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Celia Imrie is a Actor British born on 15 july 1952 at Guildford (United-kingdom)

Celia Imrie

Celia Imrie
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Birth name Celia Diana Savile Imrie
Nationality United-kingdom
Birth 15 july 1952 (66 years) at Guildford (United-kingdom)
Awards Laurence Olivier Award

Celia Diana Savile Imrie (born 15 July 1952) is an English actress. Born and brought up in Guildford, Imrie trained at the Guildford School of Acting.

Imrie started her career on television in the early 1970s and became most-known for her appearances with Victoria Wood, including Claire in Pat and Margaret (1994), Philippa Moorcroft in Dinnerladies (1998–2000) and playing various characters in the sketch show Victoria Wood As Seen On TV (1985–87), including Miss Babs in the spoof soap opera sketches Acorn Antiques, a role she reprised in Acorn Antiques: The Musical! in 2005. Imrie's other television roles include Marianne Bellshade in Bergerac (1983), Diana Neal in After You've Gone (2007–2008) and Gloria Millington in Kingdom (2007–09).

On film, Imrie has appeared in Highlander (1986), Hilary and Jackie (1998), Bridget Jones's Diary (2001), Calendar Girls (2003), Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004) and The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2012).

Imrie has been described as "one of the most successful British actresses of recent decades" and has been nominated for two Laurence Olivier Awards, winning one for Best Supporting Performance in a Musical for her role as Miss Babs in Acorn Antiques: The Musical!

Biography

Imrie lives in London and in Cowes (on the Isle of Wight). She has a son, Angus, by the actor Benjamin Whitrow. Angus appears as her on-screen son in Kingdom and has acted in other productions and is studying drama and performance at the University of Warwick.

When Imrie was fourteen, she was admitted to St Thomas' Hospital suffering from anorexia nervosa, Under the care of controversial psychiatrist William Sargant, she was given electroshock and large doses of the anti-psychotic drug Largactil. Imrie has written that Sargant still features in her nightmares.

Imrie was the guest on Desert Island Discs on BBC Radio 4 on 13 February 2011. On 18 October 2013 she was awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Winchester.

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Patrick Doyle
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Eric Fellner
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(5 films)
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Tim Bevan
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Emma Thompson
Emma Thompson
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Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Celia Imrie (41 films)

