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Miranda Otto

Miranda Otto was born on December 16, 1967 in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. She is an actress, known for War of the Worlds (2005), The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) and The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002). She has been married to Peter O'Brien since January 1, 2003. They have one child. See full bio »

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 2016 Westworld (TV Series) (filming)
Virginia Pittman
 2015 The Daughter
 2013/I The Turning
Sherry (segment "The Turning")
 2012 Mabo (TV Movie)
Margaret White
 2012 Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries (TV Series)
Lydia Andrews
- Cocaine Blues (2012) ... Lydia Andrews
 2011 Locke & Key (TV Movie)
Nina Locke
 2010 South Solitary
Meredith Appleton
 2009 A Marriage (TV Movie)
Abby Gabriel
 2009/I Blessed
 2009 In Her Skin
Mrs. Barber
 2009/I Schadenfreude (Short)
 2007 The Starter Wife (TV Mini-Series)
Cricket Stewart
- Hour 6 (2007) ... Cricket Stewart
- Hour 5 (2007) ... Cricket Stewart
- Hour 4 (2007) ... Cricket Stewart
- Hour 3 (2007) ... Cricket Stewart
- Hour 1 (2007) ... Cricket Stewart
 2004 In My Father's Den
 2004 The Three-Legged Fox
 2003 Danny Deckchair
Glenda Lake
 2002 Julie Walking Home
Julie Makowsky
 2002 Close Your Eyes
Clara Strother
 2001 The Way We Live Now (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. Hurtle
- Episode #1.4 (2001) ... Mrs. Hurtle
- Episode #1.3 (2001) ... Mrs. Hurtle
- Episode #1.2 (2001) ... Mrs. Hurtle
- Episode #1.1 (2001) ... Mrs. Hurtle
 2000 Kin
 1999 The Jack Bull (TV Movie)
Cora Redding
 1998 The Thin Red Line
Marty Bell
 1998 In the Winter Dark
 1998 Dead Letter Office
Alice Walsh
 1997 True Love and Chaos
 1997 The Well
 1995 Police Rescue (TV Series)
- On the Outer (1995) ... Amanda
 1994 G.P. (TV Series)
Elizabeth Wiggins
- A Temporary Mess (1994) ... Elizabeth Wiggins
 1993 The Nostradamus Kid
Jennie O'Brien
 1992 The Girl Who Came Late
Nell Tiscowitz
 1991 Heroes II: The Return (TV Movie)
Roma Page
 1991 Hampton Court (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1 (1991) ... Melissa
 1988 A Country Practice (TV Series)
Millie Allcott
- Revelations: Part 4 (1988) ... Millie Allcott
- Revelations: Part 3 (1988) ... Millie Allcott
- Revelations: Part 2 (1988) ... Millie Allcott
- Revelations: Part 1 (1988) ... Millie Allcott
 1988 The Flying Doctors (TV Series)
Amy Brodie
- The Wranglers Daughter (1988) ... Amy Brodie
 1987 Initiation
 1986 Emma's War
Emma Grange
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Appeared in commercial for Damiani jewelry with 'Brad Pitt'. See more »

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5' 5" (1.65 m)

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[When asked about her worst memory of being involved in the Lord of the Rings trilogy] "When we were doing reshoots, we spent a few days doing the scene where I'm fighting the Witch-King. It was hard coming back after a couple of years away and not being as fit as I had been then." See more »


Won the role of Éowyn in The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002) and its follow-up The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) after Alison Doody refused the role so she could have a baby. Uma Thurman and Kate Winslet were then in competition for the part. See more »

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