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Miranda Richardson is a Actor British born on 3 march 1958 at Southport (United-kingdom)

Miranda Richardson

Miranda Richardson
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Birth name Miranda Jane Richardson
Nationality United-kingdom
Birth 3 march 1958 (60 years) at Southport (United-kingdom)

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), Spider (2002), Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005) and Made in Dagenham (2010).

Biography

Richardson has never married and has no children.

Best films

Maleficent (2014)
(Actress)
Chicken Run (2000)
(Actress)
Sleepy Hollow (1999)
(Actress)
The Phantom of the Opera (2004)
(Actress)
The Crying Game (1992)
(Actress)
The Young Victoria (2009)
(Actress)

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Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Miranda Richardson (66 films)

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Actress

Stronger
Stronger (2017)

Directed by David Gordon Green
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about terrorism, Films about disabilities
Actors Jake Gyllenhaal, Tatiana Maslany, Miranda Richardson, Clancy Brown, Frankie Shaw, Carlos Sanz
Roles Patty Bauman
Rating69% 3.499763.499763.499763.499763.49976
Après avoir perdu ses jambes lors du double attentat du Marathon 2013 de Boston, un homme tente de remarcher et d'accepter les nouvelles conditions de sa vie.
Churchill
Churchill (2017)
, 1h45
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, War, Thriller, Biography
Actors Brian Cox, Miranda Richardson, John Slattery, Julian Wadham, James Purefoy, Ella Purnell
Roles Clementine Churchill
Rating62% 3.1488553.1488553.1488553.1488553.148855
Juin 1944. 48 heures avant le débarquement de Normandie, Winston Churchill s'oppose à l'opération Overlord soutenue par le général américain Dwight Eisenhower.
iBoy
iBoy (2017)
, 1h30
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Action, Crime
Actors Bill Milner, Maisie Williams, Rory Kinnear, Miranda Richardson
Roles Nancy 'Nan' Harvey
Rating60% 3.000143.000143.000143.000143.00014
La vie de Tom Harvey bascule lorsqu’un iPhone lui tombe sur la tête du haut d’un immeuble et le plonge dans le coma. En se réveillant, l'adolescent découvre avec stupeur que des morceaux de l’appareil sont restés incrustés dans son cerveau, lui permettant d’intercepter des connexions Internet et téléphoniques. Il va alors utiliser ce pouvoir pour se venger...
An Inspector Calls
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Themes Films based on plays
Actors David Thewlis, Miranda Richardson, Ken Stott, Sophie Rundle, Kyle Soller, Chloe Pirrie
Roles Sybil Birling
Rating76% 3.8468853.8468853.8468853.8468853.846885
The film is set in 1912, and follows the events of a single evening on which the wealthy Birling family is holding a celebratory dinner party. The festivities are interrupted by a visit from a police inspector, Inspector Goole, who is investigating the recent suicide of a local young woman. Goole’s interrogations of each member of the dinner party unearth the possibility that all of them have unwittingly played a part in the tragedy.
Maleficent
Maleficent (2014)
, 1h35
Directed by Robert Stromberg
Origin USA
Genres Fantastic, Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Romance
Themes Films about animals, Feminist films, Films about magic and magicians, Films about sexuality, Rape in fiction, Films about dragons, Witches in film, Musical films, Political films, Children's films, Films about royalty
Actors Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, Sharlto Copley, Juno Temple, Sam Riley, Miranda Richardson
Roles Queen Ulla
Rating70% 3.501223.501223.501223.501223.50122
A powerful fairy named Maleficent lives in the Moors, a magical forest realm bordering a corrupt human kingdom. As a young girl, she befriends and falls in love with a human peasant boy named Stefan (Michael Higgins), whose affection for Maleficent is overshadowed by his ambition to someday become king. As the two grow older, they become estranged, and Maleficent becomes protector of the Moors. When King Henry (Kenneth Cranham) tries to conquer the Moors, Maleficent (Angelina Jolie) commands primeval forces and makes him retreat. Fatally wounded in battle, he declares that whoever kills Maleficent will be named his successor and will marry Princess Leila, his only daughter.
