Miriam Margolyes

Miriam Margolyes

actress, soundtrack

Miriam Margolyes was born on May 18, 1941 in UK. Miriam Margolyes's big-screen debut came with A Nice Girl Like Me directed by Desmond Davis in 1969. Miriam Margolyes is known for The Sandman directed by Dirk Maggs, James McAvoy stars as Morpheus and Neil Gaiman as Narrator. Miriam Margolyes has got 1 awards and 2 nominations so far. The most recent award Miriam Margolyes achieved is BAFTA Awards. The upcoming new movie Miriam Margolyes plays is H is for Happiness which will be released on Sep 04, 2020.

A veteran of stage and screen, award-winning actress Miriam Margolyes has achieved success on both sides of the Atlantic. Winner of the BAFTA Best Supporting Actress award in 1993 for The Age of Innocence (1993), she received Best Supporting Actress at the 1989 LA Critics Circle Awards for her role in Little Dorrit (1987) and a Sony Radio Award for Best Actress in 1993. She voiced "Fly, the dog" in Babe (1995).Major credits include Yentl (1983), Little Shop of Horrors (1986), I Love You to Death (1990), End of Days (1999), Sunshine (1999), Cold Comfort Farm (1995), Cats & Dogs (2001), and Magnolia (1999). She played "Prof. Sprout" in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002). More recently, she appeared in Stephen Hopkins', The Life and Death of Peter Sellers (2004), Modigliani (2004), István Szabó's Being Julia (2004) and Ladies in Lavender (2004) (with Dames Maggie Smith and Judi Dench).Memorable television credits include Screen Two: Old Flames (1990), Freud (1984), The Life and Loves of a She-Devil (1986), The Black Adder (1982), The Girls of Slender Means (1975), Oliver Twist (1985), The History Man (1981), Vanity Fair (2004), and Supply & Demand (1997).Stage credits include Peter Hall's Los Angeles production of "Romeo & Juliet"; "She Stoops to Conquer" and "Orpheus Descending" (both also for Peter Hall); "The Threepenny Opera" (directed by Tony Richardson); "The White Devil" at The Old Vic (for Michael Lindsay-Hogg); the Bristol Old Vic production of "The Canterbury Tales"; and her own award-winning one-woman show, "Dickens' Woman".In the 2002 Queen's New Years Honours List, Queen Elizabeth II awarded her the OBE for her services to Drama.

  • Birthday

    May 18, 1941
  • Place of Birth

    Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, UK
  • Also known

    Miriam Margolyes, OBE

Known For


1 wins & 2 nominations

BAFTA Awards
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Winner - BAFTA Film Award

Movies & TV Shows

TV Shows