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Birth information

16 June 1934 Clapton, London, England, UK

Given Name

Eileen June Atkins

How tall is Eileen Atkins?

1.69 m

Who is(are) his/her spouse(s)?

Bill Shepherd
Julian Glover

Life Story of Eileen Atkins

Eileen Atkins was born in a Salvation Army Women's Hostel in north London. Her father was a gas meter reader; her mother, a seamstress and barmaid. A drama teacher taught her how to drop her Cockney accent, and she studied Shakespeare and Greek tragedies. Her breakthrough role in "The Killing of Sister George" took her to Broadway.

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Doc Martin (2019) Ruth Ellingham, Paddington 2 (2017) Madame Kozlova, Carnage (2017) Dorothy, The Crown (2016) Queen Mary, ChickLit (2016) Peggy Law, Vicious (2016) Rosemary, Valentine's Kiss (2015) Catherine Maier, Suite Française (2014) Denise Epstein, Magic in the Moonlight (2014) Aunt Vanessa, This Is Jinsy (2014) Miss Penny, Beautiful Creatures (2013) Gramma, The Scapegoat (2012) Lady Spence, Psychoville (2011) Nurse Edwina Kenchington, The Hours: The Lives of Mrs. Dalloway (2011) Excerpts read by, Tell Me (2010) Dorothy, Upstairs Downstairs (2010) Maud,...

Birth information

16 June 1934 Clapton, London, England, UK

Given Name

Eileen June Atkins

How tall is Eileen Atkins?

1.69 m

Who is(are) his/her spouse(s)?

Bill Shepherd
Julian Glover

Life Story of Eileen Atkins

Eileen Atkins was born in a Salvation Army Women's Hostel in north London. Her father was a gas meter reader; her mother, a seamstress and barmaid. A drama teacher taught her how to drop her Cockney accent, and she studied Shakespeare and Greek tragedies. Her breakthrough role in "The Killing of Sister George" took her to Broadway.

What movies did Eileen Atkins play or participate?

Actors Filmography
Doc Martin (2019) Ruth Ellingham, Paddington 2 (2017) Madame Kozlova, Carnage (2017) Dorothy, The Crown (2016) Queen Mary, ChickLit (2016) Peggy Law, Vicious (2016) Rosemary, Valentine's Kiss (2015) Catherine Maier, Suite Française (2014) Denise Epstein, Magic in the Moonlight (2014) Aunt Vanessa, This Is Jinsy (2014) Miss Penny, Beautiful Creatures (2013) Gramma, The Scapegoat (2012) Lady Spence, Psychoville (2011) Nurse Edwina Kenchington, The Hours: The Lives of Mrs. Dalloway (2011) Excerpts read by, Tell Me (2010) Dorothy, Upstairs Downstairs (2010) Maud,...

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Eileen Atkins in Der Teufel in ihr (1975)

She was awarded the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the 1990 Queen's Birthday Honours List and the DBE (Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2001 Queen's Birthday Honours List for her services to drama.

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Eileen Atkins in Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989)

Co-creator (with actress Jean Marsh) of the classic British drama series Upstairs, Downstairs (1971) - making her wonderful presence in the Altman upstairs-downstairs movie Gosford Park (2001) particularly resonant.

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Albert Finney, Michael Gough, Edward Fox, Eileen Atkins, Tom Courtenay, Cathryn Harrison, etc.

She was awarded the Laurence Olivier Theatre Award in 1999 (1998 season) for Best Actress for her performance in "The Unexpected Man".

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Eileen Atkins in Ein ungleiches Paar (1983)

She was awarded the 2004 Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for Best Actress of the 2003 season for her performance in "Honour" at the Royal National Theatre: Cottesloe Stage.

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Eileen Atkins, Hugh Bonneville, Marie-Josée Croze, Susanne Lothar, David Morrissey, etc.

She was awarded the 1992 London Critics Circle Theatre Award for Best Actress for her performance in The Night of the Iguana.

