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Zoë Wanamaker


Zoë Wanamaker was born on May 13, 1949 in New York, USA. She is an actress, known for My Family (2000), Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001) and My Week with Marilyn (2011). She has been married to Gawn Grainger since November 1994. See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 3 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 Captcha (Short) (voice)
 2013 Wodehouse In Exile (TV Movie)
Ethel Wodehouse
 2012 Fable: The Journey (Video Game)
Theresa (voice)
 2012 Playhouse Presents (TV Series)
The Woman
- The Man (2012) ... The Woman
 2011 My Week with Marilyn
Paula Strasberg
 2010 Fable III (Video Game)
Theresa (voice)
 2010 Masterpiece Mystery (TV Series)
Ariadne Oliver
- Hercule Poirot, Series X: Third Girl (2010) ... Ariadne Oliver
 2010 It's a Wonderful Afterlife
Mrs. Goldman
 2008 Fable II (Video Game)
Theresa (voice)
 2005-2006 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Cassandra
- New Earth (2006) ... Cassandra
- The End of the World (2005) ... Cassandra (voice)
 2006 Johnny and the Bomb (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. Tachyon
 2005 A Waste of Shame: The Mystery of Shakespeare and His Sonnets (TV Movie)
Countess of Pembroke
 2005 The Real Amityville Horror (TV Movie documentary)
Narator
 2004 Five Children and It
Martha
 2001 The Dark (Video short)
Tooth Fairy (voice)
 2000 Gormenghast (TV Mini-Series)
Clarice Groan
- Episode #1.3 (2000) ... Clarice Groan
- Episode #1.2 (2000) ... Clarice Groan
- Episode #1.1 (2000) ... Clarice Groan
 1999 David Copperfield (TV Movie)
Miss Murdstone
 1999 The Magical Legend of the Leprechauns (TV Movie)
Mary Muldoon
 1998 Norman Ormal: A Very Political Turtle (TV Movie)
Narrator (voice)
 1997 Creatures Fantastic (TV Series)
Narrator (voice)
 1997 Great Performances (TV Series)
Prologue / Herself
- Henry V at Shakespeare's Globe (1997) ... Prologue / Herself
 1997 A Dance to the Music of Time (TV Mini-Series)
Audrey Maclintick
- The War (1997) ... Audrey Maclintick
- The Thirties (1997) ... Audrey Maclintick (as Zoe Wanamaker)
 1997 Amy Foster
Mary Foster
 1997 Wilde
Ada Leverson
 1995 The English Wife (TV Movie)
Caroline Griveau
 1993 The Countess Alice
Connie
 1992 The Blackheath Poisonings (TV Mini-Series)
Charlotte Collard
- Episode #1.3 (1992) ... Charlotte Collard
- Episode #1.2 (1992) ... Charlotte Collard
- Episode #1.1 (1992) ... Charlotte Collard
 1992 Shakespeare: The Animated Tales (TV Mini-Series)
Lady Macbeth
- Macbeth (1992) ... Lady Macbeth (voice)
 1992 Screen Two (TV Series)
Olive Mannering
- Memento Mori (1992) ... Olive Mannering
 1991 Prime Suspect (TV Mini-Series)
Moyra Henson
- Episode #1.2 (1991) ... Moyra Henson
- Episode #1.1 (1991) ... Moyra Henson
 1991 Inspector Morse (TV Series)
Emma Pickford
- Fat Chance (1991) ... Emma Pickford
 1990 Theatre Night (TV Series)
Emilia
- Othello (1990) ... Emilia
 1989 Ball-Trap on the Cote Sauvage (TV Movie)
Sarah Marriot
 1989 The Dog It Was That Died (TV Movie)
Bildebeck
 1988 Once in a Life Time (TV Movie)
 1987 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series)
Margaret Smythe
- Skeleton in the Cupboard (1987) ... Margaret Smythe (as Zoe Wanamaker)
 1987 Poor Little Rich Girl: The Barbara Hutton Story (TV Movie)
Jean Kennerly
 1986 Paradise Postponed (TV Mini-Series)
Charlotte 'Charlie' Titmuss / Charlotte 'Charlie' Fanner
- The Gods of the Copy Book Headings (1986) ... Charlotte 'Charlie' Titmuss
- Enigma Variations (1986) ... Charlotte 'Charlie' Titmuss
- The Lost Leader (1986) ... Charlotte 'Charlie' Titmuss
- The Wrongs of Man (1986) ... Charlotte 'Charlie' Titmuss
- Living in the Past (1986) ... Charlotte 'Charlie' Titmuss
 1985 Edge of Darkness (TV Mini-Series)
Clemmy / Clementine
- Fusion (1985) ... Clementine
- Breakthrough (1985) ... Clemmy
- Burden of Proof (1985) ... Clemmy
 1983 Richard III (TV Movie)
Lady Anne
 1982 Baal (TV Movie)
Sophie
 1981 Enemy of the State (TV Movie)
 1980 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Villager
- State of Decay: Part Two (1980) ... Villager (uncredited)
 1978 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
Lucille / Dorinda
- Danton's Death (1978) ... Lucille
- The Beaux Stratagem (1978) ... Dorinda
 1977 A Christmas Carol (TV Movie)
Belle
 1975 Crown Court (TV Series)
Joan Carmichael
- Marathon (1975) ... Joan Carmichael
 1975 Village Hall (TV Series)
Shirley Chatsfield
- Miss Health and Beauty (1975) ... Shirley Chatsfield
 1975 The Confederacy of Wives (TV Movie)
Corinna
 1974 Jennie: Lady Randolph Churchill (TV Mini-Series)
Pearl Craigie
- A Perfect Darling (1974) ... Pearl Craigie
 1973 Spy Trap (TV Series)
Muriel
- Sale of Work (1973) ... Muriel
 1973 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Lorna Green
- Lorna and Ted (1973) ... Lorna Green
 1973 Between the Wars (TV Series)
Ada Abbott
- The Silver Mask (1973) ... Ada Abbott
 1973 Late Night Theatre (TV Series)
Alice
- The Eagle Has Landed (1973) ... Alice
 1971 ITV Sunday Night Drama (TV Series)
Sally
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Her National Theatre credits include: Beatrice in Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing" (2007), Serafina in "The Rose Tattoo" by Tennessee Williams (March-June 2007), Hildy in "His Girl Friday" based on "The Front Page" by Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur and His Girl Friday (1940) (2003), "Battle Royal" a new play by Nick Stafford (1999), Elizabeth Proctor in "The... See more »

Publicity Listings:

7 Interviews | 1 Article | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »


Alternate Names:

Zoe Wanamaker

Height:

5' 3½" (1.61 m)
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Personal Quote:

[Arthur Miller's "All My Sons"] starts quietly, and then just builds. It's just genius writing. You can turn this play on a sixpence! There's so much guilt in it, it's quite Greek - Man or god makes a mistake and it keeps coming back to haunt us. See more »

Trivia:

She was nominated for a 1981 New York City Drama Desk Award for featured actress for her performance in Piaf. See more »

Trademark:

She has a unique buttoned nose

Star Sign:

Taurus

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