Own [DVD](1998) DVD
Lea Thompson, Ellen Burstyn, Faye Dunaway and Sonia Braga star in this heartfelt mini-series that focuses on the lives of five generations of women, detailing the obstacles they overcame and the sacrifices they made throughout the 20th century. With Thomas Gibson, Diana Scarwid and John Shea. AKA: "Daughters of the New World." 225 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo; theatrical trailer.

Stealing Christmas [DVD](2003) DVD
After a failed robbery, a would-be crook (Tony Danza) narrowly escapes the cops by donning a Santa suit. Hiding out in a small town, he takes a job playing St. Nick at a local Christmas tree yard owned by a beautiful single mother (Lea Thompson). But Danza's plan to rob the town's bank vault on Christmas Eve may be put in jeopardy when he starts to fall for his new boss. Angela Goethals, David Parker, and Betty White co-star in this heartfelt, made-for-TV holiday tale. 90 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital 5.1; Subtitles: French, Spanish.

 

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Back To The Future (1985)
Some Kind Of Wonderful (1987)
Casual Sex?  (1988)

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