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Eileen Atkins and Michele Dotrice in BBC Play of the Month (1965)

She was awarded the 1997 London Evening Standard Theatre Award for Best Actress for her performance in A Delicate Balance.

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Eileen Atkins, Michele Dotrice, and Janet Suzman in BBC Play of the Month (1965)

She was nominated for a 2003 London Evening Standard Theatre Award for Best Actress for her performance in Honour at the Royal National Theatre: Cottesloe.

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Eileen Atkins, Michele Dotrice, and Janet Suzman in BBC Play of the Month (1965)

She was nominated for a 1997 (1996) Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for Best Actress in a play for her performance in "John Gabriel Borkman".

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Eileen Atkins, Michele Dotrice, etc.

2004 Tony Award nominee for Best Actress in a Play for "The Retreat from Moscow."

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Colin Firth, Eileen Atkins, and Emma Stone in Magic in the Moonlight (2014)

Won the Best Actress Award for "Honour" at the 2004 Laurence Olivier Awards.

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Colin Firth, Eileen Atkins, and Simon McBurney in Magic in the Moonlight (2014)

Has been nominated for four Tony Awards: as Best Actress (Dramatic), in 1967 for "The Killing of Sister George" and in 1972 for "Vivat! Vivat Regina!; and as Best Actress (Play), in 1995 for "Indiscretions" and in 2004 for "The Retreat from Moscow."

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Eileen Atkins and Benjamin Whitrow in Scenes of a Sexual Nature (2006)

She has no children. She stated in an interview with the Radio Times that she has never had any maternal instinct and put that down to the fact that she did not get on with her mother.

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Eileen Atkins and Benjamin Whitrow in Scenes of a Sexual Nature (2006)

She claims to be high-maintenance.

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Jeremy Irons, Eileen Atkins, etc.

Appearing in "The Birthday Party" at the Duchess Theatre, London. [May 2005]

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Eileen Atkins, Keeley Hawes, etc.

She was will be replacing Tony Award-winner Cherry Jones' in the Pulitzer Award winning drama, "Doubt" with Ron Eldard in New York City. [January 2006]

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Eileen Atkins, Keeley Hawes, Art Malik, Jean Marsh, Anne Reid, Adrian Scarborough, etc.

Appearing with Anna Maxwell Martin and Sophie Thompson in Joanna Murray-Smith's "Female of the Species" at the Vaudeville Theatre in London. [July 2008]

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Eileen Atkins and Emma Clifford in Rückkehr ins Haus am Eaton Place (2010)

Filming Wild Target (2010) with Rupert Grint and Bill Nighy. [2008]

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Eileen Atkins in Wild Target (2010)

She is starring with John Lithgow and Ben Chaplin in William Nicholson's drama, "The Retreat from Moscow", on Broadway. [February 2004]

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Eileen Atkins in Robin Hood (2010)

Turned down a part in The Wolf of Wall Street (2013) so she could do a play on the London stage.

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Reese Witherspoon and Eileen Atkins in Vanity Fair (2004)

Both she and Judi Dench have portrayed Princess Dragomiroff in the different versions of Agatha Christie's novel "Murder on the Orient Express"; Atkins in a 2010 episode of Poirot (1989) and Dench in the film Murder on the Orient Express (2017). Prior to these adaptations Atkins and Dench played sisters on Cranford (2007).

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Judi Dench, Ian McKellen, and Eileen Atkins in Jack und Sarah - Daddy im Alleingang (1995)

Daughter of Arthur (1886-1975) and Annie (née Elkins) Atkins (1889-1984).

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Emma Thompson and Eileen Atkins in Liebe auf den zweiten Blick (2008)

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Emma Thompson and Eileen Atkins in Liebe auf den zweiten Blick (2008)

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Vanessa Redgrave, Meryl Streep, and Eileen Atkins

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Eileen Atkins, David Burke, David Haig, Russell Tovey, and Marcia Warren

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Eileen Atkins in Liebe auf den zweiten Blick (2008)

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