Eileen Atkins

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KNOWN FOR 
Cold Mountain (2003) | Robin Hood (2010) | What a Girl Wants (2003)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 10 wins & 9 nominations More »
AKA 
Dame Eileen Atkins
BORN 
Jun 16, 1934 (age 83)
HEIGHT 
5' 6½" (1.69m)

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Films in Production (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (37 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (65 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Doc MartinDoc Martin (TV Series) Ruth Ellingham ( 31 episodes, 2011–2017 )  Less 2011–2017 31
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  • Primary photo for The CrownThe Crown (TV Series) Queen Mary ( 5 episodes, 2016 )  Less 2016 5
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  • Primary photo for ViciousVicious (TV Series) Rosemary ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016 1
    • The Finale (Jun 19, 2016) Rosemary (voice)  Less
  • Primary photo for Valentine's KissValentine's Kiss (TV Mini-series) Catherine Maier ( 2 episodes, 2015 )  Less 2015 2
  • Primary photo for This Is JinsyThis Is Jinsy (TV Series) Miss Penny ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014 1
  • Primary photo for Upstairs DownstairsUpstairs Downstairs (TV Series) Writer (originally created by) ( 9 episodes, 2010–2012 ) , Maud, Lady Holland ( 3 episodes, 2010 )  Less 2010–2012 9
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  • Primary photo for PsychovillePsychoville (TV Series) Nurse Edwina Kenchington ( 8 episodes, 2009–2011 )  Less 2009–2011 8
    • Andrews Nanotech (Jun 6, 2011) Nurse Edwina Kenchington  Less
    • The Hunt (Jun 2, 2011) Nurse Edwina Kenchington  Less
    • Dinner Party (May 12, 2011) Nurse Edwina Kenchington  Less
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  • Primary photo for This SeptemberThis September (TV Series) Violet Aird ( 2 episodes, 2010 )  Less 2010 2
  • Primary photo for Agatha Christie's PoirotAgatha Christie's Poirot (TV Series) Princess Dragomiroff ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010 1
  • Primary photo for Ballet ShoesBallet Shoes (TV Movie) Madame Fidolia  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for CranfordCranford (TV Series) Miss Deborah Jenkyns ( 2 episodes, 2007 )  Less 2007 2
    • August 1842 (May 4, 2008) Miss Deborah Jenkyns  Less
    • June 1842 (May 4, 2008) Miss Deborah Jenkyns  Less
  • Primary photo for Waking the DeadWaking the Dead (TV Series) Abigail Dusniak ( 2 episodes, 2007 )  Less 2007 2
  • Primary photo for Agatha Christie's MarpleAgatha Christie's Marple (TV Series) Lady Tressilian ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007 1
  • Primary photo for Love AgainLove Again (TV Movie) Eva Larkin  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Bertie and ElizabethBertie and Elizabeth (TV Movie) Queen Mary  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for The Lives of AnimalsThe Lives of Animals (TV Movie) Actress  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for WitWit (TV Movie) Evelyn 'E.M.' Ashford  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for The SleeperThe Sleeper (TV Mini-series) Violet Moon  Less 2000– 
  • Primary photo for David CopperfieldDavid Copperfield (TV Movie) Miss Jane Murdstone  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Tales from the MadhouseTales from the Madhouse (TV Mini-series) The Mourner ( 1 episode, 2000 )  Less 2000 1
  • Primary photo for Madame BovaryMadame Bovary (TV Movie) Marie Louise  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Talking Heads 2Talking Heads 2 (TV Mini-series) Celia ( 1 episode, 1998 )  Less 1998 1
  • Primary photo for A Dance to the Music of TimeA Dance to the Music of Time (TV Mini-series) Brightman ( 1 episode, 1997 )  Less 1997 1
  • Primary photo for Cold Comfort FarmCold Comfort Farm (TV Movie) Judith Starkadder  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for The House of EliottThe House of Eliott (TV Series) Writer (series deviser) ( 12 episodes, 1992 ) , Writer (creator) ( 11 episodes, 1991 ) , Writer (devised by) ( 3 episodes, 1994 )  Less 1991–1994 26
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  • Primary photo for PerformancePerformance (TV Series) Mrs. May Maitland ( 1 episode, 1993 )  Less 1993 1
  • Primary photo for A Room of One's OwnA Room of One's Own (TV Movie) Virginia Woolf  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for ChillersChillers (TV Series) Mrs. Waggoner ( 1 episode )  Less 1990–  1
  • Primary photo for The Modern World: Ten Great WritersThe Modern World: Ten Great Writers (TV Mini-series) Reader / Virginia Woolf ( 2 episodes, 1988 )  Less 1988 2
