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Tilda Swinton


The iconoclastic gifts of the visually striking and fiercely talented actress Tilda Swinton have been appreciated by a more international audience of late. She was born Katherine Mathilda Swinton on November 5, 1960, in London, England. Her mother, Judith Balfour, Lady Swinton (née Killen), was Australian, and her father, Major-General Sir John ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 60 wins & 149 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

We Need to Talk About Kevin
We Need to Talk About Kevin Eva Khatchadourian
(2011)
Adaptation.
Adaptation. Valerie Thomas
(2002)
Moonrise Kingdom
Moonrise Kingdom Social Services
(2012)

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 2018 Isle of Dogs (filming) (voice)
 2017 War Machine (completed)
German Politician
 2017 Okja
Lucy Mirando
 2008 Julia
Julia
 2007 A londoni férfi
Maloin felesége
 2007 Faceless (voice)
 2002 Teknolust
Rosetta / Ruby / Marinne / ...
 2000 Possible Worlds
Joyce
 2000/I The Beach
Sal
 1999 The Protagonists
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 1999 The War Zone
Mum
 1993 Blue
Narrator (voice)
 1992 Orlando
Orlando
 1992 Man to Man
Ella / Max Gerike
 1991 The Party: Nature Morte
Queenie
 1990 The Garden
Madonna
 1989 Play Me Something
Hairdresser
 1989 War Requiem
The Nurse
 1987 The Last of England
The Maid
 1987 Aria
Young Girl (segment "Depuis le jour")
 1986 Caravaggio
Lena
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Performed in the 1983-4 season at the Royal Shakespeare Company. She played small roles in Shakespeare's "Julius Ceasar", "Measure For Measure", Brecht's "Mother Courage and her Children", and a revival of John Whiting's "The Devils". See more »

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12 Interviews | 13 Articles | 7 Pictorials | 14 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 10½" (1.79 m)
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There's such an effort to try and explain people. See more »

Trivia:

She was the first non-director to be have a Film Benefit Gala held in her honor at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. The event took place on her 53rd birthday, November 5th, 2013 and was hosted by Karl Lagerfeld, Wes Anderson and David Bowie. See more »

Trademark:

Often works with Derek Jarman See more »

Nickname:

Swilda

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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