Shelley Thompson

Shelley Thompson

actress, director, writer

Shelley Thompson was born on Mar 09, 1959 in Canada. Shelley Thompson's big-screen debut came with Space Adventure Cobra directed by Osamu Dezaki in 1982. Shelley Thompson is known for Wharf Rats directed by Jason Arsenault, Annie Briggs stars as 6 episodes and Daniel Lillford as 6 episodes. Shelley Thompson has got 8 awards and 11 nominations so far. The most recent award Shelley Thompson achieved is NYC Web Fest. The upcoming new movie Shelley Thompson plays is Halloween Party which will be released on Oct 02, 2020.

Writer/Director: Shelley ThompsonAn award-winning performer and 13 season veteran of the cult hit Trailer Park boys, Thompson is based in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. Thompson trained at: RADA (UK), Canadian Film Centre (Screenwriting 2015), Women In The Directors Chair (Story and Leadership 2016/17) and was recently 1of 12 screenwriters selected from over 1000 for the NY Writers Lab 2018 (supported by Meryl Streep/Nicole Kidman) for her feature script Dawn, Her Dad & The Tractor. Her work as an actor included: The National Theatre (UK), Adelphi and Whitehall Theatres, (West End), numerous UK regional theatres, the Shaw Festival, the Neptune, the Globe and more in Canada. Television/film includes Trailer Park Boys (Barb Lahey) six seasons of ITV- UK's Mike and Angelo (Rita) and numerous guest starring performances. Also known for her role in the cult film Labyrinth with David Bowie. She's the recipient of Geminis/ACTRA nominations/awards for film/TV performances: The Child Remains (ACTRA Award 2018) TTrailer Park Boys (Gemini) and recently received Outstanding Performance by an Actress at FIN (2018) for her role in Thom Fitzgerald's latest feature - Splinters. Her short films are screening internationally. Pearls has won accolades (Audience Choice, Best Short) and played at over 30 festivals. Her latest short, Duck Duck Goose won Best Atlantic Short at FIN (2018 Halifax International Film Festival) and was recently selected by Telefilm Canada as one of ten shorts for Not Short On Talent at Clermont-Ferrand (February 2019). It will be playing at festivals in the US, Europe and Canada in 2019.Shelley is the recipient of the 2018 Women In the Directors Chair Feature Film award for DAWN, Dawn, Her Dad & The Tractor.Married to theatre director/screenwriter Ed Thomason, they are proud parents of singer/songwriter T. Thomason.

  • Birthday

    Mar 09, 1959
  • Place of Birth

    Calgary, Canada
  • Also known


Known For


8 wins & 11 nominations

NYC Web Fest
Special Guest Star
Winner - NYC Web Fest Award
King & Pawn (2022)
ACTRA Awards
Outstanding Female Actor in a Leading Role
Winner - ACTRA Maritimes Award
Outstanding Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Winner - ACTRA Maritimes Award
Outstanding Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Winner - ACTRA Maritimes Award
Outstanding Performance in a Short - Female
Winner - ACTRA Maritimes Award
Two Penny Road Kill (2013)
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