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Actress

Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again!
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Musical theatre, Musical, Romance
Themes Films about music and musicians, Théâtre, Musical films, Films based on plays, Films based on musicals
Actors Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan, Amanda Seyfried, Christine Baranski, Lily James, Julie Walters
Roles Vice-Chancellor
Rating70% 3.5048853.5048853.5048853.5048853.504885
Sur l'île paradisiaque de Kalokairi, Sophie, qui a du mal à gérer sa grossesse, va trouver le réconfort auprès des amies de sa mère Donna, qui vont lui conseiller de prendre exemple sur le parcours de cette dernière.
A Cure for Wellness, 2h26
Directed by Gore Verbinski
Origin German
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Fantasy, Horror
Themes Medical-themed films, Psychologie, Films about psychiatry, Films set in psychiatric hospitals
Actors Dane DeHaan, Mia Goth, Jason Isaacs, Magnus Krepper, Harry Groener, Celia Imrie
Roles Victoria Watkins
Rating63% 3.197313.197313.197313.197313.19731
Lockhart est un jeune cadre ambitieux. Il doit retrouver son patron, qui a disparu dans un mystérieux centre dans les Alpes suisses. Lockhart se retrouve alors pris au piège de cet étrange institut et de son corps médical. On lui « diagnostique » le même mal qui habite l’ensemble des pensionnaires. Lockhart n’a plus d’autres choix que de se soumettre à l’étrange cure délivrée par le centre.
Ab Fab: The Movie
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Comedy
Actors Joanna Lumley, Julia Sawalha, June Whitfield, Jennifer Saunders, Jane Horrocks, Celia Imrie
Roles Claudia Bing
Rating54% 2.7007752.7007752.7007752.7007752.700775
The ever glamourous and self-indulgent Patsy and Edina find themselves at the center of a media firestorm.
Bridget Jones's Baby, 2h3
Directed by Peter Cattaneo, Sharon Maguire
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Renée Zellweger, Colin Firth, Patrick Dempsey, Hugh Grant, Jim Broadbent, Sally Phillips
Roles Una Alconbury
Rating65% 3.2972453.2972453.2972453.2972453.297245
Bridget Jones a désormais la quarantaine et est redevenue célibataire. Séparée de Mark Darcy, elle se concentre sur sa carrière et sur ses amies, et délaisse sa vie amoureuse. Alors que tout va pour le mieux, Bridget rencontre Jack mais retrouve aussi Mark. Tout bascule lorsqu'elle apprend qu'elle est enceinte... mais de qui ?
The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, 2h2
Directed by John Madden
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Comedy
Actors Judi Dench, Bill Nighy, Dev Patel, Maggie Smith, Richard Gere, Penelope Wilton
Roles Madge Hardcastle
Rating65% 3.298583.298583.298583.298583.29858
Muriel Donnelly and Sonny Kapoor travel to San Diego, California to propose a plan to hotel magnate Ty Burley for buying and opening a second hotel in India as a companion to the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. They are told that a company inspector will anonymously visit India to evaluate the project.
Nativity 3: Dude, Where's My Donkey?, 1h50
Directed by Debbie Isitt
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Comedy
Themes Christmas films
Actors Martin Clunes, Marc Wootton, Catherine Tate, Celia Imrie, Jason Watkins, Stewart Wright
Roles Clara Keen
Rating36% 1.8320451.8320451.8320451.8320451.832045
Disaster strikes again: This time Mr Poppy has lost his beloved donkey and Mr Shepherd has lost his memory because of it! Does the class have enough time to help him find them and reunite him with his fiancèe too?
What We Did on Our Holiday, 1h35
Directed by Andy Hamilton
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about families
Actors David Tennant, Rosamund Pike, Billy Connolly, Ben Miller, Celia Imrie, Emilia Jones
Roles Agnes Chisolm
Rating68% 3.4488653.4488653.4488653.4488653.448865
Doug McLeod (David Tennant) and his wife Abi (Rosamund Pike) unite following a tense separation to travel to the Scottish Highlands for Doug's father Gordie's (Billy Connolly) birthday. Gordie has terminal cancer so Doug's brother, millionaire Gavin McLeod (Ben Miller) has arranged a lavish party for him, inviting all the important people in the neighbourhood. Despite difficulties getting their three children, Lottie (Emilia Jones), Mickey (Bobby Smalldridge), and Jess (Harriet Turnbull), to leave the house, they hit the road, but find it congested and they are forced to stop overnight. Lottie expresses her troubles with trusting her parents following their recent separation and lies to each other; it is revealed that Doug had an affair, which led to Abi moving out and taking legal proceedings against him. They are only travelling to the Highlands together to appear as a couple for Gordie, not wanting to upset him in his final months.
The Love Punch, 1h34
Directed by Joel Hopkins
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Comedy
Themes Escroquerie, Films about marriage
Actors Pierce Brosnan, Emma Thompson, Louise Bourgoin, Timothy Spall, Tuppence Middleton, Laurent Lafitte
Roles Penelope
Rating57% 2.851362.851362.851362.851362.85136
Richard (Pierce Brosnan) and Kate Jones (Emma Thompson) are divorcees with two children Sophie and Matt. When Richard's company is sold to a corrupt French businessman, Vincent (Laurent Lafitte), they go to Paris and confront Vincent, where Vincent does not deny all the things he did illegally. Richard and Kate plot their plan on how to get their money back. They find out that Vincent is getting married to her beautiful girlfriend, Manon (Louise Bourgoin). They plan to steal the diamond Vincent gave to Manon, which is worth $10 million. This is just as much as the money Vincent Stole from them. At the end they get back together.
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, 2h4
Directed by John Madden
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Comedy
Themes Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Judi Dench, Bill Nighy, Penelope Wilton, Maggie Smith, Tom Wilkinson, Ronald Pickup
Roles Madge Hardcastle
Rating72% 3.648333.648333.648333.648333.64833
Recently widowed housewife Evelyn (Judi Dench) must sell her home to cover huge debts left by her late husband. Graham (Tom Wilkinson), a high-court judge who had spent his first eighteen years in India, abruptly decides to retire and return there. Jean (Penelope Wilton) and Douglas (Bill Nighy) seek a retirement they can afford, having lost most of their savings through investing in their daughter's internet business. Muriel (Maggie Smith), a retired housekeeper prejudiced against Indians, needs a hip replacement operation which can be done far more quickly and inexpensively in India. Madge (Celia Imrie) is hunting for another husband, and Norman (Ronald Pickup), an aging lothario, is trying to re-capture his youth. They each decide on a retirement hotel in India, based on pictures on its website.
My Angel
My Angel (2011)

