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Geraldine James is a Actor British born on 6 july 1950 at Maidenhead (United-kingdom)

Geraldine James

Geraldine James
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Nationality United-kingdom
Birth 6 july 1950 (69 years) at Maidenhead (United-kingdom)
Awards 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).

Biography

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.

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Mel Smith
Mel Smith
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Pen Densham
Pen Densham
(1 films)
James Fox
James Fox
(3 films)
Lionel Wigram
Lionel Wigram
(2 films)
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Filmography of Geraldine James (40 films)

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Actress

Downton Abbey, 2h2
Directed by Michael Engler
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Historical
Actors Hugh Bonneville, Maggie Smith, Elizabeth McGovern, Michelle Dockery, Jim Carter, Laura Carmichael
Roles Queen Mary
Rating73% 3.697323.697323.697323.697323.69732
1927. Depuis le mariage d'Edith, devenue marquise d'Hexham, bien des choses ont changé à Downton Abbey. Alors que le comte de Grantham et son épouse ont dû réduire le nombre des domestiques et que Lady Mary se demande s'il est possible de conserver château, domaine et train de vie, toute la maisonnée apprend l'arrivée du roi George V et de la reine Mary . Le grand chambellan du roi chamboule les lieux en amenant les domestiques du palais de Buckingham et un grand chef cuisinier. Anna décide de se rebeller avec l'ensemble des domestiques mis de côté, et Lady Mary fait appel à Carson, l'ancien majordome. Lady Violet, quant à elle, tente de sauver un héritage au profit de son fils, et découvrira un secret de famille. De son côté, Tom retrouve enfin l'amour après toutes ces années de veuvage, empêche un divorce royal, et... sauve la vie du roi.
Beast
Beast (2018)
, 1h47
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Actors Johnny Flynn, Jessie Buckley, Geraldine James, Shannon Tarbet, Trystan Gravelle, Tim Woodward
Roles Hilary
Rating67% 3.3993853.3993853.3993853.3993853.399385
Une femme vivant dans une communauté isolée est tiraillée entre sa famille oppressante et son attirance pour un inconnu soupçonné de meurtres.
Megan Leavey, 1h56
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War, Biography, Adventure
Themes Films about animals, Films about dogs, United States Armed Forces in films
Actors Kate Mara, Edie Falco, Tom Felton, Ramón Rodríguez, Bradley Whitford, Common
Roles Dr. Turbeville
Rating71% 3.550593.550593.550593.550593.55059
Megan Leavey est un ancien caporal du corps des marines américain qui a servi en tant que maître-chien de la police militaire. Elle a été jumelée avec un chien de travail militaire Rex (E168). La binôme a servi deux déploiements en Irak, à Falloujah en 2005, puis à Ramadi en 2006, où ils ont tous deux été blessés par un engin explosif improvisé. Leavey a reçu le Purple Heart et la Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal avec un insigne "V" désignant l'héroïsme au combat.
Alice Through the Looking Glass, 1h53
Directed by James Bobin
Origin USA
Genres Fantastic, Fantasy, Adventure
Themes Films about animals, Films about magic and magicians, Monde imaginaire, Time travel films, Films about cats, Mise en scène d'un lapin ou d'un lièvre, Films based on Alice in Wonderland, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Mia Wasikowska, Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Anne Hathaway, Sacha Baron Cohen, Alan Rickman
Roles Lady Ascot
Rating62% 3.1073753.1073753.1073753.1073753.107375
Cela fait trois ans qu'Alice Kingsleigh suit les traces de son père et navigue dans les hautes mers. En revenant à Londres après un voyage en Chine, elle apprend que Hamish Ascot, son ex-fiancé, a repris la compagnie de son père et veut qu'Alice vende le bateau de son père en échange de sa maison familiale. Alice suit un papillon qu'elle reconnaît comme étant Absolem et, en passant à travers un miroir, retourne au Pays des Merveilles.
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, 2h13
Directed by Gareth Edwards
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, War, Thriller, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Space adventure films, Monde imaginaire, Dans l'espace, Sur une planète fictive, Films about extraterrestrial life, Space opera, Children's films, Films about extraterrestrial life, Robot films
