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British actress and writer

Emma Thompson is ...

Alive
Born 15 Apr 1959 in Paddington
Age60 years, 2 months
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Emma Thompson
Emma Thompson
Photo of actress Emma Thompson taken at the climate march in London on 21st September 2014.

About Emma Thompson

Dame Emma Thompson (born 15 April 1959) is a British actress, screenwriter, activist, author, and comedian. One of the UK's most acclaimed actresses, she often portrays enigmatic and matronly characters with a sense of wit, frequently in period dramas and literary adaptations. She is the recipient of various accolades, including two Academy Awards, a Primetime Emmy Award, three BAFTA Awards, and two Golden Globe Awards. Born in London to English actor Eric Thompson and Scottish actress Phyllida Law, Thompson was educated at Newnham College, University of Cambridge, where she became a member of the Footlights troupe. After appearing in several comedy programmes, she came to prominence in 1987 in two BBC TV series, Tutti Frutti and Fortunes of War, winning the BAFTA TV Award for Best Actress for her work in both series. Her first film role was in the 1989 romantic comedy The Tall Guy. In the early 1990s, she often collaborated with her then-husband, actor and director Kenneth Branagh. The pair became popular in the British media and co-starred in several films, including Dead Again (1991) and Much Ado About Nothing (1993). In 1992, Thompson won an Academy Award and a BAFTA Award for Best Actress for the period drama Howards End. In 1993, she garnered dual Academy Award nominations for her roles in The Remains of the Day as the housekeeper of a grand household and In the Name of the Father as a lawyer. Thompson scripted and starred in Sense and Sensibility (1995), which earned her numerous awards, including an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay, which makes her the only person to receive Academy Awards for both acting and writing, and a BAFTA Award for Best Actress. In 2013, she received acclaim and several award nominations for her portrayal of author P. L. Travers in Saving Mr. Banks. Other notable film and television credits include the Harry Potter film series (2004–2011), Wit (2001), Love Actually (2003), Angels in America (2003), Nanny McPhee (2005), Stranger than Fiction (2006), Last Chance Harvey (2008), Men in Black 3 (2012), Brave (2012), Beauty and the Beast (2017), and Late Night (2019). Thompson is married to actor Greg Wise, with whom she lives in London. They have one daughter. She is an activist in the areas of human rights and environmentalism and has received criticism for her outspokenness. She has written two books adapted from The Tale of Peter Rabbit. She was appointed a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE) in the 2018 Birthday Honours by Elizabeth II for her services to drama.

Films

Emma Thompson has worked on the following films:

Saving Mr. Banks
2013 period drama film produced by Walt Disney Pictures
2013
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
2004 fantasy film
2004
I Am Legend
2007 American film
2007
Love Actually
2003 British romantic comedy film by Richard Curtis
2003
Men in Black 3
2012 science fiction film
2012
Bridget Jones's Baby
2016 romantic comedy film directed by Sharon Maguire
2016
Late Night
2019 film by Nisha Ganatra
2019
Beautiful Creatures
2013 film by Richard LaGravenese
2013
The Boat That Rocked
2009 film by Richard Curtis
2009
Henry V
1989 film directed by Kenneth Branagh
1989
The Meyerowitz Stories
2017 film by Noah Baumbach
2017
Men in Black International
2019 film directed by F. Gary Gray
2019
Missing Link
2019 film directed by Chris Butler
2019
Howards End
1992 film by James Ivory
1992
Burnt
2015 film by John Wells
2015
The Remains of the Day
1993 romantic drama movie.
1993
In the Name of the Father
1993 film by Jim Sheridan
1993
Much Ado About Nothing
1993 Kenneth Branagh film
1993
Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang
2010 film by Susanna White
2010
Primary Colors
1998 American drama film
1998
Nanny McPhee
2005 film by Kirk Jones
2005
An Education
2009 film by Lone Scherfig
2009
Stranger than Fiction
2006 film by Marc Forster
2006
Last Chance Harvey
2008 film by Joel Hopkins
2008
Brideshead Revisited
2008 film by Julian Jarrold
2008
Men, Women & Children
2014 film by Jason Reitman
2014
Dead Again
1991 film by Kenneth Branagh
1991
Effie
2014 film by Richard Laxton
2014
The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle
2019 film directed by Stephen Gaghan
2019
The Children Act
2017 film by Richard Eyre
2017
Last Christmas
2019 film directed by Paul Feig
2019
A Walk in the Woods
2015 film by Ken Kwapis
2015
Impromptu
1991 film by James Lapine
1991
The Tall Guy
1989 film by Mel Smith
1989
Peter's Friends
1992 film by Kenneth Branagh
1992
Carrington
1995 film by Christopher Hampton
1995
Lennon or McCartney
2014
How to Build a Girl
American-British comedy film, directed by Coky Giedroyc
My Father the Hero
1994 film by Steve Miner
1994
Imagining Argentina
2002 film by Christopher Hampton
2002
Johnny English 3
The Legend of Barney Thomson
2015 film by Robert Carlyle
2015
Judas Kiss
1998 film by Sebastian Gutierrez
1998
The Love Punch
2013 film by Joel Hopkins
2013
Maybe Baby
2000 film by Ben Elton
2000
The Winter Guest
1997 film by Alan Rickman
1997
Junket Whore
1998
To the Ends of the Earth
2016 film by David Lavallee
2016

Notable work

Emma Thompson has been celebrated for these works: