Oneindia  » Entertainment  » Topic
 
Share This Story

Emma Thompson


Emma Thompson is an Academy Award-, Emmy Award-, BAFTA Award- and Golden Globe-winning English actress, comedian, and screenwriter. She is also a patron of the Refugee Council.

Early life
Thompson was born in Paddington, London, England. Her father was the actor Eric Thompson, best known for having written and narrated The Magic Roundabout, shown on BBC children's television in the 1960s and 1970s. Her mother is the Scottish actress Phyllida Law. Thompson's younger sister is actress Sophie Thompson. Thompson has spent part of her life in Scotland and has stated tha...
Overview  |  Biography  |  Filmography  | Upcoming Movies  |  Awards  | Photos  |  Videos  | Fans Speak   
 
 
Emma Thompson prefers writing her own role
London, (ANI): British actress Emma Thompson has confessed she prefers writing her own roles than fall into the mould of ageist typecasting. The 50-year-old, who penned the much acclaimed screenplay for 2005 film Nanny McPhee and starred as the protagonist, said ...
Emma Own Roles
Keira Competes Scarlett
Keira competes with Scarlett to be My Fair Lady
London (ANI): Keira Knightley has been forced to compete with Scarlett Johansson for the role of Eliza Doolittle in a remake of My Fair Lady. Knightley was lined up for the part of the Cockney flower seller, played by Audrey Hepburn ...
Emma Thompson qualified to serve wine
London (ANI): Oscar-winning actress/scriptwriter Emma Thompson has added one more vocational skill to her list of abilities—she is qualified to serve wine. ...
Emma Thompson love chemistry with Dustin Hoffman
London (ANI): Oscar-winning actress Emma Thompson says that she liked acting alongside Dustin Hoffman in their new movie Last Chance Harvey, as they shared a very good chemistry on film sets. ...
Salman - Ash films omitted from IIFA
Tuesday, June 05, 2007Salman Khan's past hits will be showcased at the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards to be held from June 7 to June 10 in Yorkshire, UK. ...
Maggie shines in Sherrybaby
Courtesy: GalattaTuesday, September 12, 2006Maggie Gyllenhaal plays the role of Sherry Swanson in Laurie Colleyr's indie drama Sherrybaby. ...
More Headlines