More Phyllida Law Bios & Profiles
Biography #2Phyllida Law was most recently seen in Saving Grace, starring Brenda Blethyn. She has also co-starred with her daughter, Emma Thompson, in such films as Alan Rickman's directorial debut The Winter Guest, and Kenneth Branagh's Peter's Friends and Much Ado About Nothing. Her younger daughter, Sophie Thompson, appeared with her in Emma, starring Gwyneth Paltrow. Law's other notable film credits include Bernard Rose's Anna Karenina and Milos Menchevska's Oscar-nominated Before the Rain.
Law is a familiar face to British television audiences for her work in such programs as the popular dramas Taggart and The House of Elliott, as well as Emma Thompson's comedy series Thompson, to name only a few.
An accomplished stage actress, Law's theatre repertoire includes productions of The Merry Wives of Windsor, La Cage Aux Folles, Noises Off, and The Importance of Being Earnest, among many others. In addition, she twice co-starred with Sir Alec Guinness, in Habeas Corpus and A Voyage Round My Father.