Ten fun facts about Emma Thompson

Fact 1
Emma Thompson was born in England in the year 1959. Her mother was an actress and her father was a director.

Fact 2
Her first notable acting work began at the Cambridge University and she moved on to work in theater and movies.

Fact 3
Emma Thompson is very popular among children and teenagers with her hit “Nanny McPhee” movie series that as well as her role in the “Harry Potter” movies.

Fact 4
Along with actors like Hugh Laurie and Stephen Fry, she was part of the Cambridge Footlights Theater Club.

Fact 5
Emma Thompson did a brief stint in the stand-up comedy circuit but stopped soon as she did not find her suiting her aesthetic sensibilities.

Fact 6
She played a supporting character in William Shakespeare’s “Henry V.”, Kenneth Branagh’s very own adaptation of the classic.

Fact 7
Emma Thompson gave a very capable and strong performance in the 1992 movie “Howards End” and went on to do roles that are were more challenging.

Fact 8
Emma Thompson worked with the acclaimed character-actor Daniel Day-Lewis in the drama movie “In The Name Of the Father” where she played a campaigning lawyer.

Fact 9
She received high acclaim for her sensitive portrayal in the powerful movie “Sense and Sensibility”, based on the novel by the same name.

Fact 10
Emma Thompson won multiple acting awards in the year 1992 for her touching role in the British drama, “Howards End”. She won the BAFTA as well as the Academy Award for Best Actress for this role.

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Short about Emma Thompson
Is an English movie actress known for her rich body of work in drama and comedy, both onstage and in movies.

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