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Emma Thompson

Emma Thompson (born 15 April 1959) is a British actress, comedian and screenwriter. 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 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. Other notable film and television credits have included the Harry Potter film series, Wit (2001), Love Actually (2003), Angels in America (2003), Nanny McPhee (2005), Stranger than Fiction (2006), Last Chance Harvey (2008), An Education (2009), and Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang (2010). Thompson is also a patron of the Refugee Council and President of the Teaching Awards. Description above from the Wikipedia article Emma Thompson, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Apr 15, 1959 In Paddington, London, England
Movie/TV Credits:
77
First Appeared:
In the movie Love & Loyalty: The Making of 'The Remains of the Day'
Latest Project:
Movie The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) 2017-05-21
Known For
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Poster of The Val Doonican Music Show
Filmography

Love & Loyalty: The Making of 'The Remains of the Day' (2018)

Documentary
Movie
as Herself

Beauty and the Beast (2017)

Family Fantasy Romance
Movie
as Mrs. Potts
6.8 6174 votes

The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) (2017)

Drama Comedy
Movie
as Maureen Meyerowitz
6.3 127 votes

Bridget Jones's Baby (2016)

Comedy
Movie
as Dr. Rawlings
6.4 1044 votes

Alone in Berlin (2016)

Drama
Movie
as Anna Quangel
6.5 38 votes

A Walk in the Woods (2015)

Adventure Comedy Drama
Movie
as Catherine Bryson
5.7 277 votes

The Legend of Barney Thomson (2015)

Comedy Drama Thriller
Movie
as Cemolina
6.0 58 votes

Burnt (2015)

Drama
Movie
as Dr. Rosshilde
6.3 1044 votes

Funny Valentines (2015)

Comedy
Series
as Debbie

Lennon or McCartney (2014)

Documentary Music
Movie
as Herself (archive footage)
7.5 4 votes

Men, Women & Children (2014)

Drama Comedy
Movie
as Narrator (voice)
6.4 342 votes

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2014)

Horror Thriller Drama Music
Movie
as Mrs. Lovett
6.0 1 votes

Effie Gray (2014)

Drama
Movie
as Lady Eastlake
6.2 53 votes

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014)

Comedy Talk
Series
as Herself
5.9 43 votes

The Love Punch (2013)

Comedy
Movie
as Kate
5.7 142 votes

Beautiful Creatures (2013)

Fantasy Drama Romance
Movie
as Mrs. Lincoln / Sarafine Duchannes
5.6 1089 votes

Saving Mr. Banks (2013)

Comedy Drama History
Movie
as P.L. Travers
7.3 1286 votes

Brave (2012)

Animation Adventure Comedy Family Action Fantasy
Movie
as Queen Elinor (voice)
6.7 4986 votes

Men in Black 3 (2012)

Action Comedy Science Fiction
Movie
as Agent O
6.3 4416 votes

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)

Family Fantasy Adventure
Movie
as Sybill Trelawney
7.9 6582 votes

The Song of Lunch (2010)

TV Movie Drama
Movie
as She
6.0 7 votes

Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang (2010)

Comedy Fantasy
Movie
as Nanny McPhee
6.0 488 votes

The Boat That Rocked (2009)

Drama Comedy
Movie
as Charlotte
7.2 700 votes

An Education (2009)

Drama Romance
Movie
as Headmistress
6.9 449 votes

Last Chance Harvey (2008)

Drama Comedy Romance
Movie
as Kate Walker
6.1 79 votes

Brideshead Revisited (2008)

Drama Romance
Movie
as Lady Marchmain
6.3 56 votes

I Am Legend (2007)

Drama Horror Action Thriller Science Fiction
Movie
as Dr. Alice Krippin
6.9 4694 votes

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007)

Adventure Fantasy Family Mystery
Movie
as Sybil Trelawney
7.4 5991 votes

Stranger Than Fiction (2006)

Comedy Drama Fantasy Romance
Movie
as Karen Eiffel
7.1 780 votes

Nanny McPhee (2005)

Fantasy Comedy Family
Movie
as Nanny McPhee
6.4 806 votes

The Tony Danza Show (2004)

