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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 56 wins & 121 nominations. See more awards »

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 2017 Okja (pre-production)
 2008 Julia
 2007 The Man from London
 2007 Faceless (voice)
 2005 Thumbsucker
Audrey Cobb
 2002 Teknolust
Rosetta / Ruby / Marinne / ...
 2000 Possible Worlds
 2000/I The Beach
 1999 The Protagonists
 1999 The War Zone
 1993 Blue
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 1992 Orlando
 1992 Man to Man
Ella / Max Gerike
 1991 The Party: Nature Morte
 1990 The Garden
 1989 Play Me Something
 1989 War Requiem
The Nurse
 1987 Friendship's Death
 1987 Aria
Young Girl (segment "Depuis le jour")
 1986 Caravaggio
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Appeared in "The Long Way Round" by Peter Handke - National Theatre (Cottesloe Stage), London (1989). See more »

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


5' 10½" (1.79 m)

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There is something insane about a lack of doubt. Doubt, to me anyway, is what makes you human, and without doubt even the righteous lose their grip not only on reality but also on their humanity. See more »


Has worked with director Luca Guadagnino in four productions: The Protagonists (1999), Tilda Swinton: The Love Factory (2002), I Am Love (2009) and A Bigger Splash (2015). Together they also created the concept of the short film Here (2012). See more »


Often worked with Derek Jarman See more »



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