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Tilda Swinton


The iconoclastic gifts of the visually striking and fiercely talented Scottish actress Tilda Swinton, who was born on November 5th, 1960, have been appreciated by a more international audience of late. Her mother, Judith Balfour, Lady Swinton (née Killen), was Australian, and her father, Major-General Sir John Swinton, an army officer, was ... See full bio »
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Won 1 Oscar. Another 76 wins & 100 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 Doctor Strange (pre-production)
Ancient One (rumored)
 2008 Julia
Julia
 2007 The Man from London
Camélia
 2007 Faceless (voice)
 2005 Thumbsucker
Audrey Cobb
 2002 Teknolust
Rosetta / Ruby / Marinne / ...
 2000 Possible Worlds
Joyce
 2000/I The Beach
Sal
 1999 The Protagonists
Actress
 1999 The War Zone
Mum
 1993 Blue (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 Friendship's Death
Friendship
 1987 Aria
Young Girl (segment "Depuis le jour")
 1986 Caravaggio
Lena
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Other Works:

Played Mozart in Alexander Pushkin's "Mozart and Salieri" - international tour (1989). See more »

Publicity Listings:

12 Interviews | 13 Articles | 6 Pictorials | 7 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 10½" (1.79 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on how she believes Derek Jarman would have reacted to her winning an Oscar] I think he would have laughed and laughed and laughed and laughed and laughed... And then, he would ask me for the thing to melt it down into an artwork. See more »

Trivia:

Swinton, Leonardo DiCaprio, Marion Cotillard, Emma Thompson, Tom Hanks, Daniel Brühl and Jake Gyllenhaal are the only actors to receive a Golden Globe, SAG, BAFTA and Critics' Choice Award nomination for the same performance and then fail to be Oscar-nominated for it: for their performances in We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011), The Departed (2006), Rust and Bone (2012), Saving Mr. Banks (2013), ... See more »

Trademark:

Androgynous beauty See more »

Nickname:

Swilda

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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