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Tessa Thompson is an American actress who is best known for her roles as Charlotte Hale on HBO’s Westworld and Valkyrie in Thor: Ragnarok .

Thompson was born on October 3, 1983, in Los Angeles, California. She attended Santa Monica High School and then studied cultural anthropology at Santa Monica College.

She made her professional stage debut in Los Angeles Women’s Shakespeare Company’s production of The Tempest in 2002. Thompson made her first TV appearance in an episode of the CBS series Cold Case in 2005. Thompson’s first feature film appearance was in the 2006 remake of the horror film When a Stranger Calls playing the role of Scarlet.

Thompson’s breakout role came in the 2009 film Mississippi Damned. Prior to Westworld, Thompson appeared as Jackie Cook on the television series Veronica Mars, Sara Freeman in the period crime drama Copper, Nyla Adrose in the film For Colored Girls, civil rights activist Diane Nash in Selma, Samantha White in Dear White People, and Bianca in Creed.

Some of Thompson’s other film credits include
Creed, Selma, Annihilation, Sorry To Bother You, Dear White People
, and Creed II.

Currently stars as Charlotte Hale on the HBO series sci-fi drama seriesWestworld and plays Valkyrie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

In June 2018, Thompson came out as bisexual during an interview with Porter Magazine.

Still on the right side of 40, Thompson is one of the most sought-after young actresses working today.

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