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Joan Plowright

Joan Ann Plowright, Lady Olivier, DBE (born 28 October 1929), better known as Dame Joan Plowright, is an English actress, whose career has spanned over sixty years. Throughout her career she has won two Golden Globe Awards and a Tony Award and has been nominated for an Academy Award, an Emmy, and two BAFTA Awards. Joan Plowright is also one of only four actresses to have won two Golden Globes in the same year. Description above from the Wikipedia article Joan Plowright, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Oct 28, 1929 In Brigg, Lindsey, Lincolnshire, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Hallmark Hall of Fame 1951-12-24
Latest Project:
Movie Franco Zeffirelli - Directing from Life 2018-11-15
Known For
Poster of The Spiderwick Chronicles
Poster of Encore! Encore!
Poster of 101 Dalmatians
Poster of Last Action Hero
Movie Franco Zeffirelli - Directing from Life Herself 2018-11-15
Movie Nothing Like a Dame Herself 2018-05-02
Movie Goose! Un'oca in fuga Beatrice Fairfield 2011-01-01
Movie Knife Edge Marjorie Blake 2009-10-23
Movie The Spiderwick Chronicles Aunt Lucinda Spiderwick 2008-02-14
Movie Goose on the Loose Beatrice Fairfield 2006-01-13
Movie Curious George Ms. Plushbottom (voice) 2006-02-10
Movie Mrs Palfrey at The Claremont Mrs. Palfrey 2005-11-25
Movie George and the Dragon Mother Superior 2004-03-28
Movie Bringing Down the House Virginia Arness 2003-03-07
Movie I Am David Sophie 2003-12-03
Movie Global Heresy Lady Foxley 2002-01-01
Movie Callas Forever Sarah Keller 2002-09-18
Movie Bailey's Mistake Aunt Angie 2001-03-17
Movie Dinosaur Baylene (voice) 2000-05-19
Movie Back to the Secret Garden Martha Sowerby 2000-09-02
Movie Frankie & Hazel Phoebe Harkness 2000-10-08
Movie Tea with Mussolini Mary Wallace 1999-03-25
Movie Tom's Midnight Garden Mrs Bartholomew 1999-05-15
Movie Dance with Me Bea Johnson 1998-08-21
Movie Aldrich Ames: Traitor Within Jeanne Vertefeuille 1998-11-29
Series Encore! Encore! 1998-09-22
Movie Jane Eyre Mrs. Fairfax 1996-02-09
Movie Mr. Wrong Mrs. Crawford 1996-02-16
Movie Surviving Picasso Françoise's Grandmother 1996-09-04
Movie 101 Dalmatians Nanny 1996-11-17
Movie Hotel Sorrento Marge Morrisey 1995-04-20
Movie A Pyromaniac's Love Story Mrs. Linzer 1995-04-28
Movie The Scarlet Letter Harriet Hibbons 1995-10-13
Movie On Promised Land Mrs. Appletree 1994-04-17
Movie Widows' Peak Mrs. Doyle-Counihan 1994-05-13
Movie A Place for Annie Dorothy 1994-05-01
Movie A Pin for the Butterfly Grandma 1994-09-13
Movie The Return of the Native Frau Yeobright 1994-12-04
Movie Last Action Hero Teacher 1993-06-18
Movie The Summer House Mrs. Monro 1993-01-01
Movie Dennis the Menace Martha Wilson 1993-06-23
Movie Stalin Olga 1992-11-21
Movie Enchanted April Mrs. Fisher 1991-11-06
Movie The House of Bernarda Alba Poncia 1991-12-18
Movie I Love You to Death Nadja 1990-04-06
Movie Avalon Eva Krichinsky 1990-10-05
Movie And a Nightingale Sang Mam 1989-04-17
Movie Drowning by Numbers Cissie Colpitts 1 1988-09-10
Movie The Dressmaker Nellie 1988-12-16
Movie The Birthday Party Meg Bowles 1987-06-21
Movie The Importance of Being Earnest Lady Bracknell 1986-01-01
Movie Revolution Mrs. McConnahay 1985-12-25
Movie A Dedicated Man Edith 1982-03-31
Movie Brimstone & Treacle Norma Bates 1982-10-01
Movie Britannia Hospital Phyllis Grimshaw 1982-05-27
Movie The Diary of Anne Frank Edith Frank-Holländer 1980-11-17
Movie Saturday, Sunday, Monday Rosa 1978-01-01
Movie Daphne Laureola Lady Pitts 1978-01-15
Movie Equus Dora Strang 1977-10-16
Series Laurence Olivier Presents Rosa 1976-12-05
Movie The Merchant of Venice Portia 1973-10-07
Series Great Performances self 1971-01-28
Movie Three Sisters Masha 1970-04-01
Movie Twelfth Night Viola 1969-01-06
Movie Uncle Vanya Sonya 1963-11-20
Movie The Entertainer Jean Rice 1960-07-25
Movie Time Without Pity Agnes Cole 1957-03-21
Movie Moby Dick—Rehearsed A Young Actress / Pip 1955-01-01
Series The Oscars Unknown 1953-03-18
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24