Miranda Richardson

Celebrity

Biography

  • Birth Name: Miranda Jane Richardson
  • Birth Place: Lancashire, England
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 03/03/1958, Pisces
  • Profession: Actor
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Miranda Richardson Fast Facts:
  • Originally wanted to be a veterinarian. 
  • Trained for the stage at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School (1977-79), where she studied alongside Daniel Day-Lewis.   
  • Has appeared in many stage productions in England, including Educating Rita, All My Sons, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? and The New Dress
  • Her breakthrough performance came in 1985 as Ruth Ellis, the last woman to be executed in England, in Mike Newell's Dance With a Stranger
  • Turned down the Glenn Close role in Fatal Attraction (1987).
  • Miranda Richardson Relationships:
  • Lesley Richardson - Sister
  • William Alan Richardson - Father
  • Marian Georgina (Townsend) Richardson - Mother
  • Miranda Richardson Awards:
  • 1992 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • 1995 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama - Nominee
  • 1993 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy - Winner
  • 2000 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Nominee
  • 1999 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Nominee
  • 1994 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role - Nominee
  • 1993 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Actress in a Leading Role - Nominee
  • 1992 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Actress in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • 2002 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 1992 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Actress in a Supporting Role - Winner
  • 2010 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Supporting Actress - Nominee
  • 2003 Australian Film Institute Awards: Best Supporting Actress - Nominee
  • 2005 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Nominee
  • 1993 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 1995 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Winner

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