Leo Aug 05, 1961 Newcastle upon Tyne Actor and Writer
Janet McTeer, OBE is an English actress. She is an Olivier Award and Tony Award winner.
She made her professional stage debut in 1984, and in 1986 was nominated for the Olivier Award for Best Newcomer for The Grace of Mary Traverse. In 1997, she won an Olivier Award and a Tony, for her role as Nora in A Doll's House. Other theatre roles include, Yelena in Uncle Vanya, Veronique in God of Carnage and the title role in Mary Stuart, which won her the 2009 Drama Desk Award for Best Actress.
Her film and TV credits include Hawks, Lynda La Plante's The Governor, Carrington, her Oscar nominated role in Tumbleweeds, Into the Storm, her Oscar nominated role in Albert Nobbs, season five of the drama series Damages and The White Queen.
She was made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire in the 2008 Birthday Honours.