Scottie THOMPSON, Global Ambassador

Scottie Thompson is an actress and an activist. She grew up performing on stage as a ballet dancer, and pursued a career as professional with The Richmond Ballet, the State Ballet of Virginia. She followed her passion for storytelling into a career in film, TV and theater, after completing her undergraduate degree in Performance Studies at Harvard University.

She has recurred in series including Bel Air, 12 Monkeys, NCIS, The Blacklist, and MacGyver, among others. Her film credits include Crown Vic, Limbo, Skyline, Star Trek, The Lookalike, and most recently starred alongside Finn Wittrock in Start Without Me and opposite Gabriel Byrne and Thomas Jane in Murder at Yellowstone City. She also served as a Producer on Murder at Yellowstone City.

She has appeared on stage most recently in a world premiere reading of John Patrick Shanley’s Drop Off at the Marilyn Monroe Theater in Hollywood, as well as in the world premiere of Shanley’s short play On the Terrace.

She is a contributing writer for the magazine Art Confidential: LA and has had the opportunity to interview and write stories about writers, visual artists and exhibits in LA and around the world.

Outside of acting, she is involved in environmental activism, and is passionate about and involved in promoting health, education and women’s rights. She is a lover of nature, writing, reading and adventuring and exploring other places and cultures. Scottie is now Global Ambassador for the Amazonia Fund Alliance Program.

You can find her on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook at @iamscottiet.