Fast Facts

  • Father ran a tea plantation in India when she was born.
  • Was expelled from her Roman Catholic secondary school for telling a risqué joke.
  • Led marchers from Greenham Common to Brussels in a 1983 rally against nuclear weapons.
  • Quietly wed journalist Duncan Campbell, her partner since 1979, in a private ceremony in India in 2007.
  • A longtime animal-rights supporter and antinuclear lobbyist.

Awards

  • 1996, BAFTA Film Awards — Academy Fellowship: Winner
  • 2008, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama: Winner
  • 2007, Genie Awards — Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role: Winner
  • 1998, Independent Spirit Awards — Best Female Lead: Winner
  • 1976, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy: Nominee
  • 1971, Oscar — Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role: Nominee
  • 1963, BAFTA Film Awards — Best British Actress: Nominee
  • 1965, Oscar — Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role: Winner
  • 1997, Oscar — Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role: Nominee
  • 2007, BAFTA Film Awards — Best Leading Actress: Nominee
  • 2004, BAFTA Film Awards — Best Actress in a Supporting Role: Nominee
  • 2008, Critics' Choice Awards — Best Actress: Winner
  • 1973, BAFTA Film Awards — Best Actress: Nominee
  • 1966, BAFTA Film Awards — Best British Actress: Nominee
  • 2007, Oscar — Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role: Nominee
  • 1971, BAFTA Film Awards — Best Actress: Nominee
  • 2004, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: Nominee
  • 2007, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role: Winner
  • 1966, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama: Nominee
  • 1965, BAFTA Film Awards — Best British Actress: Winner

Relationships

  • Duncan Campbell — Husband
  • Frank St. John Christie — Father
  • Clive — Half Brother
  • June — Half Sister
  • Rosemary Ramsden — Mother
  • Warren Beatty — Ex-significant Other

College

  • Central School of Speech and Drama, London, England