Brenda Blethyn

Highest Rated: 100% The Witches (1990)
Lowest Rated: 14% Dead Man Running (2009)
Birthday: Feb 20, 1946
Birthplace: Ramsgate, Kent, England, UK
Is the youngest of nine children. Born with an extra finger on her left hand, which was removed shortly after her birth. Worked for 10 years in an administrative career before enrolling in the Guildford School of Acting. Made her first American theatre appearance in the 1991 off-Broadway production of Absent Friends, for which she earned the Theatre World Award for Outstanding New Talent. Made her film debut in 1990's The Witches. Participated in the 2002 London Marathon. Was made an Officer of the British Empire (OBE) in 2003.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

CREDIT
No Score Yet Raymond Briggs: Snowmen, Bogeymen & Milkmen Narrator 2019
97% Ethel & Ernest Ethel Briggs 2016
47% Two Men in Town Emily Smithy 2015
No Score Yet Mary & Martha Martha 2013
91% London River Elisabeth Sommers $1.5K 2011
No Score Yet Christmas Angel Actor 2011
No Score Yet My Angel (Christmas Angel) Actor 2011
14% Dead Man Running Mother 2009
83% Atonement Grace Turner $50.9M 2007
52% Introducing the Dwights Jean $0.3M 2007
No Score Yet Mysterious Creatures Wendy Ainscow 2006
67% On a Clear Day Joan $91.2K 2006
86% Pride and Prejudice Mrs. Bennet $38.3M 2005
80% Pooh's Heffalump Movie Mama Heffalump $18.1M 2005
No Score Yet Piccadilly Jim Nesta Pett 2005
42% Beyond the Sea Polly Cassotto $6.2M 2004
86% A Way of Life Annette 2004
No Score Yet Belonging Jess Copplestone 2004
67% Blizzard Aunt Millie 2003
No Score Yet The Sleeping Dictionary Aggie 2003
40% Undertaking Betty Betty Rhys-Jones 2003
80% The Wild Thornberrys Movie Mrs. Fairgood $39.8M 2002
23% Sonny Jewel Phillips 2002
86% Lovely & Amazing Jane Marks $4.2M 2002
36% Pumpkin Judy Romanoff $0.2M 2002
No Score Yet On The Nose Dierdre 2001
86% Daddy and Them Julia Montgomery 2001
No Score Yet Anne Frank Auguste Van Pels 2001
63% Saving Grace Grace $11.5M 2000
93% RKO 281 Louella Parsons 1999
No Score Yet Chance in a Million Actor 1999
79% Little Voice Mari 1998
83% In the Winter Dark Ida Stubbs 1998
No Score Yet Girls' Night Dawn 1998
33% Music From Another Room Grace 1997
95% Secrets & Lies Cynthia 1997
No Score Yet Buddha of Suburbia Margaret Amir 1993
80% A River Runs Through It Mrs. Maclean 1992
100% The Witches Mrs. Jenkins 1990
No Score Yet Night Train Alice Mooney 1988
No Score Yet Henry VI Actor 1983
No Score Yet King Lear Cordelia 1982
No Score Yet Grown Ups Gloria 1980

TV

CREDIT
No Score Yet Vera
DCI Vera Stanhope
  • 2019
  • 2018
  • 2016
  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012
No Score Yet The Graham Norton Show
2007
Guest
  • 2014
No Score Yet Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
1999
Linnie Malcolm
  • 2008
No Score Yet The New Adventures of Old Christine
2006-2010
Angela
  • 2008
No Score Yet Mystery!
1980-2007
Angela Rose
  • 1994
  • 1990
  • 1985
No Score Yet Jim Henson's Storyteller
1988
Storyteller's Wife
  • 1988
No Score Yet Tales of the Unexpected
1979-1988
Carol

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