Southport, Lancashire, England, UK
Claim to Fame
Dance with a Stranger (1985) The Crying Game (1992) Blackadder (1986)
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Miranda Jane Richardson (born 3 March 1958) is an English stage, film and television actress. She made her film debut playing Ruth Ellis in Dance with a Stranger in 1985 and went on to receive Academy Award nominations for Damage (1992) and Tom & Viv (1994). For Damage, she won the BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actress. She has also won Golden Globe Awards for Enchanted April (1992) and the TV film Fatherland (1994).
Richardson began her career on stage and made her West End debut in the 1980 play Moving. She received a Best Actress Olivier Award nomination for the 1987 Royal Court production of A Lie of the Mind. On television, she has starred in Blackadder (1986–89), A Dance to the Music of Time (1997), Merlin (1998), The Lost Prince (2003), and the sitcom The Life and Times of Vivienne Vyle (2007).
Her other films include Empire of the Sun (1987), The Crying Game (1992), The Apostle (1997), Sleepy Hollow (1999), Snow White: The Fairest of Them All (2001), Spider (2002), Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005), and Made in Dagenham (2010).
Richardson was born in Southport, to Marian Georgina (née Townsend), a housewife, and William Alan Richardson, a marketing executive, and their second daughter.
Richardson has never married and has no children.
Southport High School for Girls, Southport, England
Bristol Old Vic Theatre School
Full Name at Birth
Miranda Jane Richardson
William Alan Richardson
Marian Georgina Richardson
Miranda Jane Richardson (born 3 March 1958) is an English stage, film and television actress. She made her film debut playing Ruth Ellis in Dance with a Stranger in 1985, and went on to receive Academy Award nominations for Damage (1992) and Tom & Viv (1994). For Damage, she won the BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actress. She has also won Golden Globe Awards for Enchanted April (1992) and the TV film Fatherland (1994).
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1981–present, 1979 > present
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1995 winner > Supporting Role on TV > Golden Globes, USA > Fatherland (1994), 1993 winner > Best Performance by an Actress > Golden Globes, USA > Enchanted April (1991), 1993 winner > Best Actress in a Supporting Role > BAFTA Awards > Damage (1992), 2002 winner > Best Cast Ensemble > Awards Circuit Community Awards > The Hours (2002), 2000 winner > Favorite Supporting Actress - Horror > Blockbuster Entertainment Awards > Sleepy Hollow (1999), 1986 winner > Best Actress > Evening Standard British Film Awards > Dance with a Stranger (1985), 2003 winner > Ensemble Cast > Gold Derby Awards > The Hours (2002), 2005 winner > Golden Starfish Award for Career Achievement > Hamptons International Film Festival > For her acting career, 2015 winner > Dilys Powell Award > London Critics Circle Film Awards, 1994 winner > British Actress of the Year > London Critics Circle Film Awards > Damage (1992), 1994 winner > Best Actress > National Board of Review, USA > Tom & Viv (1994), 1992 winner > Best Supporting Actress > New York Film Critics Circle Awards >, 1998 winner > Best Actress in a Motion Picture or Miniseries > Online Film & Television Association > Merlin (1998), 1988 winner > Best Performance - Female > Royal Television Society, UK > Screen Two: episode "Sweet as You Are"(1985), 2002 winner > Best Supporting Actress > San Francisco Film Critics Circle > Spider (2002), 2003 winner > Best Foreign Actress > Sant Jordi Awards > Spider (2002), 1996 winner > Best Supporting Actress > Society of Texas Film Critics Awards > The Evening Star (1996) & Kansas City (1996), 2003 winner > Best Supporting Performance, Female > Toronto Film Critics Association Awards > Spider (2002)
1986 > present (self), 2004 > 2006 (soundtrack), 1980 > present (films), 1981 > present (TV)
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