Kristin Scott Thomas’s career spans over three decades. She received a BAFTA for “Four Weddings and a Funeral” and an Oscar nod for “The English Patient,” and has appeared in projects like “Gosford Park,” “I’ve Loved You So Long,” and “Nowhere Boy.”
The acclaimed actress’ latest role is Clementine Churchill, wife of Prime Minister Winston Churchill, in “Darkest Hour.” Although hers is a supporting turn, director Joe Wright carefully — and rightfully — constructed scenes for Scott Thomas to demonstrate Clementine’s integrity and essentialness to Churchill’s reign.
We had a chance to sit down with Scott Thomas during press interviews for “Darkest Hour” and discussed her work, her thoughts on ageism, and her views on the recent sexual assault allegations sweeping through Hollywood.
“Darkest Hour” hits theaters today, December 1. Scott Thomas can also be seen in Sally Potter’s “The Party,” which