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Embeth Davidtz is a Actor American born on 11 august 1965 at Lafayette (USA)

Embeth Davidtz

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Birth name Embeth Jean Davidtz
Nationality USA
Birth 11 august 1965 (53 years) at Lafayette (USA)

Embeth Jean Davidtz (born August 11, 1965) is an American-South African actress. Her screen roles include movies such as Matilda, Mansfield Park, Bicentennial Man, and Fracture, and the television series Mad Men. Davidtz spent much of her early life in South Africa.

Biography

Davidtz had a long-term relationship with actor Ben Chaplin. She married entertainment attorney Jason Sloane on June 22, 2002, and has two children, Charlotte Emily (born in 2002) and Asher Dylan (born in 2005).

Best films

Schindler's List (1993)
(Actress)
Bridget Jones's Diary (2001)
(Actress)
Bicentennial Man (1999)
(Actress)
Fracture (2007)
(Actress)
Junebug (2005)
(Actress)

Usually with

Stan Lee
Stan Lee
(2 films)
Sam Raimi
Sam Raimi
(1 films)
Danny DeVito
Danny DeVito
(1 films)
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Filmography of Embeth Davidtz (25 films)

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Actress

The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe
Genres Drama
Actors Kelli Garner, Susan Sarandon, Emily Watson, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Eva Amurri, Embeth Davidtz
Roles Natasha Lytess
Rating69% 3.493123.493123.493123.493123.49312
A chronicle of Marilyn Monroe's family life, her relationship with her mother, Gladys Baker, and how she succeeded in hiding her most intimate secrets from the press and an invasive world.
The Amazing Spider-Man 2, 2h22
Directed by Marc Webb
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Films about animals, Films about children, Films about computing, Transport films, Aviation films, Films about spiders, Spider-Man films, Superhero films, Cyberpunk films, Super-héros inspiré de comics
Actors Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx, Shailene Woodley, Dane DeHaan, Colm Feore
Roles Mary Parker
Rating65% 3.2982653.2982653.2982653.2982653.298265
OsCorp scientist Richard Parker records a video message to explain his disappearance. Later, he and his wife, Mary, are aboard a private jet hijacked by a man sent to assassinate Richard. The plane crashes, killing both Richard and Mary, after he uploads the video.
Europa Report, 1h30
Directed by Sebastián Cordero
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Adventure
Themes Space adventure films, Dans l'espace, Space opera
Actors Sharlto Copley, Michael Nyqvist, Christian Camargo, Anamaria Marinca, Karolina Wydra, Daniel Wu
Roles Dr. Samantha Unger
Rating64% 3.2483453.2483453.2483453.2483453.248345
Dr. Unger (Embeth Davidtz), CEO of Europa Ventures, narrates the story of the Europa One mission. Six astronauts embark on a privately funded mission to Europa, a moon of Jupiter, to find potential sources of life. The crew members are Captain William Xu (Daniel Wu), pilot Rosa Dasque (Anamaria Marinca), chief science officer Daniel Luxembourg (Christian Camargo), marine biology science officer Katya Petrovna (Karolina Wydra), junior engineer James Corrigan (Sharlto Copley), and chief engineer Andrei Blok (Michael Nyqvist).
Paranoia
Paranoia (2013)
, 1h45
Directed by Robert Luketic
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller
Actors Liam Hemsworth, Gary Oldman, Harrison Ford, Lucas Till, Amber Heard, Josh Holloway
Roles Judith Bolton
Rating57% 2.850162.850162.850162.850162.85016
Adam Cassidy is a low-level inventor who works for a corporation run by Nicholas Wyatt. After being fired for insubordination, Adam uses the company's credit card to pay for bottle service for his friends at a club. Wyatt and his enforcer, Miles Meachum, blackmail Adam into becoming a corporate spy for Wyatt by threatening to have him arrested for fraud.
The Amazing Spider-Man, 2h16
Directed by Marc Webb
