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Wilson in the humor “Joseph Andrews”. In 1991, Penelope tied knot once more with Sir Ian Holm. She was created in the entire year 1946 on 3rd of June which makes her age 68 at the moment. As of this late age she’s already been an extremely successful celebrity and her portrayal could make dead feelings alive. She was created in a location called Scarborough, which is based on North Yorkshire of UK. She is one of the ethnicity white and nationality British. She actually is not so tall as she’s the average height of 5 feet 7 in .. When she was youthful she was scorching and she acquired sexy hip and legs and smooth feet. She’s maintained her wellness till now with great balanced diet. A whole lot of details on her behalf and her inspiring biography could be grabbed from wiki sites like Wikipedia and IMDb. She’s been very effective in her profession and has net worthy of in huge amount of money. It does not look like she is very much into uploading her images in social media sites like Twitter and Instagram which might end up being because she actually is not fond of the websites. She wedded Daniel Massey in the entire year 1975 but however their romantic relationship had to undergo the procedure of divorce in the entire year 1984. From then on she wedded Ian Holm and began living happily as couple but sadly this romantic relationship of her also cannot last long. She doesn’t have many kids as she has only 1 daughter whose name is certainly Alice Massey. Her latest on screen projects consist of “South Riding”, “The Exotic Marigold Hotel”, “THE LADY”, “Belle” and “THE NEXT Best Exotic Marigold Resort”. She played the function of Pat in a film known as Clockwise in the entire year 1986. In the same season she played the function of Angela Lane in a Television series known as C.A.T. That same season, she landed the function of Viven Warren in “Play of the Month: Mrs. She actually is presently playing the function of Isobal Crawley in a Television series known as Downton Abbey. Native of Scarborough, North riding of Yorkshire, Penelope was created to a tap dancer in addition to former celebrity, Alice Travers and a businessman, Clifford William Wilton. Reportedly she’s a net worthy of of four million dollars. With her gorgeous smile, natural splendor and right down to earth character, Penelope were able to captivate everyone’s center immediately after entering the performing sector. After conquering the theater, Penelope aspired to guideline the movie and tv industry. Back again on the stage, she lately made an appearance in the productions of “THE HOME of Bernard Alba”, “Eh Joe”, “John Gabriel Borkman”, “The Chalk Backyard”, “Hamlet”, “A Delicate Stability” and “Taken AT NIGHTTIME”. In 2016, she’ll start filming her personality of queen in American fantasy experience film, “The BFG”. With an immense achievement in theater and utmost performing experience, Penelope produced her tv debut in 1972, portraying a role in an bout of “Thirty-Minute Theater”, “Nation Matters”. She has often sparkled with her functions in Television shows and films. As a young female, she struggled with dyslexia. She aswell co-starred in 1985’s British humor “Singleton’s Pluck”. For the creation of “The Deep Blue Ocean”, she gained another Critics Circle Theater Award and Oliver nods. She actually is Roman Catholic. Discussing the personal lifestyle of this beautiful celebrity, Penelope has been wedded twice with subsequent divorces. Her first relationship with actor Daniel Massey finished in 1984. The couple includes a daughter jointly, Alice Massey born in 1977. After divorcing Penelope, Daniel walked down the aisle with her sister, Lindy Wilton. She actually is none apart from Penelope Wilton. She made an appearance in several stage and Broadway productions, such as for example “The Philanthropist”, “THE FANTASTIC Exhibition”, “The Director of the Opera”, “The Seagull”, “Something’s Burning up”, “The Norman Conquests” and “Bloomsbury” before scoring a significant work on display screen. Her current relationship position isn’t clear. Unlike a few of her peers, Penelope hasn’t resorted in the cosmetic surgery to keep her youthful looks however and is maturing gracefully. She resides in England, UK. Lately, she became the patron of a task set up to aid females called Kyra Women’s Task. Apart from this, she’s been spotted in several charity events, lending assisting hands. Penelope certainly understands how exactly to use her superstar status to create recognition in the culture. Niece of celebrity Linden Travers and Costs Travers and cousin of actor Richard Morant, Penelope Wilton started acting profession from theater and stage productions in London. The near future superstar Penelope Wilton arrived to the world on 3rd of June 1946.S Eyes. Warren’s Job”. After living jointly for ten years, the couple finally component their ways in 2001. Her feature debut emerged in the entire year 1977 when she was cast as Mrs.She actually is a legendary celebrity and her amazing performance reflects perfection each and every period. In 1981, she gained two Critics Circle Award on her behalf performance in the creation of “Much Ado Approximately Nothing at all” and an Oliver Award nods for “Man and Superman”. Her portrayal of long-struggling wife in a favorite television humor series “Ever Reducing Circles” earned her plenty of appreciations. Nevertheless, she in addition to her sisters Linda and Rosemary graduated through the convent college before fulfilling her childhood imagine pursuing her family’s footstep by learning performing at the Drama Middle in London. The spotlight distributed by her stage function, including 2nd Olivier nods for “THE TRICK Rapture” in 1988 and her small display screen appearances, resulted in a blast of movie functions, most remarkably as journalist’s wife, Wendy Woods in “Cry Independence”. She then made an appearance in a miniseries titled, “The Debtors” that landed her a BAFTA nods in addition to follow-up sitcom “The Come back of the Debtors”. Penelope is certainly English by nationality and white by ethnicity. The multi-award winning celebrity is well known on her behalf performances in films, such as “Match Stage”, “Shaun of the Dead” and “Satisfaction & Prejudice”. She performed the function of Regan in a film known as Play of the Month: King Lear in the entire year 1975. Legendry celebrity Penelope Wilton provides wonderfully compiled an incredible resume along with her performing profession as a theater in addition to film & television celebrity in a profession spanning a lot more than four . 5 decade. More info about Penelope’s life comes in wiki.

