Emma Thompson is a British actress. She started her acting career in the late 1980s. She portrayed Catherine of Valois in Kenneth Branagh’s Henry V in 1989. Her performance in 1992’s Howards End earned her an Oscar for Best Actress. She has since starred in the films Much Ado About Nothing and The Winter Guest. She received Oscar nominations for her performances in The Remains of the Day, In the Name of the Father, and Sense and Sensibility. In the 2000s, she starred in Love Actually and portrayed Professor Sybill Trelawney in some of the Harry Potter films. Other notable roles were in Nanny McPhee, Stranger than Fiction, and An Education. In the 2010s, she starred in Men in Black 3, Saving Mr. Banks, Bridget Jones’s Baby, and Beauty and the Beast. She’s also a screenwriter with credits in the films Effie Gray, Nanny McPhee, and Sense and Sensibility.