Muppets Most Wanted, 1h52
Directed by James Bobin
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Musical theatre, Adventure, Musical, Crime
Themes Films about films, Films about music and musicians, Prison films, Transport films, Rail transport films, Musical films, Heist films, Children's films
Actors Ray Liotta, Ricky Gervais, Tina Fey, Ty Burrell, Sean Combs, Bridgit Mendler
Roles Berliner at Window
Rating63% 3.198443.198443.198443.198443.19844
Following the events of the previous film, The Muppets find themselves at a loss as to what to do until Dominic Badguy (Ricky Gervais) suggests that the Muppets go on a European tour with him as their tour manager. As the Muppets begin their tour, the criminal mastermind Constantine, a near-exact double for Kermit the Frog in appearance, escapes from a Siberian Gulag and joins his subordinate Dominic to begin a plot to steal the Crown Jewels of the United Kingdom.
Testament of Youth, 2h10
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, War, Biography, Historical
Themes Films about writers, Political films
Actors Alicia Vikander, Kit Harington, Colin Morgan, Taron Egerton, Jonathan Bailey, Dominic West
Roles Miss Lorimer
Rating73% 3.650483.650483.650483.650483.65048
In 1914, Vera Brittain overcomes the restraints on women of the time to become a student at Somerville College, Oxford. When World War I breaks out, her brother Edward, her fiancé Roland Leighton, and their friends Victor and Geoffrey, are sent to serve at the front lines. Brittain follows their sacrifice, leaving college to join the Voluntary Aid Detachment as a nurse tending the wounded and dying (both British and German) in London, Malta and France.
Hidden Universe 3D
Genres Documentary
Actors Miranda Richardson
Rating70% 3.511493.511493.511493.511493.51149
À partir du point de vue extraordinaire de la base futuriste de l’ESO (Observatoire Européen austral)dans le désert d’Atacama au Chili et en compagnie de deux jeunes astronomes, les spectateurs pourront découvrir les plus anciennes galaxies, admirer la naissance d’étoiles au coeur de saisissants nuages de gaz et de poussière, être témoins de la collision de deux galaxies avant de s’engager dans une promenade insolite à la surface de Mars et du soleil.
Belle
Belle (2013)
, 1h44
Directed by Amma Asante
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Historical, Romance
Themes Films about slavery, Films about racism
Actors Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Tom Wilkinson, Sarah Gadon, Emily Watson, Susan Brown, Miranda Richardson
Roles Lady Ashford
Rating71% 3.5876153.5876153.5876153.5876153.587615
Dido Elizabeth Belle Lindsay was born in 1761, the natural daughter of Maria Belle, an enslaved African woman in the West Indies, and Captain Sir John Lindsay, a British Royal Navy officer. After the death of Dido's mother, Captain Lindsay takes Dido from the slums of the West Indies in 1765 and entrusts her to his uncle William Murray, 1st Earl of Mansfield, the Lord Chief Justice, and his wife, Elizabeth, who live at Kenwood House, an estate in Hampstead outside London. Lord and Lady Mansfield raise Dido as a free gentlewoman, together with their niece Lady Elizabeth Murray, who came to live with them after her mother died and her father remarried. When the two cousins reach adulthood, the Mansfields commission an oil portrait of their two great-nieces, but Dido is unhappy about sitting for it as she is worried that it will portray her as a subordinate, like other portraits she has seen depicting aristocrats with black servants. Dido's father dies and leaves her the generous sum of £2,000 a year, enough to make her an heiress. Lady Elizabeth, by contrast, will have no income from her father, whose son from his new wife has been named his sole heir. Arrangements are made for Elizabeth to have her coming out to society, but Lord and Lady Mansfield believe no gentleman will agree to marry Dido because of her mixed-race status, so while she will travel to London with her cousin, she will not be "out" to society.
World Without End (miniseries), 6h14
Directed by Michael Caton-Jones
Origin Canada
Genres Drama, Historical, Romance
Actors Cynthia Nixon, Miranda Richardson, Ben Chaplin, Peter Firth, Carlo Rota, Rupert Evans
Roles Mother Cecilia
Rating69% 3.4987753.4987753.4987753.4987753.498775
La ville anglaise de Kingsbridge met tout en œuvre pour survivre, alors que le Roi mène la nation dans la Guerre de Cent Ans avec la France et que l'Europe tente de traiter la Peste noire.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1, 2h26
