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  • Category: Motion pictures
  • Unveiled: 06 Aug 2010
  • Address:
    6714 Hollywood Blvd
  • HWOF Popularity:
    Today: 151st
    Monthly Average: 130th
  • 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

'Late Night’ and ‘Shazam’ Lead the Week’s Best Trailers
NY Times Movies, 2019-03-08 16:55:51
Mindy Kaling and Emma Thompson star in the Sundance movie about a writer and a talk-show host, while Zachary Levi’s superhero finds more laughs in a new clip.

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Variety, 2019-03-07 16:48:43
Mindy Kaling tries to rescue Emma Thompson’s career as a prominent late-night talk-show host in the first trailer for Amazon Studios’ comedy “Late Night.” Thompson’s abrasive Katherine Newbury hires Kaling’s Molly Patel as the show’s first female and first person of color writer, then discovers that the network wants to ...

Mindy Kaling and Emma Thompson Bring the Laughs in First 'Late Night' Trailer
Entertainment Tonigh, 2019-03-07 09:08:09
Check out this preview for the duo's promising upcoming comedy!

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