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Quick Facts

Full NamePenelope Wilton
Height1.7 m
ProfessionComedian, Actor
EducationDrama Centre London
SpouseIan Holm, Daniel Massey
ChildrenAlice Massey
ParentsAlice Travers, Clifford Wilton
SiblingsLindy Wilton, Rosemary Wilton
AwardsScreen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series, Order of the British Empire, Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actress, Critics' Circle Theatre Award for Best Actress
NominationsScreen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, Laurence Olivier Award for Actress of the Year in a New Play, Laurence Olivier Award for Actress of the Year in a Revival
MoviesThe BFG, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, Shaun of the Dead, Calendar Girls, Match Point, Cry Freedom, Pride & Prejudice, Belle, Clockwise, Iris, Blame It on the Bellboy, The History Boys, The French Lieutenant's Woman, The Girl, Half Broken Things, The Secret Rapture, Carrington, They Do It with Mirrors, Victoria & Albert, Joseph Andrews, Mrs. Warren's Profession, Alice Through the Looking Glass, Check the Gate: Putting Beckett on Film, Falling, Gooseberries Don't Dance, The Norman Conquests: Table Manners, Othello, The Norman Conquests: Round and Round the Garden, The Norman Conquests: Living Together, Zoo, Laughterhouse
TV ShowsDownton Abbey, Five Days, The Passion, Bob & Rose, Talking Heads, The Return of the Borrowers, Ever Decreasing Circles, The Borrowers, Screaming

