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Geraldine James

 
Date of Birth: July 06, 1950 (72)

Birth Place: Maidenhead, Berkshire, ENGLAND

Stage Credits

  [West End]
Royal National Theatre Production, 2011
Performer
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2009
Gertrude
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1989
Portia

Photos

Sam Alexander (Lowell Thomas) and Geraldine James (Charlotte Shaw) Photo

Sam Alexander (Lowell Thomas) and Geraldine James (Charlotte Shaw)

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05/05/2016
Geraldine James (Charlotte Shaw) Photo

Geraldine James (Charlotte Shaw)

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05/05/2016
Jeff Rawle (George Bernard Shaw), William Chubb (Edmund Allenby) and Geraldine James  Photo

Jeff Rawle (George Bernard Shaw), William Chubb (Edmund Allenby) and Geraldine James (Charlotte Shaw)

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05/05/2016


Geraldine James

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10/07/2009


Matt Ryan, Peter Eyre, Geraldine James, Jude Law, Colin Haigh, Kevin R. McNally, Gwilym Lee, and Gugu Mbatha-Raw

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10/07/2009

 

Stage

Performances
  [West End]
Royal National Theatre Production, 2011
Performer

  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2009
Gertrude

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1989
Portia


Geraldine James Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 1990 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play
Geraldine James , The Merchant of Venice
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1989 - Outstanding Actress - Musical
Geraldine James, The Merchant of Venice
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1989 - Outstanding Actress - Play
Geraldine James, The Merchant of Venice

Geraldine James News

VIDEO: Watch a Preview of DOWNTON ABBEY: A NEW ERA Film Photo VIDEO: Watch a Preview of DOWNTON ABBEY: A NEW ERA Film
by Michael Major - Nov 10, 2021

The original principal cast of Downton Abbey will all once again return for the second film.  In addition to the original cast, Hugh Dancy, Laura Haddock, Nathalie Baye and Dominic West will join the cast. Watch a new preview now!

BACK TO LIFE Will Return to Showtime Sept. 13 Photo BACK TO LIFE Will Return to Showtime Sept. 13
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Aug 9, 2021

From the producers of Fleabag, BACK TO LIFE follows Miri Matteson (Haggard) who, after 18 years behind bars, returns home and stumbles back into adult life in the coastal town she once knew.

AMC Sets Premiere Date for THE BEAST MUST DIE Photo AMC Sets Premiere Date for THE BEAST MUST DIE
by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 12, 2021

The remaining episodes will continue to debut on AMC+ one week ahead of their AMC linear airings on Mondays at 10:00PM ET/PT.

BWW Review: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, SHAKE Festival Online Photo BWW Review: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, SHAKE Festival Online
by Cindy Marcolina - Apr 1, 2021

With spring quickly approaching and lockdown measures slowly easing, there probably isn’t a better piece of theatre to accompany the warmer weather and cheerier moods than A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Jenny Caron Hall brought a captivating reading filled to the brim with stars to our screens last night.

Guest Blog: Jenny Caron Hall On A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Photo Guest Blog: Jenny Caron Hall On A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW Staff - Mar 29, 2021

On Wednesday, we're due to give a one-off, live, online performance of A Midsummer Night's Dream, starring Dan Stevens, Rebecca Hall, Luisa Omielan, and Wendy Morgan and I'm cautiously excited about what we're making here!

AMC Networks Acquires THE BEAST MUST DIE Photo AMC Networks Acquires THE BEAST MUST DIE
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jan 21, 2021

AMC Networks today announced that it has acquired the six-part revenge thriller The Beast Must Die, which will premiere on AMC and AMC+ later this year. The series is produced in partnership with BritBox UK, New Regency Television International and Ridley Scott’s Scott Free.

Gemma Arterton, Lennie James, Rory Kinnear, Alison Steadman and Meera Syal To Star In Photo Gemma Arterton, Lennie James, Rory Kinnear, Alison Steadman and Meera Syal To Star In UNPRECEDENTED: THEATRE FROM A STATE OF ISOLATION
by Stephi Wild - Apr 21, 2020

The cast of over 50 UK actors taking part in Unprecedented: Theatre from the State of Isolation has been announced.

Showtime Orders Second Season of BACK TO LIFE Photo Showtime Orders Second Season of BACK TO LIFE
by Kaitlin Milligan - Nov 19, 2019

SHOWTIME has announced a second season of the six-part comedy series BACK TO LIFE, which will be a co-production with BBC Three. From Fleabag producers Harry and Jack Williams of Two Brothers Pictures, BACK TO LIFE is created and written by Daisy Haggard and Laura Solon, with Haggard starring. Debuting to rave reviews, BACK TO LIFE will wrap up its first season on Sunday, November 24 at 10 p.m. ET/PT with two back-to-back episodes. The entire season is available now for on-demand streaming or download on the SHOWTIME and SHOWTIME ANYTIME¬ģ apps, as well as for viewing via SHOWTIME On Demand. The announcement was made today by Gary Levine and Jana Winograde, Presidents of Entertainment, Showtime Networks Inc.

