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Olivia Colman

 
Bio:
Born and raised in Norwich, Norfolk, her career began at 16, where she held the role of Jean Brodie in a school performance of The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie. She later attended Homerton College, University of Cambridge. Colman has appeared in numerous TV shows including Peep Show, Broadchurch and ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: January 30, 1974 (48)

Bio:
Born and raised in Norwich, Norfolk, her career began at 16, where she held the role of Jean Brodie in a school performance of The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie. She later attended Homerton College, University of Cambridge. Colman has appeared in numerous TV shows including Peep Show, Broadchurch and ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [TV]
MASTERPIECE on PBS Drama, 2019
Madame Thenardier

 

Stage

Performances
  [TV]
MASTERPIECE on PBS Drama, 2019
Madame Thenardier

Olivia Colman Biography

Born and raised in Norwich, Norfolk, her career began at 16, where she held the role of Jean Brodie in a school performance of The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie. She later attended Homerton College, University of Cambridge. Colman has appeared in numerous TV shows including Peep Show, Broadchurch and The Office. Her breakthrough film role was in Tyrannosaur in 2011, for which she went on to receive the Sundance Film Festival World Cinema Special Jury Prize for Breakout Performance. Colman rose to prominence after starring in hit ITV crime drama Broadchurch in 2013. Her role as Detective Sergeant Ellie Miller earned her a Bafta TV Award for Best Actress and an International Emmy Award for Best Actress. Colman won the Academy Award in 2019 for her role in the film The Favourite.




Olivia Colman News

Olivia Colman and Colin Firth Star in MOTHERING SUNDAY at Park Theatre Photo Olivia Colman and Colin Firth Star in MOTHERING SUNDAY at Park Theatre
by Stephi Wild - May 3, 2022

A trifecta of Oscar winners star in a new British drama from filmmaker Eva Husson (Girls of The Sun and TV's Hanna). Olivia Colman, Colin Firth, and Glenda Jackson star in Mothering Sunday, The film makes its Monadnock region debut at The Park Theatre in Jaffrey on Friday, May 6 at 7pm and will run for one week.

Janie Dee, Jonathan Hyde, Robert Mountford and Hannah Morrish Will Lead CANCELLING SO Photo Janie Dee, Jonathan Hyde, Robert Mountford and Hannah Morrish Will Lead CANCELLING SOCRATES at Jermyn Street Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Apr 27, 2022

The full cast of the world premiere of Howard Brenton's new play, Cancelling Socrates is announced by Jermyn Street Theatre today.

Jermyn Street Theatre Announces Cast For ORLANDO Photo Jermyn Street Theatre Announces Cast For ORLANDO
by Stephi Wild - Apr 14, 2022

The full cast for Sarah Ruhl's adaptation of Virginia Woolf's time and gender shifting masterpiece Orlando has been announced today.

Jermyn Street Theatre Announces Summer and Autumn Season Photo Jermyn Street Theatre Announces Summer and Autumn Season
by Stephi Wild - Apr 13, 2022

Today, Jermyn Street Theatre announces a six-month programme featuring six world premieres and a major rediscovery. The Footprints Festival returns in July, headlined by Karina Wiedman's The Anarchist, winner of the Woven Voices Prize for Playwriting.

Jennifer Irons' YUKON HO! Comes to Connaught Studio in April Photo Jennifer Irons' YUKON HO! Comes to Connaught Studio in April
by Stephi Wild - Mar 31, 2022

Following almost two years of Covid induced postponements, Jennifer Irons’ riotous one-woman show Yukon Ho!, detailing her upbringing, life and ultimate escape from Canada’s frozen north is finally touring the UK. Jen now lives in Worthing and appropriately the final tour date is at the town’s Connaught Studio on 28 April.

Find Out Who Won at the 94th Academy Awards - All the Winners! Photo Find Out Who Won at the 94th Academy Awards - All the Winners!
by Michael Major - Mar 27, 2022

Hosted by Wanda Sykes, Regina Hall, and Amy Schumer, the 94th Oscars featured appearances by Liza Minnelli, Halle Bailey, Stephanie Beatriz, H.E.R., Anthony Hopkins, Samuel L. Jackson, Lily James, Lady Gaga, John Leguizamo, Uma Thurman, John Travolta, Rachel Zegler, and more.

Jermyn Street Theatre Announces Initial Cast For ORLANDO Photo Jermyn Street Theatre Announces Initial Cast For ORLANDO
by Stephi Wild - Mar 23, 2022

It was announced today that Taylor McClaine has been cast as the eponymous Orlando in acclaimed playwright, Sarah Ruhl's adaptation of Virginia Woolf's time and gender shifting masterpiece to be staged at Jermyn Street Theatre this spring.

VIDEO: New PUSS IN BOOTS: THE LAST WISH Trailer Released Photo VIDEO: New PUSS IN BOOTS: THE LAST WISH Trailer Released
by Michael Major - Mar 15, 2022

Starring Antonio Banderas and Salma Hayek, Puss in Boots: The Last Wish features an all-star comedic cast that includes Oscar® winner Olivia Colman, Ray Winstone (Black Widow), Samson Kayo (Sliced), Emmy nominee Anthony Mendez (Jane the Virgin) and Tony nominee Da'Vine Joy Randolph (Ghost the Musical).  

