Emma Thompson

Biography

Emma Thompson (born 15 April 1959) is a British actress, comedian and screenwriter. Her first major film role was in the 1989 romantic comedy The Tall Guy. In 1992, Thompson won multiple acting awards, including an Academy Award and a BAFTA Award for Best Actress, for her performance in the British drama Howards End. The following year Thompson garnered dual Academy Award nominations, as Best Actress for The Remains of the Day and as Best Supporting Actress for In the Name of the Father. In 1995, Thompson scripted and starred in Sense and Sensibility, a film adaptation of the Jane Austen novel of the same name, which earned her an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay and a BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role. Other notable film and television credits have included the Harry Potter film series, Wit (2001), Love Actually (2003), Angels in America (2003), Nanny McPhee (2005), Stranger than Fiction (2006), Last Chance Harvey (2008), An Education (2009), and Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang (2010). Thompson is also a patron of the Refugee Council and President of the Teaching Awards.

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Emma Thompson (born 15 April 1959) is a British actress, comedian and screenwriter. Her first major film role was in the 1989 romantic comedy The Tall Guy. In 1992, Thompson won multiple acting awards, including an Academy Award and a BAFTA Award for Best Actress, for her performance in the British drama Howards End. The following year Thompson garnered dual Academy Award nominations, as Best Actress for The Remains of the Day and as Best Supporting Actress for In the Name of the Father. In 1995, Thompson scripted and starred in Sense and Sensibility, a film adaptation of the Jane Austen novel of the same name, which earned her an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay and a BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role. Other notable film and television credits have included the Harry Potter film series, Wit (2001), Love Actually (2003), Angels in America (2003), Nanny McPhee (2005), Stranger than Fiction (2006), Last Chance Harvey (2008), An Education (2009), and Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang (2010). Thompson is also a patron of the Refugee Council and President of the Teaching Awards.

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Personal Info

Gender Female

Known Credits 79

Birthday 1959-04-15

Place of Birth Paddington, London, England

Adult Actor False

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2017 Beauty and the Beast as Mrs. Potts
2016 The Legend of Barney Thomson as Cemolina
2016 Alone in Berlin as Anna Quangel
2015 Burnt as Dr. Rosshilde
2015 A Walk in the Woods as Catherine Bryson
2015 Funny Valentines(1 episode) as Debbie
2014 Lennon or McCartney as Herself (archive footage)
2014 Men, Women & Children as Narrator (voice)
2014 Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street as Mrs. Lovett
2014 Effie Gray as Lady Eastlake
2014 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon(1 episode) as Herself
2013 Saving Mr. Banks as P.L. Travers
2013 The Love Punch as Kate
2013 Beautiful Creatures as Mrs. Lincoln / Sarafine
2012 Brave as Queen Elinor (voice)
2012 Men in Black 3 as Agent O
2011 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 as Sybill Trelawney
2010 The Song of Lunch as She
2010 Nanny McPhee Returns as Nanny McPhee
2009 An Education as Headmistress
2009 The Boat That Rocked as Charlotte
2008 Last Chance Harvey as Kate Walker
2008 Brideshead Revisited as Lady Marchmain
2007 I Am Legend as Dr. Alice Krippin
2007 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix as Sybil Trelawney
2006 Stranger Than Fiction as Karen Eiffel
2005 Nanny McPhee as Nanny McPhee
2004 The Tony Danza Show(1 episode)
2004 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban as Professor Trelawney
2003 Angels in America as Homeless Woman
2003 Angels in America(6 episodes)
2003 Imagining Argentina as Cecilia Rueda
2003 QI(1 episode)
2003 The Ellen DeGeneres Show(2 episodes)
2003 Love Actually as Karen
2002 Treasure Planet as Captain Amelia
2001 Friday Night with Jonathan Ross(2 episodes)
2001 Wit as Vivian Bearing
1998 Judas Kiss as FBI Agent Sadie Hawkins
1998 Primary Colors as Susan Stanton
1997 The Winter Guest as Frances
1997 The View(1 episode)
1996 E! True Hollywood Story(1 episode)
1995 Sense and Sensibility as Elinor Dashwood
1995 Carrington as Dora Carrington
1994 Junior as Dr. Diana Reddin
1994 The Blue Boy as Marie Bonnar
1993 In the Name of the Father as Gareth Peirce
1993 The Remains of the Day as Miss Kenton
1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien(1 episode)
1993 Much Ado About Nothing as Beatrice
1993 GMTV(1 episode)
1992 Peter's Friends as Maggie Chester
1992 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno(2 episodes)
1992 Howards End as Margaret Schlegel
1991 Dead Again as Grace
1991 Dead Again as Margaret Strauss
1991 Impromptu as Duchess D'Antan
1989 Henry V as Katherine
1989 The Tall Guy as Kate
1989 Look Back in Anger as Alison Porter
1988 Thompson(6 episodes)
1987 Fortunes of War(7 episodes) as Harriet Pringle
1987 Tutti Frutti as Suzi Kettles
1983 The Crystal Cube as Jackie Meld
1983 Alfresco(13 episodes)
1983 Live with Regis and Kathie Lee(1 episode)
1982 Cambridge Footlights Revue as various
1982 The Young Ones(1 episode)
1981 Wanna bet, that..?(1 episode)
1977 The Val Doonican Music Show(1 episode)
1944 Golden Globe Awards(1 episode)
1929 The Academy Awards(3 episodes)
1900 Yeh Din Ka Kissa
1900 The Crystal Cube(0 episodes)
1900 Thompson(0 episodes)
1900 Tutti Frutti(6 episodes) as Suzi Kettles

Writing

2016 Bridget Jones's Baby … Screenplay
2014 Effie Gray … Screenplay
2010 Nanny McPhee Returns … Screenplay
2005 Nanny McPhee … Screenplay
2001 Wit … Writer
1995 Sense and Sensibility … Screenplay

Production

2014 Sold … Executive Producer
2010 Nanny McPhee Returns … Executive Producer

Crew

1998 Eight … Thanks

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