conference. "She makes me feel happy and she makes me feel like a great actor in her presence. She is so generous as a woman, as an actor, and she just bedazzles!" Emma Thompson having fun! The 54-year-old actress said next in her career. "I'd like to play a really bad person. Really evil!" . "And I'd like to be in an action movie one day. You know, get really ripped and (put on) some tattoos. I'm not kidding, actually. I really would like to do that. Possibly, it's a mid-life crisis.