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Emma Thompson was born in London on April 15, 1959, into a family of actors - her father was Eric Thompson, who has passed away, and her mother, Phyllida Law, has co-starred with Thompson in several films (her sister, Sophie Thompson, is an actor as well). Her father was English-born and her mother is Scottish-born. Thompson's wit was cultivated ... See full bio »
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Won 2 Oscars. Another 46 wins & 60 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Survivor (filming)
 2014 Voyage of Time (post-production)
Narrator (voice)
 2012 Brave
Elinor (voice)
 2012 Playhouse Presents (TV Series)
The Queen
- Walking the Dogs (2012) ... The Queen
 2010 The Song of Lunch (TV Movie)
She
 2009 An Education
Headmistress
 2007 I Am Legend
Dr. Alice Krippin (uncredited)
 2003 Angels in America (TV Mini-Series)
Nurse Emily / The Angel / Homeless Woman
- Part 1 Millennium Approaches (2003) ... Nurse Emily / Homeless Woman / The Angel
 2003 Imagining Argentina
Cecilia Rueda
 2001 Wit (TV Movie)
Vivian Bearing
 2000 Maybe Baby
Druscilla
 1997 Ellen (TV Series)
Emma Thompson
- Emma (1997) ... Emma Thompson
 1997 Hospital! (TV Movie)
Elephant Woman
 1994 The Blue Boy (TV Movie)
Marie Bonnar
 1994 My Father the Hero
Isabel (uncredited)
 1992 Cheers (TV Series)
Nanny G
 1989 Look Back in Anger (TV Movie)
Alison Porter
 1989 Theatre Night (TV Series)
Catherine Winslow
- Knuckle (1989)
 1989 The Tall Guy
Kate
 1988 Thompson (TV Series)
Various roles
- Episode #1.6 (1988) ... Various roles
- Episode #1.5 (1988) ... Various roles
- Episode #1.4 (1988) ... Various roles
- Episode #1.3 (1988) ... Various roles
- Episode #1.2 (1988) ... Various roles
 1985 Emma Thompson: Up for Grabs (TV Movie)
 1985 Assaulted Nuts (TV Series)
Various
 1983-1984 Alfresco (TV Series)
Various Characters / Patronising Woman / Sherri / ...
- Episode #2.6 (1984) ... Various Characters
- Episode #2.5 (1984) ... Various Characters
- Episode #2.4 (1984) ... Various Characters
- Episode #2.3 (1984) ... Various Characters
- Episode #2.2 (1984) ... Various Characters
 1984 The Comic Strip Presents... (TV Series)
Young Woman
- Slags (1984) ... Young Woman
 1983 The Crystal Cube (TV Movie)
Jackie Meld / Various roles
 1982 There's Nothing to Worry About! (TV Series)
Mrs. Wally / Sue / Receptionist / ...
- Episode #1.3 (1982) ... Sue / Receptionist / Sister Resistor / ...
- Episode #1.2 (1982) ... Mrs. Wally / Singer / NurseNHS Mother / ...
- Episode #1.1 (1982) ... Mrs. Wally / Helen / Rouble Singer / ...
 1982 Cambridge Footlights Revue (TV Movie)
Various Characters
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Other Works:

Played "The Fool" in William Shakespeare's "King Lear" and "Helena" in "A Midsummer Night's Dream" - International tour (1990). See more »

Publicity Listings:

14 Interviews | 25 Articles | 10 Pictorials | 15 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on being reminded she once claimed that picturing the men she had slept with helped her drift off] I haven't done that in a long time. I'm more likely to rehearse casserole recipes, which perhaps is a sad indictment of my state of mind. See more »

Trivia:

Accepted the role of Professor Trelawny in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004) to impress her daughter, Gaia. See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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