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Emma Thompson

Thompson at the Nanny McPhee London premiere, 2005
Born 15 April 1959 (1959-04-15) (age 50)
Paddington, London, England
Occupation Actress, comedienne, screenwriter
Years active 1979–present
Spouse(s) Kenneth Branagh (1989–1995)
Greg Wise (2003–present)
.Emma Thompson (born 15 April 1959) is a British actress, comedienne and screenwriter.^ Born April 19, 1959, in London, Emma Thompson is the daughter of actress Phyllida Law.
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^ Read Full Biography Born April 15, 1959 Awards .
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.She is also a patron of the Refugee Council.^ Charities/Causes :greenpeace,She is also a patron of the Refugee Council .
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^ She is also a patron of the Refugee Council.
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Contents

Early life

.Thompson was born in Paddington, London, England.^ Thompson was born in Paddington, England.
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^ Emma Thompson was born in Paddington, London , England on April 15, 1959.
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^ Emma Thompson (left) Emma Thompson was born on 15th April 1959 in Paddington, London, England.
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.Her father was the actor Eric Thompson, best known for having written and narrated The Magic Roundabout, shown on BBC children's television in the 1960s and 1970s.^ Father is stage director Eric Thompson .
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^ It's a point of view she shared with her father, Eric Thompson, the creator of the classic children's show The Magic Roundabout .
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^ Thompson was born in Paddington, London to Eric Thompson (a British actor known for narrating the television series The Magic Roundabout) and Phyllida Law (a Scottish actress).
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.Her mother is the Scottish actress Phyllida Law.^ She defines herself through family: her mother is actress Phyllida Law.
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^ Born April 19, 1959, in London, Emma Thompson is the daughter of actress Phyllida Law.
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^ Thompson was born in Paddington, London to Eric Thompson (a British actor known for narrating the television series The Magic Roundabout) and Phyllida Law (a Scottish actress).
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.Thompson's younger sister is actress Sophie Thompson.^ Her sister is actress Sophie Thompson.
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^ Elder sister of Sophie Thompson .
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^ She has a younger sister named Sophie.
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Thompson has spent part of her life in Scotland and has stated that she "feel[s] Scottish".[1]
.Thompson went to Camden School for Girls and then studied English at Newnham College at the University of Cambridge where she was a member (along with fellow actors Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie and Tony Slattery) and vice-president of the university's theatrical club, the Footlights.^ While she was at Cambridge University, Thompson had a romantic relationship with fellow student, actor Hugh Laurie , .
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^ She was a member of the Cambridge Footlights and in 1981, along with Stephen Fry , Tony Slattery , Hugh Laurie , Paul Dwyer and Paul Shearer , she became the winner of the first ever Perrier Award at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
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^ Graduated from Camden School for Girls, and the all-women Newnham College of Cambridge University with a degree in English (1982).
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.Her acting talent was so impressive that agent Richard Armitage signed her to a contract while she was still two years away from graduation.^ Emma graduated from Newnham College, Cambridge University in 1982 and had intended to become a writer, however whilst at Cambridge she was persuaded to join the Footlights and so impressed agent Richard Armitage that he signed her to a contract while she was still two years away from graduation.
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^ One of only ten actors who have been nominated for both a Supporting and Lead Acting Academy Award in the same year for their achievements in two different movies.
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^ One day, talent agent Richard Armitage saw her show and offered to be her agent.
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.Thompson graduated from Cambridge in 1980. Soon after she came to fame with a leading role in the West End revival of the musical Me and My Girl, opposite Robert Lindsay, followed by the BBC serial drama, Fortunes of War.^ Two years later, she played Sally Smith in the West End revival of Me and My Girl with Robert Lindsay.
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^ After completing her education, she came to fame with a leading role in the BBC drama serial, Fortunes of War.
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^ In 1985 Emma appeared in the West End revival of Me and My Girl with Robert Lindsay which was a huge success.
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Career

