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Date of Birth 20 January 1962London, England, UK

Mini Bio (1)

Sophie Thompson was born on January 20, 1962 in London, England. She is an actress, known for EastEnders (1985), Emma (1996) and Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994). She has been married to Richard Lumsden since October 1995. They have two children.

Spouse (1)

Richard Lumsden (October 1995 - present) (2 children)

Trivia (7)

Younger sister of Emma Thompson. Consequently she is the sister-in-law of Greg Wise, and the former sister-in-law of Kenneth Branagh.
Daughter of stage director Eric Thompson and Phyllida Law.
Gave birth to her 1st child at age 35, a son Ernie James Lumsden in February 1997. Child's father is her husband, Richard Lumsden.
She was awarded the 1999 Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for Best Actress in a Musical for her performance in "Into the Woods".
Both Sophie and her sister, Emma Thompson, met their future husbands-- Richard Lumsden and Greg Wise respectively-- on the set of Sense and Sensibility (1995).
She and her sister Emma Thompson, as well as her former brother-in-law Kenneth Branagh, have all appeared in the Harry Potter films. Also appearing is Helena Bonham Carter, who played Emma's sister in Howards End (1992).
Gave birth to her 2nd child at age 38, a son Walter Ernest Thompson in October 2000. Child's father is her husband, Richard Lumsden.

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