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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 56 wins & 97 nominations. See more awards »

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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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 2016 Bridget Jones's Baby
Dr. Rawlings
 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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Other Works:

Music video: "It's All in the Game" by Carmel. 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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Personal Quote:

But when I lose my temper, I find it difficult to forgive myself. I feel I've failed. I can be calm in a crisis, in the face of death or things that hurt badly. I don't get hysterical, which may be masochistic of me. But in small matters, I am not calm at all. My worst quality is impatience. See more »

Trivia:

Good friends with Meryl Streep after starring with her in Angels in America (2003). See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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