Born: April 15,1959 London, England
Spouse: Kenneth Branagh,Greg Wise
Parents: Phyllida Law,Eric Thompson
Height: 5 feet 8 inches
Biography: Emma Thompson is a British actress, comedian, screenwriter and author. She first came to prominence in 1987 in two BBC TV series, Tutti Frutti and Fortunes of War, winning the BAFTA TV Award for Best Actress for her work in both. Her debut movie was The Tall Guy, followed by plays like A Midsummer Night's Dream and King Lear and movies like Dead Again (1991), Peter's Friends (1992) and Much Ado About Nothing (1993). Her other best performances are in movies including Howards End, In the Name of the Father, Sense and Sensibility, performances in the Harry Potter film series (beginning with Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, 2004), Love Actually (2003), Nanny McPhee (2005), Stranger than Fiction (2006), Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang (2010), Men in Black 3 (2012). In 2013, she received a BAFTA nomination for her portrayal of P. L. Travers in Saving Mr. Banks.