Brenda Blethyn

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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.

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Filmography

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Acting Credits

2013
Mary and Martha (TV Movie)
Martha

2013
Henry Hugglemonster (TV Show)
Ernestine Enormomonster

2012
Playhouse Presents (TV Show)
Nina

2011
Headmistress

2011
Vera (TV Show)
DCI Vera Stanhope

2009
Sister Ignatious

2009
Mother

2009
Elisabeth

2007
Grace Turner

2007
War and Peace (TV Show)
Márja Dmitrijewna Achrosímowa

2006
Mysterious Creatures (TV Movie)
Wendy Ainscow

2006
Angela Kimble

2005
Joan

2005
Mama Heffalump

2005
Marsha Potter Gets a Life (TV Movie)
Marsha Potter

2004
Annette

2004
Polly Cassotto

2004
Nesta Pett

2004
Belonging (TV Movie)
Jess Copplestone

2003
Aunt Millie

2003
Between the Sheets (TV Show)
Hazel Delany

2003
Bob the Builder: The Knights of Fix-A-Lot (TV Movie)
Dr. Florence Montfitchett

2002
Judy Romanoff

2002
Jewel

2002
Mrs. Fairgood

2002
Betty Rhys-Jones

2001
Julia Montgomery

2001
Jane Marks

2001
Mrs.Delaney

2001
The Yellow Bird (Short Film)
Mrs. Louise Tutwiler

2001
Auguste Rottgen-van Pels

2001
Yes You Can (Short Film)
Fish Lady

2001
Seven Roses (TV Movie)
Pamela

2000
Grace Trevethyn

1999
RKO 281 (TV Movie)
Louella Parsons

1999
Linnie Malcolm

1998
Dawn Wilkinson

1998
In the Winter Dark
Ida Stubbs

1998
Mari Hoff

1998
Alice Mooney

1997
Shirley

1996
Cynthia Rose Purley

1994
Outside Edge (TV Show)
Miriam Dervish

1993
Margaret Amir

1993
Wales Playhouse (TV Show)
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1992
Mrs. Maclean

1992
Maigret (TV Show)
Rose

1991
All Good Things (TV Show)
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1990
Mrs. Jenkins

1989
The Labours of Erica (TV Show)
Erica Parsons, Erica Rogers

1989
The Play on One (TV Show)
Miss A.

1988
The Storyteller (TV Show)
Storyteller's Wife

1987
Ticki Tocquet

1987
Sunday Premiere (TV Show)
Sylvia

1985
Screen One (TV Show)
Gwen

1985
That Uncertain Feeling (TV Show)
Mrs. Lewis

1984
Alas Smith & Jones (TV Show)
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1984
Chance in a Million (TV Show)
Alison Little

1984
Weekend Playhouse (TV Show)
Jean Saunders

1983
Death of an Expert Witness (TV Show)
Angela Foley

1983
The First Part of Henry the Sixt (TV Movie)

1983
Who Dares Wins (TV Show)
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1982
King Lear (TV Movie)
Cordelia

1981
Say No to Strangers
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1980
Yes Minister (TV Show)
Joan Littler

1980
Can We Get on Now, Please? (TV Show)
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1980
Bedroom Farce (TV Movie)
Kate

1979
Carol Hutchins

1978
Pauline

1974
BBC2 Playhouse (TV Show)
Gloria

1970
Play for Today (TV Show)
Janice, Mary

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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.)


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  • Brenda Blethyn - Evening Standard Hot Tickets Magazine [United Kingdom] (18 June 1998)

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  • Brenda Blethyn - Celebrity Sleuth Magazine Pictorial [United States] (November 2000)

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