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Janet McTeer was born on August 5, 1961 in Newcastle, England, UK to parents Jean and Allan McTeer. She was raised in York from the age of 6. She attended Queen Anne Grammar School for Girls, where there was not much opportunity for drama. She became interested in acting at age 16, when she saw "She Stoops to Conquer" at the York Theater. She ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 10 wins & 22 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Battle Creek (TV Series)
Commander Guziewicz
- Sympathy for the Devil (2015) ... Commander Guziewicz
- Homecoming (2015) ... Commander Guziewicz
- The Hand-Off (2015) ... Commander Guziewicz
- Stockholm (2015) ... Commander Guziewicz
- Mama's Boy (2015) ... Commander Guziewicz
 2014 The Honourable Woman (TV Mini-Series)
Dame Julia Walsh
- The Paring Knife (2014) ... Dame Julia Walsh
- The Hollow Wall (2014) ... Dame Julia Walsh
- The Mother Line (2014) ... Dame Julia Walsh
- Two Hearts (2014) ... Dame Julia Walsh
- The Ribbon Cutter (2014) ... Dame Julia Walsh
 2014 Maleficent
Narrator (voice)
 2012 Parade's End (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. Satterthwaite
- Episode #1.5 (2012) ... Mrs. Satterthwaite
- Episode #1.3 (2012) ... Mrs. Satterthwaite
- Episode #1.2 (2012) ... Mrs. Satterthwaite
- Episode #1.1 (2012) ... Mrs. Satterthwaite
 2012 The Woman in Black
Mrs. Elizabeth Daily
 2011 Island
Phyllis
 2011 Weekends at Bellevue (TV Movie)
Diane Wallace
 2009 Psychoville (TV Series)
Cheryl
- Jelly (2009) ... Cheryl
- Blackmail (2009) ... Cheryl
 2009 Hunter (TV Mini-Series)
DS Amy Foster
 2008 Sense & Sensibility (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. Dashwood
 2007 Daphne (TV Movie)
Gertrude Lawrence
 2007 Five Days (TV Series)
DS Amy Foster
- Day Three (2007) ... DS Amy Foster
- Day One (2007) ... DS Amy Foster
 2005 Tideland
Dell
 2002 The Intended
Sarah Morris
 2000 The King Is Alive
Liz
 2000 Songcatcher
Professor Lily Penleric, PhD
 2000 Waking the Dead
Caroline Pierce
 1998 Populous: The Beginning (Video Game)
Additional Voices (voice)
 1998 Velvet Goldmine
Female Narrator (voice)
 1996 Saint-Ex
Genevieve de Ville-Franche
 1994 Jackanory (TV Series)
Reader
- The Iron Woman (1994) ... Reader
 1992 Dead Romantic (TV Movie)
Madeleine Severn
 1992 I Bet It Will Rain (Short)
 1991 I Dreamt I Woke Up (Short)
Mysterious Woman / Lady of Lake / Journalist
 1991 The Black Velvet Gown (TV Movie)
Riah Millican
 1990-1991 Screen One (TV Series)
Adult Claudie / Caroline
- Prince (1991) ... Adult Claudie
- Sweet Nothing (1990) ... Caroline
 1990 Screen Two (TV Series)
Celeste
- 102 Boulevard Haussmann (1990) ... Celeste
 1990 The Play on One (TV Series)
Dr. Juliet Horwitz
- Yellowbacks (1990) ... Dr. Juliet Horwitz
 1989 Precious Bane (TV Movie)
Prue Sarn
 1988 Hawks
Hazel
 1988 Les Girls (TV Series)
Susan
- Flowers (1988) ... Susan
- Old Fruit (1988) ... Susan
- Meat Market (1988) ... Susan
- Tarts (1988) ... Susan
- Prints (1988) ... Susan
 1987 Theatre Night (TV Series)
Miss Julie
- Miss Julie (1987) ... Miss Julie
 1986 Half Moon Street
Van Arkady's Secretary
 1986 Gems (TV Series)
Stephanie Wilde
- Episode #2.2 (1986) ... Stephanie Wilde
- Episode #2.1 (1986) ... Stephanie Wilde
 1985 Juliet Bravo (TV Series)
Esther Pearson
- Flesh and Blood (1985) ... Esther Pearson
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She acted in William Shakespeare's play, "A Midsummer's Night Dream," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Gerard Murphy, Pete Postlethwaite, and Sean Bean in the cast. Bill Alexander was director. See more »

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6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on being honored with an Oscar nomination for Albert Nobbs (2011)] There were a lot of people who lived like this. One thing you have to remember in England that is different from over here, is that sodomy if you're a guy was illegal. You'd be kicked out of the country. There was nothing against lesbianism because Queen Victoria didn't believe it existed. See more »

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She was awarded the 1997 Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for Best Actress in a Play, of the 1996 season, for her performance "A Doll's House", at the Playhouse. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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