Biography

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Lea Katherine Thompson (born May 31, 1961, height 5' 3" (1,60 m)) is an American actress and director. She is best known for her 1990s NBC situation comedy Caroline in the City and her portrayal of Lorraine Baines McFly, Marty McFly's mother, in the Back to the Future trilogy. As a staple in big budget/high profile blockbusters of the 1980's and 90's, other roles include Red Dawn, Howard the Duck, Jaws 3-D, Some Kind of Wonderful, The Beverly Hillbillies and All the Right Moves.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Lea Katherine Thompson (born May 31, 1961, height 5' 3" (1,60 m)) is an American actress and director. She is best known for her 1990s NBC situation comedy Caroline in the City and her portrayal of Lorraine Baines McFly, Marty McFly's mother, in the Back to the Future trilogy. As a staple in big budget/high profile blockbusters of the 1980's and 90's, other roles include Red Dawn, Howard the Duck, Jaws 3-D, Some Kind of Wonderful, The Beverly Hillbillies and All the Right Moves.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 97

Birthday 1961-05-31

Place of Birth Rochester, Minnesota, USA

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • Lea Katherine Thompson
  • 리 톰프슨

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2018 Little Women as Margaret "Marmee" March
2018 Sierra Burgess Is a Loser as Mrs. Burgess
2018 The Year of Spectacular Men as Deb Klein
2018 Who We Are Now as Alana
2017 Literally, Right Before Aaron as Deb
2016 The Dog Lover as Liz Holloway
2015 Keith Lemon's Back t'Future Tribute
2015 Back in Time as Herself
2015 The Muppets (1 episode) as Herself
2015 Celebrity Family Feud (1 episode)
2014 Left Behind as Irene Steele
2014 Scorpion (4 episodes) as Veronica Dineen
2014 Ping Pong Summer as Mrs. Miracle
2014 My Mother's Future Husband as René Henderson
2013 Call Me Crazy: A Five Film as Julia
2013 Milius as Herself
2012 Love at the Christmas Table as Elissa Beth
2012 Bound by Flesh as Voiceover
2011 Game of Your Life as Abbie
2011 J. Edgar as Lela Rogers
2011 The Trouble with the Truth as Emily
2011 The Cabin as Lily MacDougal
2011 Mayor Cupcake as Mary Maroni
2011 Switched at Birth (103 episodes) as Kathryn Kennish
2011 Thin Ice as Jo Ann Prohaska
2010 Rock Slyde as Master Bartologist
2010 Adventures of a Teenage Dragonslayer as Laura
2009 Splinterheads as Susan Frost
2009 Looking Back to the Future
2009 Balancing the Books as Rebecca
2008 The Christmas Clause as Sophie
2008 Exit Speed as Maudie McMinn
2008 Final Approach as Alicia Bender
2008 Senior Skip Day as Cathleen Harris
2008 Jane Doe: Eye of the Beholder as Cathy Davis / Jane Doe
2008 Spy School as Claire Miller
2007 Greek (1 episode) as April
2007 California Dreaming as Ginger Gainor
2007 Jane Doe: How to Fire Your Boss as Cathy Davis
2007 A Life Interrupted as Debbie Smith
2007 Jane Doe: Ties That Bind as Cathy Davis / Jane Doe
2006 Celebrity Duets (9 episodes)
2006 Looking Back at the Future as Herself
2006 Jane Doe: The Harder They Fall as Cathy Davis
2006 Jane Doe: Yes, I Remember It Well as Cathy Davis
2005 Jane Doe: The Wrong Face as Cathy Davis
2005 Jane Doe: Til Death Do Us Part as Cathy Davis
2005 Jane Doe: Now You See It, Now You Don't as Cathy Davis
2005 Jane Doe (10 episodes) as Cathy Davis
2005 Jane Doe: Vanishing Act as Cathy Davis
2005 Come Away Home as Carol
2004 The Tony Danza Show (2 episodes)
2003 Stealing Christmas as Sarah Gibson
2003 Haunted Lighthouse as Peg Van Legge
2002 Back to the Future: Hilarious Outtakes as Lorraine Baines
2002 For the People (18 episodes) as Chief Dep. Dist. Atty. Camille Paris
2002 Fish Don't Blink as Clara
2000 Ed (3 episodes)
2000 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (1 episode) as Jennifer Rhodes
1999 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1 episode)
1999 The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn (1 episode)
1998 A Will of their Own (2 episodes) as Amanda Steward
1998 The Unknown Cyclist as Melissa Cavatelli
1996 E! True Hollywood Story (1 episode)
1996 The Right to Remain Silent as Christine Paley
1995 The Unspoken Truth as Brianne Hawkins
1995 Caroline in the City (97 episodes) as Caroline Duffy
1994 Friends (1 episode) as Caroline Duffy
1994 The Little Rascals as Ms. Roberts
1994 The Substitute Wife as Amy Hightower
1994 Intimate Portrait (1 episode)
1993 The Beverly Hillbillies as Laura Jackson
1993 Dennis the Menace as Alice Mitchell
1993 Stolen Babies as Annie Beales
1992 The Larry Sanders Show (1 episode) as Herself
1992 Article 99 as Dr. Robin Van Dorn
1990 Tales from the Crypt Volume 2
1990 Back to the Future Part III as Maggie McFly / Lorraine McFly
1989 Back to the Future Part II as Lorraine
1989 Tales from the Crypt (1 episode) as Sylvia Vane
1989 Nightbreaker as Sally Matthews
1989 The Making of Back to the Future Part 2 as herself
1988 The Wizard of Loneliness as Sybil
1988 Going Undercover as Marigold de la Hunt
1988 Casual Sex? as Stacy
1987 Some Kind of Wonderful as Amanda Jones
1986 Howard the Duck as Beverly Switzler
1986 SpaceCamp as Kathryn Fairly
1985 The Making of Back to the Future as herself
1985 Back to the Future as Lorraine Baines
1984 The Wild Life as Anita
1984 Red Dawn as Erica
1983 All the Right Moves as Lisa
1983 Live with Regis and Kathie Lee (1 episode)
1983 Jaws 3-D as Kelly Ann Bukowski

Directing

2018 The Year of Spectacular Men Director
2016 American Housewife (1 episode)Director
2013 The Goldbergs (2 episodes)Director
2011 Switched at Birth (4 episodes)Director
2008 Jane Doe: Eye of the Beholder Director
2006 Jane Doe: The Harder They Fall Director
2005 Jane Doe (1 episode)Director

By signing up for an account on TMDb, you can post directly to Twitter and Facebook.

You need to be logged in to continue. Click here to login or here to sign up.

Global

s focus the search bar
p open profile menu
esc close an open window
? open keyboard shortcut window

On media pages

b go back (or to parent when applicable)
e go to edit page

On TV season pages

(right arrow) go to next season
(left arrow) go to previous season

On TV episode pages

(right arrow) go to next episode
(left arrow) go to previous episode

On all image pages

a open add image window

On all edit pages

t open translation selector
ctrl+ s submit form

On discussion pages

n create new discussion
w toggle watching status
p toggle public/private
c toggle close/open
a open activity
r reply to discussion
l go to last reply
ctrl+ enter submit your message
(right arrow) next page
(left arrow) previous page