Actors Felicity Jones, Mads Mikkelsen, Diego Luna, Ben Mendelsohn, Forest Whitaker, Riz Ahmed
Roles Blue Squadron
Rating77% 3.8969853.8969853.8969853.8969853.896985
L'univers de Star Wars tourne autour des tentatives de séparation d'un groupe favorable à un empire de la République galactique. Pour ce faire, les séparatistes entraînent des dirigeants de la République dans des affaires ingérables grâce aux manigances du Chancelier Suprême Palpatine, qui dit servir la démocratie tout en étant favorable à un empire. Pour maintenir la paix en place, les Jedi combattent les ennemis de la République, mais ceux-ci doivent faire face aux Seigneurs Sith (dont Palpatine est secrètement membre, sous le nom de Dark Sidious), tous sont sensibles à la Force, une capacité d'origine physiologique qui permet à leurs détenteurs d'acquérir certains pouvoirs surnaturels.
Robot Overlords, 1h30
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Science fiction, Action, Adventure
Themes Post-apocalyptic films, Films set in the future, Robot films
Actors Gillian Anderson, Ben Kingsley, Callan McAuliffe, Steven Mackintosh, James Tarpey, Milo Parker
Roles Monique
Rating46% 2.303692.303692.303692.303692.30369
Not long after the invasion and occupation of Earth by a race of powerful robots wanting human knowledge and ingenuity, humans are confined to their homes. Leaving without permission would be to risk their lives. Monitored by the electronic implants in their necks, the robot sentries are able to track the movements of humans in order to control them. And if any person comes out of their home, they are given warnings by the robot sentries to get inside their home. If they do not comply, they are shot immediately.
45 Years
45 Years (2015)
, 1h35
Directed by Andrew Haigh
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors Charlotte Rampling, Tom Courtenay, Geraldine James, Dolly Wells
Roles Lena
Rating70% 3.545743.545743.545743.545743.54574
Kate Mercer (Charlotte Rampling) and her husband Geoff (Tom Courtenay) had to cancel the party for their 40th anniversary at short notice when Geoff underwent bypass surgery. The comfortably off, left-wing, childless, provincial couple now have a week to go before a replacement party to celebrate their 45th anniversary. Theoretically, this week should just involve planning, dress purchasing and a bit of social fretting. This is not to be: shattering news arrives for Geoff from the Swiss authorities, explaining that the perfectly-preserved body of his ex-girlfriend, Katya, has been found, 50 years after she slipped into an Alpine crevasse. From the moment the news is received Kate can 'smell Katya's perfume in the room' and her perspective on their marriage changes forever.
Diana
Diana (2013)
, 1h48
Directed by Oliver Hirschbiegel
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Biography, Romance
Themes Political films, Films about royalty
Actors Naomi Watts, Naveen Andrews, Juliet Stevenson, Charles Edwards, Douglas Hodge, Laurence Belcher
Roles Oonagh Toffolo
Rating55% 2.751282.751282.751282.751282.75128
The film narrates the last two years of the princess' life, beginning with events when Diana (Naomi Watts) divorces Charles, Prince of Wales. She falls in love with Pakistani Heart Surgeon, Dr. Hasnat Khan (Naveen Andrews). The film depicts her historic tours of Angola, in her campaign against the use of land mines. Trips to causes in Australia, Pakistan, New York, Bosnia, Italy and ultimately Paris, France are also shown, with recreations of the fashions she wore in real life. Her desire for a life with Khan ends due to his wish for a private life and objections to her celebrity. The film depicts her dating of Egyptian Dodi Fayed as an attempt to make Khan jealous, but it ends with the car crash that killed Diana, Fayed and Fayed's driver at Pont Alma Tunnel, in Paris, France - however there is no reconstruction of the crash scene.
Legacy
Legacy (2013)
, 1h30
Directed by Pete Travis
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Thriller
Actors Charlie Cox, Romola Garai, Simon Russell Beale, Geraldine James, Christian McKay, Olivia Grant
Roles Martha
Rating58% 2.906542.906542.906542.906542.90654
