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Emma Thompson
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Born in Paddington, London
Born on 15th of April 1959
British hero of the week April 6th 2010

Born 1959 . English actress.


Educated at Cambridge, began career with Cambridge Footlights. Appeared in musical Me and My Girl (1985-86) and television series Tutti Fruitti. Film appearances include The Tall Guy (1988), Howards End (1992) and The Remains of the Day (1993). Received Academy Award for her adaptation of Sense and Sensibility.

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