.Thompson's earliest television appearances included the comedy sketch show Alfresco, broadcast in 1983 and 1984 (as well as its three-part pilot There's Nothing to Worry About, shown in 1982), which also featured Ben Elton, Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie.^ Featuring then blossoming stars like Emma Thompson, Hugh Laurie and Stephen Fry, ALFRESCO was aired in 1983 but didn't make it to a second season.
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^ Stephen Fry and Emma Thompson reminice .
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^ In 1983, her degree finished, Thompson became part of a short-lived television comedy sketch series with Fry and Laurie called Alfresco .
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.Also in 1984 she guested alongside Fry and Laurie in the episode "Bambi" of the sitcom The Young Ones, playing Miss Money-Sterling.^ That episode of The Young Ones where they ended up on University Challenge against a team from a posh Uni....Thompson, Fry&Laurie, and Ben Elton...
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^ Penfold mention the Young Ones spoof and she's appeared in a few films directed by those present in that episode.
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^ Fry shouldn't play Higgins--Laurie better.
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.Her breakthrough began in 1987 with her role as red-haired rock guitarist Suzi Kettles in the cult TV series Tutti Frutti.^ Fortunes of War (1996) Look Back in Anger (1992) Tutti Frutti Suzy Kettles .
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^ Following Thompson's BAFTA Award for her work on the series (as well as a BAFTA for her role on the TV series Tutti Frutti ), she helped Branagh form his own production company, Renaissance Films.
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^ In 1987, she appeared in the TV series Tutti Frutti and the miniseries Fortunes of War , with Kenneth Branagh; these two roles earned her a BAFTA TV Award for Best Actress.
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.This was followed by acclaim for the BBC series Fortunes of War in which she starred with her future husband, Kenneth Branagh.^ She went on to star in the BBC drama series, Fortunes of War.

^ The show was a success and she received favorable reviews, and the strength of her performance led to her casting as the lead in the BBC television miniseries "Fortunes of War" (1987) (mini), in which Thompson and her co-star, Kenneth Branagh, play an English ex-patriate couple living in Eastern Europe as the Second World War erupts.
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^ Soon after graduating in 1980, she ventured into drama, distinguishing herself opposite Kenneth Branagh in the British Broadcasting Corporation ’s television miniseries Fortunes of War (1987).
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.For these two 1987 roles she won a BAFTA for Best Actress.^ Emma Thompson (born April 15, 1959) is a two-time Academy Award, Emmy Award and BAFTA-winning English actress, comedienne, and screenwriter.
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^ She is a winner of two Oscars, one for Best Actress in Howard's End , and for Best Adapted Screenplay for the film adaptation of Jane Austen's Sense And Sensibility , which she also starred in.
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^ Attend instead to the restless wit that fashions her sly expressions in Howards End, the film for which she won 13 awards—including this year's Best Actress Oscar.
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.In 1988, she starred in and wrote the eponymous Thompson comedy sketch series for BBC1; the series was not successful with audiences or critics.^ In 1988, she starred in and wrote the eponymously titled "Thompson" comedy sketch series for BBC1.
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^ The daughter of British theater director Eric Thompson and actress Phyllida Law, Thompson got her start in comedy, though she later became known for serious drama.
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^ This story of the famed Bloomsbury painter was not nearly as successful as Sense, and Thompson was not seen again on the screen until 1997, when she starred in Alan Rickman's The Winter Guest.
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.Described in Time Out magazine as "very clever-little-me-ish",[citation needed] it has never been repeated in Britain despite her Oscar successes, and Thompson has not returned to the sketch comedy field.^ After time out for motherhood and a chance to concentrate on her writing, Thompson made a triumphant return to acting playing a rigid college professor stricken with cancer in the HBO adaptation of "Wit" (2001).

^ But she's serious about fighting HIV in Africa Emma Thompson won Oscars for her work in Howards End and Sense and Sensibility — very dignified stuff.
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^ Despite hundreds of corporate and fundraising entertainment jobs where I have met the cream of British TV, comedy and film talent, we just never bumped into eachother.
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.Thompson's first major film role was in Richard Curtis's 1989 romantic comedy, The Tall Guy, co-starring Jeff Goldblum.^ After appearing in The Tall Guy (1989) with Jeff Goldblum, she starred as the lead female in Branagh's film adaptation of Shakespeare's Henry V (1989).
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^ The film is scripted by and stars Emma Thompson.
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^ Thompson starred with Branagh in Henry V (1989), which he directed, and followed with two more Branagh-directed films, the thriller Dead Again (1991), in which the couple played dual roles, and the sentimental comedy Peter’s Friends (1992).
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.Her career took a more serious turn with a series of critically acclaimed performances and films, beginning with 1992's Howards End (for which she received an Oscar for best actress); the part of Gareth Peirce, the lawyer for the Guildford Four, in In the Name of the Father; The Remains of the Day opposite Anthony Hopkins; and as the British painter Dora Carrington in the film Carrington.^ Her performance garnered critical acclaim and she won an Academy Award for Best Actress.
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^ HOWARDS END 1992 .
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^ Shame she never took on more roles like that in In the Name of the Father.
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.Thompson won her next Oscar in 1996, for best adapted screenplay for her adaptation of Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility, a film directed by Ang Lee, in which she also played the Oscar-nominated lead role opposite Hugh Grant.^ Thompson won the film's sole Oscar® for her screenplay adaptation of Austen's novel.

