Lea Katherine Thompson (May 31, 1961-) is an American actress, television director and television producer.
She is married to director Howard Deutch. Their daughters are actresses Maddie and Zoey Deutch.
- Jaws 3D (1983) as Kelly Ann Bukowski
- All the Right Moves (1983) as Lisa
- Red Dawn (1984) as Erica Mason
- Back to the Future (1985) as Lorraine McFly, née Baines
- Space Camp (1986) as Kathryn Fairly
- Howard the Duck (1986) as Beverly Switzler
- Some Kind of Wonderful (1987) as Amanda Jones
- Casual Sex? (1988) as Stacy
- Article 99 (1992) as Dr. Robin Van Dorn
- Dennis the Menace (1993) as Alice Mitchell
- The Beverly Hillbillies (1993) as Laura Jackson "Laurette Voleur"
- Caroline in the City (1995-1999) as Caroline Duffy
- J. Edgar (2011) as Lela Rogers (mother of Ginger Rogers)
Tropes in her works:
- The Cast Showoff: She performed her own singing in Howard the Duck.
- Playing Gertrude: As Lorraine Baines McFly in the 1985 scenes of the Back to the Future trilogy. She was born nine days before co-star Michael J. Fox and played his mother in said scenes.