Brenda Blethyn - Rotten Tomatoes

Brenda Blethyn

Highest Rated:   100% The Witches (1990)
Lowest Rated:   14% Dead Man Running (2009)
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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

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
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
79% 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
60% 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

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
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 Tales of the Unexpected
1979-1988
  • Carol

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