Is Sophie Thompson Married? Her Bio, Age, Husband, Kids and Net worth

Is Sophie Thompson married? Yes, she is. However, she is separated from her husband Richard Lumsden (born on 24 June 1965). He is an actor, writer, musician and composer known for appearing in Channel 4’s drama Sugar Rush as Nathan.


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Thompson and Lumsden tied their knot in 1995 and they became blessed with two sons from their conjugal life. They separated in the year 2015 and no new relationship record of Thompson is available. Scroll down to explore more interesting personal facts and biography of Thompson:


Who is Sophie Thompson?

Born as Sophie Thompson, she landed the planet on 20 January 1962, which makes her age be 59 years old as of 2021. By profession, she is a British actress who is well-recognized for being the winner of the 1999 Olivier Award for Best Actress and being nominated for the Olivier Award five times.


Early Life and Educational Background of Sophie Thompson

Thompson was born I 1962 and her place of birth is in Hampstead, London, England. Talking about her family background, she was born to parents named Phyllida Law (mother) and Eric Thompson (father). She is the second child to her parents who come from the entertainment business. Her mother is a Scottish actress also known for being the presenter of the first TV show broadcast on BBC Two, Play School. Likewise, her father was an actor, producer and television presenter best known for his work for the English narration for The Magic Roundabout on BBC One.

She is also blessed with an older sister named Emma Thompson (born on 15 April 1959) who is an actress, activist, comedian and screenwriter. Her paternal grandparents are named George Henry Thompson and Annie (née Jackson) Thompson. Her grandfather was a hotel waiter by profession. Similarly, her maternal grandparents are William Law and Megsie “Meg” Law. Her maternal grandfather was a journalist by profession.


Sophie Thompson’s Career and Professional Life

At the age of 15, she made her television debut by appearing in the BBC adaptation of the Alison Uttley classic A Traveller in Time. After this, she went to attend the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School to sharpen her acting skills.

Regarding his film career, she appeared as Mission Girl in the British comedy film The Missionary (1982). She appeared as Francesca in British-American drama film Twenty-One (1991), Lydia, the Bride in romantic comedy film Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994), Mary Musgrove in period drama film Persuasion (1995), Miss Bates in period comedy film Emma (1996), Rose Mundy in Irish-British-American period drama film Dancing at Lughnasa (1998), Dora Moxton in British comedy film Relative Values (2000), Dorothy in satirical black comedy mystery film Gosford Park (2001) and Miss Lacreevy in British-American period comedy-drama film Nicholas Nickleby (2002).

Her other film appearance includes independent gross-out comedy film Fat Slags (2004), independent film Morris: A Life with Bells On (2009), American biographical romantic drama film Eat Pray Love (2010), David Yates directed fantasy film Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 (2010), American adventure romantic comedy film Monte Carlo (2011) and That Day We Sang (2014).

Her television appearances include televisions series Hammer House of Horror (1980), comedy television series Nelson’s Column (1994–1995), crime drama televisions series Midsomer Murders (2006), British soap opera EastEnders (2006–2007, 2012), mystery drama television program Agatha Christie’s Poirot (2010), black comedy anthology television program Inside No. 9 (2014), one off-comedy drama A Gert Lush Christmas (2015), Granada Television’s soap opera Coronation Street (2018), comedy-drama television program Feel Good (2020–present) and so on.


Personal Life

Sophie Thompson was married to Channel 4’s drama Sugar Rush star Richard Lumsden in 1995. They had two sons during their two decades of their conjugal life. They got separated in 2015 and possibly Thompson is single as of now.


Body Measurements: How Tall is Sophie Thompson?

ITV soap opera Coronation Street star Sophie Thompson stands at an average height of 5 feet and 4 inches or 162.6 cm. As per some online sources, she weighs about 65 kilograms. She is an actress for which she needs to maintain her body structure and fitness and thus gives special importance to her healthy lifestyle.


How Much is the Net worth of Sophie Thompson?

British actress Sophie Thompson has an estimated net worth of 3 million USD. She has appeared in multiple hit films, television series and theatres as well. In addition to acting, she has also authored a recipe book titled My Family Kitchen in 2015. The following year, she published her first children’s book which was titled ‘Zoo Boy.’


Wiki and Facts

The biography of actress Sophie Thompson is prepared by multiple wiki sites including Wikipedia and IMDb. Sophie has no verified social networking sites like Instagram and Twitter.



Sophie Thompson is a successful actress who was highly motivated by her parents who belong to the entertainment business. She has contributed to the industry by appearing in multiple films and television programs and has earned multiple prestigious nominations and awards.


Quick Facts

Birth Name: Sophie Thompson

Date of Birth: 20 January 1962

Place of Birth: Hampstead, London, England

Parents Name: Phyllida Law (mother) and Eric Thompson (father)

Profession: Actress, Writer

Height: 5 feet and 4 inches or 162.6 cm

Weight: 65 kilograms

Net Worth: $3 million (estimated)

Sexual Orientation: Straight

Marital Status: Separated

Spouse/ Boyfriend: Richard Lumsden

Children: 2 sons

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