Emma Thompson Overview

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Born: April 15, 1959

Emma Thompson was born in Paddington, England. Acting was in her blood as her father was a stage director and her mother an actress. Thompson started acting while she was still a child and later, when she was taking an English Literature degree at Cambridge, she wrote, directed, and produced the college's first all-female comedy revue. After graduation, Emma took that comedic sensibility to various comedy clubs around London with her own stand-up act that led to a comedy series on British... See All

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