  • Primary photo for Screen TwoScreen Two (TV Series) Helen Marriner / Kitty Higdon ( 2 episodes, 1985–1987 )  Less 1985–1987 2
  • Primary photo for Roman HolidayRoman Holiday (TV Movie) Countess  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for A Hazard of HeartsA Hazard of Hearts (TV Movie) Lady Harriet's Maid  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Breaking UpBreaking Up (TV Series) Mrs. Mailer ( 4 episodes, 1986 )  Less 1986 4
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  • Primary photo for Titus AndronicusTitus Andronicus (TV Movie) Queen Tamora  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for A Better Class of PersonA Better Class of Person (TV Movie) Nellie Osborne  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for The Children's RebellionThe Children's Rebellion (TV Movie) Actress  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Shades of DarknessShades of Darkness (TV Series) Mrs. Rutledge ( 1 episode, 1983 )  Less 1983 1
  • Primary photo for Nelly's VersionNelly's Version (TV Movie) Nelly  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Smiley's PeopleSmiley's People (TV Mini-series) Madame Ostrakova ( 4 episodes, 1982 )  Less 1982 4
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  • Primary photo for Oliver TwistOliver Twist (TV Movie) Mrs. Mann  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Celebrity PlayhouseCelebrity Playhouse (TV Series) Stella Kirby ( 1 episode, 1981 )  Less 1981 1
    • Eden End (Dec 20, 1981) Stella Kirby  Less
  • Primary photo for Sons and LoversSons and Lovers (TV Mini-series) Gertrude Morel ( 7 episodes, 1981 )  Less 1981 7
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  • Primary photo for BBC2 Play of the WeekBBC2 Play of the Week (TV Series) Vanity Fair ( 1 episode, 1978 )  Less 1978 1
  • Primary photo for Upstairs, DownstairsUpstairs, Downstairs (TV Series) Associate Series Creator ( 66 episodes, 1971–1975 )  Less 1971–1975 66
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  • Primary photo for Affairs of the HeartAffairs of the Heart (TV Series) Kate Cookham ( 1 episode, 1975 )  Less 1975 1
    • Kate (Mar 9, 1975) Kate Cookham  Less
  • Primary photo for The Lady's Not for BurningThe Lady's Not for Burning (TV Movie) Jennet Jourdemayne  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for BBC Play of the MonthBBC Play of the Month (TV Series) Electra / Titania / Olga / Catherine Sloper ( 4 episodes, 1969–1974 )  Less 1969–1974 4
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  • Primary photo for The Lady from the SeaThe Lady from the Sea (TV Movie) Ellida Wangel  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for Stage 2Stage 2 (TV Series) Duchess ( 1 episode, 1972 )  Less 1972 1
  • Primary photo for W. Somerset MaughamW. Somerset Maugham (TV Series) Olive Hardy / Leslie Crosbie ( 2 episodes, 1969–1970 )  Less 1969–1970 2
    • Olive (May 28, 1970) Olive Hardy  Less
    • The Letter (Jun 24, 1969) Leslie Crosbie  Less
  • Primary photo for SoloSolo (TV Series) Mary Kingsley ( 1 episode, 1970 )  Less 1970 1
  • Primary photo for The Wednesday PlayThe Wednesday Play (TV Series) Woman / Mabel / The Girl / Joan ( 4 episodes, 1965–1969 )  Less 1965–1969 4
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  • Primary photo for The Sex GameThe Sex Game (TV Series) Actress ( 1 episode, 1968 )  Less 1968 1
  • Primary photo for Half Hour StoryHalf Hour Story (TV Series) Her ( 1 episode, 1968 )  Less 1968 1
  • Primary photo for Theatre 625Theatre 625 (TV Series) Eileen ( 1 episode, 1968 )  Less 1968 1
  • Primary photo for Major BarbaraMajor Barbara (TV Movie) Barbara Undershaft  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for Five MoreFive More (TV Series) Girl ( 1 episode, 1966 )  Less 1966 1
  • Primary photo for Knock on Any DoorKnock on Any Door (TV Series) Ruth ( 1 episode, 1965 )  Less 1965 1
  • Primary photo for ITV Play of the WeekITV Play of the Week (TV Series) Kathy ( 2 episodes, 1964–1965 )  Less 1964–1965 2
  • Primary photo for The Massingham AffairThe Massingham Affair (TV Series) Charlotte Verney ( 6 episodes, 1964 )  Less 1964 6
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  • Primary photo for Z CarsZ Cars (TV Series) Grace Patchett ( 1 episode, 1964 )  Less 1964 1
  • Primary photo for ITV Television PlayhouseITV Television Playhouse (TV Series) Girl ( 1 episode, 1961 )  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for Emergency-Ward 10Emergency-Ward 10 (TV Series) Miss Spinks / Ariadna Spinks ( 2 episodes, 1961 )  Less 1961 2
