Emma Thompson Personal Details
Birth Name: Emma Thompson
Born: April 15, 1959
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Birth Place: Paddington, London, United Kingdom
Residence: West Hampstead, London, United Kingdom
Education: She attended Camden School for Girls before attending Newnham College and the University of Cambridge
Occupation: Actress, author, screenwriter, producer, activist
Net Worth: $50 million
Emma Thompson Measurements
Height: 5’8″ (1.73 m)
Weight: 139 lbs (63 kg)
Hair Color: Blonde
Eye Color: Blue-green
Bra Size: 32C
Dress Size: 10
Shoe Size: 10
Distinctive features: Sharp nose, high cheek bones, distinctive eyes
Best known for: Her roles as Margaret Schlegel in ‘Howards End’, Dr. Diana Reddin in ‘Junior’, Mrs. Potts in ‘Beauty and the Beast’, and many others.
Emma Thompson Family:
Father – Late Eric Norman Thompson
Mother – Phyllida Ann Law
Siblings – Sophie Thompson
Emma Thompson Dated:
- Hugh Laurie (1978-1982) – Emma dated Hugh Laure for almost for years between 1978 and 1978 before calling it quits.
- Kenneth Branagh (1987-1995) – Between 1987 and 1995, Emma was in a long-term relationship with Northern Irish actor Kenneth Branagh to whom she was even married at some point.
- Greg Wise (2003–Present) – She is currently married to actor Greg Wise with whom she has a daughter named Gaia and an adopted son named Tindyebwa Agaba.
First Film: She made her debut on the big screen in 1989 with her role as Kate in ‘The Tall Guy’.
First TV appearance: Her television debut came in 1982 when she appeared in three episodes of ‘There’s Nothing to Worry About!’
Personal Trainer: Emma works out under the guidance of British Fitness Guru, Louise Parker, who has been helping her maintain a relatively slim and healthy figure.
Emma Thompson Favorite Things, Facts & Hobbies:
- Her favorite movies are Babe, The Princess Bride, Raiders of the Lost Ark, It’s a Wonderful Life, Fanny and Alexander, Mary Poppins, Life of Brian, Being John Malkovich, and The Singing Ringing Tree.
- She writes fan letters to other actors as a way to show appreciation for their work.
- Emma is the first person to ever win an Academy Award for both Acting and Screenplay Writing.
- Throughout the years, Emma wrote two children’s books titled ‘The Further Tale of Peter Rabbit’ and ‘The Christmas Tale of Peter Rabbit’.
- She became a feminist after reading a book titled ‘The Madwoman in the Attic’.
- Interestingly enough, Emma is the first female member of the prestigious Cambridge Comedy troupe ‘Footlights’.
- Her favorite childhood books are ‘The Wolves of Willoughby Chase’, ‘The Weirdstone of Brisingamen’, ‘The Strange Affair of Adelaide Harris’, and ‘The Box of Delights’.
- Following her public divorce from her first husband, Emma battled depression for a very long time.
- Emma is against social media of any kind, which is why she has no online presence.