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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. bio at tmdb | Read bio at Wikipedia
Apr 15, 1959 In Paddington, London, England
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Meyerowitz Stories
Latest Project:
Movie The Remains of the Day: The Filmmaker's Journey 2017-04-18
Known For
Poster of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
Poster of Last Chance Harvey
Poster of Judas Kiss
Poster of Carrington
Movie The Remains of the Day: The Filmmaker's Journey Herself 2017-04-18
Movie The Storytellers Herself / Karen 2017-04-15
Movie Blind Loyalty, Hollow Honor: England's Fatal Flaw Herself 2017-04-14
Movie Love and Loyalty: The Making of 'The Remains of the Day' Herself 2017-04-14
Movie Beauty and the Beast Mrs. Potts 2017-03-17
Movie Alone in Berlin Anna Quangel 2017-01-13
Series The Crystal Cube Unknown 2016
Series Thompson Unknown 2016
Movie Burnt Dr Rosshilde 2015-10-30
Movie A Walk in the Woods Catherine Bryson 2015-09-02
Movie The Legend of Barney Thomson Cemolina 2015-07-24
Movie Barney Thomson Cemolina 2015-07-24
Movie Lennon or McCartney Herself (archive footage) 2014-12-12
Movie Men, Women & Children Narrator (voice) 2014-10-17
Movie Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street Mrs. Lovett 2014-09-26
Movie Effie Gray Lady Eastlake 2014-03-08
Series The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Herself 2014-02-17
Movie Saving Mr. Banks P.L. Travers 2013-12-20
Movie The Love Punch Kate 2013-09-12
Movie Beautiful Creatures Mrs. Lincoln / Sarafine 2013-02-14
Movie Brave Elinor 2012-06-22
Movie Men in Black 3 Agent O 2012-05-25
Series Playhouse Presents The Queen 2012-04-12
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 An Education Headmistress 2009-10-29
Movie The Boat That Rocked Charlotte 2009-04-01
Movie Last Chance Harvey Kate Walker 2009-01-16
Movie Brideshead Revisited Lady Marchmain 2008-07-25
Movie I Am Legend Dr. Alice Krippin 2007-12-14
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 2006-01-27
Series The Tony Danza Show Unknown 2004-09-13
Movie Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Professor Trelawney 2004-05-31
Movie Imagining Argentina Cecilia Rueda 2004-04-16
Movie Angels in America Homeless Woman 2003-12-07
Movie Love Actually Karen 2003-11-14
Series QI Unknown 2003-09-11
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Movie Treasure Planet Captain Amelia 2002-11-27
Series Timeshift Herself - Interviewee 2002-10-05
Series Friday Night with Jonathan Ross Unknown 2001-11-02
Movie Maybe Baby Druscilla 2001-08-24
Movie Wit Vivian Bearing 2001-02-09
Movie Judas Kiss FBI Agent Sadie Hawkins 1999-04-23
Movie Primary Colors Susan Stanton 1998-03-20
Movie The Winter Guest Frances 1997-12-27
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Series E! True Hollywood Story Unknown 1996-03-29
Movie Sense and Sensibility Elinor Dashwood 1996-01-26
Movie Carrington Dora Carrington 1995-11-08
Movie Junior Dr. Diana Reddin 1994-11-23
Movie The Blue Boy Marie Bonnar 1994-07-02
Movie In the Name of the Father Gareth Peirce 1994-02-25
Movie The Remains of the Day Miss Kenton 1993-11-19
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Movie Much Ado About Nothing Beatrice 1993-07-02
Movie Howards End Margaret Schlegel 1993-02-26
Series GMTV Unknown 1993-01-01
Movie Peter's Friends Maggie Chester 1992-12-25
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Movie Dead Again Grace / Margaret Strauss 1991-08-30
Movie Impromptu Duchess D'Antan 1991-05-01
Movie Henry V Katherine 1989-10-05
Movie The Tall Guy Kate 1989-02-01
Movie Look Back in Anger Alison Porter 1989-01-01
Series Fortunes of War Harriet Pringle 1987-10-11
Series Tutti Frutti Suzi Kettles 1987-03-03
Series Theatre Night Catherine Winslow / ... 1985-09-15
Series Alfresco 1983-05-01
Series Live with Regis and Kathie Lee Unknown 1983-04-04
Movie Cambridge Footlights Revue various 1982-12-12
Series The Young Ones Unknown 1982-11-09
Series The Val Doonican Music Show Unknown 1977-04-09
Series The Academy Awards Unknown 1953-03-18
Series Golden Globe Awards Unknown 1944-01-20