Articles about Emma Thompson

Born on April 15, 1959, Dame Emma Thompson is a British actress, screenwriter, producer, activist, author, and comedian who has several awards and accolades under her belt. She is the daughter of English actor Eric Thompson and Scottish actress Phyllida Law. A graduate of the University of Cambridge, she began her acting career with the Footlights troupe, which is a theatrical club at the University of Cambridge. She rose to prominence with the TV shows ‘Tutti Frutti’ (1987), and ‘Fortunes of War’ (1987). As of 2021, she has appeared in over 20 years. She made her film debut with the 1989 movie ‘Henry V’ but rose to prominence with the movie ‘Sense and Sensibility' (1995). As of 2021, she has appeared in over 40 movies. Some of her critically-lauded and commercially successful movies include ‘Dead Again’ (1991), ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ (1993), ‘The Remains of the Day’ (1993), ‘In the Name of the Father’ (1993), ‘Wit’ (2001), ‘Love Actually’ (2003), ‘Angels in America’ (2003), the ‘Harry Potter’ film series (2004-2011), ‘Nanny McPhee’ (2005), ‘Stranger than Fiction’ (2006), ‘Last Chance Harvey’ (2008), ‘Men in Black 3’ (2012), ‘Brave’ (2012), ‘A Walk in the Woods’ (2015), ‘Bridget Jones’s Baby’ (2016), ‘Beauty and the Beast’ (2017), ‘Late Night’ (2019), and ‘Cruella’ (2021). She is the recipient of two Academy Awards, two Golden Globe Awards, two British Academy Film Awards, a British Academy Television Award, and a Primetime Emmy Award.

'Cruella 2' is happening at Disney, will Emma Stone return?

07 Jun 2021

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'Cruella 2' is happening at Disney, will Emma Stone return?

Disney is planning a sequel to Cruella already.

GoT's Emilia Clarke rejected '50 Shades of Grey'. Here's why

27 May 2019

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GoT's Emilia Clarke rejected '50 Shades of Grey'. Here's why

Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke shot to global stardom after the show's premiere in 2011.

What your favorite 'Game of Thrones' stars are doing next

20 May 2019

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What your favorite 'Game of Thrones' stars are doing next

While Game of Thrones might have ended with a tad bit disappointing finale, the future for the cast of this fantasy drama looks far from bleak.

'Men In Black International' introduces stylish film with new cast

22 Dec 2018

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'Men In Black International' introduces stylish film with new cast

Men In Black was the coolest science fiction movie I saw, growing up.

Emma Watson aids sexual harassment victims, donates a million pounds

20 Feb 2018

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Emma Watson aids sexual harassment victims, donates a million pounds

Standing up for a noble cause, Emma Watson has donated a million pounds to support the victims of sexual abuse. The donation by the actress was made under a fund called 'Go Fund Me' which aims to make the lives of such victims better.

'Beauty and the Beast' will introduce Disney's first gay character

02 Mar 2017

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'Beauty and the Beast' will introduce Disney's first gay character

The "tale as old as time" is getting one major update.