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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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 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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Other Works:

Played "Alison" in John Osborne's play "Look Back in Anger" - Lyric Shaftesbury, London. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Height:

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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One of only ten actors who have been nominated for both a Supporting and Lead Acting Academy Award in the same year for their achievements in two different movies. The other nine are Fay Bainter, Cate Blanchett, Teresa Wright, Barry Fitzgerald (nominated in both categories for the same role in the same movie), Jessica Lange, Sigourney Weaver, Al Pacino , Holly Hunter, Julianne Moore and Jamie Foxx... See more »

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