Interesting Facts

1 She played Regan in two adaptations of the play "King Lear" by William Shakespeare: BBC Play of the Month: King Lear (1975) and King Lear (1982).
2 She was awarded the Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the 2016 Queen's Birthday Honours List for her services to Drama. She is an actress in London, England.
3 She has been acclaimed by theatre critic Michael Billington as having an "extraordinary quality of moral authority" and "carries weight and substance behind everything she says".
4 Rehearsing for her leading role in T.S. Eliot's "The Family Reunion", opposite Samuel West, at the Donmar Warehouse opening later this month. [November 2008]
5 Preparing for her role in The Chalk Garden at the Donmar Warehouse (June-August 2008) in the West End. [February 2008]
6 Paddington, London, England [May 2009]
7 Nominated Best Actress at the 2009 Laurence Olivier Awards for "The Chalk Garden" at the Donmar Warehouse.
8 Named Best Actress (along with her co-star, Margaret Tyzack) at the 2008 London Evening Standard Theatre Awards for "The Chalk Garden" at the Donmar Warehouse.
9 Nominated Best Actress at the 2008 Royal Television Society Awards for Five Days, Celebration and Half Broken Things.
10 Nominated Best Actress at the 2008 Laurence Olivier Awards for "John Gabriel Borkman" at the Donmar Warehouse.
11 Nominated for the 2007 London Evening Standard Theatre Awards as Best Actress for John Gabriel Borkman at the Donmar Warehouse.
12 Ex-stepmother of Melissa Holm, Barnaby Holm, Harry Holm, Jessica Holm and Sarah-Jane Holm.
13 Nominated for the 1994 Laurence Olivier Award - Best Actress in a Play for "The Deep Blue Sea" at the Almeida and the Apollo Theatres in the West End.
14 Nominated for the 1988 Laurence Olivier Award - Actress of the Year in a New Play for "The Secret Rapture" at the National Theatre (Lyttelton). She played the same character (Marion French) in the film adaptation of David Hare's play in 1993.
15 Nominated for the 1981 Laurence Olivier Award - Actress of the Year in a Revival for "Man & Superman" at the National Theatre (Olivier).
16 Appeared on the BAFTA Television shortlist for Best Actress in the following roles: 1985 for Ever Decreasing Circles, 1987 for The Monocled Mutineer, 1993 for The Borrowers, 1999 for Talking Heads 2: Nights in the Gardens of Spain and 2006 for Falling.
17 Appeared on the BAFTA Film shortlist for Best Supporting Actress in the following roles: 1986 for Clockwise (1986), 1987 for Cry Freedom (1987) and 1994 for The Secret Rapture (1993).
18 In the 1970s she married actor Daniel Massey, by whom she had one daughter. Before that she lost a baby boy, born very premature.
19 She was once married to Ian Holm, who played Frodo Baggins in a BBC Radio 4 dramatization of The Lord of the Rings. In Shaun of the Dead (2004), her husband is played by Bill Nighy, who played Sam Gamgee opposite Holm in the same Radio 4 production. Also appearing in the film was Martin Freeman, who played the younger version of Holm's Bilbo Baggins.
20 She was nominated for a 2001 London Evening Standard Theatre Award for Best Actress for her performance in The Little Foxes at the Donmar Warehouse.
21 She was awarded the 1993 London Critics Circle Theatre Award (Drama Theatre Award) for Best Actress for her performance in The Deep Blue Sea. Her former husband, Ian Holm, was awarded Best Actor for his performance in Moonlight at the same awards.
22 She was awarded the 1981 London Critics' Circle Theatre Award (Drama Theatre Award) for Best Actress of 1980 for her performances in Much Ado About Nothing and Man and Superman.
23 Cousin of the actor Richard Morant.
24 She was awarded the 1981 London Critics' Circle Theatre Award (Drama Theatre Award) for Best Actress of 1980 for her performance in Much Ado About Nothing.
25 Niece of actor Bill Travers and actress Linden Travers.
26 She was awarded the OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2004 Queen's New Year Honours List for her services to drama.
27 Daniel Massey married Penelope's sister Lindy Wilton, after he divorced Penelope Wilton.
28 Sister of Lindy Wilton and mother of Alice Massey.


1 I didn't come into the business till the late sixties but I've seen a lot of changes in the 35 years since. Mostly I mourn the demise of the repertory companies - that's a very sad thing from the point of view of the training of actors.


