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Shaw was already an acknowledged stage actress before she made a name for herself in television and film. It wasn't until the mid 1980s that director Jim Sheridan awarded her a role in his film My Left Foot (1989); the biographical film of Christy Brown, an Irishman confined to a body horribly crippled by cerebral palsy but found incredible ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »

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The Avengers Father
(1998)
Fracture Judge Robinson
(2007)

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  The Rising: 1916 (announced)
Countess Markievicz
  Corvidae (post-production)
Margaret
 2020 Ammonite (post-production)
Elizabeth Philpot
 2020 Baptiste (TV Series)
- Episode #2.1 (2020)
 2018-2020 Killing Eve (TV Series)
Carolyn Martens
- Are You Leading or Am I? (2020) ... Carolyn Martens
- Beautiful Monster (2020) ... Carolyn Martens
- End of Game (2020) ... Carolyn Martens
- Still Got It (2020) ... Carolyn Martens
- Meetings Have Biscuits (2020) ... Carolyn Martens
 2019 Fleabag (TV Series)
Counsellor
- Episode #2.2 (2019) ... Counsellor
 2018 3Below: Tales of Arcadia (TV Series short)
Birdie / Halcon
- Flying the Coop (2018) ... Birdie / Halcon (voice)
 2018 Mrs. Wilson (TV Mini-Series)
Coleman
- Episode #1.3 (2018) ... Coleman
- Episode #1.2 (2018) ... Coleman
- Episode #1.1 (2018) ... Coleman
 2018/I Colette
Sido
 2018 Lizzie
Abby Borden
 2015-2017 Sarah & Duck (TV Series)
Music Lady
- Cloud Jam (2017) ... Music Lady
- Music Fixer (2015) ... Music Lady
 2017 Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero (TV Series)
Hedwin
- Mr. Rippen (2017) ... Hedwin (voice)
 2017 Inside No. 9 (TV Series)
Jean
- Private View (2017) ... Jean
 2017 The Hippopotamus
Anne Logan
 2017 Emerald City (TV Series)
Mombi
- Prison of the Abject (2017) ... Mombi
- The Beast Forever (2017) ... Mombi
 2016 Channel Zero (TV Series)
Marla Painter
- Welcome Home (2016) ... Marla Painter
- Guest of Honor (2016) ... Marla Painter
- A Strange Vessel (2016) ... Marla Painter
- Want to See Something Cool? (2016) ... Marla Painter
- I'll Hold Your Hand (2016) ... Marla Painter
 2016 Out of Innocence
Catherine Flynn
 2016 The White King
Kathrin Fitz
 2016 Maigret Sets a Trap (TV Movie)
Madame Moncin
 2015 Lumen (TV Movie)
D'Laria
 2015 Pixels
Prime Minister (uncredited)
 2014 Masterpiece Mystery (TV Series)
Miss Katherine Greenshaw
- Agatha Christie's Miss Marple VII: Greenshaw's Folly (2014) ... Miss Katherine Greenshaw
 2013 The Daisy Chain (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 2013 Marple (TV Series)
Miss Katherine Greenshaw
- Greenshaw's Folly (2013) ... Miss Katherine Greenshaw
 2013 The English Teacher
Narrator
 2011 True Blood (TV Series)
Marnie Stonebrook
- And When I Die (2011) ... Marnie Stonebrook
- Soul of Fire (2011) ... Marnie Stonebrook
- Burning Down the House (2011) ... Marnie Stonebrook
- Let's Get Out of Here (2011) ... Marnie Stonebrook
- Spellbound (2011) ... Marnie Stonebrook
 2011 The Tree of Life
Grandmother
 2010 Tell Me (Short)
Martha
 2010 We Believed
Emilie Ashurst
 2010 National Theatre Live: London Assurance
Lady Gay Spanker
 2009 Dido and Aeneas - Didon et Énée (TV Movie)
Comédienne dans le prologue
 2009 Dorian Gray
Agatha
 2007 Fracture
Judge Robinson
 2007 Trial & Retribution (TV Series)
Jo Wilson QC
- Mirror Image: Part 2 (2007) ... Jo Wilson QC
 2006/II Catch and Release
Mrs. Douglas
 2006 The Black Dahlia
Ramona Linscott
 2005 Empire (TV Mini-Series)
Fulvia
- The Lost Legion (2005) ... Fulvia
- Fortune's Fool (2005) ... Fulvia
- The Hunt (2005) ... Fulvia
 2005 Midsummer Dream
The Witches (English version, voice)
 2002 Close Your Eyes
Catherine Lebourg
 2001 The Seventh Stream (TV Movie)
Mrs. Gourdon
 2001 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
Aunt Petunia Dursley
 2001 The Triumph of Love
Leontine
 2001 Mind Games (TV Movie)
Frances O'Neil
 2000 Gormenghast (TV Mini-Series)
Irma Prunesquallor
- Episode #1.4 (2000) ... Irma Prunesquallor
- Episode #1.3 (2000) ... Irma Prunesquallor
- Episode #1.2 (2000) ... Irma Prunesquallor
- Episode #1.1 (2000) ... Irma Prunesquallor
 1999 RKO 281 (TV Movie)
Hedda Hopper
 1999 The Last September
Marda Norton
 1998 The Avengers
Father
 1997 Richard II (TV Movie)
Richard II
 1997 The Butcher Boy
Mrs. Nugent
 1997 Anna Karenina
Lydia
 1996 Jane Eyre
Mrs. Reed
 1995 The Waste Land (Short)
 1995 Persuasion
Mrs. Croft
 1992-1995 Screen Two (TV Series)
Mrs. Croft / Pauline
- Persuasion (1995) ... Mrs. Croft
- Maria's Child (1992) ... Pauline
 1994 Seascape (TV Movie)
 1993 Undercover Blues
Novacek
 1993 Super Mario Bros.
Lena
 1993 Performance (TV Series)
Hedda Gabler
- Hedda Gabler (1993) ... Hedda Gabler
 1992 Ridin' High: The Video (Video)
Dancer
 1992 Shakespeare: The Animated Tales (TV Series short)
Viola
- Twelfth Night (1992) ... Viola (voice)
 1992 The Big Fish (Short)
 1991 London Kills Me
Headley
 1991 For the Greater Good (TV Series)
Gillian Savage
- Minister (1991) ... Gillian Savage
- Mandarin (1991) ... Gillian Savage
 1990 Three Men and a Little Lady
Miss Lomax
 1990 Theatre Night (TV Series)
Clytemnestra
- Iphigenia at Aulis (1990) ... Clytemnestra
 1990 Mountains of the Moon
Isabel
 1989 My Left Foot
Dr. Eileen Cole
 1985 Love Song (TV Movie)
Young Deirdre
 1985 Sacred Hearts
Sister Felicity
 1984 The Man Who Shot Christmas (Short)
Laura
 1984 The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)
Miss Morrison
- The Crooked Man (1984) ... Miss Morrison
 1983 All for Love (TV Series)
Elspeth
- Fireworks for Elspeth (1983) ... Elspeth
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Other Works:

She acted in James Shirley's play, "Hyde Park," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Swan Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with James Fleet, Richard McCabe, John Carlisle, Pippa Guard, Alex Jennings, and Felicity Dean in the cast. Barry Kyle was director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 1 Article | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Personal Quote:

I just think that things should be allowed to run their course, and not turned into a Disney ride. See more »

Trivia:

A fitness enthusiast, Shaw commutes around her home base in London on her bicycle. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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