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Emma Thompson
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Born Emma Thompson
April 15 1959 (1959-04-15) (age 58)
Paddington, London, England
Occupation Actor, comedian, screenwriter, author, activist
Years active 1979–present

Emma Thompson (born 15 April 1959) is a British actress, comedian, screenwriter and author. She first came to prominence in 1987 in two BBC TV series, Tutti Frutti and Fortunes of War, she won the BAFTA TV Award for Best Actress for her work in both. Her first major film role was in the 1989 romantic comedy The Tall Guy. In 1992, Thompson won multiple acting awards, including an Academy Award (Oscar) and a BAFTA Award for Best Actress, for her performance in the British drama Howards End. The following year Thompson garnered dual Academy Award nominations, as Best Actress for The Remains of the Day and as Best Supporting Actress for In the Name of the Father.

In 1995, Thompson scripted and starred in Sense and Sensibility, a film adaptation of the Jane Austen novel of the same name, which earned her an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay and a BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role among other awards. Other notable film and television credits have included the Harry Potter film series, Much Ado About Nothing (1993), Wit (2001), Love Actually (2003), Angels in America (2003), Nanny McPhee (2005), Stranger than Fiction (2006), Last Chance Harvey (2008), An Education (2009), Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang (2010), Men in Black 3 (2012) and Brave (2012). In 2012, Thompson authored The Further Tale of Peter Rabbit to commemorate the 110th anniversary of the publication of Beatrix Potter's The Tale of Peter Rabbit.

Filmography

Film

Year Title Role
1994 Junior Dr. Diana Reddin
2003 Love Actually Karen
2004 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Professor Sybill Trelawney
2007 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Professor Sybill Trelawney
2011 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 Professor Sybill Trelawney
2012 Men in Black 3 Agent O
2012 Brave Queen Elinor
2013 Beautiful Creatures Mrs. Lincoln/Sarafine
2013 Saving Mr. Banks P.L. Travers
2014 Men, Women & Children Danielle Green
2015 A Walk in the Woods TBA

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Emma Thompson films

Junior (1994)  · Love Actually (2003)  · Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)  · Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007)  · Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 (2011)  · Men in Black 3 (2012)  · Brave (2012)  · Beautiful Creatures (2013)  · Saving Mr. Banks (2013)  · Men, Women & Children (2014)  · A Walk in the Woods (2015)  ·

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