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Kristin Scott Thomas

Kristin Scott Thomas

Kristin Scott Thomas is a truly international star. The English-born actress has starred on film, stage and television in Hollywood, the UK, and France.

She first came to international attention starring opposite Hugh Grant in the blockbuster romantic comedy Four Weddings and a Funeral and went on to star opposite Robert Redford in The Horse Whisperer (where she played the mother of Scarlett Johansson's character). She was nominated for an Academy Award for her performance in director Anthony Minghella's The English Patient and also highly acclaimed for her role in Robert Altman's award-winning Gosford Park. She most recently starred in The Walker and voices a role in The Golden Compass.

A fluent French speaker, she has worked with many French directors, including, most recently, writer-director Francis Veber's Le Doublure.

Thomas also starred in the successful production of The Seagull in London's West End. In 2004, she was nominated for the prestigious Olivier Award for her performance in Three Sisters.

In 2003, Thomas was awarded the OBE in the Queen's Birthday Honors for her contribution to the Arts.


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Kristin Scott Thomas Facts

OccupationActress
BirthdayMay 24, 1960 (57)
SignGemini
BirthplaceRedruth, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom
Height5' 6" (1m68)  How tall is Kristin Scott Thomas compared to you?
Awards1995 BAFTA Awards: Actress in a Supporting Role (for Four Weddings and a Funeral)

Selected Filmography

Gosford Park (2001)
Life as a House (2001) user recommendation
The Horse Whisperer (1998)
The English Patient (1996)
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