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Brenda Blethyn

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KNOWN FOR 
Atonement (2007) | Pride & Prejudice (2005) | Secrets & Lies (1996)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 20 wins & 32 nominations More »
BORN 
Feb 20, 1946 (age 70)
HEIGHT 
5' 2" (1.57m)

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Projects in Development (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Films in Production (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Television in Production (1 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNTSTATUS
  • Primary photo for VeraVera (TV Series) DCI Vera Stanhope (3 episodes, 2017)  Less 2017 3 Released
Past Film & Video (36 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Past Television (43 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for VeraVera (TV Series) DCI Vera Stanhope (24 episodes, 2011–2016)  Less 2011–2016 24
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  • Primary photo for Henry HugglemonsterHenry Hugglemonster (TV Series) Ernestine Enormomonster (14 episodes, 2013–2015)  Less 2013–2015 14
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  • Primary photo for Mary and MarthaMary and Martha (TV Movie) Martha  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Playhouse PresentsPlayhouse Presents (TV Series) Nina (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for The New Adventures of Old ChristineThe New Adventures of Old Christine (TV Series) Angela Kimble (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008 1
  • Primary photo for Law & Order: Special Victims UnitLaw & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series) Linnie Malcolm (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008 1
    • Persona (Nov 25, 2008) Linnie Malcolm  Less
  • Primary photo for War and PeaceWar and Peace (TV Mini-series) Márja Dmitrijewna Achrosímowa (4 episodes, 2007)  Less 2007 4
    • Episode #1.4 (Oct 29, 2007) Márja Dmitrijewna Achrosímowa  Less
    • Episode #1.3 (Oct 28, 2007) Márja Dmitrijewna Achrosímowa  Less
    • Episode #1.2 (Oct 22, 2007) Márja Dmitrijewna Achrosímowa  Less
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  • Primary photo for Mysterious CreaturesMysterious Creatures (TV Movie) Wendy Ainscow  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Marsha Potter Gets a LifeMarsha Potter Gets a Life (TV Movie) Marsha Potter  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for BelongingBelonging (TV Movie) Jess Copplestone  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Between the SheetsBetween the Sheets (TV Mini-series) Hazel Delany (6 episodes, 2003)  Less 2003 6
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  • Primary photo for Bob the Builder: The Knights of Fix-A-LotBob the Builder: The Knights of Fix-A-Lot (TV Movie) Dr. Florence Mountfitchett (UK) (voice)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Anne Frank: The Whole StoryAnne Frank: The Whole Story (TV Mini-series) Auguste Rottgen-van Pels (2 episodes, 2001)  Less 2001 2
    • Episode #1.2 (May 21, 2001) Auguste Rottgen-van Pels  Less
    • Episode #1.1 (May 20, 2001) Auguste Rottgen-van Pels  Less
  • Primary photo for Seven RosesSeven Roses (TV Movie) Pamela  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for RKO 281RKO 281 (TV Movie) Louella Parsons  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Outside EdgeOutside Edge (TV Series) Miriam Dervish (22 episodes, 1994–1996)  Less 1994–1996 22
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  • Primary photo for The Buddha of SuburbiaThe Buddha of Suburbia (TV Mini-series) Margaret Amir (4 episodes, 1993)  Less 1993 4
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  • Primary photo for Screen OneScreen One (TV Series) Gwen (1 episode, 1993)  Less 1993 1
  • Primary photo for Wales PlayhouseWales Playhouse (TV Series) Eileen (1 episode, 1993)  Less 1993 1
  • Primary photo for MaigretMaigret (TV Series) Rose (1 episode, 1993)  Less 1993 1
  • Primary photo for All Good ThingsAll Good Things (TV Series) Shirley Frame (6 episodes, 1991)  Less 1991 6
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  • Primary photo for Alas Smith & JonesAlas Smith & Jones (TV Series) Actress (8 episodes, 1984–1990)  Less 1984–1990 8
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  • Primary photo for The Labours of EricaThe Labours of Erica (TV Series) Erica Parsons / Erica Rogers (12 episodes, 1989–1990)  Less 1989–1990 12
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  • Primary photo for The Play on OneThe Play on One (TV Series) Miss A. (1 episode, 1989)  Less 1989 1
  • Primary photo for The StorytellerThe Storyteller (TV Series) Storyteller's Wife (1 episode, 1988)  Less 1988 1
  • Primary photo for Poor Little Rich Girl: The Barbara Hutton StoryPoor Little Rich Girl: The Barbara Hutton Story (TV Movie) Ticki Tocquet  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Sunday PremiereSunday Premiere (TV Series) Sylvia (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1987 1
    • Claws (Oct 4, 1987) Sylvia  Less
  • Primary photo for Chance in a MillionChance in a Million (TV Series) Alison Little (18 episodes, 1984–1986)  Less 1984–1986 18
