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Emma Thompson is the best actress. Emma Thompson received many awards. Emma Thompson began acting in England. Emma Thompson is the best actress. Emma Thompson received many awards. Emma Thompson began acting in England. Emma Thompson is the best actress. Emma Thompson received many awards. Emma Thompson began acting in England.

General . Emma Thompson was born in Paddington, England to a theatrical family. Emma began acting at a very early age. Her mother is actress Phillida Law who has appeared with Emma in many films including 1997's award-winning "The Winter Guest". Her father was a director of stage productions and her younger sister is actress Sophie.

Emma Thompson studied English Literature at Cambridge where she wrote, directed and produced an all-female review, "Woman's Hour". After graduation Emma was fortunate to have a comedy series on British TV.

Emma Thompson's film debut was in "Henry V" produced by her, then husband, Kenneth Branagh. She appeared in three more of his films, "Dead Again", "Peter's Friends" and "Much Ado About Nothing".

Emma Thompson has been recognized by the Academy for her acting abilities in such films as "Howard's End", "The Remains of the Day" and "In The Name of the Father". Emma's writing ability did not go unrewarded in "Sense and Sensibility". Emma enjoys working in the United States and has some films in her future.

Awards:

  • Oscar - 1993 - Best Actress - "Howard's End" , Emma Thompson
  • Golden Globe - 1993 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama - "Howard's End", Emma Thompson
  • Golden Globe - 1996 - Best Screenplay - Motion Picture - "Sense and Sensibility" , Emma Thompson
  • National Board of Review Award - 1995 - Best Actress - "Sense and Sensibility" , Emma Thompson
  • LA Film Critics Assn. Award - 1995 - Best Screenplay - "Sense and Sensibility" , Emma Thompson
  • Oscar - 1996 - Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium - "Sense and Sensibility" , Emma Thompson
  • Pasinette Award - 1997 - Venice Film Festival - "The Winter Guest", Emma Thompson

In Print:

  • "Ken and Em" by Ian Shuttleworth
Future
Films
Status
. "Primary Colors" - 20 March 1998. Politically themed from Universal Pictures with John Travolta, Emma Thompson, Adrian Lester, Billy Bob Thornton, Maura Tierney, Kathy Bates.

"Dogma" "Dogma"- From Miramax Films. It is the story of a woman who is picked by two renegade angels to save humanity. Cast includes Linda Florentino, Ben Affleck, Alan Rickman, Chris Rock, Salma Hayek and Emma Thompson as God.

Links . The Rainmaker - Movie Review by Michael Maynez.

Movies Future - Links to the official movie web sites for future movies.

Movies Past - Links to the official movie web sites for past movies.

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