Date Of Birth

January 27, 1958


Susanna Thompson was born on January 27, 1958 in San Diego, California. She attended the San Diego State University, where she earned a scholarship in drama, and appeared on numerous theater productions.

Thompson is best known for her work on television as the Borg Queen on Star Trek: Voyager. For the same role, she attracted much controversy in an episode of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine entitled “Rejoined” for participating in one of television’s first same-sex kisses.

Thompson was also noted for portraying the character Karen Sammler on Once and Again, from 1999 to 2002. During the early 1990s, she was offered various roles in both the big screen and the small scree. These included Silk Stalkings, A Woman Scorned: The Betty Broderick Story, Calendar Girl, Cop, Killer, and The Bambi Bembenek Story. She continued to acquire more guest roles on TV such as Dr. Greta Heints on Law and Order: SVU. She also made an appearance on Still Life and The Ballad of Jack and Rose.

In January 2006, Thompson found herself in a starring role on the short-lived NBC drama The Book of Daniel. She soon made appearances on two CBS series, NCIS as Army Lieutenant Colonel Hollis Mann and Without a Trace. Later, she took on roles in the drama American Pastime after her stint on an episode of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. She also starred with Peter Fonda on the miniseries The Gathering.

In 2008, Thompson was given the role of Queen Rose Benjamin on the NBC drama Kings. As the first queen of Gilboa, Rose has to make sure that she accomplishes her duties, especially her son, Jack, succeeding his father’s throne.

After Thompson’s stint on Kings, she moved on to appear on three episodes of Cold Case as the character Diane Yates. In 2012, she joined the cast of the CW series Arrow as Moira Queen.

Place of Birth

San Diego, California, USA



Fun Facts

-She has knowledge on Aikido and stage combat.




2012 Arrow (TV series)
2010 Cold Case (TV series)
2009 Kings (TV series)
2007 The Gathering (TV mini-series)
2006-2007 NCIS (TV series)
2007 American Pastime
2006 Without a Trace (TV series)
2006 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV series)
2006 The Book of Daniel (TV series)
2005 Hello (short)
2005 Jake in Progress (TV series)
2005 Medical Investigation (TV series)
2005 The Ballad of Jack and Rose
2003-2004 Still Life (TV series)
2003 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV series)
2002 The Twilight Zone (TV series)
1999-2002 Once and Again (TV series)
2002 Dragonfly
1999-2000 Star Trek: Voyager (TV series)
2000 High Noon (TV movie)
1999 Random Hearts
1999 Chicago Hope (TV series)
1999 The Caseys (TV movie)
1998 Michael Hayes (TV series)
1998 Players (TV series)
1998 Prey (TV series)
1998 The Lake (TV movie)
1997 In the Line of Duty: Blaze of Glory (TV movie)
1997 Roar (TV series)
1996 Ghosts of Mississippi
1996 Bermuda Triangle (TV movie)
1996 America’s Dream (TV movie)
1995 Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (TV series)
1995 Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (TV series)
1995 NYPD Blue (TV series)
1994 A Promise Kept: The Oksana Baiul Story (TV movie)
1994 Alien Nation: Dark Horizon (TV movie)
1994 Little Giants
1994 When a Man Loves a Woman
1994 MacShayne: The Final Roll of the Dice (TV movie)
1994 L.A. Law (TV series)
1994 In the Line of Duty: The Price of Vengeance (TV movie)
1993 Slaughter of the Innocents
1993 The X-Files (TV series)
1993 Bodies of Evidence (TV series)
1993 Ambush in Waco: In the Line of Duty (TV movie)
1992-1993 Star Trek: The Next Generation (TV series)
1992 Civil Wars (TV series)
1992 Calendar Girl, Cop, Killer? The Bambi Bembenek Story (TV movie)
1992 A Woman Scorned: The Betty Broderick Story (TV movie)
1991 Silk Stalkings (TV series)