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      Pam Ferris

      Pam Ferris

      Highest Rated: 97% Ethel & Ernest (2016)

      Lowest Rated: 10% Holmes & Watson (2018)

      Birthday: May 11, 1948

      Birthplace: Hannover, Lower Saxony, West Germany

      Welsh actress Pam Ferris has had a productive career in a range of roles, from several television leads to matriarchal types in film, most visibly as Aunt Marge in "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban." After spending her childhood in Wales, Ferris moved with her family to New Zealand at 13 before returning home as an adult, making her first screen appearance in a "BBC Play of the Month" in her early 20s; she didn't return to the screen for more than a decade. When she did, however, Ferris had the good fortune to work with now-revered English directors Mike Figgis and Mike Leigh, appearing in each of their TV movies in 1984. By 1991, she had her first lead role on television, as Ma Larkin in the comedy "The Darling Buds of May," which also featured fellow Welsh actress Catherine Zeta-Jones. In 1996 Ferris made her big screen debut as the mean principal Agatha Trunchbull in Danny DeVito's adaptation of Roald Dahl's "Matilda." She of course received international recognition for her portrayal of the equally cruel Aunt Marge in "Prisoner of Azkaban," the relatively critically-acclaimed, Alfonso Cuarón-directed "Harry Potter" film of 2004; Ferris reunited with Cuarón just two years later in his dystopian drama, "Children of Men." All that said, her most beloved role, at least to English audiences, has arguably been that of Laura Thyme, in the gardeners-turned-sleuths TV crime mystery, "Rosemary & Thyme," from the mid-2000s.

      Highest rated movies

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      Children of Men
      Matilda poster
      Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban poster
      Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
      Telstar poster
      Meantime poster
      Tolkien poster
      Nativity! poster
      Death to Smoochy poster
      Death to Smoochy




      51% 71% Tolkien Mrs. Faulkner (Character) $4.5M 2019
      10% 25% Holmes & Watson Queen Victoria (Character) $30.5M 2018
      97% 87% Ethel & Ernest Mrs. Bennett (Voice) - 2016
      17% 42% Saving Santa Mrs. Clause (Voice) - 2013
      36% 49% Nativity 2: Danger in the Manger! Mrs Bevan (Character) - 2012
      22% 46% The Raven Mrs. Bradley (Character) $16.0M 2012
      44% 26% Jackboots on Whitehall Matron Rutty (Voice) - 2010
      No Score Yet 50% Within the Whirlwind Genia's mother (Character) - 2009
      48% 66% Nativity! Headmistress (Character) - 2009
      79% 68% Telstar Mrs. Shenton (Character) - 2008
      15% 18% The Other Man Vera (Character) - 2008
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Christmas at the Riviera Avril (Character) - 2007
      92% 85% Children of Men Miriam (Character) $35.3M 2006
      No Score Yet 75% Pollyanna Mrs. Snow (Character) - 2004
      90% 86% Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Aunt Marge (Character) $249.4M 2004
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Marple: 4:50 From Paddington Unknown (Character) - 2004
      No Score Yet 24% Gladiatress Mrs. Goatsplitter (Character) - 2004
      42% 66% Death to Smoochy Tommy Kotter (Character) $8.4M 2002
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Sweet Revenge Denise Williams (Character) - 2001
      No Score Yet 40% The Turn of the Screw Mrs Grose (Character) - 1999
      91% 73% Matilda Agatha Trunchbull (Character) $33.1M 1996
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Star Quality Marian Blake (Character) - 1985
      78% 80% Meantime Mavis (Character) - 1983


      No Score Yet 93% Call the Midwife Sister Evangelina (Character) 2012-2016
      88% 88% Luther Baba (Character) 2011
      97% 90% Gavin & Stacey Cath (Character) 2009
      No Score Yet 100% Masterpiece Theatre Unknown (Character) 1999-2000 2007