Gina McKee

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  • Birth Name: Georgina Mckee
  • Birth Place: Hartlepool, England
  • Profession: Actor
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Fast Facts

  • Was discovered when a production by the youth theatre company she participated in was broadcast on local TV, leading to more on-screen offers.
  • Spent three summers studying with the National Youth Theatre beginning when she was 15.
  • Was rejected by three drama schools, but had already found steady professional work by the time application season came the following year.
  • Has been a vegetarian since 1982.
  • Has acted extensively on stage, notably in acclaimed productions of King Lear at the Donmar Warehouse and Di and Viv and Rose at the Hampstead Theatre.
  • Was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Arts from the University of Sunderland in 2002.

Awards

  • 2011, Olivier Awards — Best Actress in a Supporting Role: Nominee

Relationships

  • Kez Cary — Husband

Details

  • Birth Name: Georgina Mckee
  • Birth Place: Hartlepool, England
  • Profession: Actor