Harriet Walter

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Born: 09/24/1950 in London, England, GB

Filmography

Actor (37)

Downton Abbey 2014 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Man Up 2015 (Movie)

Fran (Actor)

Amy 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

Broken Lines 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Assets 2013 - 2014 (TV Show)

Actor

The Wedding Video 2014 (Movie)

Alex (Actor)

Law & Order: UK 2008 - 2013 (TV Show)

Actor

A Royal Affair 2012 (Movie)

(Actor)

Chéri 2009 (Movie)

La Loupiote (Actor)

Hercule Poirot, Series IX 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

Morris: A Life with Bells On 2009 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Young Victoria 2009 (Movie)

Queen Adelaide (Actor)

Ballet Shoes 2008 (Movie)

Dr Smith (Actor)

Atonement 2007 (Movie)

Emily Tallis (Actor)

Babel 2006 (Movie)

Lilly (Actor)

Chromophobia 2005 (Movie)

Penelope Aylesbury (Actor)

Bright Young Things 2004 (Movie)

Lady Metroland (Actor)

Villa Des Roses 2004 (Movie)

Olive Burrell (Actor)

Dalziel and Pascoe: Time to Go 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Bedrooms & Hallways 1999 (Movie)

Sybil (Actor)

Onegin 1999 (Movie)

Madame Larina (Actor)

A Merry War 1998 (Movie)

Julia Comstock (Actor)

The Governess 1998 (Movie)

Mrs Cavendish (Actor)

The Leading Man 1998 (Movie)

Liz Flett (Actor)

The Day of the Devil 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

Hard Times 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

The Advocate 1994 (Movie)

Jeannine (Actor)

Ashenden 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Actor

May Fools 1990 (Movie)

Lily (Actor)

They Never Slept 1989 (Movie)

Cat Lady (Actor)

Dorothy L. Sayers' Lord Peter Wimsey 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

The Good Father 1987 (Movie)

Emmy Hooper (Actor)

Turtle Diary 1986 (Movie)

Harriet (Actor)

Reflections 1982 (Movie)

Ottilie Grainger (Actor)

The Imitation Game 1979 (Movie)

Cathy Raine (Actor)

Sleeping Murder (TV Show)

Actor

The Churchills (TV Show)

Voice

Relationships

Peter Blythe Actor

Partner

Christopher Lee Actor

Uncle

Guy Paul Actor

Husband

EDUCATION

London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art

Milestones

2014

Series regular on "The Assets"

2013

Guest appearance on "Downton Abbey"

2011

Made Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire

2009

Tony nomination for "Mary Stuart"

2009

Series regular on "Law & Order: UK"

2009

Plays Queen Adelaide in "The Young Victoria"

2000

Made Commander of the Order of the British Empire

1995

Supporting role in "Sense and Sensibility"

1993

CableACE nomination for "Ashenden"

1988

Olivier Award for three performances, including "Twelfth Night"

1987

Plays Harriet Vance in "A Dorothy L. Sayers Mystery"

1985

Top billed in "The Price"

1981

First feature film appearance in "The French Lieutenant's Woman"

1979

Television debut in a TV production of "Rebecca"

Bonus Trivia

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Has authored three books: Macbeth (Actors on Shakespeare) (2001); Other People's Shoes (2003) and Facing It: Reflections on Images of Older Women (2010).

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Received two additional Olivier Award nominations for "Life x 3" in 2001 and "Mary Stuart" in 2006.

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Has played three noted English authors: George Eliot in "A Scandalous Life" (2002), Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley in "Frankenstein: Birth of a Monster" (2003) and Virginia Woolf in "London" (2004).

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Her lecture, "A Serious Job for a Woman?" addresses the issues she and other actresses have faced as they reached their 40s and beyond.

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Suffered from anorexia in her 20s.

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