Emma Thompson's ascending star
The British actress turns 63 this April 15
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Emma Thompson is regarded as one of the finest actresses of her generation. The British stage, television, and screen star is the recipient of numerous accolades, including two Academy Awards and an Emmy. A gifted writer, she has also achieved global recognition for her award-winning scripts. Away from the limelight, Thompson is a determined human rights activist and a committed environmentalist. Indeed, she has been a vocal supporter of social causes since her youth. Thompson's career spans four decades, and as she approaches her mid-sixties the actress shows no signs of slowing down.
In this gallery, click through and track the ascendency of Emma Thompson.
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