Miranda Otto

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Biography

  • Birth Place: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 12/16/1967, Sagittarius
  • Profession: Actor
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Miranda Otto Fast Facts:
  • Named for a character in William Shakespeare's The Tempest.
  • Chose to pursue acting over a medical career.
  • Won her first major film role, starring opposite Lee Remick in Emma's War, while still in high school.
  • Sang Blondie's "Union City Blue" for True Love and Chaos and "Crazy" for Doing Time for Patsy Cline in 1997.
  • Was pregnant with her daughter, Darcey, during the filming of 2005's War of the Worlds.
  • In 2005, shared the stage with her father, actor Barry Otto, in the Sydney Theatre Company's production of Boy Gets Girl
  • Also costarred with her dad in the 2010 film South Solitary.
  • Miranda Otto Relationships:
  • Lindsay Otto - Mother
  • Richard Roxburgh - Ex-significant Other
  • Gracie Otto - Half Sister
  • Eddie Otto - Half Brother
  • Barry Otto - Father
  • Peter O'Brien - Husband
  • Darcey O'Brien - Daughter
  • Miranda Otto Awards:
  • 2003 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Winner
  • 1997 Australian Film Institute Awards: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role - Nominee
  • 2005 Logie Awards: Silver Logie for Most Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series - Winner
  • 1998 Australian Film Institute Awards: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • 2005 Australian Film Institute Awards: Best Lead Actress in Television - Nominee
  • 1992 Australian Film Institute Awards: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role - Nominee
  • 1992 Australian Film Institute Awards: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • 2002 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • College:
  • National Institute of Dramatic Art, Kensington, New South Wales, Australia (1990)

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