Imelda Staunton

Born 9 January 1956
Imelda Staunton
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1956-01-09
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Imelda Staunton

Imelda Staunton Biography (Wikipedia)

Imelda Mary Philomena Bernadette Staunton, CBE (born 9 January 1956) is an English stage and screen actress. After training at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, Staunton began her career in repertory theatre in the 1970s before appearing in seasons at various theatres in the UK.

Staunton has since performed in a variety of plays and musicals in London, winning four Olivier Awards; three for Best Actress in a Musical for her roles as the Baker's Wife in Into the Woods (1991), Mrs. Lovett in Sweeney Todd (2013) and Mama Rose in Gypsy (2016), and one for Best Supporting Performance for her work in both A Chorus of Disapproval (1985) and The Corn is Green (1985). Her appearances on stage in The Beggar's Opera (1982), The Wizard of Oz (1987), Uncle Vanya (1988), Guys and Dolls (1996), Entertaining Mr Sloane (2009) and Good People (2014) also earned her Olivier nominations. Staunton has been nominated for a total of 13 Olivier Awards.

Staunton drew critical acclaim for her performance in the title role in the 2004 film Vera Drake, for which she won the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role and the Venice Film Festival Volpi Cup for Best Actress in addition to being nominated for the Academy Award, the Golden Globe and the Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actress. Her other film roles include Mrs. Blatherwick in Nanny McPhee (2005), Dolores Umbridge in two of the Harry Potter films (2007–2010) and Hefina Headon in Pride (2014), for which she received a nomination for the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role.

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Everything's Coming Up Roses
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Everything's Coming Up Roses

Everything's Coming Up Roses

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Gypsy 2015 London Cast
Imelda Staunton
Some People
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Some People

Some People

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Gypsy 2015 London Cast
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Together Wherever We Go
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Together Wherever We Go
Stephen Sondheim
Losing My Mind (Follies)
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Losing My Mind (Follies)

Losing My Mind (Follies)

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Cast Stage Band
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Michael Ball
By The Sea
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By The Sea
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Rose's Turn
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Rose's Turn
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It Takes Two
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It Takes Two

It Takes Two

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Ian Bartholomew
Imelda Staunton
Everything's Coming Up Roses
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Everything's Coming Up Roses
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Some People
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Some People
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Wait
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Wait
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Together Wherever We Go
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Together Wherever We Go
Michael Ball
The Ballad Of Sweeney Todd
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The Ballad Of Sweeney Todd

The Ballad Of Sweeney Todd

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Michael Ball
The Ensemble Of Sweeney Todd
Imelda Staunton
Together
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Together
Imelda Staunton
Together Wherever We Go
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Together Wherever We Go

Together Wherever We Go

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Peter Davison
Lara Pulver
Imelda Staunton
Together Wherever We Go
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Together Wherever We Go
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Worst Pies in London
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Worst Pies in London
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