Emma Thompson

by follers on September 23, 2012

Place of Birth: Hammersmith, London, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 15 April, 1959

Ethnicity: English, Scottish

Emma Thompson is a British actress, comedian, screenwriter, and author. She won the Academy Award for Best Actress for Howards End (1992).

Her father, Eric Thompson, was an English actor, television presenter, and producer. Her mother, Phyllida Law, is a Scottish actress.

Emma is married to actor and producer Greg Wise, with whom she has two children.

Emma’s paternal grandfather was George Henry Thompson (the son of Phillip Thompson and Mary Anne).

Emma’s paternal grandmother was Annie/Anne A. Jackson (the daughter of Robert George Jackson and Annie Barnett). Robert was the son of James Jackson and Catherine. Emma’s great-grandmother Annie was the daughter of John Barnett and Emma Hardwick.

Emma’s maternal grandparents were William Ramsay Law (the son of Andrew Law and Agnes Stevenson) and Megsie or Elizabeth Templeton. Agnes was the daughter of Robert Stevenson and Isabella Hyslop.

Sources: Genealogy of Emma Thompson – https://www.geni.com

Genealogy of Emma’s paternal great-grandmother, Annie Barnett (focusing on her own father’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

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