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Emma was born on April 15th, 1959. She has been a credited actor since the 1991 film Dead Again.
Emma Thompson has yet to establish a position as a bankable star. She has starred in two films including the 2013 biography movie Saving Mr. Banks as the character P.L. Travers and the 2005 comedy film Nanny McPhee playing Nanny McPhee.
Emma has made such a successful career in supporting roles, that it actually surpasses most leading actor's careers. She has appeared in fifteen films including: the 2015 comedy film The Legend of Barney Thomson as the character Cemolina, the 2013 drama movie Beautiful Creatures playing Mrs. Lincoln and the 2013 drama release Beautiful Creatures cast as Sarafine.
Emma Thompson has earned salaries up to $1,500,000 for her acting. Her most commercially successful project to date has been the 2012 adventure film Brave, which brought in $237,000,000 at the box office.
In 2010 Emma Thompson produced her first movie, the comedy film Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang.
Emma is a cultural icon, having been featured on the cover of at least eighteen magazines, captured in more than ten pictorials, interviewed in over fourteen publications and featured in twenty-seven magazine articles. She has been the subject of at least one book.
As an actor Emma Thompson has been recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences on four occasions. Her first Oscar was for Best Actress In A Leading Role for her portrayal of Margaret Schlegel in the 1992 film Howards End. Emma Thompson was also nominated for Best Actress In A Leading Role for her role as Miss Kenton in the 1993 movie The Remains of the Day , Best Actress In A Supporting Role for her role as Gareth Peirce in the 1993 movie In the Name of the Father and Best Actress In A Leading Role for her role as Elinor Dashwood in the 1995 movie Sense and Sensibility .