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  • Primary photo for That Uncertain FeelingThat Uncertain Feeling (TV Mini-series) Mrs. Lewis  Less 1985– 
  • Primary photo for Weekend PlayhouseWeekend Playhouse (TV Series) Jean Saunders (1 episode, 1984)  Less 1984 1
  • Primary photo for Who Dares WinsWho Dares Wins (TV Series) Actress (3 episodes, 1984)  Less 1984 3
  • Primary photo for Rumpole of the BaileyRumpole of the Bailey (TV Series) Pauline (1 episode, 1983)  Less 1983 1
  • Primary photo for Floating OffFloating Off (TV Movie) Janice  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Death of an Expert WitnessDeath of an Expert Witness (TV Mini-series) Angela Foley (6 episodes, 1983)  Less 1983 6
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  • Primary photo for Tales of the UnexpectedTales of the Unexpected (TV Series) Carol Hutchins (1 episode, 1983)  Less 1983 1
  • Primary photo for The First Part of King Henry VIThe First Part of King Henry VI (TV Movie) Joan La Pucelle  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for King LearKing Lear (TV Movie) Cordelia  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Yes MinisterYes Minister (TV Series) Joan Littler (1 episode, 1981)  Less 1981 1
  • Primary photo for BBC2 PlayhouseBBC2 Playhouse (TV Series) Gloria (1 episode, 1980)  Less 1980 1
  • Primary photo for The Double DealerThe Double Dealer (TV Movie) Actress  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Bedroom FarceBedroom Farce (TV Movie) Kate  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Can We Get on Now, Please?Can We Get on Now, Please? (TV Series) Miranda Plumley (1 episode, 1980)  Less 1980 1
  • Primary photo for Play for TodayPlay for Today (TV Series) Mary (1 episode, 1980)  Less 1980 1
Self (59 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for This MorningThis Morning (TV Series) Herself (4 episodes, 2004–2016)  Less 2004–2016
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  • Primary photo for Mel & SueMel & Sue (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for The Graham Norton ShowThe Graham Norton Show (TV Series) Herself - Guest (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for The Paul O'Grady ShowThe Paul O'Grady Show (TV Series) Herself / Herself - Guest (3 episodes, 2006–2014)  Less 2006–2014
  • Primary photo for The Crime Thriller ClubThe Crime Thriller Club (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Loose WomenLoose Women (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Crime ConnectionsCrime Connections (TV Series) Herself / DCI Vera Stanhope (2 episodes, 2012)  Less 2012
    • Episode #1.6 (Oct 12, 2012) Herself / DCI Vera Stanhope  Less
    • Episode #1.2 (Sep 14, 2012) Herself / DCI Vera Stanhope  Less
  • Primary photo for DaybreakDaybreak (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for The Many Faces of...The Many Faces of... (TV Series) Herself / Mari Hoff (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Paul O'Grady LivePaul O'Grady Live (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for The 5 O'Clock ShowThe 5 O'Clock Show (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for BreakfastBreakfast (TV Series) Herself - Actress (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Cinema 3Cinema 3 (TV Series) Herself (3 episodes, 1996–2010)  Less 1996–2010
  • Primary photo for Trace of the BearsTrace of the Bears (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for XposéXposé (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for On Profiles in CourageOn Profiles in Courage Herself  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for The One ShowThe One Show (TV Series) Herself - Guest / Herself (2 episodes, 2008–2009)  Less 2008–2009
  • Primary photo for The Alan Titchmarsh ShowThe Alan Titchmarsh Show (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Mike Leigh in ConversationMike Leigh in Conversation (Video) Herself / Cynthia Rose Purley (uncredited)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for The Late Late Show with Craig FergusonThe Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (TV Series) Herself (2 episodes, 2005–2007)  Less 2005–2007
  • Primary photo for Up Close with Carrie KeaganUp Close with Carrie Keagan (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for HARDtalk ExtraHARDtalk Extra (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Mornings with Kerri-AnneMornings with Kerri-Anne (TV Series) Herself - Guest (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for DeadlineDeadline (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007