^ She expects to play the role of Elinor in "Sense and Sensibility": "I'm too old for Marianne.
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^ In 1995 Thompson wrote and starred in Sense and Sensibility , based on Jane Austen ’s novel.
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.She has said that she keeps both of her award statues in her downstairs bathroom, citing embarrassment at placing them in a more prominent place.^ And yes, she says it's true that she keeps the Academy Award she won for her role in the Merchant Ivory production Howards End (1992) in the bathroom of her London house.
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[2]
.Thompson's recent television work has included a starring role in the 2001 HBO drama Wit, in which she played a dying cancer patient, and 2003's Angels in America, playing multiple roles, including one of the titular angels.^ Is good friends with Meryl Streep after starring with her in "Angels in America" (2003).
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^ America, Lost and Found ON TELEVISION about “Angels in America.” There is wide agreement that Tony Kushner’s “Angels in America”––about AIDS, the Reagan years, sexuality, love, death, religion––is the most important play of the last decade.
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^ I used to work as Cabin Crew for a very well known flag carrier and I remember Miss Thompson on one of my flights.
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.Her Emmy Award was as a guest star in a 1997 episode of the show Ellen; in this episode she played a fictionalised parody of herself: a closeted lesbian more concerned with the media finding out she is actually American.^ This story of the famed Bloomsbury painter was not nearly as successful as Sense, and Thompson was not seen again on the screen until 1997, when she starred in Alan Rickman's The Winter Guest.
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^ And even more impressive, she won an Emmy for guest-starring on my own series!
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^ This story of the famed Bloomsbury painter was not nearly as successful as Sense , and Thompson was not seen again on the screen until 1997, when she starred in Alan Rickman 's The Winter Guest .

She also appeared in an episode of Cheers in 1992 titled "One Hugs, the Other Doesn't".
.Most recently, Thompson appeared in supporting roles such as Sybill Trelawney in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban and Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.^ Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007) .
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^ She accepted the role of Professor Trelawney in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban to impress her daughter, Gaia.
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^ Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004) .
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.She has also appeared in the comedy Love Actually.^ April '09 Richard ("BRIDGET JONES DIARY," "LOVE ACTUALLY") Curtis brings audiences his most personal comedy to date.
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.The film Nanny McPhee, adapted by Emma Thompson from Christianna Brand's Nurse Matilda books, was first released in October 2005. Thompson worked on the project for nine years, having written the screenplay and starred alongside her mother (who has a cameo appearance).^ Nanny McPhee is Thompson's pet project; she's been working on it for nine years and wrote the screenplay.
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^ Emma Thompson, who played the title role in Nanny McPhee, also wrote the film's screenplay.

^ Emma Thompson as herself, and as Nanny McPhee.
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.In the film Stranger than Fiction she plays an author planning on killing her main character, Harold Crick, who turns out to be a real person.^ Stranger Than Fiction (12A) .
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^ (Her latest film, Stranger Than Fiction opens on December 1.
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^ STRANGER THAN FICTION 2006 .
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.Most recently, Thompson made a short uncredited cameo as a doctor introducing the cure for cancer in the form of measles in the latest film adaptation of I Am Legend, and starred in Last Chance Harvey opposite Dustin Hoffman, Eileen Atkins and Kathy Baker.^ Last Chance Harvey (2008) 15.
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^ What's your favourite Dustin Hoffman film?
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^ Last Chance Harvey (2008) .
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.In 2009, she appeared in An Education and The Boat That Rocked, the new Richard Curtis film, which also starred Gemma Arterton, Philip Seymour Hoffman, January Jones, Kenneth Branagh, Bill Nighy, Nick Frost, Jack Davenport and Rhys Ifans.^ In 1989, the same year that she starred in the nutty satire The Tall Guy (which teamed her with Black Adder stalwarts Rowan Atkinson, Richard Curtis and Mel Smith) and in a televised version of Look Back in Anger with Branagh, she appeared as the French queen in Branagh's acclaimed adaptation of Henry V .

^ Keanu Reeves   Richard Gere   Luke Wilson   Bill Murray   Michael Jackson   George Jones   .
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^ Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang - 4.0 stars Education, An - BLU-RAY Version - 3.5 stars An Education - 3.5 stars Last Chance Harvey - 3.5 stars Brideshead Revisited - BLU-RAY Version - 3.0 stars 5 highest-rated films .
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.Due to scheduling conflicts, Thompson will not reprise her role as Sybill Trelawney in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.^ Emma Thompson has announced that she will not return to reprise her role as divination professor Sybill Trelawney for the two-part Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows movies: .
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^ Harry Potter which she has had a minimal role in.
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^ Emma Thompson will not return for 'Deathly Hallows' .
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[citation needed] In 2009, she appeared on the panel of QI in the Film episode, which aired on 6 March 2009 and repeated on 29 January 2010.