Showtime to Release All Six Episodes of New Comedy Series BACK TO LIFE Photo Showtime to Release All Six Episodes of New Comedy Series BACK TO LIFE
by Kaitlin Milligan - Nov 1, 2019

SHOWTIME will release all six episodes of the new series BACK TO LIFE to its subscribers at midnight on Sunday, November 10 prior to its on-air debut that night at 10 p.m. ET/PT. The episodes will be available for on-demand streaming or download on the SHOWTIME and SHOWTIME ANYTIME(R) apps, as well as for viewing via SHOWTIME On Demand. BACK TO LIFE will debut on air with back to back episodes and continue with two new episodes every Sunday at 10 p.m. ET/PT.

Full Cast Announced For Kay Mellor's BAND OF GOLD UK Tour Photo Full Cast Announced For Kay Mellor's BAND OF GOLD UK Tour
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 16, 2019

Band of Gold a?" the premiere stage adaptation of Kay Mellor's multi award-winning ITV series, that was one of the most watched shows in television history a?" today announces that Laurie Brett, Gaynor Faye, Kieron Richardson, Shayne Ward, Sacha Parkinson and Andrew Dunn will star in the production and be joined by Emma Osman, Olwen May, Steve Garti, Joe Mallalieu, Mark Sheals, Shareesa Valentine, Virginia Byron and Marc Parry . At the same time, it can also be confirmed that following its World Premiere at Leeds Grand Theatre on Thursday 28 November 2019, Band of Gold will play a ten-week UK Tour in 2020, opening at Nottingham Theatre Royal on Tuesday 14 January 2020.

Geraldine James Videos

VIDEO: Watch a Sneak Peek of the DOWNTON ABBEY Film in New Featurette VideoVIDEO: Watch a Sneak Peek of the DOWNTON ABBEY Film in New Featurette
by Stage Tube - Aug 20, 2019

Focus Features has released a sneak peek featurette for the highly-anticipated Dowtown Abbey film, only in theaters this September.

VIDEO: The Crawley Family Returns in the DOWNTON ABBEY Film Teaser VideoVIDEO: The Crawley Family Returns in the DOWNTON ABBEY Film Teaser
by Stage Tube - Dec 14, 2018

The Crawley's return in the first teaser trailer for the Downton Abbey film. This is the first glimpse of them after their departure in 2015 after six award-winning seasons on PBS and ITV.

VIDEO: Go Back to Green Gables with All New Trailer for ANNE, Coming to Netflix This May 
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 4, 2017

Begin your journey back to Green Gables with the official trailer and key art for ANNE, premiering on Netflix on May 12th.

STAGE TUBE: First Look - Newly Released Trailer for THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 2, 2011

THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO is coming to theaters on December 21st from Sony Pictures. An 8-minute trailer for the highly anticipated film has just debuted online.

STAGE TUBE: First Look - Trailer for THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 22, 2011

THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO is coming to theaters on December 21st from Sony Pictures. The suspence thriller was written by Steven Zaillian, Stieg Larsson and was directed by David Fincher. It stars Rooney Mara, Daniel Craig, Robin Wright, Stellan Skarsgård, Christopher Plummer, Joely Richardson, Goran Visnjic, Julian Sands, Steven Berkoff and Yorick van Wageningen.

STAGE TUBE: First Look - Trailer for SHERLOCK HOLMES: GAME OF SHADOWS
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 19, 2011

SHERLOCK HOLMES: A GAME OF SHADOWS is coming to theaters December 16, 2011 from Warner Bros. Pictures.

BWW TV: Video Show Preview - Broadway's HAMLET
by Craig Brockman - Oct 8, 2009

Preview performances began Saturday, September 12th, for the critically acclaimed Donmar Warehouse production of William Shakespeare's HAMLET with Jude Law in the title role, directed by Michael Grandage. The production officially opened on October 6th, at the Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street). HAMLET will play a strictly limited run of 12 weeks only. BroadwayWorld is pleased to bring you this special video featuring scenes and interviews with Jude Law and Michael Grandage about bringing Hamlet to Broadway!

STAGE TUBE: Jude Law Visits The Late Show with Jimmy Fallon
by Eddie Varley - Sep 30, 2009

Jude Law, currently starring in the acclaimed Donmar Warehouse production of HAMLET on Broadway, was a guest on Tuesday night's 'Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.'


Geraldine James Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Geraldine James been in?
Geraldine James has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Geraldine James been in?
Geraldine James has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

What was Geraldine James's first West End show?
Geraldine James's first West End show was 13 which opened in 2011

What awards has Geraldine James been nominated for?
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for The Merchant of Venice Outstanding Actress - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for The Merchant of Venice and Outstanding Actress - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Merchant of Venice .