Geraldine James is a Actor British born on 6 july 1950 at Maidenhead (United-kingdom)
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Nationality United-kingdomBirth 6 july 1950
(68 years) at Maidenhead (United-kingdom
Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire
Geraldine James, OBE (born 6 July 1950) is an English actress. For her role as Portia in the 1989 Broadway revival of The Merchant of Venice, she was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play and won the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Play. She also won the Volpi Cup for Best Actress at the 1989 Venice Film Festival for She's Been Away. Theatre director Peter Hall says James ranks amongst the great English classical actresses.
James has been nominated four times for the BAFTA TV Award for Best Actress; for Dummy (1977), The Jewel in the Crown (1984), Band of Gold (1995) and The Sins (2000). She is also known as Mrs. Pincher, the breastfeeding mother in Little Britain (2004). Her film credits include Gandhi (1982), The Tall Guy (1989), Sherlock Holmes (2009), Alice in Wonderland (2010) and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011).
Geraldine James reçoit la Coupe Volpi pour la meilleure interprétation féminine lors de la Mostra de Venise 1989 pour She's Been Away de Peter Hall.