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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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  The Rising: 1916 (announced)
Countess Markievicz
 2018 Colette
 2018 Lizzie
Abby Borden
 2017 The Hippopotamus
Anne Logan
 2016 Out of Innocence
Catherine Flynn
 2016 The White King
Kathrin Fitz
 2015 Pixels
Prime Minister (uncredited)
 2013 The English Teacher
 2011 The Tree of Life
 2010 Noi credevamo
Emilie Ashurst
 2010 National Theatre Live: London Assurance
Lady Gay Spanker
 2009 Dorian Gray
 2007 Fracture
Judge Robinson
 2006/II Catch and Release
Mrs. Douglas
 2006 The Black Dahlia
Ramona Linscott
 2005 El sueño de una noche de San Juan
The Witches (English version, voice)
 2002 Close Your Eyes
Catherine Lebourg
 2001 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
Aunt Petunia Dursley
 2001 The Triumph of Love
 1999 The Last September
Marda Norton
 1998 The Avengers
 1997 The Butcher Boy
Mrs. Nugent
 1997 Anna Karenina
 1996 Jane Eyre
Mrs. Reed
 1993 Undercover Blues
 1993 Super Mario Bros.
 1991 London Kills Me
 1990 3 Men and a Little Lady
Miss Lomax
 1990 Mountains of the Moon
Isabel Arundell (Mrs Burton as from 1861)
 1989 My Left Foot
Dr. Eileen Cole
 1985 Sacred Hearts
Sister Felicity
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Stage play: The Taming of the Shrew - playing Katerina, at the Royal Shakespeare Company. See more »

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


5' 8" (1.73 m)

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I think America becomes more disgruntled by going to the movies and having an endlessly good time at them. See more »


She was awarded the Laurence Olivier Theatre Award in 1994 (1993 season) for Best Actress in her performance for "Machinal" at the Royal National Theatre. See more »

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