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Fiona Shaw


Fiona Shaw was Born July 10, 1958 in County Cork, Ireland. She attended secondary school at Scoil Mhuire in Cork City, and later received a degree in University College Cork. She was trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) in London and was part of a contingent of actors to emerge from the college who were considered 'new wave'. While ... See full bio »
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 2013 The Daisy Chain (Short) (completed)
Narrator (voice)
 2013 Agatha Christie's Marple (TV Series)
Miss Katherine Greenshaw
- Greenshaw's Folly (2013) ... Miss Katherine Greenshaw
 2013 The English Teacher
Narrator
 2011 The Tree of Life
Grandmother
 2010 Tell Me (Short)
Martha
 2010 We Believed
Emilie Ashurst
 2009 Dido and Aeneas - Didon et Énée (TV Movie)
Comédienne dans le prologue
 2007 Trial & Retribution (TV Series)
Jo Wilson QC
- Mirror Image: Part 1 (2007) ... Jo Wilson QC
 2005 Empire (TV Mini-Series)
Fulvia
- The Lost Legion (2005) ... Fulvia
- Fortune's Fool (2005) ... Fulvia
- The Hunt (2005) ... Fulvia
 2005 Midsummer Dream
The Witches (English version, voice)
 2002 Close Your Eyes
Catherine Lebourg
 2001 The Seventh Stream (TV Movie)
Mrs. Gourdon
 2001 The Triumph of Love
Leontine
 2001 Mind Games (TV Movie)
Frances O'Neil
 1999 RKO 281 (TV Movie)
Hedda Hopper
 1999 The Last September
Marda Norton
 1998 The Avengers
Father
 1997 Richard II (TV Movie)
Richard II
 1997 The Butcher Boy
Mrs. Nugent
 1997 Anna Karenina
Lydia
 1995 The Waste Land (Short)
 1994 Seascape (TV Movie)
 1993 Undercover Blues
Paulina Novacek
 1993 Screen Two (TV Series)
Pauline
- Maria's Child (1993) ... Pauline
 1993 Performance (TV Series)
Hedda Gabler
- Hedda Gabler (1993) ... Hedda Gabler
 1992 Shakespeare: The Animated Tales (TV Mini-Series)
Viola
- Twelfth Night (1992) ... Viola (voice)
 1992 The Big Fish (Short)
 1992 Ridin' High: The Video (Video)
Dancer
 1991 London Kills Me
Headley
 1991 For the Greater Good (TV Series)
Gillian Savage
- Minister (1991) ... Gillian Savage
- Mandarin (1991) ... Gillian Savage
 1990 3 Men and a Little Lady
Miss Lomax
 1990 Theatre Night (TV Series)
Clytemnestra
 1990 Mountains of the Moon
Isabel Arundell (Mrs Burton as from 1861)
 1985 Love Song (TV Movie)
Young Deirdre
 1985 Sacred Hearts
Sister Felicity
 1984 The Man Who Shot Christmas (Short)
Laura
 1984 The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)
Miss Morrison
- The Crooked Man (1984) ... Miss Morrison
 1983 All for Love (TV Series)
Elspeth
- Fireworks for Elspeth (1983) ... Elspeth
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Plays "Calpurnia" in Deborah Warner's production of William Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar" in London's Barbican Centre. The production, starring Ralph Fiennes ("Mark Antony") and John Shrapnel ("Caesar"), will be on tour to France and Spain later this year. See more »

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1 Interview | 1 Article | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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There was no professional theater in Cork, but still I did a lot of performing. See more »

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She was awarded the Laurence Olivier Theatre Award in 1990 (1989 season) for Best Actress in a New Play for "Electra", "As You Like It" and "The Person of Sichaun". See more »

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Cancer

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