Environmental work

Thompson in 2008
.Thompson is a Greenpeace activist, and, on 13 January 2009, after flying in from attending the Golden Globe ceremony in the US, it was announced that Thompson, in partnership with three other Greenpeace activists, had bought land near the village of Sipson, a village whose homes are under threat from the proposed third runway for Heathrow Airport.^ MPs revolt over third Heathrow runway .
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^ UK, Tuesday January 13, 2009 .
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^ Two Oscars, and countless Golden Globes and BAFTAs later, the actress insists she is still happiest at home making jam.
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[3] .It is hoped that the area of ground, half the size of a football pitch, will prevent the government from carrying through its plan to expand Heathrow.^ It will certainly be a big blow to the government's insane plans to expand Heathrow.
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^ Actress Emma Thompson and impressionist Alistair McGowan are among those who purchased the football pitch-sized plot in the hope of stalling the Government's expansion plans.
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^ Heathrow third runway would drive coach and horses through green plans, says Boris Johnson .
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The field, bought for an undisclosed sum from a local land owner, will be split into small squares and sold across the globe. .When interviewed, Thompson said: "I don't understand how any government remotely serious about committing to reversing climate change can even consider these ridiculous plans.^ Ms Thompson said: "I don't understand how any government remotely serious about committing to reversing climate change can even consider these ridiculous plans.
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^ I don't even know how this is in #1.
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^ When I had to give a response to the production company, I said, “What’s not to love about a film that stars Emma Thompson and Dustin Hoffman?” And that’s true.
  • Emma Thompson’s First Blog Post…talking about Last Chance Harvey | MidLifeBloggers 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC midlifebloggers.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

It's laughably hypocritical. .That's why we've bought a plot on the runway.^ That's why we've bought a plot on the runway."
  • Heathrow Third Runway: Emma Thompson And Alistair McGowan Buy Plot Of Land To Disrupt Runway Plans | UK News | Sky News 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC news.sky.com [Source type: News]

^ A coalition of green campaigners including celebrities, politicians and scientists have bought a plot of land earmarked for Heathrow's third runway.
  • Heathrow Third Runway: Emma Thompson And Alistair McGowan Buy Plot Of Land To Disrupt Runway Plans | UK News | Sky News 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC news.sky.com [Source type: News]

.We'll stop this from happening even if we have to move in and plant vegetables."^ We’ll stop this from happening even if we have to move in and plant vegetables,” said Emma Thompson on Friday as she signed the deeds for land that had been earmarked for Heathrow’s third runway.
  • People: Tom Cruise, Emma Thompson, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie - Times Online 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC women.timesonline.co.uk [Source type: News]

[4]

Personal life

.While she was at Cambridge University, Thompson had a romantic relationship with fellow student and actor Hugh Laurie[citation needed], who was also a member of the Cambridge Footlights, and was conveniently attending Selwyn College right across the street from Newnham.^ During their time together at Cambridge Footlights, she and Hugh Laurie dated.
  • Emma Thompson (I) - Biography 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

^ She soon got her first major break in television, on the comedy skit program "Alfresco" (1983), writing and performing along with her fellow Footlights Group alums Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie.

^ She attended Cambridge University, studying English Literature, and was part of the university's Footlights Group, the famous group where, previously, many of the Monty Python members had first met.
  • Emma Thompson (I) - Biography 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]
  • Hot Emma Thompson Nude Gallery 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC celebrities.finesearch.com [Source type: General]

[5]
Thompson married Kenneth Branagh, with whom she appeared in Fortunes of War, on 20 August 1989. They appeared together several times, in hit films such as Dead Again, Henry V and Much Ado About Nothing, but divorced in October 1995.
.In 2003, Thompson married actor Greg Wise in Dunoon, Scotland (where she has a second home).^ In July 2003, Emma and Greg were married in Scotland.
  • Emma Thompson Photos, Gossip, Bio & Reviews - AskMen.com 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC www.askmen.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Thompson, 50, who divorced Kenneth Branagh in 1995 and later married Greg Wise, doled out tips on how to keep the relationship going.
  • Emma Thompson ‘withdraws name from petition to free Roman Polanski’ 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC blog.taragana.com [Source type: General]

^ For Thompson that means her husband, actor Greg Wise, and their 9-year-old daughter, Gaia.
  • Emma Thompson, starring in a new romantic comedy, is truly down to earth < PopWire | PopMatters 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC www.popmatters.com [Source type: General]

[6] .The couple have a daughter, Gaia Romilly, born in 1999. In 2003, Thompson and Wise informally adopted a 16-year-old Rwandan refugee named Tindyebwa Agaba.^ For Thompson that means her husband, actor Greg Wise, and their 9-year-old daughter, Gaia.
  • Emma Thompson, starring in a new romantic comedy, is truly down to earth < PopWire | PopMatters 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC www.popmatters.com [Source type: General]

