Thomas, Kristin Scott 1960–

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THOMAS, Kristin Scott 1960–

(Kristin Scott-Thomas)


Born May 24, 1960, in Redruth, Cornwall, England; father, a pilot for the British Royal Navy; sister of Serena Scott Thomas (an actress); married Francois Olivennes (a doctor), 1987; children: Hannah, Joseph, George. Education: Attended Central School of Speech and Drama and Ecole Nationale des Arts et Techniques de Theatre.

Addresses: Agent—Creative Artists Agency, 9830 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90212; Artists Rights Group, 4 Great Portland St., London W1W 8PA, England. Publicist—PMK/HBH Public Relations, 700 San Vicente Blvd., Suite G910, West Hollywood, CA 90069.

Career: Actress. Cannes Film Festival, member of jury, 2000; appeared in print ads for TAG-Heuer watches, 2000. Previously worked as an au pair and an opera house usher.

Awards, Honors: Evening Standard British Film Award, best newcomer, 1989, for A Handful of Dust; Best Actress Award, Cabourg Romantic Film Festival, 1989; Evening Standard British Film Award, best actress, 1995, Film Award, best actress in a supporting role, British Academy of Film and Television Arts Award, 1995, Chlotrudis Award nomination, best supporting actress, 1995, all for Four Weddings and a Funeral; Evening Standard British Film Award, best actress, 1996, Chlotrudis Award nomination, best supporting actress, 1997, both for Angels and Insects; National Board of Review Award, best supporting actress, 1996, Academy Award nomination, best actress in a leading role, 1997, Screen Actors Guild Award nomination, outstanding performance by a female actor in a leading role, and outstanding performance by a cast (with others), 1997, Golden Globe Award nomination, best performance by an actress in a motion picture—drama, 1997, Film Award nomination, best performance by an actress in a leading role, British Academy of Film and Television Arts Award, 1997, Golden Satellite Award nomination, best performance by an actress in a motion picture, 1997, all for The English Patient; Blockbuster Entertainment Award nomination, favorite actress—drama/romance, 1999, for The Horse Whisperer; Screen Actors Guild Award (with others), outstanding performance by the cast of a theatrical motion picture, 2002, Phoenix Film Critics Society Award nomination (with others), best acting ensemble, 2002, Online Film Critics Award (with others), best ensemble, 2002, Special Achievement Award (with others), outstanding motion picture ensemble, Golden Satellite Awards, 2002, Florida Film Critics Circle Award (with others), best ensemble cast, 2002, Broadcast Film Critics Association Award (with others), best acting ensemble, 2002, all for Gosford Park; Awarded Order of the British Empire, 2003; Laurence Olivier Theatre Award, best actress, 2004, for Three Sisters; Awarded Legion d'Honneur, 2005.


Film Appearances:

Charly, 1985.

Mary Sharon, Under the Cherry Moon, Warner Bros., 1986.

La Tricheuse (also known as Chameleon), 1987.

Djamal et Juliette, 1987.

Julie, Agent Trouble (also known as The Man Who Loved Zoos), 1987.

Lady Brenda Last, A Handful of Dust, 1988.

Marie, La Meridienne (also known as Lounge Chair), 1988.

Clara, Bille en tete (also known as Headstrong), 1989.

Katia, Force fajeure (also known as Uncontrollable Circumstances), 1989.

Marie Forestier, Le bal de gouverneur (also known as The Governor's Party), 1990.

L'Institutrice, In the Eyes of the World (also known as Autobus and Aux veux de monde), 1990.

Sabine, The Bachelor (also known as Mio caro dottor Graesler), 1990.

Valentino, I Love You, 1990.

Fiona, Four Weddings and a Funeral, Polygram, 1994.

Fiona, Bitter Moon (also known as Lunes de fiel), Columbia, 1994.

Marie-Therese Von Debretsy, An Unforgettable Summer (also known as Un ete inoubliable), 1994.

Mary-Jane Cooper, Les Milles (also known as Les Milles: Le train de la liberte and Les milles—Gefangen im Lager), 1994.

Plaisir d'offir, 1995.

Unemployed man's wife, Mayday (also known as En mai, fais ce qu'il te plait), 1995.

Assistant to Hitchcock, Le Confessional (also known as The Confessional), 1995.

Matty Crompton, Angels and Insects, Samuel Goldwyn Co., 1995.

Lady Anne, Richard III, 1995.

Shadow Play, 1996.

Caroline, The Pompatus of Love, BMG Independents, 1996.

Narrator (English version), Microcosmos (also known as Mircrocosmos: Le peuple de l'herbe and Microcosmos-Il popolo dell'erba; documentary), Miramax, 1996.

(As Kristin Scott-Thomas) Sarah Davies, Mission Impossible (also known as Mission: Impossible), Paramount, 1996.

Katharine Clifton, The English Patient, Miramax, 1996.

Somebody to Love, 1996.

