Kristin Scott Thomas
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PERSONAL DATA OF KRISTIN SCOTT THOMAS
Age: 60 years
Born in: Redruth, Great Britain
Born on: 24/05/1960
BIOGRAPHY OF KRISTIN SCOTT THOMAS
Born in Redruth, in Cornwall, the May 24, 1960, Kristin Scott Thomas moves with family a Sherborne, in Dorset, where he spent his childhood and adolescence helping his mother raise her parents four brothers (including Serena Scott Thomas, also an actress). His father, a British Royal Navy pilot, dies in an accident plane in 1964, when Kristin was only four years old. Six years later, his stepfather, who dies in similar circumstances, is the same fate. Despite theopposition of the mother, at 16 Kristin decides to drop out of studies at Cheltenham Ladies College, leave Dorset and moves to London, where she works as a saleswoman in a Hampstead shopping mall. Later he attended a course for teachers at the Central School of Speech and Drama, however, this choice is also unsuccessful. TO 19 years subscribe to a Dramatic Art course, but because of his poor results the teacher advises her to abandon the idea of pursuing a career as an actress.
Kristin then decides to go to Paris for a vacation, where she unexpectedly finds work as an au pair, while still dreaming of the big screen, and meets love. A short holiday thus turns into a radical change of life. Determined to become an actress at all costs and encouraged by her friends, she enrolled in theEcole Nationale Supérieure des Arts et Techniques du Théâtre Paris. After graduation, he starts working in theater and television, getting a part in one mini tv series in 1984. In 1986 is discovered by Prince, who hires her for her first starring film role in Under the Cherry Moon, a musical drama directed by the singer. According to some rumors, Kristin seems to have had a relationship with him, and she herself declared that Prince wrote the song for her “Better with time”.
In subsequent years alternates in cinema and television between France and the United Kingdom, lending itself to one long apprenticeship. International success finally reaches half of the 90’s with Four weddings and a funeral (Mike Newell, 1994), a film worth the BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actress and other international awards. Now in full swing, he gets a role in Mission: Impossible(Brian De Palma, 1996) and then ne The English patient (Anthony Minghella, 1996), an interpretation that definitively consecrates it to critics and the public, obtaining nominations for a BAFTA, Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild Awards and Academy Award.
After acting with directors of the caliber of Robert Redford neither The Horse Whisperer (1998), Sydney Pollack in Crossed fates (1999) and Paul Schrader in The Walker (2007), decides to return to Europe to devote himself to family and independent films, obtaining the French citizenship and returning to a more sober lifestyle. In fact, in this period he works with authors such as Lasse Hallström, François Ozon, Saul Dibb, Philippe Claudel, thanks to which he obtains applications to Golden Globe, BAFTA and César for Best Actress in a Drama, e Nicolas Winding Refn, with which it goes to Cannes for Only God forgives (2013)
The 2017 is yet another year of success for the actress. Interpret the wife of Winston Churchill, lady Clementine, ne The darkest hour of Joe Wright, a biopic on one of Britain’s most influential prime ministers. She is the protagonist of The Party, film written and directed by Sally Potter, which was awarded the Guild Film Prize at the 67th edition of the Berlin Film Festival. During the same period he is on the set of tomb Raider, the reboot of the saga signed by Roar Uthaug, in which he interprets Ana Miller (the partner of the father of Lara Croft / Alicia Vikander).
During his stay in Paris he met the obstetrician François Olivennes, with whom married in 1987 and has three children (Hannah, Joseph and George), but divorced in 2005.
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