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Emma Thompson

1959 - Today

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Dame Emma Thompson (born 15 April 1959) is a British actress and screenwriter. Regarded as one of the finest actresses of her generation, she has received numerous accolades throughout her career spanning over four decades, including two Academy Awards, three BAFTA Awards, two Golden Globe Awards and a Primetime Emmy Award. In 2018, she was made a Dame (DBE) by Queen Elizabeth II for services to drama. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Emma Thompson has received more than 21,665,939 page views. Her biography is available in 71 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 70 in 2019). Emma Thompson is the 376th most popular actor (down from 328th in 2019), the 524th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 476th in 2019) and the 56th most popular British Actor.

Emma Thompson is most famous for her role as Professor Trelawney in the Harry Potter series.

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  • 22M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 64.27

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 71

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.97

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.25

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Emma Thompson ranks 376 out of 9,996Before her are Jamie Lee Curtis, Hugh Jackman, Robert Hossein, Robert Downey Jr., Marina Vlady, and John Goodman. After her are Gian Maria Volonté, Diana Rigg, Françoise Dorléac, Curd Jürgens, Roy Scheider, and Desmond Llewelyn.

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Among people born in 1959, Emma Thompson ranks 9Before her are Israel Kamakawiwoʻole, Luc Besson, Kevin Spacey, Klaus Iohannis, Morrissey, and János Áder. After her are Evo Morales, Bryan Adams, Sean Bean, Ken Watanabe, Magic Johnson, and Hugh Laurie.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Emma Thompson ranks 524 out of 7,765Before her are Maud of Wales (1869), William Tyndale (1494), Bobby Moore (1941), Bill Wyman (1936), John Wallis (1616), and Oliver Sacks (1933). After her are Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll (1848), G. H. Hardy (1877), Diana Rigg (1938), Desmond Llewelyn (1914), Walter Raleigh (1554), and Norman Haworth (1883).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Emma Thompson ranks 56Before her are Kate Winslet (1975), Charles Dance (1946), Donald Pleasence (1919), John Cleese (1939), Olivia Newton-John (1948), and Albert Finney (1936). After her are Diana Rigg (1938), Desmond Llewelyn (1914), Richard Griffiths (1947), Helena Bonham Carter (1966), Alfred Molina (1953), and Bob Hoskins (1942).

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