Brenda Blethyn

Born:  February 20, 1946, Ramsgate, England.


1990:  The Witches

1992:  A River Runs Through It

1996:  Secrets & Lies

1997:  Remember Me?

1998:  Girls’ Night, Music From Another Room, Night Train, In The Winter Dark, Little Voice

2000:  Saving Grace

2001:  Daddy and Them, Lovely & Amazing, On The Nose

2002:  Pumpkin, Sonny, The Wild Thornberrys Movie, Plotz With A View

2003:  The Sleeping Dictionary, Blizzard

2004:  Beyond the Sea, A Way of Life

2005:  On A Clear Day, Pooh’s Heffalump Movie, Piccadilly Jim, Pride & Prejudice

2007:  Introducing The Dwights, Atonement

2009:  London River, The Calling, Dead Man Running

2011:  My Angel

2014:  Two Men In Town

2016:  Ethel & Ernest


Academy Award Nominations:  Best Actress, Secrets and Lies (1996); Best Supporting Actress, Little Voice (1998)

Golden Globe Award:  Best Actress-Drama, Secrets and Lies (1996)
Nominations:  Best Supporting Actress, Little Voice (1998); Best Actress-Comedy or Musical, Saving Grace (2000)

Emmy Award Nominations:  Best Supporting Actress-Miniseries/Movie, Anne Frank: The Whole Story (2001); Best Guest Actress-Drama, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2009)

Cannes Film Festival Award:  Best Actress, Secrets and Lies (1996)

Screen Actors Guild Award Nominations:  Best Female Actor, Secrets and Lies (1996); Outstanding Motion Picture Cast, Little Voice (1998); Best Supporting Female, Little Voice (1998)


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