Charles Thoroughgood (Charlie Cox), a young spy, discovers the truth about his father's past. After leaving the army, he starts training at the Secret Intelligence Service when Viktor Koslov (Andrew Scott), a Soviet diplomat, gets him on a case. Charles' bosses want to exploit Viktor. When Charles makes contact with him, Viktor tells him information that he doesn't want to believe. Charles is also in a relationship with the wife of another agent.
Arthur
Arthur (2011)
, 1h50
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Films about alcoholism, Medical-themed films, Films about drugs
Actors Russell Brand, Helen Mirren, Jennifer Garner, Luis Guzmán, Greta Gerwig, Nick Nolte
Roles Vivienne
Rating56% 2.849212.849212.849212.849212.84921
Boozy Arthur Bach (Russell Brand) and his chauffeur, Bitterman (Luis Guzmán), dress up in Batman and Robin costumes for a formal dinner hosted by Arthur's mother, Vivienne (Geraldine James). The dinner is intended to announce Arthur as the new chairman of her corporation, Bach Worldwide. Driving to the dinner in a Batmobile, an intoxicated Arthur is chased by police, arrested and released the next day.
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 Cecilia Vanger
Rating77% 3.897233.897233.897233.897233.89723
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.
Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, 2h9
Directed by Guy Ritchie
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Thriller, Action, Adventure, Crime
Themes Sherlock Holmes films, Steampunk films, Buddy films
Actors Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, Noomi Rapace, Jared Harris, Stephen Fry, Kelly Reilly
Roles Mrs. Hudson
Rating74% 3.746513.746513.746513.746513.74651
In 1891, Irene Adler delivers a package to Herr Dr. Hoffmanstahl; payment for a letter he was to deliver. Hoffmanstahl opens the package, triggering a hidden bomb that is prevented from detonating by the intervention of Sherlock Holmes. Holmes takes the letter while Adler and Hoffmanstahl escape. Holmes finds Hoffmanstahl assassinated moments later. Adler meets with Professor Moriarty to explain the events, but Moriarty poisons and kills her — deeming her position compromised by her love for Holmes.
Alice in Wonderland, 1h49
Directed by Tim Burton
Origin USA
Genres Fantastic, Fantasy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Feminist films, Films about magic and magicians, Monde imaginaire, Films about cats, Mise en scène d'un lapin ou d'un lièvre, Political films, Films based on Alice in Wonderland, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter, Crispin Glover, Matt Lucas, Mia Wasikowska
Roles Lady Ascot
Rating64% 3.202593.202593.202593.202593.20259
Troubled by a strange recurring dream and mourning the loss of her beloved father, nineteen-year-old Alice Kingsleigh attends a garden party at Lord Ascot's estate, where she is confronted by an unwanted marriage proposal, to Hamish Ascot, and the stifling expectations of the society in which she lives. Unsure of how to reply, she pursues a rabbit in a blue waistcoat, and accidentally falls into a large rabbit hole, from which she emerges in a forest, where she is greeted by the White Rabbit, the Dormouse, the Dodo, the Talking Flowers, and Tweedledee and Tweedledum. They argue over her identity as "the right Alice", who must slay the Red Queen's Jabberwocky and restore the White Queen to power, as foretold by Absolem the Caterpillar. The group is then ambushed by the Bandersnatch and a group of playing-card soldiers led by the Knave of Hearts. Alice, Tweedledum and Tweedledee escape into the woods, while the Knave steals the Caterpillar's scroll and the Dormouse leaves the others, with one of the Bandersnatch's eyes. Tweedledum and Tweedledee are then captured by the Red Queen's Jubjub Bird.
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 Connie
Rating71% 3.5963753.5963753.5963753.5963753.596375
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.
Sherlock Holmes, 2h8
Directed by Guy Ritchie
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Comedy, Action, Adventure, Crime
Themes Sherlock Holmes films, Buddy films
Actors Robert Downey Jr., William Hope, Jude Law, Rachel McAdams, Mark Strong, Kelly Reilly
Roles Mrs. Hudson
Rating75% 3.7964853.7964853.7964853.7964853.796485
In 1891, London detective Sherlock Holmes (Robert Downey, Jr.) and his partner and flatmate Dr. John Watson (Jude Law) race to prevent the ritual murder of a woman by Lord Blackwood (Mark Strong), who has killed five other young women similarly. They stop the murder before Inspector Lestrade (Eddie Marsan) and the police arrive to arrest Blackwood.