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Miranda Richardson was born in Southport, Lancashire, England on March 3, 1958, to Marian Georgina (Townsend) and William Alan Richardson, a marketing executive. She has one sister, eight years her senior. Her parents and sister are not involved in the performing arts. At an early age she performed in school plays, having shown a talent and desire... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 18 wins & 38 nominations. See more awards »

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Sleepy Hollow
Sleepy Hollow Lady Van Tassel / Crone
The Hours
The Hours Vanessa Bell
The Phantom of the Opera
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 2017/I Stronger (post-production)
Patty Bauman
 2016 iBoy (completed)
  The Happy Prince (post-production)
Lady Queensbury
 2014 Testament of Youth
Miss Lorimer
 2014 Muppets Most Wanted
Berliner at Window
 2013 Belle
Lady Ashford
 2008 Kis Vuk
Anna Conda (voice)
 2007 Spinning Into Butter
Dean Catherine Kenney
 2006 Provoked: A True Story
Veronica Scott
 2005 Wah-Wah
Lauren Compton
 2005 El sueño de una noche de San Juan
Titania (English version, voice)
 2003 Falling Angels
Mary Field
 2000 Chicken Run
Mrs. Tweedy (voice)
 1999 The Big Brass Ring
 1997 The Apostle
 1996 Saint-Ex
Consuelo de Saint-Exupéry
 1996 Swann
Sarah Maloney
 1993 Century
 1990 Century
 1990 The Fool
Columbine / Rosalind / Ophelia
 1990 The Bachelor
Frederica / Widow
 1989 Twisted Obsession
 1987 Empire of the Sun
Mrs. Victor
 1985 Underworld
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Appeared in the Dukes Playhouse theatre production "Life of Einstein", directed by Mike Newell. See more »

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2 Interviews | 2 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Mifs. Miranda Richardson


5' 5" (1.65 m)

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Why did I not stop to have children? I suppose because the opportunity didn't present itself. Yes, many women feel they are not complete without having children, but I have different creative outlets. See more »


Father: William Alan Richardson (Marketing Executive). Mother: Marian Georgina Richardson. Sister: Lesley Richardson (Chiropodist, born in 1949). See more »

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