Children Ellie Blatchley
|Name Geraldine James|
Years active 1973–present
|Born 6 July 1950 (age 65) (1950-07-06) Maidenhead, Berkshire, England|
Spouse Joseph Blatchley (m. 1986)
Movies 45 Years, Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows
Parents Annabella James, Gerald Thomas
TV shows The Jewel in the Crown, Band of Gold, Blott on the Landscape, The Last Enemy, I Remember Nelson
Similar People Andrew Haigh, Tom Courtenay, Jon Wright, Joseph Blatchley, Nigel Cole
Geraldine james cecilia vanger at the girl with the dragon tattoo s uk premiere
Geraldine James, OBE (born 6 July 1950) is an English actress. For her role as Portia in the 1989 Broadway revival of The Merchant of Venice, she was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play and won the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Play. She also won the Volpi Cup for Best Actress at the 1989 Venice Film Festival for She's Been Away. Theatre director Peter Hall says James ranks amongst the great English classical actresses.
- Geraldine james cecilia vanger at the girl with the dragon tattoo s uk premiere
- 45 years interview with actor geraldine james
- Early life and family
- Television appearances
- Theatre appearances
- Film appearances
James has been nominated four times for the BAFTA TV Award for Best Actress; for Dummy (1977), The Jewel in the Crown (1984), Band of Gold (1995) and The Sins (2000). She is also known as Mrs. Pincher, the breastfeeding mother in Little Britain (2004). Her film credits include Gandhi (1982), The Tall Guy (1989), Sherlock Holmes (2009), Alice in Wonderland (2010), The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011) and 45 Years (2015).
45 years interview with actor geraldine james
Early life and family
James was born in Maidenhead, Berkshire, to a cardiologist father. She was educated at Downe House, a girls' independent school in Newbury, Berkshire. After graduating from the Drama Centre London in 1973, she began her career in repertory theatre.