Genres Drama, Comedy
Actors Timothy Spall, Brenda Blethyn, Celia Imrie, Mel Smith, Angus Harrison
Roles The Librarian
Rating49% 2.4522752.4522752.4522752.4522752.452275
Two of Britain s finest actors, Timothy Spall (Harry Potter) and Brenda Blethyn (Pride and Prejudice), star in this heart-warming Christmas story perfect for the whole family. Fifteen-year-old Eddie (Joseph Phillips) is on a shopping trip with his mother when she is tragically struck by a car and left in critical condition. With their father absent from their lives, Eddie and his brother Stewart (Angus Harrison) face the daunting prospect of potentially losing their mother just as Christmas approaches. One night, Eddie's mother visits him in a dream urging him to find a halo so that she may be saved. Stewart scoffs at Eddie’s “childish” dream and the only person Eddie can turn to is the grumpy Mr. Lambert (Spall), from his school.
You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger, 1h38
Directed by Woody Allen
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romance
Actors Antonio Banderas, Josh Brolin, Anthony Hopkins, Gemma Jones, Freida Pinto, Lucy Punch
Roles Enid Wicklow
Rating62% 3.1477253.1477253.1477253.1477253.147725
Alfie (Anthony Hopkins) and Helena (Gemma Jones) divorce. Helena begins seeing fortune teller Cristal (Pauline Collins) for spiritual advice. Their daughter Sally (Naomi Watts) has a troubled marriage with author Roy (Josh Brolin), who once wrote a successful book, and is now anxiously waiting for response from his publisher about the manuscript of his newest one. Helena helps pay their rent.
St Trinian's 2: The Legend of Fritton's Gold, 1h46
Directed by Oliver Parker
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Comedy, Adventure
Themes Films about education, Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, Transgender in film, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film, Cross-dressing in film
Actors Rupert Everett, Colin Firth, David Tennant, Talulah Riley, Sarah Harding, Tamsin Egerton
Roles Matron
Rating54% 2.70242.70242.70242.70242.7024
One night, an unknown man telephones St. Trinian's and bribes a girl, Celia, to find an old ring in the school library. She is caught by the other girls, and forced to explain that the man offered her £20,000 for the ring. Annabelle, the new head girl of St. Trinian's, bartered for £100,000 from the man when he called back, but he refused and then proceeded to threaten them. Afterwards, the girls ask the headmistress, Camilla Fritton, about why the ring might be so valuable. She tells them a story about Pirate Fritton, her ancestor, who supposedly hid a great treasure somewhere in the world. He had two rings made, which when fitted together would reveal the location of the treasure.
St Trinian's, 1h37
Directed by Oliver Parker
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Musical theatre
Themes Films about education, Feminist films, Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, Transgender in film, Political films, Heist films, Gangster films, Escroquerie, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film, Cross-dressing in film
Actors Rupert Everett, Colin Firth, Russell Brand, Antonia Bernath, Talulah Riley, Lena Headey
Roles Hausmutter
Rating58% 2.900212.900212.900212.900212.90021
Annabelle Fritton (Talulah Riley), an uptight daddy’s girl, unwillingly transfers to St Trinian’s from the distinguished Cheltenham Ladies’ College at her father’s (Rupert Everett) request. Annabelle is clearly different and doesn’t fit in, telling her father, Carnaby Fritton, that the school is “like Hogwarts for pikeys”. She is taken around the school by Kelly Jones (Gemma Arterton), the head girl, who introduces her to the various cliques within the school, including Emos, Chavs, Geeks and the First Years. On her first night at St Trinian’s, Annabelle calls her father and demands he pick her up immediately, following a series of pranks played on her by the other students, but her father dismisses her.
Nanny McPhee, 1h37
Directed by Kirk Jones (réalisateur britannique)
Origin USA
Genres Fantastic, Comedy, Fantasy
Themes Children's films
Actors Colin Firth, Emma Thompson, Kelly Macdonald, Derek Jacobi, Celia Imrie, Imelda Staunton
Roles Mrs. Quickly
Rating65% 3.299943.299943.299943.299943.29994
In 19th century England, widowed undertaker Cedric Brown has seven unruly children. He is clumsy, loves his children but spends little time with them and cannot handle them. The children have had a series of nannies, which they systematically drive out by their bad behaviour. They also terrorise the cook, Mrs Blatherwick.
Imagine Me & You, 1h34
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Piper Perabo, Lena Headey, Matthew Goode, Celia Imrie, Anthony Head, Darren boyd
Roles Tessa
Rating68% 3.402823.402823.402823.402823.40282
The film opens on Rachel (Piper Perabo) and Hector's (Matthew Goode) wedding day in North London, England. Rachel's bossy and overbearing mother, Tess (Celia Imrie), is in charge, and dazed dad Ned (Anthony Head) and