Penelope Wilton

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Penelope Alice Wilton
  • Birth Place: Scarborough, North Yorkshire, England
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 06/03/1946, Gemini
  • Profession: Actor
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Penelope Wilton Fast Facts:
  • Has dyslexia.
  • Attended a convent boarding school. 
  • Made her West End debut in John Osborne's West of Suez opposite Ralph Richardson in 1971; and has acted with the Royal Shakespeare Company and the National Theatre Company.
  • Became a household name in England in the mid-1980s due to her work on the BBC sitcom Ever Decreasing Circles.
  • Honored with the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 2004.
  • Bestowed with an honorary Doctor of Letters degree by the University of Hull in North Yorkshire, England, in 2012.
  • Penelope Wilton Relationships:
  • Linda - Sister
  • Alice - Daughter
  • Bill Travers - Uncle
  • Alice Wilton - Mother
  • Richard Morant - Cousin
  • Daniel Massey - Ex-husband
  • Ian Holm - Ex-husband
  • Rosemary - Sister
  • Virginia McKenna - Aunt
  • Clifford Wilton - Father
  • Penelope Wilton Awards:
  • 2012 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Winner
  • 2012 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 2013 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • College:
  • Drama Centre London, Chalk Farm, London, England (1968)

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