Emma Thompson (born 15 April, 1959) is an Emmy, BAFTA and two time-Academy Award-winning English actress, comedian, and screenwriter. She is also a patron of the Refugee Council. She plays Sybill Trelawney in the Harry Potter films.

Personal life

She was formerly married to Kenneth Branagh who played Gilderoy Lockhart in the film adaptation of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. Emma shares the same birthday (15 April) and name with her Harry Potter co-star Emma Watson (Hermione Granger).

Select filmography


Thompson as Sybill Trelawney


  • Johnny English Strikes Again (2018): Prime Minister
  • Beauty and The Beast (2017): Mrs Potts


  • Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang (2010) (Written By)
  • Nanny McPhee (2005) (Screenplay)
  • Sense and Sensibility (1995) (Screenplay)


  • Sold (2011) (executive producer)
  • Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang (2010) (executive producer)
  • The Journey (executive producer)

Notes and references

External links

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