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Fiona Shaw is a Actor Irlandaise born on 10 july 1958 at County Cork (Irlande)

Fiona Shaw

Fiona Shaw
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Birth name Fiona Mary Wilson
Nationality Irlande
Birth 10 july 1958 (61 years) at County Cork (Irlande)
Awards Laurence Olivier Award, Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire

Fiona Mary Shaw, CBE (born Fiona Wilson; 10 July 1958) is an Irish actress and theatre and opera director, known for her role as Petunia Dursley in the Harry Potter films and her role as Marnie Stonebrook in season four of the HBO series True Blood (2011). She has worked extensively with the Royal Shakespeare Company and the National Theatre, twice winning the Olivier Award for Best Actress; for various roles including Electra in 1990, and for Machinal in 1994. She won the 1997 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Solo Performance for The Waste Land. Her other stage work includes playing the title role in Medea, both in the West End and on Broadway (2001–02). She was awarded an Honorary CBE in 2001.

Biography

Après avoir étudié à Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, elle entama une carrière d'actrice de théâtre en jouant dans des pièces telles que Comme il vous plaira (1984), Les Liaisons dangereuses (1985), La Mégère apprivoisée (1987) ou Oh les beaux jours (2007) .

Parmi ses rôles au cinéma, on peut citer celui de Pétunia Dursley dans la saga Harry Potter.
En 2001, elle est honorée du titre de commandeure de l'Ordre de l'Empire britannique.

Elle tient depuis 2011 le rôle de la sorcière Marnie dans la quatrième saison de la série True Blood

Alors que leurs enfants sont au lycée, elle et son mari décident en 1995 de faire leur coming out et de se séparer pour vivre chacun avec une personne de même sexe. Elle a fréquenté l'actrice Saffron Burrows et depuis elle profite d'un célibat.

Best films

The Tree of Life (2011)
(Actress)
The Avengers (1998)
(Actress)
My Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown (1989)
(Actress)

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Filmography of Fiona Shaw (36 films)

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Actress

Lizzie
Lizzie (2018)

