Lea Thompson (born May 31, 1961 in Rochester, Minnesota) is an American actress. Thompson played Lorraine Baines McFly in the Back to the Future trilogy, as well as the title role in the sitcom Caroline in the City. She also starred in the failed movies Howard the Duck and SpaceCamp.
She married movie director Howard Deutch.
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She married movie director Howard Deutch. Was married to trumpeter Miles Davis (1981-1988). She also starred in the failed movies Howard the Duck and SpaceCamp. Tyson co-founded the Dance Theatre of Harlem. Thompson played Lorraine Baines McFly in the Back to the Future trilogy, as well as the title role in the sitcom Caroline in the City. Other acclaimed television roles included Roots, King, in which she played Coretta Scott King, The Marva Collins Story, When No One Would Listen and Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All (for which she won another Emmy). She is going to be in the movie "Because of Winn-Dixie". Lea Thompson (born May 31, 1961 in Rochester, Minnesota) is an American actress. In 1974 she won two Emmy Awards for The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman, and became a star.
In 1972, she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress for Sounder. In 1967, she appeared in The Comedians, and the following year, had a featured role in The Heart is a Lonely Hunter. Her first film was an uncredited role in Carib Gold in 1957, but she went on to do television - the celebrated series East Side/West Side and the soap opera Guiding Light. She was discovered by a photographer for Ebony magazine, and became a popular fashion model.
Her parents came from the island of Nevis, but Cicely was born and raised in Harlem, New York City. Cicely Tyson (born December 19, 1933) is an award-winning African-American actress.