Emma Thompson's TV credits include Tutti Frutti and Fortunes of War, which featured Kenneth Branagh, whom she later married and divorced.
Thompson's second husband is actor Greg Wise.
Thompson's many film credits include Nanny McPhee, where she wrote the screenplay and also starred in the title role.
In June 2008, the Daily Mail carried an article about how Emma Thompson and Greg Wise had unofficially adopted Tindyebwa Agaba.
In 2010 Emma Thompson wrote and starred in Nanny McPhee And The Big Bang.