Directed by Craig William Macneill
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Biography, Crime
Actors Chloë Sevigny, Kristen Stewart, Fiona Shaw, Jamey Sheridan, Kim Dickens, Denis O'Hare
Roles Abby Borden
Rating58% 2.901552.901552.901552.901552.90155
L'histoire vraie de Lizzie Borden, accusée, puis acquittée, du double meurtre de son père et de sa belle-mère en 1892.
Pixels
Pixels (2015)
, 1h46
Directed by Chris Columbus
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Action
Themes Films about computing, Jeu, Comedy science fiction films, Films set in the future, Films about extraterrestrial life, Films about video games, Political films, Films based on video games, Children's films, Films about extraterrestrial life, Alien invasions in films, Disaster films
Actors Kevin James, Josh Gad, Peter Dinklage, Adam Sandler, Michelle Monaghan, Sean Bean
Roles le Premier ministre britannique
Rating56% 2.800052.800052.800052.800052.80005
In the summer of 1982, Sam Brenner and Will Cooper are thirteen-year-olds who love playing in the local arcade. Brenner enters an arcade game world championships. At the event, the MC tells that a time capsule will be launched into space containing a videocassette that includes scenes from the championships. Brenner and Cooper meet Ludlow Lamonsoff, a child who's in love with Lady Lisa, the main character of the game Dojo Quest. Brenner succeeds in every game, but finally loses to Eddie Plant in Donkey Kong.
Stonehearst Asylum, 1h52
Directed by Brad Anderson
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Horror
Themes Medical-themed films, Psychologie, Films about psychiatry, Films set in psychiatric hospitals
Actors Kate Beckinsale, Jim Sturgess, Michael Caine, Ben Kingsley, Brendan Gleeson, David Thewlis
Roles Mrs. Pike
Rating67% 3.399883.399883.399883.399883.39988
In 1899, an Oxford University professor demonstrates a case of female hysteria, Lady (Eliza) Graves (Kate Beckinsale), before his class. Drugged and protesting that she is sane, the professor points out that all mental patients claim to be sane, much as all criminals claim to be innocent, as he ignores her demands that he not touch her to induce a fit for the students to observe. The professor advises his students to believe nothing they hear and only half of what they see.
The English Teacher, 1h33
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romance
Themes Films about education
Actors Julianne Moore, Greg Kinnear, Michael Angarano, Nathan Lane, Fiona Shaw, Lily Collins
Roles Narrator
Rating57% 2.899432.899432.899432.899432.89943
Linda Sinclair (Moore) is a high school English teacher in the small town of Kingston, Pennsylvania. She is passionate about her subject and popular with her students, but lives alone in a simple existence. When her former pupil Jason Sherwood (Angarano) returns after failing to succeed as a playwright, Linda convinces him to produce his play at the school. Jason's overbearing father, Dr. Tom Sherwood (Kinnear), pressures him to attend law school instead. Complications arise after Linda and Jason sleep together, which affects her and everyone around her including the play.
The Tree of Life, 2h19
Directed by Terrence Malick
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Fantasy
Themes Films about families, Philosophie, Films about religion
Actors Sean Penn, Brad Pitt, Jessica Chastain, Tye Sheridan, Fiona Shaw, Kari Matchett
Roles Grandmother
Rating67% 3.3988253.3988253.3988253.3988253.398825
The film begins with a quotation from the Book of Job: "Where were you when I laid the foundations of the Earth?... When the morning stars sang together, and all the sons of God shouted for joy?"
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 Aunt Petunia
Rating77% 3.8512653.8512653.8512653.8512653.851265
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.
We Believed, 3h25
Directed by Mario Martone
Origin Italie
Genres Drama, Historical
Actors Luigi Lo Cascio, Francesca Inaudi, Anna Bonaiuto, Renato Carpentieri, Ivan Franek, Peppino Mazzotta
Roles Emilie Ashurst
Rating64% 3.247463.247463.247463.247463.24746
The film, consisting of four chapters (titled: Choices, Domenico, Angelo, and Dawn of A Nation) tells the story of three young men from Cliento named Angelo, who has a patriotic spirit, Domenico, who believes in friendship, and Salvatore, who approves of violent action. In 1828, they decide to take part in the republican political movement of the Giovine Italia party of Giuseppe Mazzini. Their lives, following this decision, take different paths, and provide a way to retell various episodes of the historic Risorgimento italiano.
Dorian Gray, 1h46
Directed by Oliver Parker
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Fantastic, Fantasy
Themes Peinture, Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Ben Barnes, Colin Firth, Rebecca Hall, Ben Chaplin, Emilia Fox, Rachel Hurd-Wood
Roles Agatha
Rating62% 3.145723.145723.145723.145723.14572
When a naïve young Dorian Gray arrives in late Victorian London, by train, to inherit an estate left to him by his abusive grandfather, he is swept into a social whirlwind by the charismatic Lord Henry Wotton, who introduces Gray to the hedonistic pleasures of the city. Lord Henry's friend, society artist Basil Hallward, paints a portrait of Gray to capture the full power of his youthful beauty. When the portrait is unveiled, Gray makes a flippant pledge: he would give anything to stay as he is in the picture—even his soul.
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, 2h18
Directed by David Yates
