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Helen McCrory


Award-winning actress Helen Elizabeth McCrory was born in London, England, to Welsh-born Anne (Morgans) and Scottish-born Iain McCrory, a diplomat (from Glasgow). She trained at the Chang-Ren Nian. She began her career on stage in the UK. She won the Manchester Evening News' Best Actress Award for her performance in the National Theatre's "Blood ... See full bio »

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The Queen Cherie Blair
(2006)
Hugo Mama Jeanne
(2011)

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 2019 MotherFatherSon (TV Series) (filming)
Kathryn
- Episode #1.1 (2019) ... Kathryn
- Episode #1.8 ... Kathryn
- Episode #1.7 ... Kathryn
- Episode #1.6 ... Kathryn
- Episode #1.5 ... Kathryn
 2013-2017 Peaky Blinders (TV Series)
Aunt Polly / Polly Gray
- The Company (2017) ... Aunt Polly
- The Duel (2017) ... Aunt Polly
- Dangerous (2017) ... Aunt Polly
- Blackbird (2017) ... Aunt Polly
- Heathens (2017) ... Aunt Polly
 2017 Fearless (TV Mini-Series)
Emma Banville
- Episode #1.6 (2017) ... Emma Banville
- Episode #1.5 (2017) ... Emma Banville
- Episode #1.4 (2017) ... Emma Banville
- Episode #1.3 (2017) ... Emma Banville
- Episode #1.2 (2017) ... Emma Banville
 2017 Loving Vincent
Louise Chevalier (voice)
 2016 Their Finest
Sophie Smith
 2015 To Appomattox (TV Mini-Series)
Julia Grant
- Shooting Star (2015) ... Julia Grant
- Reunion (2015) ... Julia Grant
- Blood (2015) ... Julia Grant
- Appomattox (2015) ... Julia Grant
- An American, by Himself (2015) ... Julia Grant
 2015/I Bill
Queen Elizabeth I
 2015 Horizon (TV Series documentary)
Narrator
- The Trouble with Space Junk (2015) ... Narrator (voice)
 2014-2015 Penny Dreadful (TV Series)
Madame Kali
- And They Were Enemies (2015) ... Madame Kali
- And Hell Itself My Only Foe (2015) ... Madame Kali
- Memento Mori (2015) ... Madame Kali
- Little Scorpion (2015) ... Madame Kali (credit only)
- Glorious Horrors (2015) ... Madame Kali
 2014 A Little Chaos
Madame Le Notre
 2014 Tommy Cooper: Not Like That, Like This (TV Movie)
Mary Kay
 2014 Inside No. 9 (TV Series)
Tabitha
- The Harrowing (2014) ... Tabitha
 2012 The Cabal Club (Soho) (Short)
Stella
 2012 Skyfall
Clair Dowar MP
 2012 Leaving (TV Mini-Series)
Julie
- Episode #1.3 (2012) ... Julie
- Episode #1.2 (2012) ... Julie
- Episode #1.1 (2012) ... Julie
 2012 Flying Blind
Frankie
 2012 We'll Take Manhattan (TV Movie)
Lady Clare Rendlesham
 2011 Hugo
Mama Jeanne
 2011 Phineas and Ferb (TV Series)
Lucy Fletcher
- My Fair Goalie (2011) ... Lucy Fletcher (voice, as Helen McCroy)
 2010 4.3.2.1.
Mrs. Jones
 2010 The Special Relationship (TV Movie)
Cherie Blair
 2010 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Rosanna
- The Vampires of Venice (2010) ... Rosanna
 2009 Fantastic Mr. Fox
Mrs. Bean (voice)
 2009 Life (TV Series)
Amanda Puryer
- One (2009) ... Amanda Puryer
- Initiative 38 (2009) ... Amanda Puryer
- Shelf Life (2009) ... Amanda Puryer
- Hit Me Baby (2009) ... Amanda Puryer
- I Heart Mom (2009) ... Amanda Puryer
 2008 Flashbacks of a Fool
Peggy Tickell
 2007 Frankenstein (TV Movie)
Dr. Victoria Frankenstein
 2007 Becoming Jane
Mrs. Radcliffe
 2006 The Queen
Cherie Blair
 2006 Normal for Norfolk (Short)
Clare
 2005 Casanova
Casanova's Mother
 2005 Messiah: The Harrowing (TV Mini-Series)
Dr. Rachel Price
- Episode #1.3 (2005) ... Dr. Rachel Price
- Episode #1.2 (2005) ... Dr. Rachel Price
