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Imelda Staunton Biography

 
Bio:
Stanton, an accomplished stage and screen star, recently performed on stage in the West End in Whose Afraid of Virginia Woolf and Follies. Prior to that, she delivered an Olivier Award-winning performance as Mama Rose in Gypsy. Amongst her many other theatre credits, notable performances include Mrs ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Stanton, an accomplished stage and screen star, recently performed on stage in the West End in Whose Afraid of Virginia Woolf and Follies. Prior to that, she delivered an Olivier Award-winning performance as Mama Rose in Gypsy. Amongst her many other theatre credits, notable performances include Mrs ... (read complete bio)

Stanton, an accomplished stage and screen star, recently performed on stage in the West End in Whose Afraid of Virginia Woolf and Follies. Prior to that, she delivered an Olivier Award-winning performance as Mama Rose in Gypsy. Amongst her many other theatre credits, notable performances include Mrs Lovett in Sweeney Todd, for which she won an Olivier Award, Circle, Mirror, Transformation for the Royal Court and the role of Claire in Edward Albee's A Delicate Balance at The Almeida Theatre. In total, Staunton has been nominated for eleven Olivier Awards, winning four. On film Staunton is perhaps best known for playing the title role in Vera Drake, for which she received the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role, and for the role of Dolores Umbridge in the Harry Potter films.

Imelda Staunton Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

 
Olivier Awards - 2018 - Best Actress
Imelda Staunton, Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?
 
Olivier Awards - 2018 - Best Actress In A Musical
Imelda Staunton , Follies
 
Olivier Awards - 2016 - Best Actress in a Musical Gold Star
Imelda StauntonGypsy
 
Evening Standard Awards - 2015 - Best Musical Performance Gold Star
Imelda StauntonGypsy
 
Olivier Awards - 2015 - Best Actress
Imelda StauntonGood People
 
Olivier Awards - 2013 - Best Actress in a Musical Gold Star
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 Gold Star
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 Gold Star
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