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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 51 wins & 88 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015/I Burnt
Dr. Rosshilde
 2015 Barney Thomson
 2015 A Walk in the Woods
Catherine Bryson
 2014 Men, Women & Children
Narrator (voice)
 2012 Brave
Elinor (voice)
 2007 I Am Legend
Dr. Alice Krippin (uncredited)
 2003 Imagining Argentina
Cecilia Rueda
 2000 Maybe Baby
 1994 My Father the Hero
Isabel (uncredited)
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Wrote and starred in the one woman show "Short Vehicle" - Edinburgh Festival. See more »

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14 Interviews | 28 Articles | 10 Pictorials | 20 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


5' 8" (1.73 m)

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[on being reminded she once claimed that picturing the men she had slept with helped her drift off] I haven't done that in a long time. I'm more likely to rehearse casserole recipes, which perhaps is a sad indictment of my state of mind. See more »


Read English Literature at Cambridge. See more »

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