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Won Awards

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2014 Actor Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series Downton Abbey (2010) Hugh Bonneville

Laura Carmichael

Jim Carter

Brendan Coyle

Michelle Dockery

Kevin Doyle

Jessica Brown Findlay

Siobhan Finneran

Joanne Froggatt

Rob James-Collier

Allen Leech

Phyllis Logan

Elizabeth McGovern

Sophie McShera

Matt Milne

Lesley Nicol

Amy Nuttall

David Robb

Maggie Smith

Ed Speleers

Dan Stevens

Cara Theobold
2013 Actor Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011) Judi Dench

Celia Imrie

Bill Nighy

Dev Patel

Ronald Pickup

Maggie Smith

Tom Wilkinson
2008 RTS Television Award Royal Television Society, UK Best Actor - Female Five Days (2007)



The Strange Case of Delphina Potocka or The Mystery of Chopin 1999 Delphina / Paulina
Wives and Daughters 1999 TV Mini-Series Mrs. Hamley
Tom's Midnight Garden 1999 Aunt Melbourne
Kavanagh QC 1999 TV Series Barbara Watkins
Alice Through the Looking Glass 1998 TV Movie White Queen
Talking Heads 2 1998 TV Mini-Series Rosemary
This Could Be the Last Time 1998 TV Movie Marjorie
Performance 1994-1995 TV Series Beth / Hester Collyer
Carrington 1995 Lady Ottoline Morrell
The Return of the Borrowers 1993 TV Series Homily
The Secret Rapture 1993 Marion French
The Borrowers 1992 TV Mini-Series Homily
Screaming 1992 TV Series Beatrice
Blame It on the Bellboy 1992 Patricia Fulford
4 Play 1990 TV Series Julia
Ever Decreasing Circles 1984-1989 TV Series Ann Bryce
Cry Freedom 1987 Wendy Woods
The Monocled Mutineer 1986 TV Mini-Series Lady Angela Forbes
C.A.T.S. Eyes 1986 TV Series Angela Lane
Clockwise 1986 Pat
Singleton's Pluck 1984 Alice Singleton
The Tale of Beatrix Potter 1982 TV Movie Beatrix Potter
King Lear 1982 TV Movie Regan
Play for Today 1980-1981 TV Series Virginia Carlion / Helen
Othello 1981 TV Movie Desdemona
The French Lieutenant's Woman 1981 Sonia
The Norman Conquests 1977 TV Mini-Series Annie
BBC2 Play of the Week 1977 TV Series Journalist
Joseph Andrews 1977 Mrs. Wilson
Widowing of Mrs. Holroyd 1976 TV Movie
BBC Play of the Month 1975 TV Series Regan
The Song of Songs 1973 TV Series Lilli Czepanek
The Pearcross Girls 1973 TV Series Helen Charlesworth / Anna Pearcross / Lottie Merchant / ...
Stage 2 1972 TV Series Vivie Warren
Country Matters 1972 TV Mini-Series Rachel Sullens
Thirty-Minute Theatre 1972 TV Series Lucy
Zoo 2017 post-production Denise Austin
Brief Encounters 2016 TV Series Pauline
The BFG 2016 The Queen
Downton Abbey 2010-2015 TV Series Isobel Crawley
The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel 2015 Jean Ainslie
Text Santa 2014 2014 TV Movie Isobel Crawley (segment "Downton Abbey")
Fifty Years on Stage 2013 TV Movie Delia
Belle 2013 Lady Mary Murray
The Girl 2012 TV Movie Peggy Robertson
North by Northamptonshire 2011-2012 TV Series Mary
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel 2011 Jean Ainslie
Masterpiece Classic 2011 TV Series Mrs. Beddows
South Riding 2011 TV Mini-Series Mrs. Beddows
My Family 2010 TV Series Rosemary
Arena 2010 TV Series documentary Various Characters
Margot 2009 TV Movie B.Q
Agatha Christie's Marple 2009 TV Series Carrie Louise Serrocold
Doctor Who 2005-2008 TV Series Harriet Jones
The Passion 2008 TV Mini-Series Mary
Half Broken Things 2007 TV Movie Jean
Five Days: Revised Final Episode 2007 Video short Barbara Poole
Celebration 2007 TV Movie Julie
Five Days 2007 TV Mini-Series Barbara Poole
The History Boys 2006 Mrs. Bibby
Pride & Prejudice 2005 Mrs. Gardiner
Match Point 2005 Eleanor Hewett
Falling 2005 TV Movie Daisy Langrish
Shaun of the Dead 2004 Barbara
Calendar Girls: Deleted Scenes 2004 Video short Ruth
Calendar Girls 2003 Ruth
Lucky Jim 2003 TV Movie Celia Welch
Iris 2001/I Janet Stone
Bob & Rose 2001 TV Series Monica Gossage
Victoria & Albert 2001 TV Movie Princess Mary Louise Victoria, Duchess of Kent
The Whistle-Blower 2001 TV Movie Heather Graham
Rockaby 2000 TV Short Old Woman
Gooseberries Don't Dance 1999 Short


