Miranda Richardson is a private person, and while she accepts the trappings that go alongside being recognised as one of Britain's best actresses, it seems that if they were not "part of the deal", she would not seek out the stress of festivals or attention in the street. Her apparent lack of showiness serves to emphasise this; it is only as she speaks, occasionally clicking her tongue and giving an expansive eye roll, that the expressions on her face reveal Miranda-the-actress, who can transform herself into tabloid temptress, wronged wife or fragile murderer with a glance. On camera, every emotion registers across her face with intensity.
One name kept coming up when we asked our panel to name their favourite actor - Miranda Richardson, here captured beautifully by James Saynor in Game of Thrones prequel: no Targaryens or Lannisters — but plenty of Starks. Published: 10 Jul
Pale beauty Miranda Richardson has played everything from a cold-blooded killer to a ditzy Queen of England. After paying her dues in the British theater, Miranda brought her corseted boobs to the boob tube in Rowan Atkinson 's Blackadder comedies. She finally got her big film break in director Mike Newell 's Dance with a Strangerplaying a woman who winds up getting executed for murder.
First we see her as a fairground flirt in a denim mini-skirt, using her allure to trap a young British soldier into an Irish Republican Army kidnaping plot. Then Jude is seen as a ruthless IRA terrorist. Finally she dons an auburn wig and chic, tailored clothes to go undercover in London as what one can only call a femme fatale. The only reservation I had about taking the role was not being Irish.
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Miranda Jane Richardson born 3 March [ citation needed ] is an English actress and comedian. Richardson has enjoyed a successful and extensive theatre career, first joining Manchester Library Theatre in as an assistant stage manager, followed by a number of appearances in repertory theatre. Her London stage debut was in Moving at the Queen's Theatre in
The film is picking up some Oscar buzz. She has been nominated for an Oscar, won two Golden Globes, been in Hollywood blockbusters, daft-as-a-brush British sitcoms, indie films, prestige TV, an avalanche of theatre, hosted Saturday Night Live and found time in between to learn how to train birds of prey, for which she has had a lifelong love. Her reputation as an interviewee is that she can be frosty, and she certainly has a no-nonsense briskness to her, but it is more charming than evasive.