Sophie Thompson (b. 20 January 1962) is a British actress who portrayed Mafalda Hopkirk and Hermione Granger disguised as the former in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1, taking over from Jessica Hynes who had previously played Hopkirk in Order of the Phoenix.
Mafalda Hopkirk

Sophie Thompson as Mafalda Hopkirk.

She is the younger sister of actress Emma Thompson who played Professor Sybill Trelawney in the film adaptations of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban and Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.[1]

In 1988, she starred as Ophelia in the Renaissance Theatre Company's touring production of Hamlet, starring her future brother-in-law, Kenneth Branagh, as Prince Hamlet.

Sophie is married to British actor Richard Lumsden, who co-starred with Emma, Alan Rickman, Gemma Jones, Robert Hardy, Elizabeth Spriggs, and Imelda Staunton in 1995's Sense and Sensibility. Sophie herself also co-starred in Robert Altman's 2001 ensemble film Gosford Park, also starring Dame Maggie Smith, Michael Gambon, Geraldine Somerville, Stephen Fry, and Kelly Macdonald, with music scored by Patrick Doyle.


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