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Miranda Richardson

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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Born:
Mar 3, 1958 In Southport, Lancashire, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
118
First Appeared:
In the series The Oscars 1953-03-18
Latest Project:
Movie The Magician’s Elephant 2022
Known For
Poster of Hidden Universe
Poster of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1
Poster of Chicken Run
Poster of Sleepy Hollow
Filmography
Movie The Magician’s Elephant (voice) 2022
Movie Rams Kat 2020-10-15
Series Curfew Lou 2019-02-22
Series Good Omens Madame Tracy 2019-05-30
Series Girlfriends Sue 2018-01-03
Movie Churchill Clementine Churchill 2017-05-25
Movie iBoy Nancy 'Nan' Harvey 2017-01-27
Movie Stronger Patty Bauman 2017-09-22
Movie Sex Story: Fifty Shades of Grey Narrator (voice) 2015-02-13
Movie Casanova Marquise d'Urfé 2015-08-01
Series Casanova Marquise d'Urfé 2015-08-07
Series And Then There Were None Emily Brent 2015-12-26
Movie An Inspector Calls Sybil Birling 2015-09-13
Movie Muppets Most Wanted Berliner at Window 2014-03-20
Movie Testament of Youth Miss Lorimer 2014-10-14
Movie The Incredible Adventures Of Professor Branestawm Mrs Blitherington 2014-12-24
Series Mapp and Lucia Elizabeth Mapp 2014-12-29
Movie Belle Lady Ashford 2013-05-01
Movie Hidden Universe Unknown 2013-06-29
Movie Hello: A Portrait Of Leslie Phillips Unknown 2013-09-28
Series Dead Boss Jo 2012-06-14
Movie Parade's End Mrs. Wannop 2012-08-24
Series World Without End Mother Cecilia 2012-09-04
Series Parade's End Mrs. Wannop 2012-08-24
Series Rubicon Katherine Rhumor 2010-06-13
Movie Made in Dagenham Barbara Castle 2010-09-11
Movie Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 Rita Skeeter 2010-10-17
Movie The Young Victoria Duchess of Kent 2009-03-04
Movie Turtle: The Incredible Journey Narrator (Voice) 2009-10-01
Movie A Fox's Tale Anna Conda (voice) 2008-01-01
Movie Blackadder Exclusive: The Whole Rotten Saga Unknown 2008-10-09
Movie Fred Claus Annette Claus 2007-11-03
Movie Spinning Into Butter Dean Catherine Kenney 2007-01-01
Movie Provoked: A True Story Veronica Scott 2007-04-06
Movie Puffball Mabs Tucker 2007-10-28
Series The Life and Times of Vivienne Vyle Unknown 2007-10-04
Series Merlin's Apprentice Lady of the Lake 2006-04-14
Movie Southland Tales Nana Mae Frost 2006-05-15
Series The One Show Unknown 2006-08-14
Movie Paris, Je T'Aime La femme au trench rouge (Bastille) 2006-06-21
Movie Wah-Wah Lauren Compton 2005-08-17
Series Final Chance to Save Herself 2005-09-03
Movie Comic Aid Unknown 2005-03-02
Movie Gideon's Daughter Stella 2005-10-21
Movie Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Rita Skeeter 2005-11-16
Movie The Prince & Me Queen Rosalind 2004-03-28
Movie The Phantom of the Opera Madame Giry 2004-12-08
Movie Churchill: The Hollywood Years Eva Braun 2004-12-03
Series The Lost Prince Queen Mary 2003-01-19
Movie The Actors Mrs. Magnani 2003-03-16
Movie The Rage in Placid Lake Sylvia Lake 2003-05-17
Movie Falling Angels Mary Field 2003-09-08