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Fantastic, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Films about education, Films about children, Films about magic and magicians, Harry Potter, Ghost films, Children's films
Actors Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Helena Bonham Carter, Robbie Coltrane, Warwick Davis
Roles Petunia Dursley
Rating75% 3.7511953.7511953.7511953.7511953.751195
Harry Potter is forced to defend himself against charges of using magic while underage, and in the presence of his Muggle cousin Dudley, after the two are attacked by Dementors. The Order of the Phoenix, a secret organisation founded by Albus Dumbledore, inform the now pending expulsion Harry that the Ministry of Magic is oblivious to Lord Voldemort's return; under the Ministry's influence, The Daily Prophet has launched a smear campaign towards Harry and Dumbledore following Harry's encounter with Voldemort at the end of the previous year. This encounter had a huge psychological effect on Harry – he has nightmares not only about what happened in the graveyard but also about the Department of Mysteries at the Ministry of Magic. While at the Order's headquarters, Harry's godfather, Sirius Black, mentions that Voldemort is after an object which he did not have last time.
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 Judge Robinson
Rating72% 3.6004953.6004953.6004953.6004953.600495
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.
The Black Dahlia, 2h1
Directed by Brian De Palma
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Noir, Crime
Themes Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Josh Hartnett, Scarlett Johansson, Aaron Eckhart, Hilary Swank, Mia Kirshner, Mike Starr
Roles Ramona Linscott
Rating56% 2.80052.80052.80052.80052.8005
In Los Angeles, on January 15, 1947, LAPD officers Dwight 'Bucky' Bleichert (Josh Hartnett) and Lee Blanchard (Aaron Eckhart), investigate the murder and dismemberment of Elizabeth Short (Mia Kirshner), soon dubbed 'The Black Dahlia' by the press. Bucky learns that Elizabeth was an aspiring actress who appeared in a pornographic film. Through his investigation, Bucky learns that Elizabeth liked to hang out with lesbians. He goes to a lesbian nightclub and meets Madeleine Linscott (Hilary Swank), who looks very much like Elizabeth. Madeleine, who comes from a prominent family, tells Bucky that she was 'very close' with Elizabeth but asks him to keep her name out of the papers. In exchange for his silence, she promises him sexual favors. Continuing his relationship with Madeleine, Bucky meets her wealthy parents, Emmett (John Kavanagh) and Ramona (Fiona Shaw).
Catch and Release, 2h4
Directed by Susannah Grant
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Jennifer Garner, Timothy Olyphant, Kevin Smith, Sam Jaeger, Fiona Shaw, Juliette Lewis
Roles Mrs. Ellen Douglas
Rating59% 2.9994552.9994552.9994552.9994552.999455
Gray Wheeler (Jennifer Garner) attends the funeral of her fiancé, Grady, on the day they were supposed to be married. Gray seeks solace in a bathtub, where she is forced to listen to Grady's best friend, Fritz (Timothy Olyphant), having sex with a waitress. Gray visits an attorney to determine what will happen to Grady's estate. As Grady did not have a will and he and Gray were not married, she will not inherit his money. The attorney reveals that Grady had an investment account with a million dollars in it, which Gray knew nothing about. She determines that she can no longer afford to rent the house that they had picked out, and with the help of Grady's friends Dennis (Sam Jaeger) and Sam (Kevin Smith), she puts her things into storage and moves in with them. Fritz also comes to stay, which causes tension between himself and Gray. Gray learns Grady transferred $3,000 every month to an unknown person.
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, 2h22
Directed by Alfonso Cuarón
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Fantastic, Fantasy, Adventure
Themes Films about animals, Films about education, Films about children, Films about magic and magicians, Time travel films, Wolves in film, Harry Potter, Ghost films, Werewolves in film, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Robbie Coltrane, Michael Gambon, Richard Griffiths
Roles Petunia Dursley
Rating78% 3.9499653.9499653.9499653.9499653.949965
Harry Potter, now aged 13, has been spending another dissatisfying summer at Privet Drive. When Uncle Vernon's sister, Marge, insults Harry's parents, he becomes angry and accidentally causes her to inflate and float away. Harry flees with his luggage, fed up with his life with the Dursleys. The Knight Bus delivers Harry to the Leaky Cauldron, where he is forgiven by Minister of Magic Cornelius Fudge for using magic outside of Hogwarts. After reuniting with his best friends Ron and Hermione, Harry learns that Sirius Black, a convicted supporter of the dark wizard Voldemort, who murdered Harry's parents, has escaped Azkaban prison, intending to kill Harry.
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, 2h41
Directed by Chris Columbus
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Fantastic, Fantasy, Adventure
Themes Films about animals, Films about education, Films about children, Films about magic and magicians, Films about spiders, Harry Potter, Ghost films, Children's films
Actors Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, Kenneth Branagh, John Cleese, Heather Bleasdale
Roles Petunia Dursley
Rating74% 3.703673.703673.703673.703673.70367
Harry Potter spends the summer at the Dursleys' house without receiving letters from his Hogwarts friends. He is sent to his room by The Dursleys to avoid embarassing them in front of Uncle Vernon's friends, who are coming over as guests.