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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 50 wins & 73 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 Men, Women & Children (completed) (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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Release of the book "Ken & Em: A Biography of Kenneth Branagh and Emma Thompson" by Ian Shuttleworth. See more »

Publicity Listings:

14 Interviews | 26 Articles | 10 Pictorials | 17 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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5' 8" (1.73 m)
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I mind having to look pretty, that's what I mind, because it is so much more of an effort. See more »

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She, Tilda Swinton, Marion Cotillard, Tom Hanks and Daniel Brühl are the only actors to receive a Golden Globe, SAG, BAFTA and Critics' Choice nomination for the same performance and then fail to be Oscar-nominated for their performances in Saving Mr. Banks (2013), We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011), Rust and Bone (2012), Captain Phillips (2013) and Rush (2013) respectively. See more »

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