- Episode #1.1 (2005) ... Dr. Rachel Price
 2004 Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Silk Stocking (TV Movie)
Mrs. Vandeleur
 2004 Does God Play Football (Short)
Sarah Ward
 2004 Enduring Love
Mrs. Logan
 2003 The Last King (TV Mini-Series)
Barbara Villiers, Countess of Castlemaine
- Episode #1.4 (2003) ... Barbara Villiers, Countess of Castlemaine
- Episode #1.3 (2003) ... Barbara Villiers, Countess of Castlemaine
- Episode #1.2 (2003) ... Barbara Villiers, Countess of Castlemaine
- Episode #1.1 (2003) ... Barbara Villiers, Countess of Castlemaine
 2003 Carla (TV Movie)
Carla
 2003 Lucky Jim (TV Movie)
Margaret Peel
 2002 Dead Gorgeous (TV Movie)
Antonia Ashton
 2002 Deep Down (Short)
Dana
 2002 Dickens (TV Series)
Kate Dickens
- Terror to the End (2002) ... Kate Dickens
- Blazing Away (2002) ... Kate Dickens
- Secrets (2002) ... Kate Dickens
 2002 The Jury (TV Series)
Rose Davies
- Episode #1.6 (2002) ... Rose Davies
- Episode #1.5 (2002) ... Rose Davies
- Episode #1.4 (2002) ... Rose Davies
- Episode #1.3 (2002) ... Rose Davies
- Episode #1.2 (2002) ... Rose Davies
 2002 The Count of Monte Cristo
Valentina Villefort
 2001 Charlotte Gray
Francoise
 2001 In a Land of Plenty (TV Series)
Mary Freeman
- Episode #1.3 (2001) ... Mary Freeman
- Episode #1.2 (2001) ... Mary Freeman
- Episode #1.1 (2001) ... Mary Freeman
 2000 North Square (TV Series)
Rose Fitzgerald
- Episode #1.10 (2000) ... Rose Fitzgerald
- Episode #1.9 (2000) ... Rose Fitzgerald
- Episode #1.8 (2000) ... Rose Fitzgerald
- Episode #1.7 (2000) ... Rose Fitzgerald
- Episode #1.6 (2000) ... Rose Fitzgerald
 2000 Hotel Splendide
Lorna Bull
 2000 Anna Karenina (TV Mini-Series)
Anna Karenina
- Part 4 (2000) ... Anna Karenina
- Part 3 (2000) ... Anna Karenina
- Part 2 (2000) ... Anna Karenina
- Part 1 (2000) ... Anna Karenina
 1999 Split Second (TV Movie)
Angie Anderson
 1998 Dad Savage
Chris
 1998 Spoonface Steinberg (TV Movie)
Mother
 1997 Trial & Retribution (TV Series)
Anita Harris
- Episode #1.2 (1997) ... Anita Harris
- Tod eines Mädchens (1997) ... Anita Harris
 1997 The James Gang
Bernadette James
 1996 The Fragile Heart (TV Series)
Nicola Pascoe
- Episode #1.3 (1996) ... Nicola Pascoe
- Episode #1.2 (1996) ... Nicola Pascoe
- Episode #1.1 (1996) ... Nicola Pascoe
 1996 Forest People (TV Movie)
Gloria
 1996 Witness Against Hitler (TV Movie)
Freya von Moltke
 1995 Screen Two (TV Series)
Jo
- Streetlife (1995) ... Jo
 1995 Dirty Old Town (TV Movie)
Claire
 1994 Uncovered
Lola
 1993 Performance (TV Series)
Jean Rice
- The Entertainer (1993) ... Jean Rice
 1993 Full Stretch (TV Series)
Vicki Goodall
- Risky Business (1993) ... Vicki Goodall
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Other Works:

Stage play: Medea - playing Medea, National Theatre, London, UK. The production was broadcast live as National Theatre Live: Medea (2014). See more »

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Alternate Names:

Helen McCroy | Helen McRory

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
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Personal Quote:

I'm a very positive person. My grandmother taught me that happiness is both a skill and a decision, and you are responsible for the outcome. See more »

Trivia:

In her childhood she lived in Africa and Paris, and went to an English boarding school. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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