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Fantastic, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes L'adolescence, Films about animals, Films about education, Films about children, Films about computing, Films about spiders, Spider-Man films, Superhero films, L'enfance marginalisée, Cyberpunk films, Super-héros inspiré de comics, Children's films, Films about school violence
Actors Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans, Campbell Scott, Denis Leary, Irrfan Khan
Roles Mary Parker
Rating69% 3.4953653.4953653.4953653.4953653.495365
A young Peter Parker discovers his father Richard Parker's study has been burgled. Gathering up hidden documents, Peter's parents take him to the home of his Aunt May and Uncle Ben, then mysteriously depart.
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, 2h38
Directed by David Fincher
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Themes Films about families, Films about sexuality, Rape in fiction, Serial killer films, Rape and revenge films
Actors Daniel Craig, Rooney Mara, Christopher Plummer, Yorick van Wageningen, Stellan Skarsgård, Steven Berkoff
Roles Annika Blomkvist Giannini
Rating77% 3.897573.897573.897573.897573.89757
In Stockholm, Sweden, journalist Mikael Blomkvist, co-owner of Millennium magazine, has lost a libel case brought against him by businessman Hans-Erik Wennerström. Lisbeth Salander, a brilliant but troubled investigator and hacker, compiles an extensive background check on Blomkvist for business magnate Henrik Vanger, who has a special task for him. In exchange for the promise of damning information about Wennerström, Blomkvist agrees to investigate the disappearance and assumed murder of Henrik's grandniece, Harriet, 40 years ago. After moving to the Vanger family's compound, Blomkvist uncovers a notebook containing a list of names and numbers that no one has been able to decipher.
3 Backyards, 1h28
Directed by Eric Mendelsohn
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Embeth Davidtz, Edie Falco, Elias Koteas, Kathryn Erbe, Danai Gurira, Dana Eskelson
Roles The Actress
Rating51% 2.5615352.5615352.5615352.5615352.561535
Winged Creatures, 1h40
Directed by Rowan Woods
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Crime
Themes Films about suicide
Actors Kate Beckinsale, Dakota Fanning, Guy Pearce, Forest Whitaker, Jennifer Hudson, Jackie Earle Haley
Roles Lydia Jaspersen
Rating57% 2.852212.852212.852212.852212.85221
While in a restaurant, Carla Davenport, the restaurant cashier; Charlie Archenault, a driving-school teacher; Bruce Laraby, an emergency room physician; Annie Hagen, her father, and her best friend, Jimmy Jasperson suddenly hear gunshots. Annie, her father, and Jimmy retreat under a table as a suicidal gunman shoots several people (including Annie's father) and then himself. The film shows the aftermath as these five traumatized people struggle to regain their trust in the ordinary world.
Fracture
Fracture (2007)
, 1h52
Directed by Gregory Hoblit
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Crime
Actors Anthony Hopkins, Ryan Gosling, David Strathairn, Rosamund Pike, Embeth Davidtz, Billy Burke
Roles Jennifer Crawford
Rating72% 3.6003953.6003953.6003953.6003953.600395
Theodore "Ted" Crawford (Anthony Hopkins), a wealthy and talented Irish aeronautical engineer in Los Angeles, discovers that his wife Jennifer (Embeth Davidtz) is having an affair with police detective Robert Nunally (Billy Burke). After confronting his wife, Crawford shoots her, seriously wounding her, and immediately confesses the crime to Nunally at the scene.
Junebug
Junebug (2005)
, 1h46
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about families, Pregnancy films, Peinture, Films about sexuality
Actors Amy Adams, Embeth Davidtz, Alessandro Nivola, Celia Weston, Scott Wilson, Benjamin McKenzie
Roles Madeleine
Rating69% 3.4988453.4988453.4988453.4988453.498845
When newlywed Madeleine (Embeth Davidtz), an art dealer, travels from Chicago to North Carolina to pursue a local, self-taught painter (Frank Hoyt Taylor) for her outsider art gallery, she takes the opportunity to meet the family of her husband George (Alessandro Nivola) who live close by.
The Emperor's Club, 1h49
Directed by Michael Hoffman
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy-drama, Romance
