Emma Thompson is an English actor, comedian and screenwriter. Emma Thompson won multiple acting awards, including an Academy Award and a BAFTA Award for Best Actress.
Her father was an actor. Her mother is the Scottish actress Phyllida Law. Emma Thompson went to Camden School for Girls and then studied English at Newnham College at the University of Cambridge.
The agent Richard Armitage signed her to a contract while she was still two years away from graduation. Emma Thompson graduated from Cambridge. Shortly, she came to fame with a leading role in the musical Me and My Girl.