Imelda Staunton Biography

Gender: Female

Theatre includes: A Delicate Balance (Almeida Theatre); Entertaining Mr Sloane (Trafalgar Studios); Life x 3, The Beggarís 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, Donít 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 Nightís Dream, Fingersmith, Cambridge Spies, David Copperfield, Is It Legal?, The Singing Detective, The Heat of the Day, An Englishmanís 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.

Imelda Staunton Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

Olivier Awards - 2016 - Best Actress in a Musical
Imelda StauntonGypsy
Evening Standard Awards - 2015 - Best Musical Performance
Imelda StauntonGypsy
Olivier Awards - 2015 - Best Actress
Imelda StauntonGood People
Olivier Awards - 2013 - Best Actress in a Musical
Imelda StauntonSweeney Todd
Olivier Awards - 2010 - Best Actress
Imelda StauntonEntertaining Mr Sloane
Olivier Awards - 1997 - Best Actress in a Musical
Imelda Staunton, Guys And Dolls
Olivier Awards - 1991 - Outstanding Performance of the Year by an Actress in a Musical
Imelda Staunton, Into The Woods
Olivier Awards - 1988 - Actress of the Year in a Revival
Imelda StauntonUncle Vanya
Olivier Awards - 1988 - Outstanding Performance of the Year by an Actress in a Musical
Imelda StauntonThe Wizard Of Oz
Olivier Awards - 1985 - Outstanding Performance of the Year in a Supporting Role
Imelda StauntonA Chorus Of Disapproval at the National
Olivier Awards - 1982 - Actress of the Year in a Musical
Imelda StauntonThe Beggar's Opera
Olivier Awards - 1982 - Most Promising Newcomer of the Year in Theatre
Imelda StauntonThe Beggar's Opera


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