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 roles also include Primary Colors, Love Actually, and The Children Act, among many other films.
Her father, Eric Thompson, was an English actor, television presenter, and producer. Her mother, Phyllida Law, is a Scottish actress, from a family from Ardentinny. Her sister is actress Sophie Thompson.
Emma is married to actor and producer Greg Wise, with whom she has two children.
Emma’s paternal grandfather was named 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 grandfather was William Ramsay Law (the son of Andrew Law and Agnes Stevenson). Agnes was the daughter of Robert Stevenson and Isabella Hyslop.
Emma’s maternal grandmother was named Megsie/Elizabeth Templeton.
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