Biography

Joan Ann Plowright, Lady Olivier, DBE (born 28 October 1929), better known as Dame Joan Plowright, is an English actress, whose career has spanned over sixty years. Throughout her career she has won two Golden Globe Awards and a Tony Award and has been nominated for an Academy Award, an Emmy, and two BAFTA Awards. Joan Plowright is also one of only four actresses to have won two Golden Globes in the same year.

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Joan Ann Plowright, Lady Olivier, DBE (born 28 October 1929), better known as Dame Joan Plowright, is an English actress, whose career has spanned over sixty years. Throughout her career she has won two Golden Globe Awards and a Tony Award and has been nominated for an Academy Award, an Emmy, and two BAFTA Awards. Joan Plowright is also one of only four actresses to have won two Golden Globes in the same year.

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Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 59

Birthday 1929-10-28

Place of Birth Brigg, Lindsey, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom

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Also Known As

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2018 Nothing Like a Dame as Herself
2009 Knife Edge as Marjorie
2008 The Spiderwick Chronicles as Aunt Lucinda Spiderwick
2006 Curious George as Ms. Plushbottom (voice)
2006 Goose on the Loose as Beatrice Fairfield
2005 Mrs Palfrey at The Claremont as Mrs. Palfrey
2004 George and the Dragon as Mother Superior
2003 I Am David as Sophie
2003 Bringing Down the House as Virginia Arness
2002 Callas Forever as Sarah Keller
2002 Global Heresy as Lady Foxley
2001 Bailey's Mistake as Aunt Angie
2001 Back to the Secret Garden as Martha Sowerby
2000 Frankie & Hazel as Phoebe Harkness
2000 Dinosaur as Baylene (voice)
1999 Tom's Midnight Garden as Mrs Bartholomew
1999 Tea with Mussolini as Mary Wallace
1998 Aldrich Ames: Traitor Within as Jeanne Vertefeuille
1998 Encore! Encore!(13 episodes)
1998 Dance with Me as Bea Johnson
1996 101 Dalmatians as Nanny
1996 Surviving Picasso as Großmutter von Françoise
1996 Mr. Wrong as Mrs. Crawford
1996 Jane Eyre as Mrs. Fairfax
1995 The Scarlet Letter as Harriet Hibbons
1995 A Pyromaniac's Love Story as Mrs. Linzer
1995 Hotel Sorrento as Marge Morrisey
1994 The Return of the Native as Frau Yeobright
1994 A Pin for the Butterfly as Grandma
1994 Widows' Peak as Mrs. Doyle-Counihan
1994 A Place for Annie as Dorothy
1994 On Promised Land as Mrs. Appletree
1993 Dennis the Menace as Mrs. Martha Wilson
1993 Last Action Hero as Teacher
1993 The Summer House as Mrs. Monro
1992 Stalin as Olga
1991 The House of Bernarda Alba as Poncia
1991 Enchanted April as Mrs. Fisher
1990 Avalon as Eva Krichinsky
1990 I Love You to Death as Nadja
1989 And a Nightingale Sang as Mam
1988 The Dressmaker as Nellie
1988 Drowning by Numbers as Cissie Colpitts 1
1985 Revolution as Mrs. McConnahay
1982 Brimstone & Treacle as Norma Bates
1982 Britannia Hospital as Phyllis Grimshaw
1980 The Diary of Anne Frank as Edith Frank-Holländer
1978 Daphne Laureola as Lady Pitts
1978 Saturday, Sunday, Monday as Rosa
1977 Equus as Dora Strang
1976 Laurence Olivier Presents(1 episode) as Lady Pitts
1976 Laurence Olivier Presents(1 episode) as Rosa
1973 The Merchant of Venice as Portia
1970 Three Sisters as Masha
1969 Tweltfth Night as Viola
1960 The Entertainer as Jean Rice
1957 Time Without Pity as Agnes Cole
1955 Moby Dick Rehearsed as A Young Actress / Pip
1953 The Academy Awards(1 episode)
1951 Hallmark Hall of Fame(2 episodes)

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