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  • Category: Motion pictures
  • Unveiled: 06 Aug 2010
  • Address:
    6714 Hollywood Blvd
  • HWOF Popularity:
    Today: 118th
    Monthly Average: 105th
  • Notes: Selected for 2010, 2,416th Star

Emma Thompson

Next star: Eve Arden
Previous star: Richard Crenna

Biography

Thompson in September 2014 at a London climate march

Source: Wikipedia

Emma Thompson (born 15 April 1959) is a British actress, comedienne, screenwriter and author. Cited as one of the greatest British actresses of her generation, she is known for her portrayals of reticent women in period dramas and literary adaptations, often playing haughty or matronly characters with a sense of irony.

Fact file

  • Born: 15 April 1959 (age 56) Paddington, London, England, United Kingdom
  • Alma mater: Newnham College, Cambridge
  • Occupation: Actor, comedian, screenwriter, author, activist
  • Years active: 1982–present
  • Spouse(s): Kenneth Branagh (m. 1989–95) Greg Wise (m. 2003)
  • Children: 2
  • Parent(s): Eric Thompson Phyllida Law
  • Relatives: Sophie Thompson (sister)
  • Awards: Full list

Read more about Emma Thompson at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

In the news

dturchianovariety
Variety, 2019-06-25 02:00:05
SPOILER ALERT: Do not read if you have not yet watched the first episode of “Years and Years.” Russell T. Davies’ “Years and Years” begins with the members of a seemingly average family in the U.K. being drawn into a televised interview with entrepreneur Vivenne Rook (played by Emma Thompson) ...

jenelleriley2
Variety, 2019-06-14 18:43:51
In the new comedy “Late Night,” Emma Thompson plays Katherine Newbury, a veteran talk-show host who has fallen so out of touch she doesn’t even know her own writing staff. Prompted to add a woman to the room, she hires Molly Patel (played by Mindy Kaling, who also wrote the ...

Watch Emma Thompson and Mindy Kaling Go Head to Head in ‘Late Night’
NY Times Movies, 2019-06-14 11:03:01
The director Nisha Ganatra narrates a scene from the comedy.

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