Talk
Series
as Unknown

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)

Adventure Fantasy Family
Movie
as Sybill Trelawney
7.7 6397 votes

Angels in America (2003)

Drama Fantasy
Movie
as Homeless Woman
6.8 53 votes

Angels in America (2003)

Series
8.9 9 votes

Imagining Argentina (2003)

Drama Romance Thriller
Movie
as Cecilia Rueda
4.8 8 votes

QI (2003)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown
8.1 55 votes

The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown
5.9 28 votes

Love Actually (2003)

Comedy Romance Drama
Movie
as Karen
7.0 2031 votes

Treasure Planet (2002)

Adventure Animation Family Fantasy Science Fiction
Movie
as Captain Amelia (voice)
7.2 1061 votes

Friday Night with Jonathan Ross (2001)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown
5.7 6 votes

Wit (2001)

Drama TV Movie
Movie
as Vivian Bearing
7.0 31 votes

Maybe Baby (2000)

Comedy Romance
Movie
as Druscilla
5.6 20 votes

Primary Colors (1998)

Comedy Drama
Movie
as Susan Stanton
6.2 98 votes

Judas Kiss (1998)

Thriller Crime Drama
Movie
as FBI Agent Sadie Hawkins
5.3 9 votes

The Winter Guest (1997)

Drama
Movie
as Frances
6.9 10 votes

The View (1997)

Talk
Series
as Unknown
2.9 17 votes

E! True Hollywood Story (1996)

Documentary
Series
as Unknown
6.3 3 votes

Sense and Sensibility (1995)

Drama Romance
Movie
as Elinor Dashwood
7.2 383 votes

Carrington (1995)

History Drama Romance
Movie
as Dora Carrington
6.4 17 votes

Junior (1994)

Comedy Family Romance
Movie
as Dr. Diana Reddin
4.7 390 votes

The Blue Boy (1994)

Movie
as Marie Bonnar

The Remains of the Day (1993)

Drama Romance
Movie
as Miss Kenton
7.5 225 votes

Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993)

Comedy Talk
Series
as Unknown
7.2 40 votes

Much Ado About Nothing (1993)

Drama Comedy Romance
Movie
as Beatrice
7.2 191 votes

GMTV (1993)

News
Series
as Unknown

In the Name of the Father (1993)

Drama
Movie
as Gareth Peirce
7.7 394 votes

Peter's Friends (1992)

Comedy Drama
Movie
as Maggie Chester
6.7 49 votes

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992)

Talk Comedy
Series
as Unknown
5.0 28 votes

Howards End (1992)

Drama Romance
Movie
as Margaret Schlegel
7.0 99 votes

Impromptu (1991)

Drama Comedy Music Romance
Movie
as Duchess D'Antan
6.4 18 votes

Dead Again (1991)

Thriller
Movie
as Margaret Strauss / Grace
6.6 85 votes

The Winslow Boy (1989)

Drama
Movie
as Catherine Winslow

Henry V (1989)

War Drama History Action Romance
Movie
as Katherine
7.4 76 votes

Look Back in Anger (1989)

TV Movie Drama
Movie
as Alison Porter
10.0 1 votes

The Tall Guy (1989)

Comedy Romance
Movie
as Kate
5.8 22 votes

Thompson (1988)

Comedy
Series
1.0 1 votes

Fortunes of War (1987)

Drama
Series
as Harriet Pringle
7.0 2 votes

Tutti Frutti (1987)

Movie
as Suzi Kettles
10 1 votes

Tutti Frutti (1987)

Drama Comedy
Series
as Suzi Kettles

Alfresco (1983)

Comedy
Series
6.0 1 votes

Live with Regis and Kathie Lee (1983)

Series
as Unknown
4.9 4 votes

The Crystal Cube (1983)

Movie
as Jackie Meld

Cambridge Footlights Revue (1982)

Movie
as various

The Young Ones (1982)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown
7.8 30 votes

Wanna bet, that..? (1981)

Reality
Series
as Unknown
1.5 2 votes

The Val Doonican Music Show (1977)

Series
as Unknown

The Academy Awards (1953)

Reality
Series
as Unknown
6.2 14 votes
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