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Olivia Williams was born July 26, 1968 in Camden Town, London. She was educated at South Hampstead High School, an independent school for girls in Hampstead, North London, followed by Newnham College at the University of Cambridge. She graduated with a degree in English literature. She went on to study drama at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School ... See full bio »

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 2017 Victoria & Abdul
Lady Churchill
 2016 The White King
Sophia (voice)
 2015/I Man Up
 2014 Altar
Meg Hamilton
 2014/I Seventh Son
Mam Ward
 2014 Maps to the Stars
Christina Weiss
 2014 Sabotage
Det. Caroline Brentwood
 2013 Justin and the Knights of Valour
Queen (voice)
 2013 The Last Days on Mars
Kim Aldrich
 2012/I Anna Karenina
Countess Vronsky
 2012 Hyde Park on Hudson
 2012 Now Is Good
 2011 Wild Bill
 2011 Collaborator
Emma Stiles
 2011 Hanna
 2010 The Ghost Writer
Ruth Lang
 2010 Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll
Betty Dury
 2009 An Education
Miss Stubbs
 2008 Broken Lines
 2008 Flashbacks of a Fool
Grace Scot
 2006 X-Men: The Last Stand
Dr. Moira MacTaggart (uncredited)
 2005 Tara Road
Ria Lynch
 2005 Valiant
Victoria (voice)
 2003 Peter Pan
Mrs. Darling
 2003 To Kill a King
Lady Anne Fairfax
 2002 Below
 2002 The Heart of Me
 2001 Lucky Break
Annabel Sweep / Lady Hamilton in Show
 2001 The Body
Sharon Golban
 2000 Born Romantic
 2000 Dead Babies
 2000 Four Dogs Playing Poker
 1999 The Sixth Sense
Anna Crowe
 1998 Rushmore
Rosemary Cross
 1997 The Postman
 1997 Gaston's War
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For the National Theatre she played the Princess of France in Shakspeare's "Love's Labour's Lost" (2003), and a number of small roles in "Richard III" (1990), the latter of which toured the world. See more »

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2 Interviews | 2 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


5' 9" (1.75 m)

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I don't feel under pressure to work because I love what I do and I wanted to do the projects that came my way. See more »


Father had a heart attack in 2001 while she was filming The Body (2001) with Antonio Banderas. See more »

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