Emma Thompson (born April 15, 1959) is a British actress and comedian who played both Mrs. Lincoln, a character revealed to be possessed by Sarafine Duchannes, and the latter character herself, in the film adaptation of Beautiful Creatures.
On a mainstream scale Thompson is best known for playing:
- Elinor Dashwood from Sense and Sensibility (Thompson also wrote the screenplay for the film)
- Sybil Trelawney, the crazed Hogwarts teacher in the Harry Potter series.
- Karen, a middle-aged mom, from Love Actually.
- O, present-day Agent, from Men In Black 3 film.
- In addition, Thompson provided the voice for Queen Elinor in Brave.