    • Episode #1.1 (Apr 4, 2007) Herself (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for A Taste of My LifeA Taste of My Life (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for The Late Late ShowThe Late Late Show (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Friday Night with Jonathan RossFriday Night with Jonathan Ross (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Enough Rope with Andrew DentonEnough Rope with Andrew Denton (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Pride & Prejudice: On Set DiariesPride & Prejudice: On Set Diaries (Video) Herself / Mrs. Bennet  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Pride & Prejudice: The BennetsPride & Prejudice: The Bennets (Video) Herself / Mrs. Bennet  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for The Stately Homes of Pride & Prejudice: Basildon ParkThe Stately Homes of Pride & Prejudice: Basildon Park (Video) Herself / Mrs. Bennet (uncredited)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for The Stately Homes of Pride & Prejudice: Groombridge PlaceThe Stately Homes of Pride & Prejudice: Groombridge Place (Video) Herself / Mrs. Bennet (uncredited)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for The British Comedy Awards 2005The British Comedy Awards 2005 (TV Special) Herself  Less 2005 £250K
  • Primary photo for The 2005 European Film AwardsThe 2005 European Film Awards (TV Special) Herself  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for HBO First LookHBO First Look (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Avenue of the Stars: 50 Years of ITVAvenue of the Stars: 50 Years of ITV (TV Special) Herself  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for GMTVGMTV (TV Series) Herself (2 episodes, 2005)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Sunday Morning ShootoutSunday Morning Shootout (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for The Best of 'So Graham Norton'The Best of 'So Graham Norton' (Video) Herself  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for The Frank Skinner ShowThe Frank Skinner Show (TV Series) Herself (2 episodes, 2002–2003)  Less 2002–2003
  • Primary photo for V Graham NortonV Graham Norton (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Richard & JudyRichard & Judy (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Independent ViewIndependent View (TV Series) Herself  Less 2002– 
  • Primary photo for Fire, Plague, War and TreasonFire, Plague, War and Treason (TV Mini-series) Narrator  Less 2001– 
  • Primary photo for Road to SundanceRoad to Sundance Herself  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Film-Fest DVD: Issue 4 - HawaiiFilm-Fest DVD: Issue 4 - Hawaii (Video) Herself  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Film '72Film '72 (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for The 71st Annual Academy AwardsThe 71st Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Herself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Supporting Role  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for 5th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards5th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (TV Special) Herself  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for So Graham NortonSo Graham Norton (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for The 56th Annual Golden Globe AwardsThe 56th Annual Golden Globe Awards (TV Movie) Herself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for The Rosie O'Donnell ShowThe Rosie O'Donnell Show (TV Series) Herself (2 episodes, 1997–1999)  Less 1997–1999
  • Primary photo for Charlie RoseCharlie Rose (TV Series) Herself - Guest (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for The 55th Annual Golden Globe AwardsThe 55th Annual Golden Globe Awards (TV Special) Herself - Presenter: Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Pesel Ha'ZahavPesel Ha'Zahav Herself  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for The 69th Annual Academy AwardsThe 69th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Herself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Leading Role  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for 3rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards3rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (TV Special) Herself  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for The 54th Annual Golden Globe AwardsThe 54th Annual Golden Globe Awards (TV Special) Herself - Winner: Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for ArenaArena (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1982)  Less 1982
Archive Footage (6 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Pride & Prejudice: The Politics of 18th Century DatingPride & Prejudice: The Politics of 18th Century Dating (Video) Mrs. Bennet (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Pride & Prejudice: The Life and Times of Jane AustenPride & Prejudice: The Life and Times of Jane Austen (Video) Mrs. Bennet (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for VM Show Vol. 2VM Show Vol. 2 (TV Series) Mari Hoff (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005
    • Quina ràbia! (Oct 24, 2005) Mari Hoff (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Cinema milCinema mil (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005
    • Episode #1.1 (Jul 16, 2005) Herself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for 41 premis Sant Jordi de cinematografia41 premis Sant Jordi de cinematografia (TV Special) Self (archive footage)  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Mike Leigh on Secrets and LiesMike Leigh on Secrets and Lies (Video) Cynthia (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1996

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