In the modern American entertainment circle, Scottie Thompson is an all-rounder. She is noted as a film, television and stage actress. Besides these, she also learned and performed various forms of dancing before beginning her career as an actress in 2006. Seeing how good she is in her professional endeavors, a look at her background and how far she has come will make you better appreciate this multi-talented entertainer the more. The ensuing paragraphs did justice to that and more.
Scottie Thompson – Biography
Scottie Thompson or Susan Scott Thompson was born on the 9th day of November in the year 1981 in Richmond, Virginia, the United States. Her parents are Joseph Thompson (father) and his wife whose name is not yet known to the public. Susan is an American national while her ethnicity is said to be English. She was raised by her parents alongside her 3 siblings one of whom is named Justin. Her mother was a homemaker while her father was a musician. No doubt, the latter’s artistic genes have turned out to be manifesting well on Susan though not directly in music but in acting and dancing.
Growing up, Susan took to ballet, jazz and modern dancing. As she got a bit older, she joined the Richmond Ballet and began having performances with them. At around this time, she got enrolled at the preparatory school for boys and girls – Collegiate School located in Richmond, Virginia. Following her graduation from the school, Scottie Thompson enrolled at Harvard University where she got a degree in Performance Studies and Literature. During her stay here, she joined the Harvard Ballet Company and was opportune to perform in their many theatre productions which gave her a lot of exposure in preparation for what we see her do so well today.
More so, Susan in 2003 worked as the publicity manager for the theatrical student society at Harvard University known as Hasty Pudding Theatricals. She equally worked for Let’s Go Travel Guides; a travel guide ran entirely by Havard University students which she got credit as an associate editor for one of its series Let’s Go: Vietnam. By 2005, her stay in Harvard came to an end as she earned her bachelor’s degree in Performance and Literature Studies with her focus area being in French and Postcolonial works.
Movies And TV Shows of The Film Actress
Following her graduation, Scottie Thompson started off her acting career with a role in the television series Law & Order (2006) as Julia Ketchum in episode: “Magnet.” In this same year, she landed various other roles on other television series like Brotherhood (as Shannon McCarthy starring opposite Jason Isaacs). Her next works were in CSI: Miami (as Lindsey Archer), Ugly Betty (as a photo editor) and NCIS (as Jeanne Benoit). Her role on NCIS was a recurring one which saw her act in the series from 2006 through 2008 and 2015 to 2016.
Susan at this time had grown considerably famous in her career. She landed other roles on various television series before she made her film debut in 2009. Such TV series include Shark (2007) where she played the character of Leslie Purcell, CSI: NY (2007) as Lia Ramsey. From 2008 to 2010, she played in all of Eli Stone, Bones, The Closer and Trauma.
In recent times, Scottie Thompson has recorded acting credits in films like Drop Dead Diva, Rizzoli and Isles, Partners, Deck the Halls, Lake Effects, Nikita, Graceland, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Castle, The Blacklist and Grey’s Anatomy (2015). She landed the role of Sheriff Rebecca Bowman in Zoo, Simone Kilgore in Rosewood and Vivian Rutledge in 12 Monkeys both in 2016 before she played as Sydney on Hope at Christmas.
Though it is obvious that Scottie has had more television roles than she did for films, it doesn’t mean that her film projects are not commendable. The actress’ first recorded film work was the character of Nero’s wife on Star Trek (2009), she followed this up with her role as Elaine in Skyline (2010) and afterward, had other roles in films like 37 (2013), The Lookalike (2014), The Leisure Class (2015), The Funhouse Massacre and Before I Wake both in 2016.
Height, Weight, and Body Measurements
The actress stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches or 1.70 m. At this height, she weighs a decent 58 kg and has a bust size of 35 inches, a waist size of 27 inches and hips that measure 35 inches. Scottie Thompson has brown colored hair with light blue eyes.