Emma Thompson honoured with a star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Emma Thompson honoured with a star on Hollywood Walk of Fame
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Emma Thompson was presented with a much coveted Hollywood star by fellow actress Maggie Gyllenhaal.

Top British actress Emma Thompson was awarded one of the biggest Hollywood accolades – her name in the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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Joining screen legends like Marilyn Monroe, Audrey Hepburn and fellow Brit Ben Kingsley – to name a few – the 51-year-old actress was visibly chuffed as she accepted the 2,416th star presented by gorgeous actress Maggie Gyllenhaal.

In true eccentric Emma style, it wasn’t a champagne moment but more of a beer one, as the actress raised a pint to toast the gathered crowd outside the English themed pub. And on hand to help Emma celebrate was a pig called Monkey which Emma brought along help to publicise her new movie Nanny McPhee Returns.

Her co-star Maggie Gyllenhaal looked stunning in a hot red Lanvin dress as she paid tribute to Emma: ‘I've never seen Emma when she hasn't given me a present and a present for my daughter,’ she said.

‘She knows the name of every single person on the crew and their children and their wives' names.’

And with a bundle of Academy Awards under her belt, we think this is very much a well deserved honour. Congrats Emma!

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