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Date of Birth 7 November 1950Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Birth NameLindsay Vere Duncan

Mini Bio (1)

Lindsay Duncan was born on November 7, 1950 in Edinburgh, Scotland as Lindsay Vere Duncan. She is known for her work on About Time (2013), Alice in Wonderland (2010) and Under the Tuscan Sun (2003). She is married to Hilton McRae. They have one child.

Spouse (1)

Hilton McRae (? - present) (1 child)

Trivia (9)

Son: Cal (b. 1991)
For performance in a revival of "Private Lives" on Broadway, she won Tony and Drama Desk awards as best actress in a play and the Stage Actress Award at the Variety Club Showbusiness Awards (2002). She had also been Tony-nominated in the same category in 1987 for "Les Liaisons Dangereuses". In both plays, she co-starred with Alan Rickman.
She was awarded the Laurence Olivier Theatre Award in 1987 (1986 season) for Best Actress in a New Play for "Les Liaisons Dangereuses".
She was awarded the 2002 Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for Best Actress of 2002 for her performance in "Private Lives", at London's Albery Theatre. She had also been nominated in the same category for her performance in "Mouth to Mouth". For these performances, she was also nominated for an Evening Standard Award.
She was awarded the 1988 London Evening Standard Theatre Award for Best Actress in Cat on A Hot Tin Roof.
Trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama.
She was awarded the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2009 Queen's Birthday Honours List for her services to Drama.
Appearing as Martha in Polly Stenham's 'That Face' at the Duke of York's Theatre in London. [June 2008]
Dartmouth Park, London, England [June 2009]

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