Tilda Swinton

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Katherine Matilda Swinton
  • Birth Place: London, England
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 11/05/1960, Scorpio
  • Profession: Actor
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Tilda Swinton Fast Facts:
  • Her family can trace their Scottish roots back to the 9th century.
  • Was a classmate of the then Diana Spencer at the West Heath Girls' School.
  • Made eight movies with experimental filmmaker Derek Jarman, the first being 1986's Caravaggio.
  • Appeared in Cornelia Parker's art installation "The Maybe" in London and Rome in 1995.
  • Her breakout performance in Hollywood films came in 2000's The Beach, costarring Leonardo DiCaprio.
  • Has a history of playing gender-bending roles, including the films Man to Man and Orlando.
  • Has participated in a sort of mobile film festival called the Screen Machine, which showed movies as it traveled across the Scottish Highlands.
  • Tilda Swinton Relationships:
  • William Swinton - Brother
  • Sir John Swinton - Father
  • James Swinton - Brother
  • Sandro Kopp - Significant Other
  • John Byrne - Ex-significant Other
  • Xavier Byrne - Son
  • Judith Swinton - Mother
  • Honor Byrne - Daughter
  • Alexander Swinton - Brother
  • Tilda Swinton Awards:
  • 2008 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 2002 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama - Nominee
  • 2008 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 2007 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role - Winner
  • 2009 César Awards: Best Actress - Nominee
  • 2008 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Supporting Actress - Nominee
  • 2007 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • 2000 Genie Awards: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role - Nominee
  • 1991 Venice Film Festival: Best Actress - Winner
  • 2007 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Supporting Actress - Winner
  • 2011 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role - Nominee
  • 2012 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama - Nominee
  • 2011 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Leading Actress - Nominee
  • 2002 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • College:
  • University of Cambridge, New Hall, Cambridge, England (BA in Social and Political Science and English Literature, 1983)

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