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Tessa Thompson
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Also known as Tessa Dunnington
Character Rebecca Taylor
Date of birth 3 October 1983
Origin Los Angeles, CA, USA
Gender Female
IMDb profile

Tessa Thompson is the actress who portrays Rebecca Taylor.


The daughter of the singer/songwriter Marc A. Thompson of the band, Chocolate Genius, Tessa was raised in Los Angeles, California. She was first discovered as she was walking down Hollywood Boulevard with her father. Tessa is most recognized for her portrayal as "Jackie Cook" in the series Veronica Mars, alongside Kristen Bell, Dana Davis, Julie Pop, John Prosky, and Francis Capra. Her career on the CW did not end there--she also had a starring role in the drama mystery series Hidden Palms as "Nikki Barnes". Tessa has also had appearances in television shows such as Grey's Anatomy, Cold Case, and Private Practice, and held a role in the 2006 film remake of When a Stranger Calls.

Following her work on Heroes, Tessa starred in Blue Belle, Detroit 1-8-7, 666 Park Avenue, Copper, Westworld (alongside Anthony Molinari), and Thor: Ragnarok.


  • Tessa is the granddaughter of actor/musician, Bobby Ramos, who was the first Latino to have his own television show.
  • Tessa has been in many theater plays and has even been recognized by the NAACP for her role as Juliet in Romeo and Juliet: Antebellum New Orleans 1836.

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