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  • Category: Motion pictures
  • Unveiled: 06 Aug 2010
  • Address:
    6714 Hollywood Blvd
  • HWOF Popularity:
    Today: 46th
    Monthly Average: 20th
  • 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

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Variety, 2019-05-14 21:53:58
Emma Thompson is in early talks to star opposite Emma Stone in the Disney’s “Cruella,” a live-action origin story based on the classic “101 Dalmatians” villain Cruella de Vil. “I, Tonya” director Craig Gillespie is helming the film with Marc Platt, Kristin Burr and Andrew Gunn producing. De Vil, who ...

'SNL': Tina Fey, Amy Poehler return to help Emma Thompson explain 'Mother Speak'
USA Today TV, 2019-05-12 07:16:20
Tina Fey and Amy Poehler returned to "SNL" to help host Emma Thompson explain what mother's really mean when they talk. It's complicated.         

‘S.N.L.’ Celebrates Mother’s Day With Emma Thompson, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler
NY Times TV, 2019-05-12 06:53:10
The former cast members made a cameo during Thompson’s opening monologue, while Pete Davidson’s mother made an appearance on “Weekend Update.”

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