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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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 2016 Out of Innocence (completed)
Catherine Flynn
 2016 Channel Zero (TV Series)
Marla Painter
- Welcome Home (2016) ... Marla Painter
- Guest of Honor (2016) ... Marla Painter
- A Strange Vessel (2016) ... Marla Painter
- Want to See Something Cool? (2016) ... Marla Painter
- I'll Hold Your Hand (2016) ... Marla Painter
 2016 The White King
Kathrin Fitz
 2016 Maigret Sets a Trap (TV Movie)
Madame Moncin
 2015 Pixels
Prime Minister (uncredited)
 2015 Lumen (TV Movie)
D'Laria
 2013 The Daisy Chain (Short)
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 Noi credevamo
Emilie Ashurst
 2010 National Theatre Live: London Assurance
Lady Gay Spanker
 2009 Dido and Aeneas - Didon et Énée (TV Movie)
Comédienne dans le prologue
 2007 Trial & Retribution (TV Series)
Jo Wilson QC
- Mirror Image: Part 2 (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 El sueño de una noche de San Juan
The Witches (English version, voice)
 2002 Close Your Eyes
Catherine Lebourg
 2001 The Seventh Stream (TV Movie)
Mrs. Gourdon
 2001 Mind Games (TV Movie)
Frances O'Neil
 1999 RKO 281 (TV Movie)
Hedda Hopper
 1999 The Last September
Marda Norton
 1997 Richard II (TV Movie)
Richard II
 1997 The Butcher Boy
Mrs. Nugent
 1997 Anna Karenina
Lydia
 1995 The Waste Land (Short)
 1992-1995 Screen Two (TV Series)
Mrs. Croft / Pauline
- Persuasion (1995) ... Mrs. Croft
- Maria's Child (1992) ... Pauline
 1994 Seascape (TV Movie)
 1993 Undercover Blues
Novacek
 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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She acted in William Congreve's play, "The Way of the World," in a Royal National Theatre production at the Lyttelton Theatre in London, England with Roger Allam, Geraldine McEwan, and Veronia Quilligan in the cast. Phyllida Lloyd was director. See more »

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5' 8" (1.73 m)
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The energy released by it is enormous and it becomes quite addictive, the power between the audience and the actor. See more »

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A fitness enthusiast, Shaw commutes around her home base in London on her bicycle. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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