Imelda Staunton Biography

Gender: Female

Theatre includes: A Delicate Balance (Almeida Theatre); Entertaining Mr Sloane (Trafalgar Studios); Life x 3, The Beggar’s Opera, Schweyk in the Second World War, Guys and Dolls and A Chorus of Disapproval (Olivier Award winner) (all National Theatre); Fair Maid of the West and They Shoot Horses, Don’t They? (RSC);The Corn is Green (The Old Vic); The Wizard of Oz (RSC); Uncle Vanya (Vaudeville) and Into the Woods (Phoenix Theatre, Olivier Award winner).

Television includes: Psychoville, Cranford Chronicle, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Fingersmith, Cambridge Spies, David Copperfield, Is It Legal?, The Singing Detective, The Heat of the Day, An Englishman’s Wife, Up the Garden Path and A Masculine Ending.

Film includes: The Pirates! Band of Misfits, Arthur Christmas, The Awakening, the Harry Potter series, Taking Woodstock, A Bunch of Amateurs, How About You, Freedom Writers, Vera Drake (Winner of Best Actress Awards from BAFTA, Evening Standard Awards, Venice Film Festival and British Independent Films Awards, Academy Awards and Golden Globe nominations), Nanny McPhee, Bright Young Things, Shakespeare in Love, Much Ado About Nothing, Sense and Sensibility and Twelfth Night.