^ Her daughter's name is Gaia Romilly Wise.
  • Emma Thompson (I) - Biography 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

^ Doesn't she have a 10ish-year-old daughter?
  • Emma Thompson will not return for 'Deathly Hallows' - HPANA 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC www.hpana.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.They are currently fighting his deportation back to Rwanda where it is thought all his family were killed in the genocide.^ Emma: It’s great fun because the whole thing is like a huge extended family and the wizardry involved is all to do with the fact that they have managed to make seven of these films without killing each other.
  • A Visit With Emma Thompson, Plus a Sneak Peek at 'Brideshead Revisited' | wowOwow 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC www.wowowow.com [Source type: General]

[7]
Thompson is an outspoken anti-religious atheist: "I'm an atheist; I suppose you can call me a sort of libertarian anarchist. I regard religion with fear and suspicion. .It's not enough to say that I don't believe in God.^ Send this to Dustin quickly, quickly before he's forgotten that he said he wanted to work with me again.” ‘Cause you don't believe anything anyone says.
  • Dustin Hoffman, Emma Thompson Interview, Last Chance Harvey - MoviesOnline 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC www.moviesonline.ca [Source type: Original source]

.I actually regard the system as distressing: I am offended by some of the things said in the Bible and the Qur'an, and I refute them."^ Too bad for the Gimli casting thing but as some of you said at this point it's better to take all those rumors with a grain of salt and consider them for what they are: RUMORS and not facts.
  • Ain't It Cool News: The best in movie, TV, DVD, and comic book news. 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC www.aintitcool.com [Source type: General]

[8]

Filmography

Film

Year Film Role Notes
1989 Henry V Catherine of Valois
1990 The Tall Guy Kate Lemmon
1991 Dead Again Grace
Margaret Strauss
Impromptu Duchess d'antan (Claudette) Nominated — Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Female
1992 Howards End Margaret Schlegel Academy Award for Best Actress
BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role
Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress
Evening Standard British Film Awards — Best Actress
Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Drama
New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actress
Southeastern Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress
Peter's Friends Maggie Chester Nominated — Evening Standard British Film Award for Best Actress
1993 Much Ado About Nothing Beatrice Nominated — Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead
The Remains of the Day Miss Kenton Nominated — Academy Award for Best Actress
Nominated — BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role
Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Drama
In the Name of the Father Gareth Peirce Nominated — Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture
1994 Junior Dr. Diana Reddin Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
1995 Carrington Dora Carrington
Sense and Sensibility Elinor Dashwood Screenplay Awards:
1997 The Winter Guest Frances Nominated — British Independent Film Award for Best Actress
Nominated — European Film Award for Best Actress
1998 Primary Colors Susan Stanton
Judas Kiss Sadie Hawkins
2000 Maybe Baby Druscilla
2002 Treasure Planet Captain Amelia Animated Film (Voice Only)
Nominated — Annie Award for Outstanding Voice Acting in an Animated Feature Production
2003 Imagining Argentina Cecilia
Love Actually Karen Empire Award for Best Actress
Evening Standard British Film Awards - Best Actress
London Film Critics Circle Awards for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated — BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Nominated — Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture
2004 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Professor Sybill Trelawney
2005 Nanny McPhee Nanny McPhee Script Writer
2006 Stranger than Fiction Karen Eiffel Nominated - Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated - London Critics Circle Film Award for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated - Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress
2007 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Professor Sybill Trelawney
I Am Legend Dr. Alice Krippin Uncredited Cameo
2008 Brideshead Revisited Lady Marchmain Nominated — British Independent Film Award for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated — London Film Critics Circle Awards for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated — Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture
Last Chance Harvey Kate Walker Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
2009 An Education Headmistress
The Boat That Rocked Charlotte
2010 Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang Nanny McPhee filming, writing credits
Bear and the Bow Queen Elinor in development

Television

Year Title Role Notes
1982 Cambridge Footlights Revue various characters TV-special, 1 episode
There's Nothing to Worry About! Mrs. Wally TV-series, 3 episodes
1983-84 Alfresco various characters TV-series, 13 episodes
1984 The Young Ones Miss Money-Sterling TV-series, episode Bambi
1987 Tutti Frutti Suzi Kettles Cult BBC TV Series starring Emma and Robbie Coltrane bringing both to national prominence. Written by John Byrne
Fortunes of War Harriet Pringle British Academy Television Award for Best Actress (jointly with work on Tutti Frutti)
1988 Thompson Various Roles TV-series
1989 Look Back in Anger Alison Porter TV-film
1990 The Winslow Boy Catherine Winslow TV-film
1992 Cheers Nanette Guzman TV-series, 1 episode
1994 The Blue Boy Marie Bonnar TV-film
1997 Ellen Herself TV-series, 1 episode
Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress – Comedy Series
Hospital! Elephant Woman TV-series, 1 episode
2001 Wit Vivian Bearing TV-film
Nominated — Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards for Best Actress — TV-Film
Nominated — Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress – Miniseries or a Movie
Nominated — Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special
Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film
Nominated — Satellite Award for Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film
Nominated — Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Miniseries or TV Movie
2003 Angels in America Nurse Emily
the Homeless Woman
the Angel America
TV-series
Nominated — Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress – Miniseries or a Movie
Nominated — Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film
Nominated — Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Miniseries or TV Movie
The following is a partial list of Thompson's theatre credits:

