Victoria Hamilton

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  • Birth Name: Victoria Sharp
  • Birth Place: Wimbledon, London, England
  • Profession: Actor
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Fast Facts

  • Was visited by actors from the National Theatre while in high school, after working with them, one told her she should pursue drama professionally.
  • Was rejected from several prominent drama schools; one year after finally being accepted, was on stage in Peter Hall's The Master Builder.
  • Chose to do five years of classical theater before film, to emulate idols like Judi Dench and Ian Holm.
  • Has a reputation for costume drama, having spent much of her career on Jane Austen and Shakespeare adaptations.
  • Promoted a Buy a Brick fundraiser for the Royal Surrey County Hospital in Guildford.

Awards

  • 2003, Tony — Actress (Play): Nominee
  • 2016, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2017, Olivier Awards — Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Musical: Nominee
  • 2017, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee

Relationships

  • Tam — Son
  • Hal — Son
  • Mark Bazely — Husband
  • Tim Sharp — Father

College

  • London Academy of Dramatic Art, London, England

Details

  • Birth Name: Victoria Sharp
  • Birth Place: Wimbledon, London, England
  • Profession: Actor