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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 & 79 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 Alone in Berlin (filming)
Anna Quangel
 2015 Adam Jones (post-production)
Dr. Rosshilde
 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
Druscilla
 1994 My Father the Hero
Isabel (uncredited)
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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 | 19 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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5' 8" (1.73 m)
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My appearance has changed a lot over the years, but it has far more to do with how I feel about being a woman. I've never thought of myself as vain. When I was at Cambridge, I shaved my head and wore baggy clothes. What I did was to desexualise myself. It was partly to do with the feminism of that time: militant and grungy. That's all changed now, though I don't think it is liberating to get your... See more »

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Her father was stage director Eric Thompson. See more »

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