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Janet McTeer


Janet McTeer was born on August 5, 1961 in Newcastle, England, UK to parents Jean and Allan McTeer. She was raised in York from the age of 6. She attended Queen Anne Grammar School for Girls, where there was not much opportunity for drama. She became interested in acting at age 16, when she saw "She Stoops to Conquer" at the York Theater. She ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 9 wins & 28 nominations. See more awards »

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Albert Nobbs
Albert Nobbs Hubert Page
(2011)
Tumbleweeds
Tumbleweeds Mary Jo Walker
(1999)
Me Before You
Me Before You Camilla Traynor
(2016)
Maleficent
Maleficent Narrator
(2014)

Filmography

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 2018 Sorry for Your Loss (TV Series) (post-production)
Amy
- The Penguin and The Mechanic (2018) ... Amy
- Welcome to Palm Springs (2018) ... Amy
- A Widow Walks into a Wedding (2018) ... Amy
- I Hate Chess (2018) ... Amy
- 17 Unheard Messages (2018) ... Amy
 2018 Jessica Jones (TV Series)
Alisa Jones
- AKA Playland (2018) ... Alisa Jones
- AKA Pray for My Patsy (2018) ... Alisa Jones
- AKA Three Lives and Counting (2018) ... Alisa Jones
- AKA Pork Chop (2018) ... Alisa Jones
 2016 The Exception
Princess Hermine
 2016 Paint It Black
Meredith
 2016 Me Before You
Camilla Traynor
 2016 Allegiant
Edith Prior
 2015 Fathers & Daughters
Carolyn
 2015 Battle Creek (TV Series)
Commander Kim Guziewicz
- Sympathy for the Devil (2015) ... Commander Kim Guziewicz
- Homecoming (2015) ... Commander Kim Guziewicz
- The Hand-Off (2015) ... Commander Kim Guziewicz
- Stockholm (2015) ... Commander Kim Guziewicz
- Gingerbread Man (2015) ... Commander Kim Guziewicz
 2015 Insurgent
Edith Prior
 2015 Angelica
Anne Montague
 2014 The Honourable Woman (TV Mini-Series)
Dame Julia Walsh
- The Paring Knife (2014) ... Dame Julia Walsh
- The Hollow Wall (2014) ... Dame Julia Walsh
- The Mother Line (2014) ... Dame Julia Walsh
- Two Hearts (2014) ... Dame Julia Walsh
- The Ribbon Cutter (2014) ... Dame Julia Walsh
 2014 Maleficent
Narrator (voice)
 2013 The White Queen (TV Mini-Series)
Jacquetta Woodville
- Love and Death (2013) ... Jacquetta Woodville
- War at First Hand (2013) ... Jacquetta Woodville
- The Bad Queen (2013) ... Jacquetta Woodville
- The Storm (2013) ... Jacquetta Woodville
- The Price of Power (2013) ... Jacquetta Woodville
 2012 Parade's End (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. Satterthwaite
- Episode #1.5 (2012) ... Mrs. Satterthwaite
- Episode #1.3 (2012) ... Mrs. Satterthwaite
- Episode #1.2 (2012) ... Mrs. Satterthwaite
- Episode #1.1 (2012) ... Mrs. Satterthwaite
 2012 Damages (TV Series)
Kate Franklin
- But You Don't Do That Anymore (2012) ... Kate Franklin
- I Like Your Chair (2012) ... Kate Franklin
- I'm Afraid of What I'll Find (2012) ... Kate Franklin
- The Storm's Moving In (2012) ... Kate Franklin
- I Need to Win (2012) ... Kate Franklin
 2012 Hannah Arendt
Mary McCarthy
 2012 The Woman in Black
Mrs. Daily
 2011 Weekends at Bellevue (TV Movie)
Diane Wallace
 2011 Albert Nobbs
Hubert Page
 2011 Island
Phyllis
 2011 Cat Run
Helen Bingham
 2009 Psychoville (TV Series)
Cheryl
- Jelly (2009) ... Cheryl
- Blackmail (2009) ... Cheryl
 2009 Into the Storm (TV Movie)
Clementine Churchill
 2009 Hunter (TV Mini-Series)
DS Amy Foster
- Episode #1.2 (2009) ... DS Amy Foster
- Episode #1.1 (2009) ... DS Amy Foster
 2008 Masterpiece Classic (TV Series)
Mrs. Dashwood
- Sense and Sensibility: Part 1 (2008) ... Mrs. Dashwood
 2008 Sense & Sensibility (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. Dashwood
- Episode #1.3 (2008) ... Mrs. Dashwood
- Episode #1.2 (2008) ... Mrs. Dashwood
- Episode #1.1 (2008) ... Mrs. Dashwood
 2007 Five Days: Revised Final Episode (Video short)
DS Amy Foster
 2007 Daphne (TV Movie)
Gertrude Lawrence
 2007 Five Days (TV Mini-Series)
DS Amy Foster
