Samantha Morton

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Samantha Jane Morton (born 13 May 1977) is an English actress and film director. She began her performing career with guest roles in television shows such as Soldier Soldier and Boon before making her film debut in the 1997 drama film This Is the Sea, playing the character of Hazel Stokes. After a string of roles in low-budget and television films, she landed the role of Hattie in 1999's Sweet and Lowdown, for which she received the attention from Hollywood, the critical acclaim and an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress. Morton subsequently starred in 2002's Minority Report and Morvern Callar. She received her second Academy Award nomination for her performance as the young Irish mother coping with life in New York City, Sarah, in 2003's In America. Morton starred in 2004's Enduring Love and The Libertine and 2005's Lassie. She received won a Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Television Movie for her role as Myra Hindley in 2006's Longford. She appeared in the 2007 biographical films Control, Elizabeth: The Golden Age and Mister Lonely, and she starred in 2008's Synecdoche, New York. Morton appeared in the 2009 critically acclaimed The Messenger. She made her directorial debut in the English television film The Unloved.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.  

Samantha Jane Morton (born 13 May 1977) is an English actress and film director. She began her performing career with guest roles in television shows such as Soldier Soldier and Boon before making her film debut in the 1997 drama film This Is the Sea, playing the character of Hazel Stokes. After a string of roles in low-budget and television films, she landed the role of Hattie in 1999's Sweet and Lowdown, for which she received the attention from Hollywood, the critical acclaim and an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress. Morton subsequently starred in 2002's Minority Report and Morvern Callar. She received her second Academy Award nomination for her performance as the young Irish mother coping with life in New York City, Sarah, in 2003's In America. Morton starred in 2004's Enduring Love and The Libertine and 2005's Lassie. She received won a Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Television Movie for her role as Myra Hindley in 2006's Longford. She appeared in the 2007 biographical films Control, Elizabeth: The Golden Age and Mister Lonely, and she starred in 2008's Synecdoche, New York. Morton appeared in the 2009 critically acclaimed The Messenger. She made her directorial debut in the English television film The Unloved.

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Gender -

Known Credits 47

Birthday 1977-05-13

Place of Birth Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, UK

Adult Actor False

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2016 Magik as Lucia
2016 Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them as Mary Lou
2016 Artists in Love(10 episodes) as Host
2015 The Last Panthers as Naomi Franckom
2015 The Last Panthers(6 episodes) as Naomi
2015 Cider With Rosie as Annie Lee
2014 Miss Julie as Kristin
2014 Decoding Annie Parker as Annie Parker
2013 The Harvest as Katherine
2012 Cosmopolis as Vija Kinsky
2012 John Carter as Sola
2009 The Messenger as Olivia Pitterson
2008 Synecdoche, New York as Hazel
2008 The Daisy Chain as Martha Conroy
2007 Control as Debbie Curtis
2007 Elizabeth: The Golden Age as Queen Mary
2007 Mister Lonely as Marilyn Monroe
2007 Expired as Claire
2007 Max & Ruby - A Merry Bunny Christmas as Ruby
2006 Longford as Myra Hindley
2006 Free Jimmy as Sonia (voice)
2005 Lassie as Sarah Carraclough
2005 River Queen as Sarah O'Brien
2004 Enduring Love as Claire
2004 The Libertine as Elizabeth Barry
2004 Max & Ruby's Christmas as Ruby (voice)
2003 In America as Sarah
2003 Code 46 as Maria Gonzales
2002 Minority Report as Agatha
2002 V Graham Norton(1 episode)
2002 Max and Ruby(264 episodes) as Ruby
2002 Morvern Callar as Morvern Callar
2001 Eden as Sam
2001 Pandaemonium as Sara Coleridge
1999 Sweet and Lowdown as Hattie
1999 Dreaming of Joseph Lees as Eva
1999 Jesus' Son as Michelle
1997 Under the Skin as Iris Kelly
1997 The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling
1997 This Is the Sea as Hazel Stokes
1997 The View(1 episode)
1997 Jane Eyre as Jane Eyre
1996 Emma as Harriet Smith
1995 Band of Gold(18 episodes) as Tracy Richards
1993 Cracker(1 episode)
1929 The Academy Awards(2 episodes)

Directing

2009 The Unloved … Director

Writing

2009 The Unloved … Writer

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