Zoë Wanamaker

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Zoë Wanamaker
  • Birth Place: New York, NY
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 05/13/1949, Taurus
  • Profession: Actor
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Zoë Wanamaker Fast Facts:
  • Moved to London as a child because her father, actor Sam Wanamaker, was blacklisted as a result of the HUAC hearings investigating "un-American" activities.
  • Member of the Royal Shakespeare Company from 1976 to '84.
  • The first person to speak from the stage of the reconstructed Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, reading a passage from Henry V.
  • Holds both British and American citizenships.
  • Received a CBE from Great Britain in 2000.
  • Supports the Eastside Educational Trust, a British arts charity for children.
  • Zoë Wanamaker Relationships:
  • Charlie - Stepson
  • Abby - Sister
  • Gawn Grainger - Husband
  • Jessica - Sister
  • Sam Wanamaker - Father
  • Charlotte Holland - Mother
  • Eliza - Stepdaughter
  • Zoë Wanamaker Awards:
  • 1981 Tony: Actress (Featured Role--Play) - Nominee
  • 1986 Tony: Actress (Featured Role--Play) - Nominee
  • 1999 Tony: Actress (Play) - Nominee
  • 2006 Tony: Actress (Featured Role--Play) - Nominee
  • 1997 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Actress in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • College:
  • Attended Central School of Speech and Drama, University of London, London, England

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