  • Primary photo for An Age of KingsAn Age of Kings (TV Series) Joan la Pucelle (Joan of Arc) / Lady Attending the Queen ( 3 episodes, 1960 )  Less 1960 3
  • Primary photo for Hilda LesswaysHilda Lessways (TV Series) Maggie Clayhanger ( 6 episodes, 1959 )  Less 1959 6
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Self (29 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Nothing Like a DameNothing Like a Dame (TV Movie) Herself  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Charlie RoseCharlie Rose (TV Series) Herself - Guest ( 2 episodes, 1995–2013 )  Less 1995–2013
  • Primary photo for My HeroMy Hero (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for The Many Faces of...The Many Faces of... (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012
    • Ronnie Barker (Dec 24, 2012) Herself (as Dame Eileen Atkins)  Less
  • Primary photo for This MorningThis Morning (TV Series) Herself - Guest ( 3 episodes, 2008–2012 )  Less 2008–2012
  • Primary photo for Dear DiaryDear Diary (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for An Unconventional Love Story: The Making of Last Chance HarveyAn Unconventional Love Story: The Making of Last Chance Harvey (Video) Herself  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for The 66th Annual Golden Globe AwardsThe 66th Annual Golden Globe Awards (TV Special) Herself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for ArenaArena (TV Series) Herself ( 4 episodes, 1977–2008 )  Less 1977–2008
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  • Primary photo for When Weather Changed HistoryWhen Weather Changed History (TV Series) Self ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Jonathan Ross Salutes 'Dad's Army'Jonathan Ross Salutes 'Dad's Army' (TV Movie) Herself (uncredited)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Friday Night with Jonathan RossFriday Night with Jonathan Ross (TV Series) Herself - Guest ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008
    • Episode #14.21 (Jun 13, 2008) Herself - Guest (as Dame Eileen Atkins)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Alan Titchmarsh ShowThe Alan Titchmarsh Show (TV Series) Herself - Guest ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for The Making of CranfordThe Making of Cranford (Video) Herself / Miss Deborah Jenkyns  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Working in the TheatreWorking in the Theatre (TV Series) Herself - Actor ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Loose WomenLoose Women (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2005 )  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for The Heaven and Earth ShowThe Heaven and Earth Show (TV Series) Herself - Guest ( 1 episode, 2005 )  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for The Making of Gosford ParkThe Making of Gosford Park (TV Short) Herself (uncredited)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for The Mind and Times of Virginia WoolfThe Mind and Times of Virginia Woolf Herself - Narration by  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for The Unforgettable Beryl ReidThe Unforgettable Beryl Reid (TV Movie) Herself  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for The Laurence Olivier Awards 1999The Laurence Olivier Awards 1999 (TV Movie) Herself - Winner: Best Actress  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for The Laurence Olivier Awards 1997The Laurence Olivier Awards 1997 (TV Special) Herself  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for The 49th Annual Tony AwardsThe 49th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Herself - Nominee: Best Leading Actress in a Play  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for China Rising: The Epic History of 20th Century ChinaChina Rising: The Epic History of 20th Century China (TV Mini-series) Narrator ( 3 episodes, 1992 )  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for The South Bank ShowThe South Bank Show (TV Series) Self ( 1 episode, 1988 )  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for EverymanEveryman (TV Series) Herself - Narrator ( 1 episode, 1987 )  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Call My BluffCall My Bluff (TV Series) Herself ( 3 episodes, 1966–1973 )  Less 1966–1973
  • Primary photo for The 26th Annual Tony AwardsThe 26th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Herself  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for The Dick Cavett ShowThe Dick Cavett Show (TV Series) Herself - Guest ( 1 episode, 1972 )  Less 1972
Archive Footage (2 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
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