Emma Thompson

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Birthday
15, 1959
Birthplace
London, England
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
15, 1959 (age 57)
Birthplace
London, England

About

Longtime actress who won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role as Margaret Schlegel in the 1992 film Howards End. She also won an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay for her script for the 1995 film Sense and Sensibility, which she also starred in. Her other film credits include Dead Again, Much Ado About Nothing, Nanny McPhee, Love Actually and Stranger than Fiction.

Before Fame

She was the first female member of the Newnham College sketch comedy troupe Footlights and went on to become the group's vice president, co-directing the first all-female revue put on by the troupe, Women's Hour.

Trivia

In 2004, she portrayed Professor Sybill Trelawney in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. She was cast as Mrs. Potts in the 2017 feature Beauty and the Beast.

Family Life

She was married to Much Ado About Nothing co-star Kenneth Branagh from 1989 to 1995, then married Greg Wise in 2003. She has a son named Tindyebwa and a daughter named Gaia.

Associated With

She co-starred with Hugh Grant and Kate Winslet in the Ang Lee film Sense and Sensibility.

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