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Brenda Anne Bottle
Ramsgate, Kent, England
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Brenda Blethyn Fast Facts:
Is the youngest of nine children.
Born with an extra finger on her left hand, which was removed shortly after her birth.
Worked for 10 years in an administrative career before enrolling in the Guildford School of Acting.
Made her first American theater appearance in the 1991 off-Broadway production of
for which she earned the Theater World Award for Outstanding New Talent.
Made her film debut in 1990's
Participated in the 2002 London Marathon.
Was made an Officer of the British Empire (OBE) in 2003.
Brenda Blethyn Relationships:
Louisa Bottle - Mother
Bernard Bottle - Brother
Jeannie - Sister
William Bottle - Father
Ted Bottle - Brother
Pam - Sister
Michael Mayhew - Significant Other
Brian Bottle - Brother
Alan Blethyn - Ex-husband
Martin Bottle - Brother
Terry Bottle - Brother
Bill Bottle - Brother
Brenda Blethyn Awards:
1998 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role - Nominee
1999 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Nominee
2009 Emmy: Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series - Nominee
1996 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Actress in a Leading Role - Winner
2007 Australian Film Institute Awards: Best Lead Actress - Nominee
2001 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie - Nominee
1998 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Actress in a Supporting Role - Nominee
1998 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role - Nominee
1996 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role - Nominee
2001 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
1997 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama - Winner
2005 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Actress in a Supporting Role - Nominee
1996 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role - Nominee
1998 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Nominee
Guildford School of Acting, Guildford, Surrey, England (1974)
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