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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 58 wins & 101 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Sense and Sensibility
Sense and Sensibility Elinor Dashwood
(1995)
Love Actually
(2003)
Nanny McPhee
Nanny McPhee Nanny McPhee
(2005)
Howards End
Howards End Margaret Schlegel
(1992)

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 2017 The Children Act
Fiona Maye
 2015/I Burnt
Dr Rosshilde
 2015 Barney Thomson
Cemolina
 2014 Men, Women & Children
Narrator (voice)
 2013 The Love Punch
Kate
 2012 Brave
Elinor (voice)
 2007 I Am Legend
Dr. Alice Krippin (uncredited)
 2000 Maybe Baby
Druscilla
 1994 My Father the Hero
Isabel (uncredited)
 1989 The Tall Guy
Kate
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She acted in Noel Gay's musical, "Me and My Girl", at the Adelphi Theatre in London, England with Robert Lindsay, Frank Thornton, Richard Caldicot, Susannah Fellows, Robert Longden, Ursula Smith and Denise Hurst in the cast. See more »

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

Height:

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 »

Trivia:

Was originally slated to play the role of "God" in Kevin Smith's Dogma (1999). She was unable to perform due to her pregnancy. See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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