Her Royal Shakespeare Company credits include:
Violenta in "All's Well That Ends Well" (1992), Mrs. Ruth Banks-Ellis in "The Taming of the Shrew", Middleton & Rowley's "The Changeling", and Amie in Brome's "A Jovial Crewe" (all 1993).
5' 8" (1.73 m)
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"I wasn't prepared for the way people responded to 'Breaking the Waves.' Suddenly, I was being interviewed and being asked all sorts of questions. All my life, I've loved movies, but I didn't foresee the glamour of the Academy Awards. In England, the awards are reported as straight news. In America, they're considered the height of glamour." - On her two 1999 roles, "Angela's Ashes" and "Cradle ...
She was Jean-Pierre Jeunet
's first choice to play the title role in Amélie
(2001), but dropped out for personal reasons. She did manage to leave her mark on the film however; Amelie is named after her.