Themes Films about education
Actors Kevin Kline, Emile Hirsch, Embeth Davidtz, Rob Morrow, Edward Herrmann, Harris Yulin
Roles Elizabeth
Rating69% 3.450123.450123.450123.450123.45012
In 2001, William Hundert, a retired Classics teacher, is flown out to a luxurious resort in the Hamptons owned by one of his former students in order to be the guest of honor in an impromptu reunion. As he gets settled in he reflects on the turn of events in a flashback of his time working at Saint Benedict's Academy, a prestigious preparatory school.
Shackleton (TV serial), 3h26
Directed by Charles Sturridge
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Biography, Action, Adventure, Historical
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films
Actors Kenneth Branagh, Kevin McNally, John Grillo, Eve Best, Lorcan Cranitch, Embeth Davidtz
Roles Rosalind Chetwynd
Rating76% 3.810423.810423.810423.810423.81042
The films tells the true story of explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton (Kenneth Branagh) and his 1914 Antarctic expedition on the ship Endurance. The story begins with him planning the expedition and finding sponsors, particularly Sir James Caird. Shackleton's goal is to drive dog sled teams from one side of Antarctica to the other, which would make Britain the first nation to undertake such a trans-continental journey.
The Hole
The Hole (2001)
, 1h42
Directed by Nick Hamm
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Thriller, Horror, Crime
Themes Psychologie
Actors Thora Birch, Desmond Harrington, Keira Knightley, Daniel Brocklebank, Embeth Davidtz, Laurence Fox
Roles Dr. Philippa Horwood
Rating62% 3.100423.100423.100423.100423.10042
The film opens with the appearance of a dishevelled, blood-soaked Liz (Thora Birch), one of four private school pupils, also including Mike (Desmond Harrington), Geoff (Laurence Fox), and Frankie (Keira Knightley), who have been missing for 18 days. Liz is interviewed by a psychiatrist, Dr. Philippa Horwood (Embeth Davidtz), and describes what has happened to the four.
Bridget Jones's Diary, 1h37
Directed by Sharon Maguire
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Nouvel an
Actors Renée Zellweger, Hugh Grant, Colin Firth, Jim Broadbent, Embeth Davidtz, Gemma Jones
Roles Natasha
Rating66% 3.3499753.3499753.3499753.3499753.349975
Bridget Jones (Renée Zellweger) is frustrated: she is in her early thirties, single, very accident-prone and worried about her weight. She works in publicity at a book publishing company in London where her main focus is fantasizing about her boss, Daniel Cleaver (Hugh Grant). At a New Year party hosted by her parents, she re-meets Mark Darcy (Colin Firth), the barrister son of her parents' friends. They had known each other as children. After their initial encounter, Mark thinks that Bridget is a fool and vulgar and Bridget thinks that he is arrogant and rude, and is disgusted by his novelty Christmas jumper. After overhearing Mark grumble to his mother about her attempts to set him up with Bridget "A verbally incontinent spinster who smokes like a chimney, drinks like a fish and dresses like her mother", she decides to turn her life around. She starts her own diary, which covers all her attempts to stop smoking, lose weight and find her Mr.
Thirteen Ghosts, 1h31
Directed by Steve Beck
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Fantastic, Horror
Themes Ghost films
Actors Tony Shalhoub, Matthew Lillard, Embeth Davidtz, Shannon Elizabeth, Rah Digga, F. Murray Abraham
Roles Kalina Oretzia
Rating56% 2.8000852.8000852.8000852.8000852.800085
Ghost hunter Cyrus Kriticos (F. Murray Abraham) and his psychic assistant Dennis Rafkin (Matthew Lillard) lead a team on a mission to capture a spirit called the Juggernaut. Several men are killed, including Cyrus. However, the team is able to catch the ghost. Cyrus's nephew Arthur (Tony Shalhoub), a widower, is informed by Cyrus's estate lawyer, Ben Moss (J. R. Bourne), that he has inherited Cyrus' mansion. Financially insecure, Arthur decides to move there with his two children, Kathy (Shannon Elizabeth) and Bobby (Alec Roberts) and their nanny Maggie (Rah Digga).