Florence Pugh, Salma Hayek & More Join PUSS IN BOOTS: THE LAST WISH Photo Florence Pugh, Salma Hayek & More Join PUSS IN BOOTS: THE LAST WISH
by Michael Major - Mar 14, 2022

Puss in Boots: The Last Wish features an all-star comedic cast that includes Oscar® winner Olivia Colman, Florence Pugh, John Mulaney, Harvey Guillén, Antonio Banderas, Ray Winstone (Black Widow), Samson Kayo (Sliced), Emmy nominee Anthony Mendez (Jane the Virgin) and Tony nominee Da'Vine Joy Randolph (Ghost the Musical).

Ariana DeBose, WEST SIDE STORY, and More Take Home Critics Choice Awards; Full List o Photo Ariana DeBose, WEST SIDE STORY, and More Take Home Critics Choice Awards; Full List of Winners!
by Stephi Wild - Mar 14, 2022

Ariana DeBose took home the award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in the recent film adaptation of West Side Story. The film also won in the Best Film Editing category.

Olivia Colman Videos

VIDEO: Emma Corrin Performs 'All I Ask Of You' From THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA in a Nev VideoVIDEO: Emma Corrin Performs 'All I Ask Of You' From THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA in a Never-Before-Seen Clip From THE CROWN!
by Stage Tube - Aug 16, 2021

Watch the performance, based on a real gift Princess Diana gave to Prince Charles, here.

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for RON'S GONE WRONG! VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer for RON'S GONE WRONG!
by Stage Tube - Jun 8, 2021

The film is directed by Pixar veteran Jean-Philippe Vine (story artist on “Cars 3” and “The Good Dinosaur”) and Locksmith co-founder Sarah Smith (“Arthur Christmas”)  with Octavio Rodriguez (story artist on “Coco” and “The Incredibles 2”) co-directing.

VIDEO: Emma Corrin Takes AFI 'Behind the Scene' of THE CROWN VideoVIDEO: Emma Corrin Takes AFI 'Behind the Scene' of THE CROWN
by Stage Tube - Feb 12, 2021

AFI AWARDS celebrates THE CROWN with brand new content featuring stars from the show. Gillian Anderson accepts the AFI AWARDS honor on behalf of the creative ensemble and introduces the show to the AFI Movie Club audience. 

VIDEO: THE CROWN's Josh O'Connor and Emma Corrin Discuss How They Met, Other Roles Th VideoVIDEO: THE CROWN's Josh O'Connor and Emma Corrin Discuss How They Met, Other Roles They'd Like to Play, and More!
by Stage Tube - Nov 22, 2020

A new video on Netflix's YouTube channel features stars of The Crown's fourth season, Josh O’Connor (Prince Charles) and Emma Corrin (Princess Diana).

VIDEO: The Cast of THE CROWN Takes the Ultimate 1980s Quiz VideoVIDEO: The Cast of THE CROWN Takes the Ultimate 1980s Quiz
by Stage Tube - Nov 22, 2020

The cast of Netflix's series The Crown took the Ultimate 1980s Quiz for Netflix's YouTube channel.

VIDEO: Olivia Colman & Gillian Anderson Talk Specific Accents for THE CROWN on THE LA VideoVIDEO: Olivia Colman & Gillian Anderson Talk Specific Accents for THE CROWN on THE LATE SHOW
by Stage Tube - Nov 12, 2020

Stephen delights in discussing accents and acting with Olivia Colman, who plays Queen Elizabeth, and Gillian Anderson, who plays Margaret Thatcher, in season four of 'The Crown.'

VIDEO: Watch the Official Trailer for Season Four of THE CROWN VideoVIDEO: Watch the Official Trailer for Season Four of THE CROWN
by Stage Tube - Oct 29, 2020

Bend. Or Break.

VIDEO: Apple TV+ Premieres Trailer for New Docuseries BECOMING YOU VideoVIDEO: Apple TV+ Premieres Trailer for New Docuseries BECOMING YOU
by Stage Tube - Oct 26, 2020

Narrated by Academy Award-winning actress, Olivia Colman.

VIDEO: Watch the Teaser for THE CROWN Season Four VideoVIDEO: Watch the Teaser for THE CROWN Season Four
by Stage Tube - Oct 13, 2020

As the 1970s are drawing to a close, Queen Elizabeth (Olivia Colman) and her family find themselves preoccupied with safeguarding the line of succession.

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for THE FATHER, Starring Anthony Hopkins & Olivia Colman VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer for THE FATHER, Starring Anthony Hopkins & Olivia Colman
by Stage Tube - Sep 14, 2020

Anthony is 80, mischievous, living defiantly alone and rejecting the carers that his daughter, Anne, encouragingly introduces. Yet help is also becoming a necessity for Anne; she cana??t make daily visits anymore and Anthony's grip on reality is unravelling.