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  • Category: Motion pictures
  • Unveiled: 06 Aug 2010
  • Address:
    6714 Hollywood Blvd
  • HWOF Popularity:
    Today: 203rd
    Monthly Average: 90th
  • Notes: Selected for 2010, 2,416th Star

Emma Thompson

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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

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krollj03
Variety, 2018-11-28 20:09:58
Michelle Yeoh is set to join the holiday comedy “Last Christmas,” reteaming with her “Crazy Rich Asians” co-star Henry Golding. Emilia Clarke will topline the film. Paul Feig is directing, with Emma Thompson and Bryony Kimmings penning the screenplay. Feig will produce for his Feigco Entertainment alongside Jessie Henderson. David ...

sclarkevariety
Variety, 2018-11-19 11:00:36
Judi Dench will receive the Richard Harris Award for outstanding contribution to British film at the upcoming British International Film Awards. Dench joins an illustrious list of former winners of the award, which is in its 17th year, including Daniel Day-Lewis, Helena Bonham Carter, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Julie Walters, John Hurt ...

Emma Thompson made a dame at Buckingham Palace
BBC Entertainment, 2018-11-07 15:21:16
And fellow actress Sarah Gordy becomes the first woman with Down's syndrome to be made an MBE.

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