KRISTIN SCOTT THOMAS (Mrs. Ternan) is an English actress who gained international recognition in the 1990's for
her roles in Bitter Moon, Four Weddings And A Funeral, for which she won the BAFTA Film
Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role, and The English Patient, for which she received a
Golden Globe nomination as well as an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress.
Her subsequent films included Gosford Park, in which she played 'Lady Sylvia McCordle',
Mission: Impossible, The Horse Whisperer, Keeping Mum, Nowhere Boy, Easy Virtue, and Ne Le
Dis A Personne (Tell No One), by French director Guillaume Canet. In addition, Scott Thomas received many accolades for her performance in Il Y A Longtemps Que Je T'aime (I've Loved You
So Long), including BAFTA and Golden Globe nominations for Best Actress.
In early 2007, Scott Thomas played 'Arkadina' in the London West End production of Anton
Chekhov's The Seagull, for which she won a Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actress.
In 2009, she starred in Partir (Leaving) as Suzanne, earning a nomination for Best Actress at the
Cesar Awards and winning Best Actress at the Evening Standard British Film Awards. In 2010
Scott Thomas starred in Sarah's Key as 'Julia Jarmond' before returning to London's West End
to play 'Emma' in Harold Pinter's Betrayal, directed by Ian Rickson in 2011.
Scott Thomas's recent films include Bel Ami with Robert Pattinson, based on the 1885 novel
written by Guy de Maupassant, the film adaption of Douglas Kennedy's novel, The Woman in the
Fifth, directed by Pawel Pawlikowski, and Salmon Fishing in the Yemen alongside Ewan
In the past year Scott Thomas has teamed with director Nicolas Winding Refn for his new film,
Only God Forgives, and with director Ralph Fiennes for THE INVISIBLE WOMAN. She is also
performing on the stage in Harold Pinter's Old Times.