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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 movie The Merchant Ivory Family - An Oral History
Latest Project:
Movie What's Love Got to Do With It? 2023-01-26
Known For
Poster of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
Poster of I Am Legend
Poster of Love Actually
Poster of Treasure Planet
Movie The Merchant Ivory Family - An Oral History Herself 2024
Movie What's Love Got to Do With It? Cath 2023-01-26
Movie The Fringe, Fame and Me Self 2022-08-08
Movie Good Luck to You, Leo Grande Nancy Stokes 2022-06-17
Movie Roald Dahl's Matilda the Musical Agatha Trunchbull 2022-11-25
Movie The Laughter & Secrets of 'Love Actually': 20 Years Later Self 2022-11-29
Movie Hannibal Hopkins & Sir Anthony Self (archive footage) 2022-11-27
Movie An Audience with Adele Self 2021-11-21
Movie Cruella The Baroness 2021-05-26
Movie Dolittle Poly (voice) 2020-01-02
Movie How to Build a Girl Amanda 2020-09-24
Movie Late Night Katherine Newbury 2019-01-25
Movie Missing Link Dora the Yeti Elder (voice) 2019-04-04
Series Years and Years Vivienne 'Viv' Rook 2019-05-14
Movie Last Christmas Petra Andrich 2019-11-07
Movie Men in Black: International Agent O 2019-06-12
Movie King Lear Goneril 2018-05-28
Movie The Children Act Fiona Maye 2018-08-01
Movie Johnny English Strikes Again Prime Minister 2018-09-06
Movie Beyond Boundaries: The Harvey Weinstein Scandal Self (archive footage) 2018-08-21
Movie Beauty and the Beast Mrs. Potts 2017-03-16
Movie Sea Sorrow Herself 2017-11-08
Movie The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) Maureen Meyerowitz 2017-10-13
Movie Alone in Berlin Anna Quangel 2016-02-15
Movie Bridget Jones's Baby Dr. Rawlings 2016-09-14
Series Funny Valentines Debbie 2015-02-13
Movie A Walk in the Woods Catherine Bryson 2015-09-02
Movie The Legend of Barney Thomson Cemolina 2015-07-24
Movie Burnt Dr. Rosshilde 2015-10-02
Movie And the Oscar Goes To... Self (archive footage) 2014-02-01
Movie The Love Punch Kate Jones 2014-01-13
Series The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Herself 2014-02-17
Movie Lennon or McCartney Self (archive footage) 2014-12-12
Movie Effie Gray Lady Eastlake 2014-03-08
Movie Men, Women & Children Narrator (voice) 2014-10-17
Movie Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street Mrs. Lovett 2014-09-26
Movie Beautiful Creatures Mrs. Lincoln / Sarafine Duchannes 2013-02-13
Movie Saving Mr. Banks P.L. Travers 2013-11-29
Movie Men in Black 3 Agent O 2012-05-23
Movie Partners in Time: The Making of 'MIB 3' Self 2012-11-30
Movie Brave Elinor (voice) 2012-06-21
Movie Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 Sybill Trelawney 2011-07-07
Movie Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang Nanny McPhee 2010-03-26
Movie Fry and Laurie Reunited Self 2010-11-24
Movie The Song of Lunch She 2010-10-08
Movie The Boat That Rocked Charlotte 2009-04-01
Movie An Education Headmistress 2009-10-29
Movie Last Chance Harvey Kate Walker 2008-12-25
Movie Brideshead Revisited Lady Marchmain 2008-07-25
Movie I Am Legend Dr. Alice Krippin 2007-12-12
Movie Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Sybill Trelawney 2007-06-28
Movie Stranger Than Fiction Karen Eiffel 2006-09-09
Movie A Tribute To Ismail Merchant Herself (archive footage) 2005-10-30
Movie Nanny McPhee Nanny McPhee 2005-10-21
Series The Tony Danza Show 2004-09-13
Movie Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Sybill Trelawney 2004-05-31
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Movie Love Actually Karen 2003-09-07
Series QI Unknown 2003-09-11
Movie Imagining Argentina Cecilia Rueda 2003-09-13
Series Angels in America Homeless Woman / The Angel 2003-12-07
Movie Treasure Planet Captain Amelia (voice) 2002-11-26
Movie The Remains of the Day: The Filmmaker's Journey 2001-01-01
Movie Blind Loyalty, Hollow Honor: England's Fatal Flaw 2001-01-01
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 Wit Vivian Bearing 2001-02-09
Movie Maybe Baby Druscilla 2000-06-02
Movie Primary Colors Susan Stanton 1998-03-20
Movie Judas Kiss FBI Agent Sadie Hawkins 1998-09-16
Movie Hospital! Elephant Woman 1997-03-30
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Movie The Winter Guest Frances 1997-12-27
Series E! True Hollywood Story Unknown 1996-08-21
Movie Carrington Dora Carrington 1995-05-25
Movie Sense and Sensibility Elinor Dashwood 1995-12-13
Movie Junior Dr. Diana Reddin 1994-11-22
Movie My Father the Hero Isabel (uncredited) 1994-02-04
Movie The Blue Boy Marie Bonnar 1994-07-02
Series GMTV Unknown 1993-01-01
Movie Much Ado About Nothing Beatrice 1993-05-07
Movie In the Name of the Father Gareth Peirce 1993-12-12
Movie The Remains of the Day Miss Kenton 1993-11-05
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
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 Impromptu Duchess D'Antan 1991-04-12
Movie Dead Again Margaret Strauss / Grace 1991-08-23
Movie Look Back in Anger Alison Porter 1989-01-01
Movie The Tall Guy Kate 1989-02-01
Movie The Winslow Boy Catherine Winslow 1989-04-30
Movie Henry V Katherine 1989-10-05
Series Thompson 1988-11-10
Series LIVE with Kelly and Ryan Unknown 1988-09-05
Series Tutti Frutti Suzi Kettles 1987-03-03
Series Fortunes of War Harriet Pringle 1987-10-11
Movie The Crystal Cube Jackie Meld 1983-07-07
Series Alfresco 1983-05-01
Movie The Cellar Tapes various 1982-12-12
Series The Young Ones Unknown 1982-11-09
Series Wetten, dass..? Unknown 1981-02-14
Series The Val Doonican Music Show Unknown 1977-04-09
Series The Oscars Unknown 1953-03-18