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Samantha Morton

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. Description above from the Wikipedia article Samantha Morton, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
May 13, 1977 1977-05-13 In Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
48
First Appeared:
In the movie Brute Sanity
Latest Project:
Movie Rillington Place 2016-11-29
Known For
Poster of Artists in Love
Poster of The Last Panthers
Poster of The Last Panthers
Poster of Elizabeth: The Golden Age
Filmography
Movie Brute Sanity Cult Member 3 2018
Movie Magik Lucia 2018
Movie Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Mary Lou Barebone 2016-11-16
Movie Rillington Place Ethel Christie 2016-11-29
Series Artists in Love Host 2016-03-08
Series The Last Panthers Naomi 2015-10-26
Movie Cider with Rosie Annie Lee 2015-09-27
Movie The Last Panthers Naomi Franckom 2015-10-26
Movie Decoding Annie Parker Annie Parker 2014-05-02
Movie Miss Julie Kristin 2014-09-07
Movie The Harvest Katherine 2013-10-19
Movie John Carter Sola 2012-03-07
Movie Cosmopolis Vija Kinsky 2012-05-25
Movie The Messenger Olivia Pitterson 2009-11-13
Movie Synecdoche, New York Hazel 2008-10-24
Movie Mister Lonely Marilyn Monroe 2008-12-17
Movie The Daisy Chain Martha Conroy 2008-11-09
Movie Control Debbie Curtis 2007-09-26
Movie Expired Claire 2007-01-19
Movie Max & Ruby - A Merry Bunny Christmas Ruby 2007-01-01
Movie Elizabeth: The Golden Age Queen Mary 2007-09-09
Movie Longford Myra Hindley 2006-10-26
Movie Free Jimmy Sonia (voice) 2006-04-21
Movie Lassie Sarah Carraclough 2005-12-16
Movie River Queen Sarah O'Brien 2005-09-12
Movie The Libertine Elizabeth Barry 2004-09-16
Movie Max & Ruby's Christmas Ruby (voice) 2004-01-01
Movie Enduring Love Claire 2004-11-26
Movie Code 46 Maria Gonzales 2003-09-02
Movie In America Sarah 2003-10-31
Series Max and Ruby Ruby 2002-05-03
Series V Graham Norton Unknown 2002-05-06
Movie Minority Report Agatha 2002-06-20
Movie Morvern Callar Morvern Callar 2002-01-01
Movie Eden Sam 2001-08-29
Movie Pandaemonium Sara Coleridge 2001-06-29
Movie Sweet and Lowdown Hattie 1999-12-03
Movie Dreaming of Joseph Lees Eva 1999-10-29
Movie Jesus' Son Michelle 1999-09-05
Movie Jane Eyre Jane Eyre 1997-03-09
Movie This Is the Sea Hazel Stokes 1997-09-15
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Movie The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling 1997-11-09
Movie Under the Skin Iris Kelly 1997-11-28
Movie Emma Harriet Smith 1996-10-02
Series Band of Gold Tracy Richards 1995-03-12
Series Cracker Unknown 1993-09-27
Series The Academy Awards Unknown 1953-03-18