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Brenda Blethyn

Brenda Blethyn's biography

Brenda Anne Bottle is 76 years old actor born at Ramsgate. Brenda was born on Wednesday 20th of February 1946. According to year of birth 1946 Brenda belongs to Silent Generation. Birthday on 20th of February means Brenda is Pisces. Pisces is a Watery Sign. They are very intuitive people. They are empathic, emotional and highly spiritual in nature.

She is white british. Brenda is citizen of United Kingdom. Brenda is roman catholic. Brenda´s primary profession is to be actor. You can know Brenda also as screenwriter, stage actor. Brenda is recently known as film actor.

Brenda Blethyn's schools

We found 1 school She attended. Name of the school: Guildford School of Acting.

Detailed informations about her schools

  • Graduated from technical college and worked as a stenographer and bookkeeper until her late twenties.

Brenda Blethyn's career

Her main focus is to be actor. She is famous thanks to Secrets & Lies, Pride & Prejudice.

Is Brenda Blethyn gay ?

Brenda is known to be straight.

Awards and competitions

Brenda Blethyn's Awards

  • She was awarded the O.B.E. (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2003 Queen's New Year's Honours List for her services to drama.
  • She was awarded the 1981 London Critics' Circle Theatre Award (Drama Theatre Awards) for Best Supporting Actress of 1980 for her performance in Steaming.
  • Nominated for the 1984 Laurence Olivier Award for her work in "Benefactors" (Actress of the Year in a New Play).
  • Presented the award for Best Group to Lau at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards. (4th February 2008).

Brenda Blethyn's Nominations

  • She was nominated for Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for work Little Voice in 1998
  • She was nominated for Academy Award for Best Actress

Brenda Blethyn's quotes

  • I was a novice as far as film was concerned. I'd been working for 20 years at the time, then all that happened. [In reference to Secrets & Lies (1996) and her Academy Award nomination.]
  • [on not having children]: It just didn't happen. I don't know if it's selfishness. It's the most natural thing in the world, what we're here to do, but I just wasn't brave enough to make that decision. Sometimes I wonder..."
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Brenda Blethyn's height, body shape, eye color

Lets describe how Brenda Blethyn looks. We will focus on Brenda´s height, body shape, eye color and hair color. Brenda is tall as 5' 2" (157 cm). Body build is average. Brenda´s eyes are tinted brown - dark. Brenda´s hair is shade of brown - dark.