Emma Thompson



Actor Date of Birth: April 15, 1959


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.



Place of Birth: Paddington, London, England




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Emma Thompson on the importance of activism and why Greenpeace made her braver
Emma Thompson on the importance of activism and why Greenpeace made her braver

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Emma Thompson may be best known for her Academy Award-winning roles on the silver screen but she is also a passionate and dedicated activist. When her hectic acting schedule affords her some precious time, she is frequently vocal in championing a more...

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Emma Thompson looks unrecognisable as Queen Elizabeth I

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Emma Thompson looks totally unrecognisable as the red-haired monarch Queen Elizabeth I in the first photos from the upcoming Upstart Crow Christmas Special, written by Ben Elton. The sitcom, which also stars David Mitchell as William Shakespeare, will...

Pneumonia-hit Emma Thompson braves the cold to protest over jailing of British mother in Iran
Pneumonia-hit Emma Thompson braves the cold to protest over jailing of British mother in Iran

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Actress Emma Thompson braved the cold despite suffering with pneumonia to join a march in support of a British mother jailed in Iran. The Oscar-winning actress turned out with dozens of supporters as they urged the government to do more to bring home...

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Actress Emma Thompson to lead mothers' march for jailed Nazanin ...

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West Hampstead actress Emma Thompson has joined the campaign calling for the release of West Hampstead mum Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe who will have spent 600 days in jail on...

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