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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 49 wins & 78 nominations. See more awards »

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  Alone in Berlin (pre-production)
Anna Quangel
 2015/I Survivor (completed)
 2014 Men, Women & Children
Narrator (voice)
 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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Appeared in the comedy series "Three Plus One on Four" - BBC Radio 4. See more »

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14 Interviews | 27 Articles | 10 Pictorials | 18 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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I have periods of intense activity, then stop. My ideal is to work hard in the morning until I pick Gaia up from school. Just putting an empty square in my diary seems to make a space in my head, too. You have to be very good at saying no. See more »

Trivia:

She was initially cast as the lead in Basic Instinct (1992), but refused later on. About Sharon Stone's appearance she said: "As far as I can see, from Sharon Stone's love scene in Basic Instinct (1992), they molded her body out of tough Plasticine. She was shagging Michael Douglas like a donkey, and not an inch moved. If that had been me, there would have been things flying around hitting me in ... See more »

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