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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 11 February 1982Reading, Berkshire, England, UK
Height 5' 6" (1.68 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Natalie Dormer was born on February 11, 1982 in Reading, Berkshire, England. She is an actress, known for Rush (2013), Captain America: The First Avenger (2011) and Casanova (2005).

Trade Mark (1)

Big doe eyes

Trivia (9)

Trained at the Webber Douglas Academy in London whose alumni include Rupert Friend, Matthew Goode, Hugh Bonneville, Elizabeth Knowelden and Minnie Driver.
Enjoys fencing as a sport, and is a member of the London Fencing Academy.
Is a mezzo soprano singer.
On the basis of her performance in Casanova (2005), Natalie has a 3 picture deal with Disney/Touchstone.
Speaks French.
Her role in Casanova (2005) was originally written to be much smaller. But Natalie so impressed Director Lasse Hallström, he expanded her part, and also injected more humor into the role once he realized how well Natalie handled comedy.
Has played the mothers of both of England's "Queen Elizabeths". She portrayed "Anne Boleyn" in Showtime's series, The Tudors (2007), opposite Jonathan Rhys Meyers, and was later cast as the "Queen Mother" by Madonna in her film, W.E. (2011), which was based on the romance between Duke of Windsor and his twice-divorced American mistress/wife, Duchess of Windsor.
The Dormer family is related to the Dormer Baronets, of Wenge, Barons Dormer, Viscounts Ascott and Earls of Carnarvon.
Participated in the 2014 London Marathon [April 22, 2014].

Personal Quotes (3)

I know people think that acting is not quite the occupation of grown-ups, but it is actually the ultimate learning process: You get a multitude of experiences, all for the price of one life.
I'm a Volver type of girl, 21 Grams (2003), films like that. On the edge and really risky.
Oh, it's fantastic stuff, all about the young "Henry VIII" and his brash, vibrant court. It's everything a period drama shouldn't be: super-sexy, raw, and violent (On The Tudors (2007)).

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