Daughter of singer-songwriter Marc Anthony Thompson, of the New York based band "Chocolate Genius"
Got "discovered" as a child walking down Hollywood Blvd. with her father.
Grand-daughter of actor/musician Bobby Ramos, one of the first Mexican Americans to have his own television show. ("Latin Cruise" for KTLA)
Tessa Thompson Detailed Biography -
Mark Thompson (born July 31 1957) is Director-General of the BBC, and a former chief executive of Channel 4.
Born in London and brought up in Hertfordshire, he went to Stonyhurst College in Lancashire and Merton College, Oxford, where he received a First in English. He now lives in Oxford with his American wife Jane, and has three children.