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Embeth Davidtz


Embeth Davidtz was born on August 11, 1965 in Lafayette, Indiana. She is known for her role as Miss Honey in the film Matilda (1996). Her parents, Jean and John Davidtz, were South Africans, with Dutch, English, and French ancestry. The family moved to Trenton, New Jersey, before returning to her parents' native country, where her father was a ... See full bio »

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Bicentennial Man
Bicentennial Man Little Miss Amanda Martin / Portia Charney
(1999)
Army of Darkness
(1992)
Fallen
Fallen Gretta Milano
(1998)
Matilda
Matilda Miss Honey
(1996)

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 2016 Ray Donovan (TV Series)
Sonia Kovitzky
- Rattus Rattus (2016) ... Sonia Kovitzky
- Chinese Algebra (2016) ... Sonia Kovitzky
- Goodbye Beautiful (2016) ... Sonia Kovitzky
- Fish and Bird (2016) ... Sonia Kovitzky
- Federal Boobie Inspector (2016) ... Sonia Kovitzky
 2015 The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe (TV Mini-Series)
Natasha Lytess
- Part 2 (2015) ... Natasha Lytess
- Part 1 (2015) ... Natasha Lytess
 2014 The Amazing Spider-Man 2
Mary Parker
 2013/I Paranoia
Dr. Judith Bolton
 2013 Europa Report
Dr. Unger
 2012 The Amazing Spider-Man
Mary Parker
 2009-2012 Mad Men (TV Series)
Rebecca Pryce
- The Phantom (2012) ... Rebecca Pryce
- Commissions and Fees (2012) ... Rebecca Pryce
- Christmas Waltz (2012) ... Rebecca Pryce
- Signal 30 (2012) ... Rebecca Pryce
- A Little Kiss, Part 2 (2012) ... Rebecca Pryce
 2010 3 Backyards
The Actress
 2009 Californication (TV Series)
Felicia Koons
- Mia Culpa (2009) ... Felicia Koons
- Comings and Goings (2009) ... Felicia Koons
- Mr. Bad Example (2009) ... Felicia Koons
- The Apartment (2009) ... Felicia Koons
- So Here's the Thing... (2009) ... Felicia Koons
 2008 Fragments
Joan Laraby
 2008 In Treatment (TV Series)
Amy
- Jake and Amy: Week Nine (2008) ... Amy
- Jake and Amy: Week Seven (2008) ... Amy
- Jake and Amy: Week Six (2008) ... Amy
- Jake and Amy: Week Five (2008) ... Amy
- Jake and Amy: Week Four (2008) ... Amy
 2007 Fracture
Jennifer Crawford
 2006 Grey's Anatomy (TV Series)
Nancy Shepherd
- Let the Angels Commit (2006) ... Nancy Shepherd (uncredited)
 2005 Junebug
Madeleine
 2004 Scrubs (TV Series)
Maddie
- My Tormented Mentor (2004) ... Maddie
 2002 The Emperor's Club
Elizabeth
 2002 Shackleton (TV Mini-Series)
Rosalind Chetwynd
- Episode #1.2 (2002) ... Rosalind Chetwynd
- Episode #1.1 (2002) ... Rosalind Chetwynd
 2001 Citizen Baines (TV Series)
Ellen Baines Croland
- Out in the Rain (2001) ... Ellen Baines Croland
- Lost and Found (2001) ... Ellen Baines Croland
- The Appraisal (2001) ... Ellen Baines Croland
- Three Days in November (2001) ... Ellen Baines Croland
- Days of Confusion (2001) ... Ellen Baines Croland
 2001 Thir13en Ghosts
Kalina Oretzia
 2001 The Hole
Dr. Philippa Horwood
 2001 Bridget Jones's Diary
Natasha
 1999 Bicentennial Man
Little Miss Amanda Martin / Portia Charney
 1999 Mansfield Park
Mary Crawford
 1999 Last Rites (TV Movie)
Dr. Lauren Riggs
 1999 Simon Magus
Leah
 1998 The Gingerbread Man
Mallory Doss
 1998 Fallen
Gretta Milano
 1997 The Garden of Redemption (TV Movie)
Adriana
 1996 Matilda
Miss Honey
 1995 Feast of July
Bella Ford
 1995 Murder in the First
Mary McCasslin
 1993 Schindler's List
Helen Hirsch
 1992 Deadly Matrimony (TV Movie)
Dianne Masters
 1992 Army of Darkness
Sheila
 1992 Till Death Us Do Part (TV Movie)
Katherine Palliko
 1991 Nag van die 19de
Tessa van Dyk
 1990 Sweet Murder
Laurie Shannon
 1989 Screen Two (TV Series)
Older Karen
- A Private Life (1989) ... Older Karen
 1989 Mutator
Jennifer
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5' 8" (1.73 m)
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I'm an odd girl when it comes to what's sexy and what isn't. The particularly luscious-looking ones are not attractive to me. Ken [Kenneth Branagh] is really smart, and that's what's sexy. See more »

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Attended a very strict school. They had to wear uniforms and were not allowed to wear makeup. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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