Dame Emma Thompson DBE (born 15 April 1959) is a British actress, screenwriter, activist, author, and comedian. One of the UK's most acclaimed actresses, she often portrays enigmatic and matronly characters with a sense of wit, frequently in period dramas and literary adaptations. She is the recipient of various accolades, including two Academy Awards, a Primetime Emmy Award, three BAFTA Awards, and two Golden Globe Awards.
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|Claim to fame||
Howards End (1992), Sense and Sensibility (1995) & Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)
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15 April 1959
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Paddington, London, England
Actress, Screenwriter, Author
5' 7½" (171 cm)
148 lbs (67.1 kg)
West Hampstead, LondonDunoon, Argyll and Bute, Scotland
Camden School for Girls in London, England
 Newnham College, Cambridge (BA English Literature)
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