Further reading

  • Hewison, Robert (1984). Footlights! A Hundred Years of Cambridge Comedy. Methuen, London. ISBN 0-413-56050-3. 
  • Branagh, Kenneth (1989). Beginning. St. Martin's Press, New York. ISBN 0-312-05822-5. 
  • Shuttleworth, Ian (1994). Ken and Em. Headline Book Publishing, London. ISBN 0-7472-1225-2. 
  • Nickson, Chris (1997). .Emma: The Many Facets of Emma Thompson.^ And that familiar voice - so many Camden girls spoke a little like Emma Thompson.
    • Kate Kellaway talks to Emma Thompson | Film | The Observer 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: News]

    ^ Emma Thompson has felt the pressure of friends like, I'm sure many of you have from middle school on up to your water cooler.
    • Emma Thompson to remove name from Polanski petition - Feministing 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC www.feministing.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    Taylor Publishing. ISBN 0878339655.
     

References

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Quotes

Up to date as of January 14, 2010

From Wikiquote

.Emma Thompson (born 15 April 1959) is a British actress.^ Home > actresses > Emma Thompson > Main .
  • Emma Thompson hot photos, hot pictures, videos, news, goissps, movies, songs, lyrics 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC www.icelebz.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Born 15 April 1959 Paddington London.
  • Emma Thompson Page At JSR Pages 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC web.ukonline.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ Emma Thompson is a British an Academy Award winning actress and writer.
  • Emma Thompson 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC www.mahalo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Sourced

  • Acceptance speech for Golden Globe for Best adapted screenplay (Sense and Sensibility, 1995):
.Thank you very much.^ Thank you so very much for your postcards!

^ Acceptance speech for Golden Globe for Best adapted screenplay (Sense and Sensibility, 1995): Thank you very much.
  • Emma Thompson - Wikiquote 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]
  • Emma Thompson - Wikiquote 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]

^ Anonymous User 12/13/2006 Emma is a beautiful name, thank you very much.
  • Behind the Name: View Comments 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC www.behindthename.com [Source type: Original source]

Good Heavens. .Um, I can't thank you enough, Hollywood Foreign Press, for honouring me in this capacity.^ Um, I can't thank you enough, Hollywood Foreign Press, for honouring me in this capacity.
  • Emma Thompson - Wikiquote 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]
  • Emma Thompson - Wikiquote 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]

^ But it's probably just because the Hollywood Foreign Press has terrible taste.
  • City Desk - D.C. News, Politics, Media, Arts, and More - Washington City Paper 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC www.washingtoncitypaper.com [Source type: General]

^ I got the chance to see it at a screening last week (thank you Women & Hollywood) .
  • Emma Thompson’s First Blog Post…talking about Last Chance Harvey | MidLifeBloggers 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC midlifebloggers.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.I don't wish to burden you with my debts, which are heavy and numerous but, um, I think that everybody involved in the making of this film knows that we owe all our pride and all our joy to the genius of Jane Austen.^ And that makes me uncomfortable, you know?
  • Ain't It Cool News: The best in movie, TV, DVD, and comic book news. 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC www.aintitcool.com [Source type: General]

^ Yes, I know Jane Austen is not everybody's cup of tea and crumpets.
  • AUSTEN STORY IS A TRIUMPH FOR EMMA THOMPSON 'SENSE AND SENSIBILITY' COUP FOR HER ON2 FRONTS 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC www.btinternet.com [Source type: General]

^ What elements do you think are important to emphasise in making a family film?
  • Colin Firth in Nanny McPhee 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC www.firth.com [Source type: General]

.And, um, it occurred to me to wonder how she would react to an evening like this...^ How would you like to die?
  • Proust Questionnaire: Emma Thompson | vanityfair.com 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC www.vanityfair.com [Source type: General]

^ And, um, it occurred to me to wonder how she would react to an evening like this...
  • Emma Thompson - Wikiquote 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]
  • Emma Thompson - Wikiquote 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]

^ [Laughter] I don't know how she would react to an evening like this, but I do hope — I do hope she knows how big she is in Uruguay.
  • Emma Thompson - Wikiquote 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]
  • Emma Thompson - Wikiquote 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]

