|Kristin Scott Thomas Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 6 in|
|Date of Birth||May 24, 1960|
Kristin Scott Thomas is an English actor, theatre artist, voice actor, and producer who is known for having been cast in movies like Four Weddings and a Funeral, Gosford Park, A Handful of Dust, Angels & Insects, The English Patient, I’ve Loved You So Long, Keeping Mum, Nowhere Boy, Easy Virtue, Leaving, Sarah’s Key, Darkest Hour, The Party, The Other Boleyn Girl, Confessions of a Shopaholic, Mission: Impossible, Tell No One, Only God Forgives, Love Crime, Tomb Raider, The Woman in the Fifth, The Horse Whisperer, and Sarah’s Key. For her services to art, she was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2003 Birthday Honours and Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE) in the 2015 New Year Honours.
Kristin Ann Scott Thomas
Redruth, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom
Kristin Scott Thomas studied at Cheltenham Ladies’ College and St Antony’s Leweston in Sherborne, Dorset.
Afterward, she attended the Central School of Speech and Drama and enrolled in a BEd in Speech and Drama. Later on, she studied acting at École Nationale supérieure des arts et techniques du théâtre (ENSATT).
Actor, Theatre Artist, Voice Actor, Producer
- Father – Lieutenant Commander Simon Scott Thomas (Pilot in the Royal Navy’s Fleet Air Arm who died in a flying accident when Kristin was 5 years old)
- Mother – Deborah (née Hurlbatt)
- Siblings – Serena Scott Thomas (Younger Sister) (Actor, Documentary Producer)
- Others – Commander William Richard Scott Thomas, DSC, RN (Paternal Grandfather) (Commanded HMS Impulsive during World War II), Mary Hilda Bertha “Maimie” Hemelryk (Paternal Grandmother), John Alick Charles Hurlbatt (Maternal Grandfather), Norah Adelaide (Maternal Grandmother), Admiral Sir William Richard Scott Thomas (Uncle) (Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod (or simply Black Rod) in the British Parliament’s House of Lords), Captain Robert Falcon Scott (Great-Great-Uncle) (Royal Navy Officer, Explorer), Lieutenant Commander Simon Idiens (Stepfather) (Royal Navy pilot who died in a flying accident)
Kristin has been signed with –
- Independent Talent Group Ltd., Talent Agency, London, England, United Kingdom
- Adéquat, Talent Agency, Paris, France
According to CelebrityNetWorth.com, her net worth had been $12 Million.
5 ft 6 in or 167.5 cm
54 kg or 119 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Kristin Scott Thomas has dated –
- François Olivennes (1987-2005) – She was married to French gynaecologist François Olivennes from 1987 to 2005 and they have 3 children: Hannah (b. 1988), Joseph (b. 1991), and Georges (b. 2000).
- Tobias Menzies (2005) – She had an affair with actor Tobias Menzies in 2005.
- Arpad Busson – Kristin has been romantically linked to French financier Arpad Busson.
Race / Ethnicity
Kristin Scott Thomas is of Welsh, English, and Dutch descent.
She did print ads for TAG-Heuer watches in 2000.
Kristin Scott Thomas Favorite Things
- Song by Lizzo – Phone
- Theater Production – The Audience
Source – Us Magazine
Kristin Scott Thomas Facts
- She co-starred as Katharine Clifton in the 1996 epic romantic war drama film The English Patient. This performance got her nominated for several accolades including Academy Award for “Best Actress” and Golden Globe Award for “Best Actress – Motion Picture Drama”.
- Kristin was 19 years old when she started living in Paris and sometimes considers herself more French than British.
- In 2005, she was named a Chevalier of the Légion d’honneur by the French Government.
- She became one of the celebrities to sign a petition in support of film director Roman Polanski in 2009, calling for his release after Polanski was arrested in Switzerland in relation to his 1977 s*xual abuse case.
- In 2019, Kristin appeared as Belinda Friers in an episode of the comedy-drama series Fleabag and this role got her nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for “Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series”.
- She loves doing laundry as it gives her peace and a sense of achievement.
- Her first job was to count cars in a car parking. However, she just did this job for 2 days as it was very boring.
- She is passionate about eating ham sandwiches because of crusty baguettes and pickles.
- Kristin can still fit into the dress which she first wore in 1977. That dress actually belongs to her mother.
- She prefers working out at the gym and lifts light weights while doing weight training.
- Kristin is the happiest when she is wearing a boilersuit.
- She never makes the same meal 2 times.
- Thomas loves the smell of engines.
- She considers herself a cheap date as she feels happy with a pint of Guinness along with some chips while in a pub.
- She is a very big fan of football and Leicester City Football Club is one of her favorites.
- She adores singer Lizzo.
- Kristin is very good at parking cars. She can park a car in a very small space as well.
- She enjoys eating that cheese which smells like the farmland that it came from.
- She has stage fear of public speaking.
- She is not good at baking. However, she is very good at preparing fish.
- Kristin is afraid of crocodiles.
- She enjoys doing needlepoint.
- She doesn’t like horses. But, she has to ride them because of on-screen roles.
- Kristin loves walking around.
- She dislikes ice in her water.
- She loves watching dance.
- She took with her shirts, pants, and boots from the set of The English Patient in which she had played the role of Katharine Clifton.
- She likes to take a little nap after having her lunch.
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