Creator / Tessa Thompson

Tessa Lynne Thompson (born October 3, 1983) is an American actress and musician. She's best known for playing Jackie Cook on UPN's Veronica Mars, and her roles in films like Dear White People, Selma, and Creed. In 2017, she'll make her Marvel Cinematic Universe debut as Valkyrie in Thor: Ragnarok, starring opposite Chris Hemsworth and Tom Hiddleston.

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