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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 & 76 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 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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Other Works:

She acted in John Osborne's play, "Look Back in Anger", at the Lyric Theatre in London, England with Kenneth Branagh, Siobhan Redmond, Gerard Horan and Edward Jewesbury in the cast. Judi Dench was the director. See more »

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

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5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Liam Neeson, quite frankly, is sex on legs. Always has been. See more »

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She was a member of the Cambridge Footlights and in 1981, along with Stephen Fry, Tony Slattery, Hugh Laurie, Paul Dwyer and Paul Shearer, she became the winner of the first ever Perrier Award at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. See more »

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