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Emma Thompson

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. Description above from the Wikipedia article Emma Thompson, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Apr 15, 1959 In Paddington, London, England
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series The Crystal Cube
Latest Project:
Movie Upstart Crow: A Christmas Crow 2017-12-25
Known For
Poster of Nanny McPhee
Poster of Sense and Sensibility
Poster of Junior
Poster of Henry V
Movie Upstart Crow: A Christmas Crow Queen Elizabeth 2017-12-25
Series The Crystal Cube Unknown 2017
Movie Voyage of Time: Life's Journey Narrator (voice) 2017-03-10
Movie Beauty and the Beast Mrs. Potts 2017-03-16
Movie The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) Maureen Meyerowitz 2017-05-21
Movie Bridget Jones's Baby Dr. Rawlings 2016-09-14
Movie Alone in Berlin Anna Quangel 2016-02-15
Movie The Legend of Barney Thomson Cemolina 2015-07-24
Movie A Walk in the Woods Catherine Bryson 2015-09-02
Movie Burnt Dr. Rosshilde 2015-10-02
Series The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Unknown 2014-02-17
Movie Effie Gray Lady Eastlake 2014-03-08
Movie Lennon or McCartney Herself (archive footage) 2014-12-12
Movie Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street Mrs. Lovett 2014-09-26
Movie Men, Women & Children Narrator (voice) 2014-10-17
Movie Beautiful Creatures Mrs. Lincoln / Sarafine Duchannes 2013-02-13
Movie Saving Mr. Banks P.L. Travers 2013-11-16
Movie The Love Punch Kate 2013-09-12
Series Playhouse Presents 2012-04-12
Movie Men in Black 3 Agent O 2012-05-23
Movie Brave Queen Elinor (voice) 2012-06-21
Movie Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 Sybill Trelawney 2011-07-07
Movie The Song of Lunch She 2010-10-08
Movie Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang Nanny McPhee 2010-03-26
Movie The Boat That Rocked Charlotte 2009-04-01
Movie Last Chance Harvey Kate Walker 2008-12-25
Series Distilling Love Lady Marchmain 2007-01-29
Movie Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Sybil Trelawney 2007-06-28
Movie Stranger Than Fiction Karen Eiffel 2006-09-09
Movie Nanny McPhee Nanny McPhee 2005-10-21
Movie Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Sybill Trelawney 2004-05-31
Series The Tony Danza Show Unknown 2004-09-13
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Series QI Unknown 2003-09-11
Movie Imagining Argentina Cecilia Rueda 2003-09-13
Series One Million Roses FBI Agent Sadie Hawkins 2003-10-06
Series Angels in America Homeless Woman / The Angel 2003-12-07
Movie Treasure Planet Captain Amelia (voice) 2002-11-26
Movie Wit Vivian Bearing 2001-02-09
Movie Love & Loyalty: The Making of 'The Remains of the Day' Herself 2001-10-22
Series Friday Night with Jonathan Ross Unknown 2001-11-02
Movie Maybe Baby Druscilla 2000-06-02
Movie Edtv Suzi Kettles 1999-03-26
Series KAIST Kate 1999-01-24
Movie Primary Colors Susan Stanton 1998-03-20
Series Mamotte Shugogetten Unknown 1998-10-17
Movie The Winter Guest Frances 1997-12-27
Movie Hospital! Elephant Woman 1997-03-30
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Series E! True Hollywood Story Unknown 1996-03-29
Movie Sense and Sensibility Elinor Dashwood 1995-12-13
Movie Carrington Dora Carrington 1995-05-25
Movie Junior Dr. Diana Reddin 1994-11-22
Series GMTV Unknown 1993-01-01
Movie Much Ado About Nothing Beatrice 1993-05-07
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Movie The Remains of the Day Miss Kenton 1993-11-05
Movie In the Name of the Father Gareth Peirce 1993-12-12
Movie Howards End Margaret Schlegel 1992-03-13
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Movie Peter's Friends Maggie Chester 1992-09-18
Movie Dead Again Margaret Strauss / Grace 1991-08-23
Movie Henry V Katherine 1989-10-05
Movie Look Back in Anger Alison Porter 1989-01-01
Series Thompson 1988-11-10
Series Fortunes of War Harriet Pringle 1987-10-11
Series Live with Regis and Kathie Lee Unknown 1983-04-04
Series A J Wentworth, BA Karen 1982-07-12
Series The Young Ones Unknown 1982-11-09
Series Marco Polo Dr. Alice Krippin 1982-12-05
Movie Cambridge Footlights Revue various 1982-12-12
Series Lewis & Clark Duchess D'Antan 1981-10-29
Movie Watch Me When I Kill Unknown 1977-08-06
Series The Val Doonican Music Show Unknown 1977-04-09
Movie Roman Holiday Unknown 1953-08-26
Series The Academy Awards Unknown 1953-03-18
Series Lights Out Headmistress 1949-07-19
Series Golden Globe Awards Unknown 1944-01-20