Actors: Fiona Shaw

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Jméno:Fiona Shaw
Datum narození:1958-07-10
Místo narození:County Cork, Ireland
Výška:1.73 m
IMDb ID:nm0789716

Fiona Shaw (born Fiona Mary Wilson; 10 July 1958) is an Irish film and theatre actress. She is known for her roles as Petunia Dursley in the Harry Potter film series (2001–2010), Marnie Stonebrook in the fourth season of the HBO series True Blood (2011), and Carolyn Martens in the BBC series Killing Eve (2018–22). For her performance in Killing Eve, Shaw won the 2019 BAFTA TV Award for Best Supporting Actress. For her performances in the second seasons of Killing Eve and Fleabag, she received Primetime Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series and Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series respectively. For the third season of Killing Eve, she was again nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series. Shaw has worked extensively with the Royal Shakespeare Company and the National Theatre. She won the 1990 Olivier Award for Best Actress for various roles, including Electra, the 1994 Olivier Award for Best Actress for Machinal, and the 1997 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Solo Performance for The Waste Land. Her other stage work includes playing the title role in Medea in the West End and on Broadway (2001–2002). She was awarded an Honorary CBE in 2001. In 2020, she was listed at No. 29 on The Irish Times list of Ireland's greatest film actors.

  • A fitness enthusiast, Shaw commutes around her home base in London on her bicycle.
  • Throughout the Harry Potter movie series, Shaw played "Petunia Dursley", Harry Potter's aunt, who had a strong aversion to any mention of or person connected to witchcraft or wizardry. Soon after finishing the last Potter movie, she started playing a witch possessed by a much-more powerful witch on the TV show, Pravá krev (2008).
  • Her mother was a physicist and her father was an eye surgeon.
  • Graduated from University College Cork.
  • Former longtime companion of Saffron Burrows from 2002 to 2005.
  • She was awarded the Laurence Olivier Theatre Award in 1994 (1993 season) for Best Actress in her performance for "Machinal" at the Royal National Theatre.
  • She was awarded the 1991 London Critics Circle Theatre Award (Drama Theatre Award) for Best Actress for her performance in Hedda Gabler.
  • Attended secondary school at Scoil Mhuire in Cork City.
  • She was awarded the Laurence Olivier Theatre Award in 1990 (1989 season) for Best Actress in a New Play for "Electra", "As You Like It" and "The Person of Sichaun".
  • Was nominated for Broadway's 2003 Tony Award as Best Actress (Play) for playing the title character in "Medea."
  • In the Independent on Sunday [UK] 2006 Pink List - a list of the most influential gay men and women - Fiona Shaw came no. 69, a new entry.
  • At the Evening Standard Theatre Awards she was named Best Actress for 'Medea' performed at the Queeen's Theater in London. (2002)
  • In 2019, Fiona Shaw became a patron of London-based not-for-profit Irish Film London, which celebrates and champions Irish film, TV and animation in Great Britain.
  • Used to live within earshot of London Zoo (Regent's Park) (UK), but later moved to the London borough of Islington.
  • She won the Bancroft Gold Medal at RADA and made her professional debut as Rosaline in "Love's Labour's Lost" in 1982.
  • Following an unhappy experience playing Kate in "The Taming of the Shrew" for Jonathan Miller (Miller would not extend himself to allow the inclusion of modern sexual politics), she has only occasionally worked with male directors. Her collaboration with Deborah Warner has produced a string of daring performances and an armful of theatre awards.
  • Graduated from RADA.
  • She was awarded an honorary C.B.E. (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2001 Queen's New Year Honours List for her services to drama.
  • She was awarded the 2001 London Evening Standard Theatre Award for Best Actress for her performance in Medea at the Queen's Theatre in London, England.
  • Became an Associate Member of RADA.
  • She was awarded the 1989 London Critics Circle Theatre Award (Drama Theatre Award) for Best Actress for her performances in Electra and The Good Person of Sichuan.
  • She was awarded the 1993 London Evening Standard Theatre Award for Best Actress for her performance in Machinal.
  • The second child of 4 to an Irish eye surgeon, she majored in philosophy at University College, Cork then attended University College in Cork and Drama School in London where fellow students included Kenneth Branagh, Sean Bean and Janet McTeer.
  • Was at the Royal Shakespeare Company in the mid 80's.
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