Lorraine 2016 TV Series Herself
Made in Hollywood 2016 TV Series Herself
Good Morning America 2016 TV Series Herself
Arena 2012-2016 TV Series documentary Herself - Narrator / Herself
BBC News 8pm Summary 2015 TV Series short Herself
CBS This Morning 2015 TV Series Herself - Guest
Richard Attenborough: A Life 2014 TV Movie Herself - Actress, Cry Freedom
Loose Women 2008-2013 TV Series Herself
Richard Briers: A Tribute 2013 TV Movie documentary Herself
Downton Abbey Revisited 2012 TV Movie documentary Herself / Isobel Crawley
Downton Abbey: Behind the Drama 2011 TV Movie Herself
Breakfast 2007-2011 TV Series Herself - Guest
Doctor Who Greatest Moments 2009 TV Mini-Series documentary Harriet Jones
Movie Connections 2009 TV Series documentary Herself
Comedy Connections 2006 TV Series documentary Herself
The Stately Homes of Pride & Prejudice: Wilton House 2006 Video documentary short Herself / Mrs. Gardiner (uncredited)
Lucy's Cam 2004 Video documentary short Herself
Liquid News 2004 TV Series Herself
'Calendar Girls': Creating the Calendar 2004 Video documentary short Herself / Ruth (uncredited)
Richard & Judy 2004 TV Series Herself - Guest
The British Comedy Awards 2003 2003 TV Special Herself
The Laurence Olivier Awards 2003 2003 TV Special Herself
Victoria Wood: With All the Trimmings 2000 TV Special documentary Mrs. Cratchit
Funny Turns 2000 TV Series documentary Herself
Ken Dodd: An Audience with Ken Dodd 1994 TV Special documentary Herself - Audience Member (uncredited)
Wogan 1989 TV Series Herself - Guest
The Theatre Quiz 1981 TV Series Herself - Panellist

Archive Footage

Mark Lawson Talks to... 2015 TV Series Jean Ainslie
Julie Walters: A Life on Screen 2014 TV Movie documentary Ruth (uncredited)
Belle: The History Behind the Painting 2014 Video documentary short Lady Mary Murray (uncredited)
Belle: The Story 2014 Video documentary short Lady Mary Murray (uncredited)
Doctor Who: The Doctors Revisited 2013 TV Mini-Series documentary Harriet Jones
The Many Faces of... 2013 TV Series documentary Ruth
Who Do You Think You Are? 2012 TV Series documentary Ruth
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel: Behind the Story: Lights, Colours and Smiles 2012 Video documentary short Jean Ainslie (uncredited)
OK! TV 2011 TV Series documentary Isobel Crawley
Doctor Who Greatest Moments 2009 TV Mini-Series documentary Harriet Jones
Doctor Who 2008 TV Series Harriet Jones
What Lies Beneath 2008 Video documentary short Harriet Jones MP
Five Days: Making Five Days 2007 Video documentary short Barbara Poole (uncredited)
The Stately Homes of Pride & Prejudice: Chatsworth House 2006 Video documentary short Mrs. Gardiner (uncredited)
Shaun of the Dead: EPK Featurette 2004 Video documentary short Barbara (uncredited)
'Calendar Girls': The Naked Truth 2004 Video documentary short Ruth (uncredited)
A Look at Iris 2001 Video documentary short Janet Stone (uncredited)
Classified X 1998 TV Movie documentary Herself

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