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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 »

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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 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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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:

[on her role in the Harry Potter film] I have a nervous breakdown in the film and in one scene I get to stand at the top of the stairs waving an empty sherry bottle which is, of course, a typical scene from my daily life, so isn't much of a stretch. See more »

Trivia:

First experience of Los Angeles occurred in 1973 when, at age 14, she accompanied her father Eric Thompson who was scheduled to direct a theatrical production of Alan Ayckbourn's "The Norman Conquests" at the Ahmanson Theatre. Coincidentally, the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion (adjacent to the Ahmanson) would be where, 20 years on, Thompson was awarded her first Best Actress Oscar for Howards End (... See more »

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