15 Facts About Sophie Thompson


Sophie Thompson was born on 20 January 1962 and is a British actress who has worked in film, television and theatre.


Sophie Thompson is the younger sister of actress and screenwriter Emma Thompson.


Sophie Thompson made her television debut at the age of 15, starring in the BBC adaptation of the Alison Uttley classic A Traveller in Time, opposite Simon Gipps-Kent, before going on to study at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.


In 1979, Sophie Thompson made her professional theatre debut at the age of 17 in the play The Schoolmistress by Arthur Wing Pinero at the Royal Exchange in Manchester.


In 2010, Sophie Thompson appeared in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.


Sophie Thompson played the role of child abuser Stella Crawford in the BBC One soap opera EastEnders.


Sophie Thompson came into the show as Phil Mitchell's lawyer and they gradually developed a romantic link.

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Sophie Thompson left EastEnders on 20 July 2007, after the exposure of Stella's evil ways on her wedding day led to the character's suicide.


Sophie Thompson won the Inside Soap Best Bitch award for her portrayal of Stella.


In 2009, Sophie Thompson appeared in the BBC One comedy series Big Top.


Sophie Thompson competed in Celebrity MasterChef in 2014, beating Jodie Kidd and Charley Boorman in the final.


Sophie Thompson played Ophelia in the Renaissance Theatre Company production of Hamlet in 1988 in Birmingham, later touring England with the production.


In 1996, Sophie Thompson appeared as Amy in Sam Mendes' acclaimed Donmar Warehouse revival of Company, receiving an Olivier Award nomination for her performance.


In 1995, Sophie Thompson married actor Richard Lumsden; the couple separated in 2015.


Sophie Thompson has been an active charity ambassador over the years, for Dan's Fund For Burns; she ran the 2010 Marathon for CINI, a charity supporting vulnerable families in India, and 24th Tottenham, a London-based group for children and young adults with special needs.