Lea Thompson

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  • Birth Name: Lea Katherine Thompson
  • Birth Place: Rochester, MN
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 05/31/1961, Gemini
  • Profession: Actor; ballet dancer
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Is a Romance Brewing on Dancing with the Stars?

¡Hola! It's Latin Night on Dancing with the Stars, and we've got plenty of steamy routines ahead of us. But, is one of the couples getting hot and heavy outside of the ballroom? The show sure wants us to think so. Read on to get the details.

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Dancing with the Stars Recap: Who Made Fetch Happen?

Dancing with the Stars went from high school hallways to federal prison Monday night, with each contestant revisiting the most memorable year of his or her life.

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Dancing with the Stars: Who Got the Season’s First Perfect Score?

It's Movie Night Monday on Dancing with the Stars, with tuxedo-clad guest judge Kevin Hart filling in for Len Goodman (and dueting at one point with Josh Gad). "We are all set for a fun night," Tomsays unconvincingly, before immediately noting that Randy andKarina are in jeopardy. Awkward. The performances:

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Credits

Year Title Description
2014 Left Behind Movie, Actor - Irene Steele
2011 Switched at Birth TV Show Series, Actor - Kathryn Kennish
2010 Scream 2010 TV Show Series, Appearing
2010 Thin Ice Movie, Actor - Joanna Prohaska
2008 Viewpoint TV Show Series, Host

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DWTS: What Back to the Future-Themed Dance Is Lea Thompson Performing This Week?

Monday night is Movie Night on Dancing with the Stars, and Lea Thompson and partner Artem Chigvintsev have a very special routine planned.

"Back to the Cha-Cha is what we're doing," Thompson tells TVGuide.com.

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Dancing with the Stars: Who Got "Jiggy Wit It" on the Dance Floor?

It's #MyJamMonday on Week 2 of Dancing with the Stars (of course Bruno's is "Born This Way") and, if nothing else, the song choices serve to highlight the age distribution between, say, Bethany Mota and Tavis Smiley on the show's 19th season.

For the second week in a row, it's Night 1 of 2. Who will be given the boot on Tuesday's results show? Here's a recap of tonight's performances:

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Dancing with the Stars Recap: Season 19, Episode 1

The 19th season of Dancing with the Who Are These People Stars kicked off in spectacular fashion Monday night, with a cast that proves the show is stretching further and further in its interpretation of the term "celebrity." It's clear from the get-go that new judge Julianne Hough is thrilled to be back in the ballroom -- and her boobs seem pretty excited too. (Is this TV-14?) With 13 routines to cram into two hours, Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews waste no time in getting the performances underway — and we won't either:

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DWTS' Season 19 Cast Includes Tommy Chong, Carlton from Fresh Prince, Lolo Jones

What do an old-school stoner, a '90s sitcom star, a YouTube celebrity and an Olympic athlete have in common? They're all competing on Season 19 of Dancing with the Stars.

Officially announced on Good Morning America Thursday, the new cast of ABC's long-running dancing competition will include Cheech & Chong's Tommy ChongFresh Prince of Bel-Air alum Alfonso Ribeiro, teen fashion expert Bethany Mota and track and field star Lolo Jones

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Switched at Birth Exclusive Video: Who's Doing a Sexy Salsa in the Dance Episode?

With a cast that features a High School Musical alum and two Dancing with the Stars veterans, it was only a matter of time before Switched at Birth did a dance-themed episode.

On Monday's installment (8/7c, ABC Family), dance scenes fill every act as Daphne (Katie LeClerc) and Bay (Vanessa Marano) both wonder about their futures. From Lea Thompson's Broadway act and Gilles Marini and Marlee Matlin's Waltz to LeClerc's salsa dance with RJ Mitte and David Casteneda, almost every style is covered.

Switched at Birth Star: Daphne can find something to love in both Campbell and Jorge

"[My] dance is especially fun because of the love triangle," LeClerc recently told us. "I'm a pretty good dancer, I learn choreography pretty easily, and I took tap in college. But Vanessa Marano is the most adorable thing in the world -- she has no rhythm!"

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