British film and television actress who became recognized to American audiences on her behalf roles in the 1994 film 4 Wedding ceremonies and a Funeral as well as the 1996 film Emma. She started her profession with a little recurring function in it series, A Traveller in Time. She’s been nominated for many British Soap Honours for her focus on the UK plan EastEnders. She wedded professional Richard Lumsden in 1995, as well as the few acquired two sons. She actually is younger sister of Academy Prize winning celebrity Emma Thompson.