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Emma Thompson

Emma Thompson is known as a British actress, activist, and author. She is most famous for her roles in Love Actually and Sense and Sensibility.

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Background and Age

Dame Emma Thompson DBE was born on April 15, 1959 in Paddington, London, United Kingdom. She is the daughter of actors Eric Thompson and Phyllida Law. She experienced childhood in a showy family that prepared for the crazy business of entertainment. While studying English writing at the University of Cambridge, she performed with the comedy troupe Footlights. Not long after graduating in 1980, she wandered into drama, separating herself opposite of Kenneth Branagh in the British Broadcasting Corporation's TV miniseries Fortunes of War (1987).

Career and Net Worth

In 1995, Thompson wrote and featured in Sense and Sensibility, based on Jane Austen's epic. The film was a business achievement, and Thompson won an Academy Award for best adapted screenplay and a BAFTA Award for best actress. Thompson continued her screenwriting career with the family film Nanny McPhee (2005), adjusted from a series of books by Christianna Brand, and assumed the main role, a tutor with mystical forces. She wrote and featured in the sequel continuation, Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang. Thompson likewise wrote the screenplay for Effie Gray (2014), an assessment of the marriage of art pundit John Ruskin, she appeared in the film in a supporting role. Thompson was made a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE) in 2018.

In September 2019, at the 2019 Emmy Awards show, the film, King Lear was nominated for Outstanding Television Movie. Tobias has a leading role in the TV movie.

Biography | Marriage, Husband and Kids

Emma Thompson was in a relationship with Hugh Laurie, Emma admitted that they had a shared fascination while they were studying at Cambridge. Despite the fact that they separated because of undisclosed reasons, they keep on staying companions and offer colossal regard for one another's work.

Emma met Northern Irish actor, Kenneth Branagh on the set arrangements of the TV series, Fortunes of War in 1987. They two got married in 1989. Their short time of joy was endangered by Kenneth's romantic interest with Helena Bonham Carter on the set arrangement of Frankenstein (1994). They split up a year later in 1995.

Emma met actor Greg Wise on the set arrangements of Sense and Sensibility (1995). Greg's long haul courting with Emma eventually finished into a relationship and the two got married on July 29, 2003.


Quick Facts
Birth Date: 15 Apr, 1959
Age: 61 yrs
Citizenship: United Kingdom
Birth Place: Paddington
residence: West Hampstead
Gender: Female
Description: English actress and writer
Spouse: Greg Wise [M. 2003]
Kenneth Branagh[1989-1995]
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Last Modified: Oct 17 2020
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