Emma Thompson

Age: 58
Born: April 15, 1959
Paddington, London, England


Alone in Berlin 2017
Beauty and the Beast 2017
Barney Thomson 2016
Effie Gray 2015
Burnt 2015
A Walk in the Woods 2015
Survivor 2015
Men, Women & Children 2014
The Love Punch 2014
Beautiful Creatures 2013 Mrs. Lincoln
Saving Mr. Banks 2013 P.L. Travers
Brave 2012 Queen Elinor (voice)
Men In Black 3 2012 Oh
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 2011 Sybil Trelawney
The Song of Lunch 2010
Nanny McPhee Returns 2010 Nanny McPhee
Pirate Radio 2009 Charlotte
An Education 2009 Headmistress
Brideshead Revisited 2008 Lady Marchmain
Alfresco 2008
Last Chance Harvey 2008 Kate Walker
Stranger Than Fiction 2006 Kay Eiffel
Nanny McPhee 2006 Nanny McPhee
Fortunes of War 2005
Imagining Argentina 2005
Angels In America 2004
Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban 2004 Professor Sybill Trelawney
Love Actually 2003
Maybe Baby 2002
Treasure Planet 2002 Capt. Amelia (voice)
Primary Colors 1998
Judas Kiss 1998
The Winter Guest 1997
Sense And Sensibility 1995
Carrington 1995
Junior 1994
Much Ado About Nothing 1993
The Remains of the Day 1993
In The Name Of The Father 1993
Howards End 1992
Peter's Friends 1992
Dead Again 1991
Impromptu 1991
Henry V 1989
Look Back in Anger 1989
The Tall Guy 1989

Executive Producer

Nanny McPhee Returns 2010


Effie Gray 2015
Nanny McPhee Returns 2010
Nanny McPhee 2006

Profile created on February 21, 2002.

Did you know?

  • Emma was married to actor/director Kenneth Branagh between 1989 and 1994.
  • Emma married actor Greg Wise in 2003. They have one daughter, Gaia Romilly Wise.
  • Emma studied English Literature at Cambridge University.
  • Emma co-wrote, co-produced and co-directed the first all-female revue at Cambridge University.
  • Her father is stage director Eric Thompson and her mother is actress Phyllida Law.
  • Emma is fluent in French.
  • She is left-handed.
  • QUOTE: “As far as I can see, from Sharon Stone's love scene in Basic Instinct, they molded her body out of tough Plasticine. She was shagging Michael Douglas like a donkey, and not an inch moved. If that had been me, there would have been things flying around hitting me in the eye.” When asked about her turning down the role.

Undiscovered Picks

Upcoming movies worth watching that you may not have heard of.

  • Mean Dreams
  • Rupture
  • The Levelling
  • The Outcasts
  • The Doo Dah Man