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Dorothy Atkinson is a Actor British born on 1 january 1966

Dorothy Atkinson

Dorothy Atkinson
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Nationality United-kingdom
Birth 1 january 1966 (53 years)

Dorothy Caroline Atkinson (born 1966) is a British actress and singer. She has appeared in several plays by playwright Alan Ayckbourn and in films by Mike Leigh, including Topsy-Turvy, All or Nothing, and Mr. Turner, which premiered at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival and for which she was nominated for the BIFA Award for Best Supporting Actress.

Biography

She is from the Mansfield area of Nottinghamshire. Her father was a bursar for a school in Nottinghamshire and she has one sister. Her nickname is "Dot". She is married to actor Martin Savage and they have one son.

Best films

Mr. Turner (2014)
(Actress)

Usually with

Mike Leigh
Mike Leigh
(4 films)
Richard Pope
Richard Pope
(4 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Dorothy Atkinson (9 films)

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Actress

The Mercy
The Mercy (2018)

Directed by James Marsh
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Adventure
Actors Colin Firth, Rachel Weisz, David Thewlis, Andrew Buchan, Ken Stott, Simon McBurney
Roles Eve Tetley
Rating59% 2.9993752.9993752.9993752.9993752.999375
1968. Donald Crowhurst, un homme d’affaires anglais, passionné par la voile, est au bord de la faillite. Pour sauver son entreprise et vivre l’aventure dont il rêve depuis toujours, il décide de participer à la première course à la voile en solitaire pour remporter le grand prix. Soutenu par sa femme et ses enfants, il se lance alors dans cette incroyable odyssée à travers les mers du monde. Mais mal préparé et face à lui-même, Crowhurst rencontre très vite de graves difficultés…
The Mercy
The Mercy (2018)

