Brenda Anne Blethyn, OBE (née Brenda Anne Bottle; 20 February 1946) is an English actress who has worked in theatre, television and film. Blethyn has received two Academy Award nominations, two SAG Award nominations, two Emmy Award nominations and three Golden Globe Award nominations, winning one. In addition, she has won a BAFTA, an Empire Award and a Golden Lion and has earned a Theatre World Award and both a Critics' Circle Theatre Award and a Laurence Olivier Award nomination for her theatrical work.
I was a novice as far as film was concerned. I'd been working for 20 years at the time, then all that happened. (In reference to Secrets & Lies (1996) and her Academy Award nomination.)
|Full Name at Birth||Brenda Anne Bottle|
|Date of Birth||February 20, 1946|
|Birthplace||Ramsgate, Kent, England, UK|
|Height||5' 2" (157 cm)|
|Hair Color||Brown - Dark|
|Claim to Fame||Secrets & Lies|