Eileen Atkins

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Dame Eileen June Atkins, is an English actress and occasional screenwriter. She has worked in the theatre, film, and television consistently since 1953. In 2008, she won the BAFTA TV Award for Best Actress and the Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie for Cranford. She is also a three-time Olivier Award winner, winning... read more

Dame Eileen June Atkins, is an English actress and occasional screenwriter. She has worked in the theatre, film, and television consistently since 1953. In 2008, she won the BAFTA TV Award for Best Actress and the Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie for Cranford. She is also a three-time Olivier Award winner, winning Best Supporting Performance in 1988 and Best Actress for The Unexpected Man (1999) and Honour (2004). She was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in 1990 and Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE) in 2001.

Birth Name

Eileen June Atkins

Born

Saturday, 16 June 1934

Actress Filmography

Getting Away with Murder(s) (voice) 2021
Tea With the Dames Herself / Self 2018
Paddington 2 Madame Kozlova 2017
Carnage Dorothy 2017
ChickLit Peggy Law 2016
The Crown Queen Mary 2016
Valentine's Kiss Catherine Maier 2015
Suite Française Denise Epstein 2014
Magic in the Moonlight Aunt Vanessa 2014
Vicious Rosemary 2013
(see additional filmography)

Actress Filmography

Getting Away with Murder(s) (voice) 2021
Tea With the Dames Herself / Self 2018
Paddington 2 Madame Kozlova 2017
Carnage Dorothy 2017
ChickLit Peggy Law 2016
The Crown Queen Mary 2016
Valentine's Kiss Catherine Maier 2015
Suite Française Denise Epstein 2014
Magic in the Moonlight Aunt Vanessa 2014
Vicious Rosemary 2013
Beautiful Creatures Gramma / Emmaline Duchannes 2013
The Scapegoat Lady Spence 2012
Upstairs Downstairs Maud, Lady Holland 2010
This September Violet Aird 2010
The Many Faces of... Self 2010
Wild Target Louisa Maynard / Mother 2010
Robin Hood Eleanor of Aquitaine 2010
This Is Jinsy Miss Penny 2010
Psychoville Nurse Edwina Kenchington 2009
Last Chance Harvey Maggie / Maggie Walker 2008
Ballet Shoes Madame Fidolia 2007
Cranford Miss Deborah Jenkyns 2007
Evening The Night Nurse / Nachtschwester 2007
The Graham Norton Show Self - Guest 2007
Scenes of a Sexual Nature Iris 2006
Ask the Dust Mrs. Hargraves 2006
The Feast of the Goat Aunt Adelina 2005
Agatha Christie's Marple Lady Tressilian 2004
Vanity Fair Miss Matilda Crawley 2004
The 58th Annual Tony Awards Self - Nominee 2004
Doc Martin Ruth Ellingham 2004
Cold Mountain Maddy 2003
A Long Weekend in Pest and Buda Amanda 2003
What a Girl Wants Jocelyn Dashwood 2003
The Hours Barbara in the Flower Shop 2002
Bertie and Elizabeth Queen Mary 2002
Gosford Park Mrs. Croft 2001
Women Talking Dirty Emily Boyle 2001
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross Self - Guest 2001
Wit Evelyn 'E.M.' Ashford / Evelyn 'E.M' Ashford 2001
David Copperfield Miss Jane Murdstone 2000
Waking the Dead Abigail Dusniak 2000
Madame Bovary Marie Louise 2000
Loose Women Herself 1999
The Avengers Alice 1998
A Dance to the Music of Time Brightman 1997
Theater Talk Self - Guest 1996
The 49th Annual Tony Awards Self - Nominee 1995
Jack & Sarah Phil 1995
Cold Comfort Farm Judith Starkadder 1995
Wolf Mary 1994
Let Him Have It Lillian Bentley / Lilian Bentley 1991
Performance Mrs. May Maitland 1991
A Room of One's Own Virginia Woolf 1991
Chillers Mrs. Waggoner 1990
Poirot Princess Dragomiroff 1989
A Hazard of Hearts Lady Harriet's Maid 1987
Screen Two Helen Marriner, Kitty Higdon 1985
A Better Class of Person Nellie Osborne 1985
The Dresser Madge 1983
Nelly's Version Nelly 1983
Shades of Darkness Mrs. Rutledge 1983
Smiley's People Madame Ostrakova 1982
Oliver Twist Mrs. Mann 1982
Equus Hesther Saloman 1977
Working in the Theatre Self - Actor 1976
Arena Herself (as Dame Eileen Atkins), Self 1975
Sharon's Baby Sister Albana 1975
Upstairs, Downstairs Lady Maud Holland 1971
Inadmissible Evidence Shirley 1968
BBC Play of the Month Catherine Sloper, Olga, Titania, Electra 1965
Call My Bluff Self 1965
The Wednesday Play Joan, Mabel, The Girl, Woman 1964
Theatre 625 Eileen 1964
This Is Your Life Self 1955
2011 Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie Nominated
2009 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television Nominated
2008 Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie Won
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