She’s been killing it in movies for years and stole our hearts as Valkyrie in the MCU. Tessa Thompson is iconic. We’re looking at her top 10 films (so far).
Odds are you’ve heard of Tessa Thompson because of her latest roles in movies like Thor: Ragnarok, Avengers: Endgame, and Men in Black: International. But she was giving award-worthy performances long before that in movies like Mississippi Damned and Selma.
Outside of the film world, Thompson has also starred in television series like Veronica Mars, Copper, and the prestigious HBO drama, Westworld. Next up, she’ll voice Lady in the Disney+ remake of Lady and the Tramp and she’ll star as Sylvie in the upcoming drama film of the same name.
If you were a fan of Thompson’s portrayal of Valkyrie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, you can also expect her to return as the fan-favorite character in Thor: Love and Thunder where she will reunite yet again with Taika Waititi and Chris Hemsworth.
Tessa Thompson attended Santa Monica College before she became an actress and she has also performed on stage in addition to on the screen.
She made her professional stage debut in a 2002 performance of The Tempest. As such an accomplished and talented actress, there are many projects to choose from that highlight Thompson’s achievements. We’re taking a look at her top ten best films (so far).