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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 & 33 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 Testament of Youth
Miss Lorimer
 2014 Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts (Short)
Rita Skeeter
 2014 Muppets Most Wanted
Berliner at Window
 2013 Belle
Lady Ashford
 2008 A Fox's Tale
Anna Conda (voice)
 2007 Spinning Into Butter
Dean Catherine Kenney
 2006 Provoked: A True Story
Veronica Scott
 2005 Wah-Wah
Lauren Compton
 2005 Starry Night (Short)
 2005 Midsummer Dream
Titania (English version, voice)
 2003 Falling Angels
Mary Field
 2000 Chicken Run
Mrs. Tweedy (voice)
 2000 The Magic of Vincent (Short)
Anne Saunders
 1999 The Big Brass Ring
 1997 The Apostle
 1996 Saint-Ex
Consuelo de Saint-Exupéry
 1996 Swann
Sarah Maloney
 1993 Century
 1991 Broken Skin (Short)
 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
 1980 The First Day (Short)
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2006 TV commercial for Danacol yogurt See more »

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

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Mifs. Miranda Richardson


5' 5" (1.65 m)

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I like people to be surprised by the turn of events. I don't want things just to be pat and formulaic. If there's some sort of internal combustion in the character or a desire to change the way things are going, that makes for conflict, which is the essence of drama. See more »


Attended Southport High School for Girls (Southport, England) See more »

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