[Puts down statue on stage, reads paper] This is what I came up with.
.Four a.m., having just returned from an evening at the Golden Spheres, which despite the inconveniences of heat, noise and overcrowding was not without its pleasures.^ Four a.m., having just returned from an evening at the Golden Spheres, which despite the inconveniences of heat, noise and overcrowding was not without its pleasures.
  • Emma Thompson - Wikiquote 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]
  • Emma Thompson - Wikiquote 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]

.Thankfully, there were no dogs and no children.^ Thankfully, there were no dogs and no children.
  • Emma Thompson - Wikiquote 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]
  • Emma Thompson - Wikiquote 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]

The gowns were middling. .There was a good deal of shouting and behaviour verging on the profligate, however, people were very free with their compliments and I made several new acquaintences.^ There was a good deal of shouting and behaviour verging on the profligate, however, people were very free with their compliments and I made several new acquaintences.
  • Emma Thompson - Wikiquote 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]
  • Emma Thompson - Wikiquote 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]

^ "This is a wound, and if you deal with an open wound, people are going to react in a very tender fashion, so it's not surprising."
  • Bouquets and brickbats for Emma Thompson - smh.com.au 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC www.smh.com.au [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ And if he is worried about it, go because he'll find a lot of very good advice and I hope, no judgement because people will be very pleased that he's taken that responsibility.
  • BBC NEWS | Have Your Say | Aids: Ask Emma Thompson 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC news.bbc.co.uk [Source type: Original source]

.There was Lindsay Doran of Mirage, wherever that might be, who's largely responsible for my presence here, an enchanting companion about whom too much good cannot be said.^ There was Lindsay Doran of Mirage, wherever that might be, who's largely responsible for my presence here, an enchanting companion about whom too much good cannot be said.
  • Emma Thompson - Wikiquote 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]
  • Emma Thompson - Wikiquote 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]

^ WorldsGreatestCritic.com) Moggach , but revised by Emma Thompson who might know a thing or seventy about adapting Jane Austen, right, baby?
  • World's Greatest Critic... FOUND (@ WorldsGreatestCritic.com)! 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC search.freefind.com [Source type: General]

^ Thompson, who attended Cambridge University, will next star in the Shakespearean film 'Much Ado About Nothing' with her husband, Kenneth Branagh.
  • Abstracts: In step with Sam Robards. In step with Jennifer Garner. In step with: Emma Thompson - News, opinion and commentary 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC www.faqs.org [Source type: General]

Mr. Ang Lee, of foreign extraction, who most unexpectedly appeared to understand me better than I understand myself. Mr. James Shamis, a most copiously erudite person and Miss Kate Winslet, beautiful in both countenance and spirit. Mr. Pat Doyle, a composer and a Scot, who displayed the kind of wild behaviour one has learned to expect from that race. Mr. Mark Kenton, an energetic person with a ready smile who, as I understand it, owes me a great deal of money. [Breaks character, smiles] TRUE!! [back in character] Miss Lisa Henson of Columbia, a lovely girl and Mr. Garrett Wiggin, a lovely boy. I attempted to converse with Mr. Sydney Pollack, but his charms and wisdom are so generally pleasing, that it proved impossible to get within ten feet of him. .The room was full of interesting activity until 11 p.m.^ The room was full of interesting activity until 11 p.m.
  • Emma Thompson - Wikiquote 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]
  • Emma Thompson - Wikiquote 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]

when it emptied rather suddenly. The lateness of the hour is due, therefore, not to the dance, but to the waiting in a long line for a horseless carriage of unconscionable size. .The modern world has clearly done nothing for transport.^ The modern world has clearly done nothing for transport.
  • Emma Thompson - Wikiquote 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]
  • Emma Thompson - Wikiquote 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]

.P.S. Managed to avoid the hoyden Emily Thompkinson, who has purloined my creation and added things of her own.^ "I can barely ask for my own part, but it would be very nice," she added.
  • MI6 News :: Dench hopes Emma Thompson will land a baddie role in Bond 23 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC www.mi6.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ Maybe it’s my own life that makes me want to see these things work out for our onscreen lovers.
  • BRIDESHED REVISITED | Cineobscure 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC www.cineobscure.com [Source type: General]

^ Create your own gallery of your favorite runway shots for inspiration or your shopping list, you lucky thing Log In .
  • Emma Thompson Talks Planes, Trains : style file: daily fashion, party, and model news 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC www.style.com [Source type: General]

Nefarious Creature!
Thank you.
Source: 1 Source: 2
  • Acceptance speech for Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay (Sense and Sensibility, 1995):
.I don't really know how to thank the Academy for this.^ I don't even know how this is in #1.
  • Behind the Name: View Comments 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC www.behindthename.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Yes, yes, we know this too: the Academy loves giving actors Best Director Oscars, even when they really, really don't deserve them (like, for instance, that time Costner won Best Director for Dances With Wolves over Martin Scorsese for GoodFellas ).
  • Fametracker :: The Fame Audit :: Emma Thompson 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC www.fametracker.com [Source type: General]

^ I'm very surprised actually about how many people have been talking about it recently and whoo don't know about it.