Sarah, Amour et confusions (also known as Love & Confusions), NTV-Profit, 1997.

Ann, Souvenir, 1998.

Imogen Staxton-Billing, The Revengers' Comedies (also known as Amour, vengeance et trahison and Sweet Revenge), Miramax, 1998.

Annie MacLean, The Horse Whisperer, Buena Vista, 1998.

Mary Panton, Up at the Villa, 1999.

Kay Chandler, Random Hearts, 1999.

First woman, Play (short), 2000.

Mary Panton, Up at the Villa, October Films, 2000.

Robin Kimball, Life as a House, New Line Cinema, 2001.

Sylvia McCordle, Gosford Park, USA Films, 2001.

Herself, Character Building: Inside "Life as a House" (documentary), New Line Home Video, 2001.

Beatric, Petites coupures (also known as Small Cuts), Rezo Films, 2003.

Checking the Gate: Putting Beckett on Film (documentary), Ambrose Video Publishing, 2003.

Josephine, comtesse de Cagliostro, Arsene Lupin (also known as Arsenio Lupin), SND, 2004.

Elena Van Den Ende, Man to Man, Wild Bunch, 2005.

Iona Aylesbury, Chromophobia, 2005.

Gloria Goodfellow, Keeping Mum, Entertainment Film Distributors, 2005.

Madame Levasseur, La doublure, Gaumont/Columbia TriStar Films, 2005.

Ne le dis a personne (also known as Tell No One), Sony Pictures Entertainment, 2005.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Nancy, Mistral's Daughter, 1984.

Jenny Sidonia, Titmuss Regained, PBS, 1991.

Victoria Rolfe, Look at It This Way, Arts and Entertainment, 1992.

Sister Gabriel/Anna Gibson, Body & Soul, PBS, 1993.

Alice Avellano, Belle epoque, 1995.

Immortal Gatekeeper, Gulliver's Travels, 1996.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Nathalie, La Tricheuse (also known as Chameleon), 1987.

Sentimental Journey, 1987.

Therese Mangeot, Graham Greene's "The Tenth Man" (also known as The Tenth Man), CBS, 1988.

Kate/Anna, Framed, HBO, 1990.

Caroline, The Endless Game, Showtime, 1990.

Leda St. Gabriel, The Secret Life of Ian Fleming (also known as Spymaker: The Secret Life of Ian Fleming), 1990.

Elisabeth, Weep No More, My Lady (also known as Mary Higgins Clark: Ne pleure pas ma belle and Pleure pas ma belle), syndicated, 1992.

Victoria, Look at It This Way, 1993.

Imogen, The Revenger's Comedies, BBC (England), 1997.

Katharine Clifton, Fleadh Report, 1997.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Jenny Sidonia, Titmuss Regained, 1992.

Sister Gabriel and Anna Gibson, Body and Soul, 1994.

Visions of Grace: Robert Redford and "The Horse Whisperer" (documentary), Lifetime, 1998.

Robert Redford: Hollywood Outlaw (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 2000.

Herself, The Making of "Life as a House" (documentary), 2001.

Herself, The Making of "Gosford Park" (documentary), Bravo, 2001.

A Salute to Robert Altman, an American Maverick, 2002.

Also appeared in L'Ami d'enfance de Maigret; Blockhaus.

Television Appearances; Awards Presentations:

Presenter, 69th Annual Academy Awards, ABC, 1997.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

The Rosie O'Donnell Show, syndicated, 1998.

Film '72, BBC (England), 2000.

Herself, "The English Patient," Page to Screen, Bravo, 2002.

En aparte, 2003.

(As Kristin Scott-Thomas) Plum Berkeley, "Book Clubbin'," Absolutely Fabulous, BBC1 and Oxygen, 2003.

Herself, Le grand journal de Canal+, 2004.

The ou cafe, 2004.

Herself, "Europe et religions," Campus, le magazine de l'ecrit, 2005.

Herself, Tout le monde en parle, 2005.

Herself, 20h10 petantes, 2005.

Herself, "Cannes 2005 special," Comme au cinema, 2005.

Also appeared as herself in "The Films of Anthony Minghella," The Directors, Encore and "Random Hearts," HBO First Look, HBO.

Stage Appearances:

Masha, Three Sisters, West End production, London, 2003.

As You Desire Me, West End production, London, 2005.

Made stage debut in La Lune declinate sure 4 ou 5 personnes qui danse, Paris, France; also appeared in La Terre etrangere; Naive hirondelles; Yes Peut-Etre.



Entertainment Weekly, January 24, 1997, p. 11; May 9, 1997, p. 22; September 5, 1997, p. 34.

Harper's Bazaar, June, 1998, p. 110.

Interview, July, 1988, p. 26.

People Weekly, May 12, 1997, p. 137; May 25, 1998, p. 126.

WWD, September 12, 1997, p. 16; June 28, 1999, p. 4.

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