Thompson, Emma

Born: Apr 15, 1959 AD
Currently alive, at 56 years of age.

Nationality: English
Categories: Actresses

1959 - Born on the 15th of April in Paddington, London. Thompson, Emma.

1989 - Thompson's first major film role was in a romantic comedy, The Tall Guy.

         - Thompson married Kenneth Branagh, with whom she appeared in Fortunes of War, on the 20th of August.

1992 - She also appeared in an episode of Cheers.

         - Her career took a more serious turn with a series of critically acclaimed performances and films, beginning with Howards End, the part of Gareth Peirce,

1996 - She won her next Oscar, for Best Adapted Screenplay for her screenplay adaptation of Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility, a film in which she also played the Oscar-nominated lead actress role.

2001 - She played a dying cancer victim, and Angels in America, playing multiple roles, including one of the titular angels.

2003 - Thompson married actor Greg Wise with whom she has a daughter, Gaia Romilly.

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