Directed by James Marsh
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Biography, Adventure
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films
Actors Colin Firth, Rachel Weisz, David Thewlis, Andrew Buchan, Ken Stott, Simon McBurney
Roles Eve Tetley
Rating59% 2.9993852.9993852.9993852.9993852.999385
1968. Donald Crowhurst est un homme d’affaires anglais, passionné par la voile. Pour sauver son entreprise de la faillite, il décide de participer au Golden Globe Challenge, un tour du monde en solitaire. Il souhaite ainsi remporter le grand prix. Avec le soutien de sa femme et ses enfants, Donald va donc se lancer dans cette incroyable aventure. Cependant, peu préparé, il va très vite devoir faire face à de graves difficultés.
Mr. Turner
Mr. Turner (2014)
, 2h30
Directed by Mike Leigh
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Biography, Historical
Themes Peinture
Actors Timothy Spall, Roger Ashton-Griffiths, Dorothy Atkinson, Paul Jesson, Jamie Thomas King, Lesley Manville
Roles Hannah Danby
Rating67% 3.397863.397863.397863.397863.39786
A look at the last quarter century of the great British painter J. M. W. Turner. Profoundly affected by the death of his esteemed father, loved by his housekeeper, Hannah Danby, whom he takes for granted and occasionally exploits sexually, he forms a close and loving relationship with a seaside landlady with whom he eventually lives incognito in Chelsea, where he dies.
Chatroom
Chatroom (2010)
, 1h37
Directed by Hideo Nakata
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Thriller
Themes Films about suicide, Films based on plays
Actors Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Hannah Murray, Imogen Poots, Matthew Beard, Tuppence Middleton, Jack Gleeson
Roles Emily's mum
Rating56% 2.8058052.8058052.8058052.8058052.805805
William Collins (Aaron Johnson) is a depressed teen recovering from self-harm and regularly goes online to chat rooms. One day, he decides to open a chat room himself and calls it "Chelsea Teens!" and where he meets Jim (Matthew Beard), another kid; Eva (Imogen Poots), a model; Emily (Hannah Murray), a goody two-shoes; and Mo (Daniel Kaluuya), a normal kid. There is no real subject matter in "Chelsea Teens!" which instead focuses on the lives of each teen as they talk. Even though they only really communicate through text, the film depicts them in an old hotel-like room and actually having contact.
Housewife, 49
Directed by Gavin Millar
Genres Drama, Historical
Themes Political films
Actors Victoria Wood, Stephanie Cole, Sylvestra Le Touzel, David Threlfall, Ben Crompton, Marcia Warren
Roles Mrs Mac
Rating76% 3.83273.83273.83273.83273.8327
The Mass-Observation project was set up in 1937 by Charles Madge, a poet and journalist and Tom Harrison, an anthropologist to 'record the voice of ordinary people'. They recruited volunteer 'observers' to report to them and in 1939 invited people to send them an account of their lives. Nella Last was one of 500 people who took up this offer. Nella Last's war page vi. Her diaries sent weekly are headed "Housewife, 49", her age when she first began the correspondence. Nella Last's War page ii. Her diaries to Mass-Observation, often written in pencil, provide the narrative of the play as it unfolds her life. Edited versions of her diary have been published: Nella Last's War edited by Richard Broad and Suzy Fleming appeared first in 1981 and has been more recently re-published by Profile Books in 2007. Housewife, 49 is based on this book which covers the years 1939–45. Nella Last's Peace, which appeared in 2009, includes diary entries from her immediate post-war years. A third volume, Nella Last in the 1950s: Further diaries of Housewife, 49 which includes material not published in Nella Last's War was published in 2010.
All or Nothing, 2h8
Directed by Mike Leigh
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romance
Themes Films about families
Actors Timothy Spall, Lesley Manville, James Corden, Ruth Sheen, Marion Bailey, Paul Jesson
Roles Silent Passenger
Rating75% 3.797363.797363.797363.797363.79736
The film begins with a day nearing end. Rachel, the daughter in the first family, is shown working in a nursing home. Phil, her father, is shown driving people around in his minicab. Penny, Rachel's mother, is shown working as a cashier at Safeway store alongside Maureen, the mother in the second family. When Penny leaves work, she cycles home to find her eighteen-year-old son Rory in a fight with a local boy for taking his football. Rory is a lazy, obese, ill-mannered teenager who stays home all day and doesn't work. Complications with Rory's obesity arise when after an altercation with a gang of youths playing "Piggy in the Middle", he ultimately runs out of breath, begins to hyperventilate and is hospitalised after suffering a heart attack.
Topsy-Turvy, 2h40
Directed by Mike Leigh
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Biography, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Musical
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films
Actors Jim Broadbent, Allan Corduner, Timothy Spall, Lesley Manville, Eleanor David, Dexter Fletcher
Roles Jessie Bond
Rating73% 3.6974653.6974653.6974653.6974653.697465
On the opening night of Princess Ida at the Savoy Theatre in January 1884, composer Sir Arthur Sullivan (Allan Corduner), who is ill from kidney disease, is barely able to make it to the theatre to conduct. He goes on a holiday to Continental Europe hoping that the rest will improve his health. While he is away, ticket sales and audiences at the Savoy Theatre wilt in the hot summer weather. Producer Richard D'Oyly Carte (Ron Cook) has called on Sullivan and the playwright W. S. Gilbert (Jim Broadbent) to create a new piece for the Savoy, but it is not ready when Ida closes. Until a new piece can be prepared, Carte revives an earlier Gilbert and Sullivan work, The Sorcerer.
Keep the Aspidistra Flying, 1h41
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romance
Actors Richard E. Grant, Helena Bonham Carter, Bill Wallis, Jim Carter, Julian Wadham, Harriet Walter
Roles Dora
Rating63% 3.199193.199193.199193.199193.19919
Gordon Comstock (Grant), is a successful copywriter at a flourishing advertising firm in 1930s London. His girlfriend and co-worker, Rosemary (Bonham Carter), fears he may never settle down with her when he suddenly disavows his money-based lifestyle and quits his job for the artistic satisfaction of writing poetry.