2019-03-18

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  • Faith: Atheist
  • Career: Actress
  • Birthday:  April 15, 1959
  • Accomplishments:  Academy Award Nominations, Academy Award Winner, Golden Globe Winner, Emmy Award
  • Fun Faith Fact!: She has written two books adapted from "The Tale of Peter Rabbit."

Emma Thompson is an actress, screenwriter, activist, author and comedian. She is one of the United Kingdom's most acclaimed actresses and is best known for playing enigmatic women and witty, motherly characters. She came to prominence in the BBC series "Tutti Frutti" and "Fortunes of War." Her first film was "The Tall Guy" and she became known for collaborating with her husband, Kenneth Branagh. She has played numerous roles across a variety of genres including the "Harry Potter" series, "Sense and Sensibility," Brave and "Nanny McPhee."


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