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Lea Thompson

Lea Thompson
Lea Thompson in 2008
Personal information
Birth nameLea Katherine Thompson
Birth dateMay 31, 1961(age 55)
Place of birthRochester, Minnesota, U.S.
Years active1982 present
SpouseHoward Deutch (1989-present)
ChildrenMadeline Deutch, Zoey Deutch
AwardsSome Kind of Wonderful (1987)

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Lea Katherine Thompson (born May 31, 1961) is an American actress and director. She is best known for her 1990s NBC situation comedy Caroline in the City and her portrayal of Lorraine Baines McFly, Marty McFly's mother, in the Back to the Future trilogy. As a staple in big budget/high profile blockbusters of the 1980s and '90s, other roles include Red Dawn, Howard the Duck, Jaws 3-D, Some Kind of Wonderful, The Beverly Hillbillies and All the Right Moves.

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