Emma Thompson

1959 - Today

Emma Thompson

Dame Emma Thompson (born 15 April 1959) is a British actress, screenwriter, activist, author and comedian. She is one of Britain's most acclaimed actresses and is the recipient of numerous accolades, including two Academy Awards, a Primetime Emmy Award, three BAFTA Awards and two Golden Globe Awards. Born in London to English actor Eric Thompson and Scottish actress Phyllida Law, Thompson was educated at Newnham College, University of Cambridge, where she became a member of the Footlights troupe. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Emma Thompson has received more than 12,748,183 page views. Her biography is available in 66 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 507th most popular actor.

Memorability Metrics

  • 13M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 60.49

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 66

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.32

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.40

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Emma Thompson ranks 503 out of 8,832Before her are Desmond Llewelyn, Scott Wilson, Hanna Schygulla, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Richard Barthelmess, and Harriet Andersson. After her are Joanne Woodward, Robert Knepper, Magda Schneider, Winona Ryder, Terence Stamp, and Michèle Morgan.

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Among people born in 1959, Emma Thompson ranks 15Before her are Israel Kamakawiwoʻole, Klaus Iohannis, Bryan Adams, John McEnroe, János Áder, and Mike Pence. After her are Robert Knepper, Hugh Laurie, Ahmet Davutoğlu, Magic Johnson, Ken Watanabe, and Mauricio Macri.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Emma Thompson ranks 706 out of 5,347Before her are Desmond Llewelyn (1914), John Hawkins (1532), Christopher Tolkien (1924), Thomas Malory (1405), Edmund Spenser (1552), and John Dryden (1631). After her are Benjamin Hornigold (1680), Jacqueline du Pré (1945), Kevin Keegan (1951), Charles Spurgeon (1834), John Dunstaple (1390), and Ernest Thompson Seton (1860).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Emma Thompson ranks 76Before her are Naomi Watts (1968), Bill Nighy (1949), Helena Bonham Carter (1966), Peter Cushing (1913), Jude Law (1972), and Desmond Llewelyn (1914). After her are Terence Stamp (1938), Gerard Butler (1969), Hugh Laurie (1959), Robbie Coltrane (1950), John Gielgud (1904), and Benedict Cumberbatch (1976).