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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)
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 2012 Brave
Elinor (voice)
 2009 An Education
Headmistress
 2007 I Am Legend
Dr. Alice Krippin (uncredited)
 2003 Imagining Argentina
Cecilia Rueda
 2000 Maybe Baby
Druscilla
 1994 My Father the Hero
Isabel (uncredited)
 1989 The Tall Guy
Kate
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Wrote and starred in the one woman show "Short Vehicle" - Edinburgh Festival (1984). See more »

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

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5' 8" (1.73 m)
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But when I lose my temper, I find it difficult to forgive myself. I feel I've failed. I can be calm in a crisis, in the face of death or things that hurt badly. I don't get hysterical, which may be masochistic of me. But in small matters, I am not calm at all. My worst quality is impatience. See more »

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

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Aries

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