Emma Thompson

15 Apr 1959

Actor, Writer, Producer

Emma Thompson (born 15 April 1959) is a British actress, comedian and screenwriter. Her first major film role was in the 1989 romantic comedy The Tall Guy. In 1992, Thompson won multiple acting awards, including an Academy Award and a BAFTA Award for Best Actress, for her performance in the British drama Howards End. The following year Thompson garnered dual Academy Award nominations, as Best Actress for The Remains of the Day and as Best Supporting Actress for In the Name of the Father. In 1995, Thompson scripted and starred in Sense and Sensibility, a film adaptation of the Jane Austen novel of the same name, which earned her an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay and a BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role. Other notable film and television credits have included the Harry Potter film series, Wit (2001), Love Actually (2003), Angels in America (2003), Nanny McPhee (2005), Stranger than Fiction (2006), Last Chance Harvey (2008), An Education (2009), and Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang (2010). Thompson is also a patron of the Refugee Council and President of the Teaching Awards.

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Filmography (51 titles)

(movie, 2018)
···Johnny English Strikes Again
Genre: Adventure, Family, Action, Comedy
Role: Actor (as Prime Minister)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Maureen Meyerowitz)
(movie, 2017)
···Beauty and the Beast
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Mrs. Potts)
(movie, 2017)
···Alone in Berlin
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Anna Quangel)
(movie, 2016)
···Bridget Jones's Baby
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor, Writer
(movie, 2016)
···The Legend of Barney Thomson
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Comedy
Role: Actor (as Cemolina)
(movie, 2015)
···Burnt
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Role: Actor (as Dr. Rosshilde)
(movie, 2015)
···A Walk in the Woods
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Catherine Bryson)
(movie, 2014)
···Men, Women & Children
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Role: Actor (as (voice))
Genre: Drama, Horror, Music, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Mrs. Lovett)
(movie, 2014)
···Effie Gray
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor, Writer
(movie, 2014)
···Sold
Genre: Drama
Role: Producer
(movie, 2013)
···Saving Mr. Banks
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Role: Actor (as P.L. Travers)
(movie, 2013)
···Love Punch
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Kate)
(movie, 2013)
···Beautiful Creatures
Genre: Fantasy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Mrs. Lincoln · Sarafine Duchannes)
(movie, 2012)
···Brave
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Action, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as Queen Elinor (voice))
(movie, 2012)
···Men in Black 3
Genre: Action, Comedy, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Agent O)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Adventure
Role: Actor (as Sybill Trelawney)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Role: Actor, Producer, Writer
(movie, 2010)
···The Song of Lunch
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as She)
(movie, 2009)
···An Education
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Headmistress)
(movie, 2009)
···The Boat That Rocked
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Charlotte)
(movie, 2008)
···Last Chance Harvey
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Kate Walker)
(movie, 2008)
···Brideshead Revisited
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Lady Marchmain)
(movie, 2007)
6.8I Am Legend
Genre: Drama, Horror, Action, Thriller, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Dr. Alice Krippin)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Family, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Sybil Trelawney)
(movie, 2006)
···Stranger Than Fiction
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Karen Eiffel)
(movie, 2005)
···Nanny McPhee
Genre: Fantasy, Comedy, Family
Role: Actor, Writer
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Family
Role: Actor (as Sybill Trelawney)
(movie, 2003)
···Angels in America
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as Homeless Woman)
(movie, 2003)
···Imagining Argentina
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Romance, Foreign
Role: Actor (as Cecilia Rueda)
(movie, 2003)
···Love Actually
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Role: Actor (as Karen)
(movie, 2002)
···Treasure Planet
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Family, Fantasy, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Captain Amelia (voice))
(movie, 2001)
···Wit
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Vivian Bearing)
(movie, 1998)
···Judas Kiss
Genre: Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as FBI Agent Sadie Hawkins)
(movie, 1998)
···Primary Colors
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Susan Stanton)
(movie, 1997)
···The Winter Guest
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Frances)
(movie, 1995)
···Sense and Sensibility
Genre: Drama, Romance
By: Ang Lee
Role: Actor, Writer
(movie, 1995)
···Carrington
Genre: History, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Dora Carrington)
(movie, 1994)
···Junior
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Dr. Diana Reddin)
(movie, 1994)
···The Blue Boy
Genre: Thriller
Role: Actor (as Marie Bonnar)
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Gareth Peirce)
(movie, 1993)
···The Remains of the Day
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Miss Kenton)
(movie, 1993)
···Much Ado About Nothing
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Beatrice)
(movie, 1992)
···Peter's Friends
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Maggie Chester)
(movie, 1992)
···Howards End
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Margaret Schlegel)
(movie, 1991)
···Dead Again
Genre: Mystery
Role: Actor (as Grace · Margaret Strauss)
(movie, 1989)
···Henry V
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Role: Actor (as Katherine)
(movie, 1989)
···The Tall Guy
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Kate)
(movie, 1989)
···Look Back in Anger
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Alison Porter)
(movie, 1982)
···Cambridge Footlights Revue
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Various Characters)