Actress, Screenwriter, Autho
Emma Thompson (born 15 April 1959) is a British actress, comedian, screenwriter and author. Cited as one of the greatest British actresses of her generation, she is known for her portrayal of reticent women in period dramas and literary adaptations, often playing haughty or...Wikipedia
Born: 15th April, 1959, Paddington, London
Height: 5' 7½" (171 cm)
Claim to Fame: Howards End
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Emma Thompson fears young actresses are under "terrible" pressure to look like skinny fashion models.
The Oscar winner is convinced movie bosses these days are more concerned with looks than acting talent, and younger stars are forced to lose weight and stay super-slim.
She tells Britain's Sunday Telegraph newspaper, "It seems young actresses are under pressure to look a particular way... They have to be this specific model size, and if they get on to the red carpet, they're all having to walk like models and dress like models. I think the pressure... Read More
Posted by Katherine_GR 1 year ago
Back in the late '80s and early '90s, British theater and movie stars Kenneth Branagh and Emma Thompson were an undeniable power couple in London and Hollywood. That ended in 1995, when Branagh, now 52, and Thompson, now 54, separated after six years of marriage. Although the actors cited work demands that kept them far apart and estranged, prevalent rumors at the time claimed that Branagh was having an affair with another on-the-rise British actress with whom they'd both worked onscreen: Helena Bonham Carter.
Speaking about that scandal for the first time... Read More
Posted by vlad1369 1 year ago
Showing off all his hard work in the gym,
Colin Farrell went for a shirtless run in Hollywood on Monday (June 17th).
The "Total Recall" star bared his tats in black Adidas pants, sneakers, a black headband, and his white shirt tied around his waist as he pounded the pavement.
Currently residing in L.A., the Irish actor can soon be seen in the upcoming drama, "Saving Mr. Banks," in which author P.L. Travers travels from London to Hollywood as Walt Disney adapts her novel Mary Poppins for the big screen.
Costarring in the flick are
Emma... Read More
Posted by Leticja 1 year ago
Colin Farrell leaves his daily yoga class with his mat in hand on Saturday (July 27) in Los Angeles.
A new poster for the 37-year-old actor’s upcoming film Saving Mr. Banks was recently released!
The image features two of the stars of the film, Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson, walking with Mickey Mouse and Mary Poppins shadows.
Paul Giamatti, Ruth Wilson, Rachel Griffiths, Jason Schwartzman, Bradley Whitford, and B.J. Novak also star in the film out December 13. Check out the trailer in case you missed it! Read More
Posted by Leticja 1 year ago
The nominations for the 64th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards were unveiled in Los Angeles this morning, with American Horror Story and Mad Men leading the way, scoring a whopping 17 nods apiece.
Hot on their heels were PBS Masterpiece's Downton Abbey and Hatfields & McCoys, which each took home 16 nominations, and the A-list-studded Hemigway & Gellhorn, which earned 15 noms, including one apiece for stars Nicole Kidman and Clive Owen.
Other double-digit nominees included Modern Family and Saturday Night Live with 14, Breaking Bad, 30 Rock and Masterpiece's... Read More
Posted by luisa10q 2 years ago
After spending two decades in England, Bill Bryson returns to the U.S., where he decides the best way to connect with his homeland is to hike the Appalachian Trail with one of his oldest friends.
I`ve a problem with the word charity because I think that NGOs, as I prefer calling them, really do take the work of moral and social responsibilities that ought to be taken on by governments.
I don`t think people understand that being poor means you have to work from dawn until dusk just to survive through the day. I think there`s some notion that poor people lie about all day not doing anything.
Her brother-in-law is Richard Lumsden, a British actor-comedian.
Won both of her Oscars for films that also featured actors she would work with again in the Harry Potter films. Helena Bonham Carter, who appeared in Howards End (1992), also played Bellatrix Lestrange in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007). Alan Rickman, who appeared in Sense and Sensibility (1995), has played Professor Severus Snape in all the films so far.