.And if I try we'll be here till Christmas.^ And if I try we'll be here till Christmas.
  • Emma Thompson - Wikiquote 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]
  • Emma Thompson - Wikiquote 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]

So I'd better get on...
.Before I came, I went to visit Jane Austen's grave in Winchester Cathedral to pay my respects, you know, and tell her about the grosses.^ Which Jane Austen heroine are you?
  • MySpace - Emma Thompson's Tea Room - 50 - Female - myspace.com/emmathompsontearoom 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC www.myspace.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Before I came, I went to visit Jane Austen's grave in Winchester Cathedral to pay my respects, you know, and tell her about the grosses.
  • Emma Thompson - Wikiquote 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]
  • Emma Thompson - Wikiquote 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]

^ I'm sure you know about it.
  • Dustin Hoffman, Emma Thompson Interview, Last Chance Harvey - MoviesOnline 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC www.moviesonline.ca [Source type: Original source]

[Laughter] .I don't know how she would react to an evening like this, but I do hope — I do hope she knows how big she is in Uruguay.^ How would you like to die?
  • Proust Questionnaire: Emma Thompson | vanityfair.com 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC www.vanityfair.com [Source type: General]

^ I dont even know if i would.
  • Emma Thompson & Adopted Son Tindyebwa Agaba | Celebrity Baby Scoop 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC www.celebritybabyscoop.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ I don't even know how this is in #1.
  • Behind the Name: View Comments 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC www.behindthename.com [Source type: Original source]

.Profound thanks to Columbia Pictures and the lovely forms of Lisa Henson, Gary Wiggan, and Mark Canter for hiring a first-time writer; to James Shamus for his rare intelligence; to Sidney Pollack for asking all the right questions, like 'Why couldn't these women go out and get a job?'^ Be the first person to mark this question as interesting!
  • Emma thompson? - Yahoo! Answers 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC answers.yahoo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Will loves all things not cool including spending way too much time on the Xbox, comic book films and any form of Star Wars merchandise.
  • Emma Thompson: smother love in Brideshead Revisited on movieblog.greaterunion.com.au 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC movieblog.greaterunion.com.au [Source type: General]
  • Emma Thompson on Dustin and Last Chance Harvey on movieblog.greaterunion.com.au 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC movieblog.greaterunion.com.au [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ If you would like more information about fanlistings and/or to see a complete listing of all fanlistings, check out the official Fanlisting Network website.
  • Emma Thompson 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC brokensoul.net [Source type: General]

Why, indeed. .To the cast and crew, for being impeccable.^ To the cast and crew, for being impeccable.
  • Emma Thompson - Wikiquote 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]
  • Emma Thompson - Wikiquote 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]

.To my friend and my teacher, Lindsay Doran, for being the single most frustrating reason why I can't claim all the credit for myself.^ Love to all my friends.
  • E. Thompson, Gold Star Mother 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC iagenweb.org [Source type: General]

^ To my friend and my teacher, Lindsay Doran, for being the single most frustrating reason why I can't claim all the credit for myself.
  • Emma Thompson - Wikiquote 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]
  • Emma Thompson - Wikiquote 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]

^ Why is the nation of Brazil single-handedly trying to deprive me of all my favourite ...
  • http://twitter.com/xhelloxgoodbyex 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC twitter.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.And finally, I would like with your permission to dedicate this Oscar to our director, Ang Lee.^ The Texas-born humorist who wrote Bullets Over Broadway with Woody Allen lacks the flair for composition that director Ang Lee bestowed on Sense and Sensibility.
  • Emma : Review : Rolling Stone 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC www.rollingstone.com [Source type: General]

^ So what about you, would you like to know when youre going to die?
  • Exclusive Interview: EMMA THOMPSON GETS STRANGER THAN FICTION - iFMagazine.com 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC www.ifmagazine.com [Source type: General]

^ Director Ang Lee's Sense and Sensibility isn't the Great Movie Adaptation the most rigid Jane Austen fans have been panting for -- which is what's good about it.
  • Sense and Sensibility 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC bostonphoenix.com [Source type: General]

.Ang, wherever you are, this is for you.^ Ang, wherever you are, this is for you.
  • Emma Thompson - Wikiquote 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]
  • Emma Thompson - Wikiquote 19 January 2010 18:23 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]

Thank you.
Source: 3

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