- Day Seventy Nine (2007) ... DS Amy Foster
- Day Thirty Three (2007) ... DS Amy Foster
- Day Twenty Eight (2007) ... DS Amy Foster
- Day Three (2007) ... DS Amy Foster
- Day One (2007) ... DS Amy Foster
 2006 The Amazing Mrs Pritchard (TV Series)
Catherine Walker
- Episode #1.6 (2006) ... Catherine Walker
- Episode #1.5 (2006) ... Catherine Walker
- Episode #1.4 (2006) ... Catherine Walker
- Episode #1.3 (2006) ... Catherine Walker
- Episode #1.2 (2006) ... Catherine Walker
 2006 As You Like It
Audrey
 2005 Tideland
Dell
 2004 Agatha Christie's Marple (TV Series)
Anne Protheroe
- The Murder at the Vicarage (2004) ... Anne Protheroe
 2002 The Intended
Sarah Morris
 2000 The King Is Alive
Liz
 2000 Songcatcher
Lily Penleric
 2000 Waking the Dead
Caroline Pierce
 1999 Tumbleweeds
Mary Jo Walker
 1998 Populous: The Beginning (Video Game)
Additional Voices (voice)
 1998 Velvet Goldmine
Female Narrator (voice)
 1996 Saint-Ex
Genevieve de Ville-Franche
 1995-1996 The Governor (TV Series)
Helen Hewitt
- Episode #2.6 (1996) ... Helen Hewitt
- Episode #2.5 (1996) ... Helen Hewitt
- Episode #2.4 (1996) ... Helen Hewitt
- Episode #2.3 (1996) ... Helen Hewitt
- Episode #2.2 (1996) ... Helen Hewitt
 1995 Carrington
Vanessa Bell
 1994 Jackanory (TV Series)
Reader
- The Iron Woman (1994) ... Reader
 1993 Don't Leave Me This Way (TV Movie)
Loretta Lawson
 1990-1993 Screen Two (TV Series)
Madeleine Severn / Celeste
- Dead Romantic (1993) ... Madeleine Severn
- 102 Boulevard Haussmann (1990) ... Celeste
 1992 A Masculine Ending (TV Movie)
Loretta Lawson
 1992 I Bet It Will Rain (Short)
 1992 Wuthering Heights
Ellen Dean
 1991 I Dreamt I Woke Up (Short)
Mysterious Woman / Lady of Lake / Journalist
 1991 The Black Velvet Gown (TV Movie)
Riah Millican
 1990-1991 Screen One (TV Series)
Adult Claudie / Caroline
- Prince (1991) ... Adult Claudie
- Sweet Nothing (1990) ... Caroline
 1990 Portrait of a Marriage (TV Mini-Series)
Vita Sackville-West
- Episode #1.4 (1990) ... Vita Sackville-West
- Episode #1.3 (1990) ... Vita Sackville-West
- Episode #1.2 (1990) ... Vita Sackville-West
- Episode #1.1 (1990) ... Vita Sackville-West
 1990 The Play on One (TV Series)
Dr. Juliet Horwitz
- Yellowbacks (1990) ... Dr. Juliet Horwitz
 1989 Precious Bane (TV Movie)
Prue Sarn
 1988 Hawks
Hazel
 1988 Les Girls (TV Series)
Susan
- Flowers (1988) ... Susan
- Old Fruit (1988) ... Susan
- Meat Market (1988) ... Susan
- Tarts (1988) ... Susan
- Prints (1988) ... Susan
 1987 Theatre Night (TV Series)
Miss Julie
- Miss Julie (1987) ... Miss Julie
 1986 Half Moon Street
Van Arkady's Secretary
 1986 Gems (TV Series)
Stephanie Wilde
- Episode #2.2 (1986) ... Stephanie Wilde
- Episode #2.1 (1986) ... Stephanie Wilde
 1985 Juliet Bravo (TV Series)
Esther Pearson
- Flesh and Blood (1985) ... Esther Pearson
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Other Works:

She acted in Alexander Ostrovsky's play, "The Storm," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at The Pit Theatre in London, England with Simon Russell Beale and Philip Franks in the cast. Nick Hamm was director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 5 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Height:

6' 0½" (1.84 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on the Academy Awards] The whole thing was just silly. All those awards are a bit silly, aren't they? It's quite funny if you're English, because we take them all with a bucket of salt really; we're always a bit embarrassed to go 'I'd quite like to win that award'. The Americans are very: 'Oh my God! Is this the most exciting day of your life?' I just thought 'no, not really'. It's good fun and ... See more »

Trivia:

She was awarded the 1996 London Critics Circle Theatre Award (Drama Theatre) for Best Actress for her performance in "A Doll's House". See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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