Movie Spider Yvonne / Mrs. Cleg 2002-11-06
Series V Graham Norton Unknown 2002-05-06
Movie The Hours Vanessa Bell 2002-12-27
Movie Baldrick's Video Diary herself 2001-10-15
Movie Snow White: The Fairest of Them All Queen Elspeth 2001-10-28
Movie Sleepy Hollow: Behind the Legend Herself 2000-05-23
Movie The Miracle Maker Mary Magdalene 2000-03-31
Movie Chicken Run Mrs. Tweedy (voice) 2000-06-21
Movie Get Carter Gloria Carter 2000-10-06
Movie The King and I Anna Leonowens (voice) 1999-03-19
Movie The Big Brass Ring Dinah Pellarin 1999-04-20
Movie Alice in Wonderland Queen of Hearts 1999-02-28
Movie Jacob Two Two Meets the Hooded Fang Miss Fowl 1999-10-08
Movie Blackadder: Back & Forth Queenie 1999-12-06
Movie Sleepy Hollow Lady Mary Van Tassel / Crone Witch 1999-11-18
Movie St. Ives Susan Gilchrist 1998-01-01
Movie The Scold's Bridle Dr. Sarah Blakeney 1998-04-10
Series The Scold's Bridle Dr Sarah Blakeney 1998-07-01
Series Merlin Lady of the Lake / Mab 1998-04-26
Movie Ted & Ralph Henrietta Blough-Pendleton 1998-12-26
Movie The Designated Mourner Judy 1997-05-23
Movie Swann Sarah Maloney 1997-03-01
Series A Dance to the Music of Time Pamela Flitton 1997-10-09
Movie The Apostle Toosie 1997-12-19
Movie Kansas City Carolyn Stilton 1996-08-16
Movie Saint-Ex Consuelo de Saint-Exupéry 1996-11-17
Movie The Evening Star Patsy Carpenter 1996-12-25
Movie The Night and the Moment Julie 1995-07-05
Movie Tom & Viv Vivienne Haigh-Wood 1994-04-15
Movie Fatherland Charlie Maguire 1994-11-26
Movie Space Virgins from Planet Sex Miss Straugheim 1993-04-29
Movie Century Clara 1993-12-31
Movie The Line, the Cross & the Curve Unknown 1993-11-13
Series Shooting Stars Unknown 1993-12-27
Movie Mr. Wakefield's Crusade Sandra 1992-04-22
Movie The Crying Game Jude 1992-09-02
Series Absolutely Fabulous Unknown 1992-11-12
Movie Damage Ingrid Fleming 1992-12-02
Movie Broken Skin Unknown 1991-01-01
Movie Redemption Valerie Paris 1991-07-03
Series Performance Anna 1991-02-22
Movie Enchanted April Rose Arbuthnot 1991-11-06
Movie Old Times Unknown 1991-10-26
Movie The bachelor Frederica / Widow 1990-03-29
Movie Twisted Obsession Marilyn 1989-09-05
Movie Ball-Trap On The Cote Sauvage Early Bird 1989-12-27
Series The Storyteller Unknown 1988-05-15
Movie Sweet As You Are Julia Perry 1988-01-24
Movie The Master Builder Hilde Wangel 1988-05-15
Series This Morning Unknown 1988-10-03
Movie Blackadder's Christmas Carol Queen Elizabeth I / Asphyxia XIX 1988-12-23
Movie Mountain Language Young Woman 1988-12-11
Movie After Pilkington Penny Newhouse 1987-01-25
Movie The Death of the Heart Daphne Heccomb 1987-05-03
Movie Empire of the Sun Mrs. Victor 1987-12-09
Movie Eat the Rich DHSS Blonde 1987-06-01
Movie Dance with a Stranger Ruth Ellis 1985-03-01
Movie The Innocent Mary Turner 1985-03-18
Movie Underworld Oriel 1985-11-29
Series A Woman of Substance Paula McGill Amory 1984-11-26
Series Blackadder Queen Elisabeth 1983-06-15
Series Natural World Narrator 1983-10-30
Series The Comic Strip Presents Bride's Mother 1982-11-02
Series Agony Unknown 1979-03-11
Series Saturday Night Live Herself - Host 1975-10-11
Series The Oscars Unknown 1953-03-18