Played Hecuba in Euripides
' "Hecuba", at the Albery Theatre, London (March - May 2005)/ Brooklyn Academy of Music's Howard Gilman Opera House, Brooklyn, NY (June 2005)/ Eisenhower Theater, Kennedy Center, Washington, DC (June 2005).
5' 11" (1.80 m)
Did You Know?
I choose all my roles very carefully so that when my career is finished I will have covered all our recent history of oppression.
First met long time partner Timothy Dalton
on the set of Mary, Queen of Scots
(1971) in 1970. Their relationship reportedly blossomed after a heated 6 hour argument regarding the true meaning of Hamlet's "To be or not to be" speech.
Often chooses roles that are difficult or controversial, not roles that will bring her more money or a higher status.