Kristin A. Scott Thomas, OBE (born 24 May 1960) is an English-French actress. She made her film debut in the Prince-directed Under the Cherry Moon in 1986, and latter gained international fame in the 1990s with roles in Bitter Moon and Four Weddings and a Funeral, before earning a Best Actress Academy Award nomination for The English Patient. Further film roles include the box office hits The Horse Whisperer and Gosford Park, and a critically acclaimed turn in Philippe Claudel's French language film I've Loved You So Long, for which she earned a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actress. Apart from her career in Hollywood, Scott Thomas has also worked in French cinema in films such as the thriller Tell No One and Francis Veber's The Valet. She has lived in France since she was 19, has brought up her three children in Paris, and says she considers herself more French than British. She was made a Chevalier of the Légion d'honneur in 2005.