Kristin Scott Thomas is an award-winning English actress. Learn more about her movie history, age, net worth and other fun facts here.
Kristin Scott Thomas: Biography of the Actress
Kristin Scott Thomas was born on May 24, 1960 in Cornwall, England. She is famous for her career as an actress, winning awards for her roles in films like ‘The English Patient’, ‘Four Weddings and a Funeral’, ‘The Horse Whisperer’ and ‘I’ve Loved You So Long’. Kristin Scott Thomas’ mother, Deborah, was raised in Hong Kong and Africa and studied drama before marrying Kristin’s father, Lieutenant Commander Simon Scott Thomas, who was a pilot in the Royal Navy’s Fleet Air Arm. Kristin’s father perished in a flying accident when she was only age five. Her mother did remarry eventually to another Royal Navy pilot. This second husband also ironically died in a flying accident just six years after the death of her father. Kristin Scott Thomas was brought up under the Roman Catholic religion and her childhood home was in Trent, Dorset, England. Kristin Scott Thomas received her education from Cheltenham Ladies’ College and St Antony’s Leweston in Sherborne, Dorset. Upon leaving school, Kristin moved to Hampstead, London, and held a job in a department store. She also worked as an au pair in Paris, France for a time before making her debut into acting.
Above is a stunning photo of actress Kristin Scott Thomas. She has an air of elegance and playfulness about her. The white dress she is wearing accentuates her femininity and is sexy without showing too much. It is no wonder that Kristin was listed as one of the best dressed women over 50.
Kristin Scott Thomas: Movie History
Kristin Scott Thomas’ breakthrough role was in a 1988 adaptation of Evelyn Waugh’s A Handful of Dust. For this role, she won an Evening Standard British Film Award for most promising newcomer. Later, Kristin landed a role in Four Weddings and a Funeral alongside Hugh Grant. For this role, she won a BAFTA for Best Supporting Actress. In 1994, Kristin starred in the Romanian-French film titled An Unforgettable Summer as the role of Marie-Thérèse Von Debretsy. Kristin is probably most well known for her role as Katharine Clifton in the classic film The English Patient which was released in 1996. The English Patient earned her Golden Globe and Oscar nominations as much positive critical acclaim. After The English Patient, Kristin Scott Thomas appeared in other Hollywood films such as The Horse Whisperer with Robert Redford and Random Hearts with Harrison Ford. In 2008, Kristin Scott Thomas starred in the film Easy Virtue alongside actor Colin Firth. Colin Firth is also an award winning English actor. Additional roles which have won her critical acclaim, awards and award nominations include I’ve Loved You So Long, Keeping Mum, Gosford Park and Under the Cherry Moon. For I’ve Loved You So Long, Kristin won the London Film Critics’ Circle Award for British Actress of the Year and for Gosford Park, Kristin along with the rest of the cast one several awards for Best Cast.
Above is a picture of Kristin Scott Thomas sporting red lipstick and a lovely updo for the camera. It is refreshing to see a Hollywood star who has not undergone plastic surgeries or facial modifications to continue to look young as they age. Kristin is absolutely beautifully and always will be.
Kristin Scott Thomas: Age, Net Worth and more
Here are some fun facts about Kristin Scott Thomas that you should know: Kristin Scott Thomas has a reported net worth of about $12 million. Kristin Scott Thomas was married to Francois Oliviennes from 1987 to 2005. Kristin Scott Thomas has three children. Kristin Scott Thomas is the sister of actress Serena Scott Thomas. Kristin is also the great-great-niece of the ill-fated explorer Captain Scott, who lost the race to the South Pole. When Kristin Scott Thomas was in training to be a drama teacher she was told that she would never have a successful career in acting. Kristin Scott Thomas lives in France and considers herself to be more French than British at times. Kristin was named one of the fifty best-dressed women over 50 by The Guardian in March 2013.
Watch above as Kristin Scott Thomas appears on an interview for Top Gear. She also took a turn around the Top Gear test track during the episode, trying out the Reasonably Priced Car. Host Jeremy Clarkson was starstruck as Kristin Scott Thomas is his favorite actress of all time.
Kristin Scott Thomas: In Conclusion
Kristin Scott Thomas has had a long and successful career as an actress appearing in many critically acclaimed and award winning films. She has also been a loving and wonderful mother to her three children. She has lived an adventurous life as well, moving from England to France and raising her children there. It is surprising that she was told she would never be a successful actress, for she has certainly proven those critics wrong. We thank Kristin Scott Thomas for all she has done in the entertainment industry so far and look forward to what more she has in store for us in the future.
Above is a gorgeous photo of Kristin Scott Thomas in a fiery red evening gown. Her looks are classic and timeless and her acting talent is as well.