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Dame Emma Thompson, DBE, is a British actress, comedian, screenwriter, and author who is best known for her roles as Margaret Schlegel in Howard's End for which she earned an Academy Award for Best Actress, and was nominated for her roles in The Remains of the Day, and In the Name of the Father, Elinor Dashwood in Ang Lee's period drama film Sense and Sensibility for which she garnered another Best Actress nomination and won an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay; making her the only person to have won an Oscar for both her writing and acting, Sybill Trelawney in the Harry Potter franchise, and as Nanny McPhee in Nanny McPhee and its sequel, Nanny McPhee Returns, the latter of which was also scripted by her.

Her Disney roles include Captain Amelia in the 2002 Disney animated film Treasure Planet and Queen Elinor in the 2012 Disney/Pixar film Brave, and P.L. Travers in the 2013 Disney biographical drama film Saving Mr. Banks. Thompson also portrayed Mrs. Potts in the 2017 live-action adaptation of Beauty and the Beast.

Disney Roles

Awards and Nominations Received by Emma Thompson

Film Year Role Award Category Result
Saving Mr. Banks 2013 P. L. Travers BAFTA Award Best Actress Nominated
Empire Award Best Actress Won
Golden Globe Award Best Actress - Drama Nominated
National Board of Review Best Actress Won
Satellite Award Best Actress Nominated
Screen Actors Guild Award Outstanding Actress in a Leading Role Nominated
Broadcast Film Critics (Critics' Choice Awards) Best Actress Nominated
Dallas–Fort Worth Film Critics Best Actress Nominated
Denver Film Critics Best Actress Nominated
Dublin Film Critics Best Actress Nominated
Houston Film Critics Society Best Actress Nominated
Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards Best Actress Won
North Carolina Film Critics Association Best Actress Nominated
Phoenix Film Critics Society Best Actress Nominated
Phoenix Film Critics Society Best Cast Nominated
San Diego Film Critics Society Best Actress Nominated
St. Louis Gateway Film Critics Association Best Actress Nominated
Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Best Actress Nominated
Alliance of Women Film Journalists Award Best Actress Nominated
Awards Circuit Community Award Best Actress Nominated
Gold Derby Award Best Actress Nominated
IGN Award Best Movie Actress Nominated
The Richard Attenborough UK Regional Film Award Best On Screen Duo Won

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