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Miranda Richardson

1958-03-03 Southport, Lancashire, England, UK

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Miranda Jane Richardson (born 3 March 1958) is an English actor. She made her film debut playing Ruth Ellis in Dance with a Stranger (1985) and went on to receive Academy Award nominations for Damage (1992) and Tom & Viv (1994). A seven-time BAFTA Award nominee, she won the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for Damage. She has also been nominated for seven Golden Globe Awards, winning twice for Enchanted April (1992) and the TV film Fatherland (1994). In 1996, one critic asserted that she is "the greatest actress of our time in any medium" after she appeared in Orlando at the Edinburgh Festival. Richardson began her career in 1979 and made her West End debut in the 1981 play Moving, before being nominated for the 1987 Olivier Award for Best Actress for A Lie of the Mind. Her television credits include Blackadder (1986–1989), A Dance to the Music of Time (1997), Merlin (1998), The Lost Prince (2003), Gideon's Daughter (2006), the sitcom The Life and Times of Vivienne Vyle (2007), and Rubicon (2010). She was nominated for the 2015 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Narrator for Operation Orangutan. Description above from the Wikipedia article Miranda Richardson, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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The House Aunt Clarice (voice) 2022-01-14
Rams Kat 2020-10-15
Stronger Patty Bauman 2017-09-22
iBoy Nancy 'Nan' Harvey 2017-01-27
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An Inspector Calls Sybil Birling 2015-09-13
Casanova Marquise d'Urfé 2015-08-01
Operation Orangutan Narrator (voice) 2015-04-22
Testament of Youth Miss Lorimer 2014-10-14
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Hello: A Portrait Of Leslie Phillips 2013-09-28
Belle Lady Ashford 2013-05-01
Hidden Universe 2013-06-29
Final Cut: Hölgyeim és uraim (archive footage) 2012-02-04
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 Rita Skeeter 2010-11-17
Made in Dagenham Barbara Castle 2010-10-01
The Young Victoria Duchess of Kent 2009-03-04
Turtle: The Incredible Journey Narrator (Voice) 2009-10-01
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Blackadder's Most Cunning Moments Self 2008-10-16
Blackadder Exclusive: The Whole Rotten Saga 2008-10-09
Provoked: A True Story Veronica Scott 2007-04-06
Fred Claus Annette Claus 2007-11-09
Southland Tales Nana Mae Frost 2007-11-14
Spinning Into Butter Dean Catherine Kenney 2007-01-01
Puffball Mabs Tucker 2007-10-28
Paris, je t'aime La femme au trench rouge (Bastille) 2006-06-21
Gideon's Daughter Stella 2005-10-21
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Rita Skeeter 2005-11-16
Wah-Wah Lauren Compton 2005-08-17
Comic Aid 2005-03-02
The Prince & Me Queen Rosalind 2004-03-28
Churchill: The Hollywood Years Eva Braun 2004-12-03
The Phantom of the Opera Madame Giry 2004-12-08
The Rage in Placid Lake Sylvia Lake 2003-05-17
Falling Angels Mary Field 2003-09-08
The Actors Mrs. Magnani 2003-03-16
The Hours Vanessa Bell 2002-12-27
Spider Yvonne / Mrs. Cleg 2002-11-06
Snow White Queen Elspeth 2001-10-28
Baldrick's Video Diary - A Blackadder in the Making Self 2001-10-15
The Miracle Maker Mary Magdalene (voice) 2000-03-31
Get Carter Gloria Carter 2000-10-06
Chicken Run Mrs. Tweedy (voice) 2000-06-23
Sleepy Hollow: Behind the Legend Self 2000-05-23
Sleepy Hollow Lady Mary Van Tassel / Crone Witch 1999-11-19
The Big Brass Ring Dinah Pellarin 1999-04-20
The King and I Anna Leonowens (voice) 1999-03-19
Blackadder: Back & Forth Queenie 1999-03-29
Jacob Two Two Meets the Hooded Fang Miss Fowl 1999-10-08
Alice in Wonderland Queen of Hearts 1999-02-28
Ted & Ralph Henrietta Blough-Pendleton 1998-12-26
St. Ives Susan Gilchrist 1998-01-01
The Scold's Bridle Dr. Sarah Blakeney 1998-04-10
The Designated Mourner Judy 1997-05-23
Swann Sarah Maloney 1997-03-01
The Apostle Toosie 1997-12-19
The Evening Star Patsy Carpenter 1996-12-25
Saint-Ex Consuelo de Saint-Exupéry 1996-11-17
Kansas City Carolyn Stilton 1996-08-16
La notte e il momento Julie 1995-07-05
Fatherland Charlie Maguire 1994-11-26
Tom & Viv Vivienne Haigh-Wood 1994-04-15
Space Virgins from Planet Sex Miss Straugheim 1993-04-29
Jealousy Stella/Elsbeth 1993-05-27
The Line, the Cross & the Curve Mysterious Woman 1993-11-13
Century Clara 1993-12-31
Demonella Marie Antoinette 1993-05-20
Damage Ingrid Fleming 1992-12-02
The Crying Game Jude 1992-09-02
Mr. Wakefield's Crusade Sandra 1992-04-22
Enchanted April Rose Arbuthnot 1991-11-06
Broken Skin 1991-01-01
Redemption Valerie Paris 1991-07-03
Old Times 1991-10-26
The Fool Columbine / Rosalind / Ophelia 1990-12-07
Les Dogs Bride's Mother 1990-08-03
Mio caro dottor Gräsler Friederike / Widow Sommer 1990-03-29
El sueño del mono loco Marilyn 1989-09-05
Ball-Trap On The Cote Sauvage Early Bird 1989-12-27
The Storyteller: The Three Ravens Witch 1988-06-19
Blackadder's Christmas Carol Queens Elizabeth I / Asphyxia XIX 1988-12-23
The Master Builder Hilde Wangel 1988-05-15
Sweet As You Are Julia Perry 1988-01-24
Mountain Language Young Woman 1988-12-11
Eat the Rich DHSS Blonde 1987-10-23
After Pilkington Penny Newhouse 1987-01-25
Empire of the Sun Mrs. Victor 1987-12-09
The Death of the Heart Daphne Heccomb 1987-05-03
Lost Property Anne 1986-11-22
Underworld Oriel 1985-11-29
The Innocent Mary Turner 1985-03-18
Dance with a Stranger Ruth Ellis 1985-03-01
The Yellow Tie Ioana Celibidache