Directed by David Yates
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Fantastic, Fantasy, Adventure
Themes Films about education, Films about children, Films about magic and magicians, Transport films, Harry Potter, Films about dragons, Ghost films, Road movies, Children's films
Actors Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Ralph Fiennes, Helena Bonham Carter, Tom Felton
Roles Rita Skeeter
Rating76% 3.8499653.8499653.8499653.8499653.849965
The Minister of Magic, Rufus Scrimgeour, addresses the wizarding media, stating that the Ministry would remain strong even as Lord Voldemort gains strength. Harry, Ron and Hermione prepare for a journey to find and destroy Voldemort's Horcruxes, with Harry watching Dursleys depart and Hermione wiping her parent's memories of her.
Made in Dagenham, 1h53
Directed by Nigel Cole
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Biography, Comedy, Historical
Themes Feminist films, Politique, Films about the labor movement, Political films
Actors Sally Hawkins, Bob Hoskins, Miranda Richardson, Geraldine James, Rosamund Pike, Andrea Riseborough
Roles Barbara Castle
Rating71% 3.596243.596243.596243.596243.59624
Rita O'Grady (a fictional character) leads the 1968 Ford sewing machinists strike at the Ford Dagenham plant, where female workers walk out in protest against sexual discrimination, demanding equal pay. The strike is successful and leads to the Equal Pay Act 1970.
The Young Victoria, 1h42
Directed by Jean-Marc Vallée
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Historical, Romance
Themes Political films, Films about royalty
Actors Emily Blunt, Rupert Friend, Paul Bettany, Miranda Richardson, Jim Broadbent, Mark Strong
Roles Duchess of Kent
Rating72% 3.6493153.6493153.6493153.6493153.649315
Princess Victoria of Kent is the heiress presumptive to the throne during the last years of the reign of her uncle King William IV. She is brought up under a strict set of rules devised by her mother (her father having died when Victoria was a baby), the Duchess of Kent, along with the comptroller of the Duchess's household, Sir John Conroy, who calls it the "Kensington System." Conroy hopes that William IV will die while Victoria is still a minor, which would mean that the Duchess would be appointed Regent, and he would be the power behind the throne through his considerable control of the Duchess. Victoria grows rebellious and resentful of her mother and Conroy's oppressive control of her every move. During an illness, her mother and Conroy attempt to force Victoria to sign papers that would make Conroy her personal secretary upon her majority. Although weak and ill, Victoria is strong enough to vehemently refuse this ploy, throwing the papers on the floor.
Turtle: The Incredible Journey, 1h21
Genres Documentary
Themes Films about animals, Documentary films about nature
Actors Miranda Richardson, Hannelore Elsner
Roles Narrator (Voice)
Rating70% 3.540113.540113.540113.540113.54011
A female loggerhead turtle follows the path of her ancestors on one of the most extraordinary journeys in the natural world. From a beach in Florida, she rides the Gulf Stream to the frozen north, swimming around the entire North Atlantic to Africa and then back to the beach where she was born. But her chance of survival is low. Each season, two million loggerhead turtles are hatched but just one in ten thousand turtles will return safely to lay their eggs.
A Fox's Tale, 1h25
Genres Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Films about foxes
Actors Freddie Highmore, Miranda Richardson, Bill Nighy, Sienna Miller, Clemency Burton-Hill, Matthew McNulty
Roles Anna Conda (voice)
Rating22% 1.103491.103491.103491.103491.10349
The animated film is about Little Jack (Freddie Highmore), a young fox who spends his time enjoying a wonderful life in the forest with his loving family. During the film, Little Jack's world changes drastically when his father, Jack, is captured and forced to join the circus. The film's villain, a shrewd circus owner named Anna Conda (Miranda Richardson), desperately wants bigger and better performances. This leads her to kidnap many forest animals, including Little Jack's father. With the help of her magician husband, The Ringmaster (Bill Nighy), Anna is able to hypnotize the animals into performing in her shows.