Olivia Colman. Sarah Caroline Sinclair CBE ( née Colman; 30 January 1974), known professionally as Olivia Colman, [a] is an English actress. Known for her comedic and dramatic roles in film and television, she has received numerous accolades, including an Academy Award, a British Academy Film Award, a Primetime Emmy Award, three British ...
Play video with sound 1:53 Olivia Colman was born on January 30, 1974 in Norwich, Norfolk, England. She is an actress and producer, known for The Favourite (2018), Tyrannosaur (2011) and The Lobster (2015). She has been married to Ed Sinclair since August 2001. They have three children. See full bio » Born:
Birthplace: Norwich, Norfolk, England, UK Olivia Colman was a prolific and widely respected British television and film actress who earned her first Oscar in 2019 for her role as Queen Anne in the...
- Who Is Olivia Colman?
- Early Life
- Mitchell and Webb
- Movies and TV Shows
Olivia Colman has worked steadily as an actress on British TV since the early- to mid-2000s in hit shows such as Accused, Mr. Sloane, Peep Show, and Broadchurch. She has also been seen in a number of movies made in the U.K., including The Iron Lady and Hyde Park on the Hudson. In 2017 she was tapped to play Queen Elizabeth II in Netflix's The Crown...
Sarah Caroline Olivia Colman was born on Jan. 30, 1974, in Norfolk, England, where she subsequently grew up. Her mother was a nurse and her father was what is known in the United Kingdom as a “chartered surveyor,” which is a person who is an expert on the value, quality and characteristics of real estate, including buildings and the land they are s...
In addition to acting school, Colman’s gateway into acting came in the form of friendships made early in her career with the then-young English comedy team of David Mitchell and Thomas Webb. Known as Mitchell and Webb, the two would go on to star in three sketch comedy shows on British TV. Colman first made a name for herself as a comedic actress i...
'The Iron Lady,' 'Hyde Park on the Hudson'
Colman has appeared in The Iron Lady (2011), in which she played the daughter of Margaret Thatcher (played by Meryl Streep) and Hyde Park on the Hudson (2012) starring Bill Murray as Franklin Delano Roosevelt. In the movie, Colman played Lady Elizabeth, wife of King George VI of England and mother of Queen Elizabeth II. When Streep delivered an acceptance speech after winning a BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television Arts) Award for Iron Ladyin 2012, she called Colman “divinely gifted.”
She later earned recognition and critical acclaim as a dramatic actress in movies such as 2011’s Tyrannosaur, in which she played a battered wife who turns on her husband and kills him. Other movies Colman has appeared in include: Locke (2013), The Thirteenth Tale (2013) and Lobster(2015).
‘Accused,’ ‘Peep Show’
Colman has become one of the most recognizable character actresses on British television thanks to a string of prominent hits in which she appeared, including Beautiful People (2008), Twelve Twelve (2011) starring Hugh Bonneville, Accused (2012), Rev. (2014), Mr. Sloane (2014) and Peep Show(2015). She also notably guest starred in Doctor Whoin 2010 on the episode "The Eleventh Hour."
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Olivia Colman was born on January 30, 1974 in Norwich, Norfolk, England. She is an actress and producer, known for The Favourite (2018), Tyrannosaur (2011) and The Lobster (2015). She has been married to Ed Sinclair since August 2001. They have three children. Family (3) Trivia (26) Met future husband, Ed Sinclair, whilst at Cambridge University.
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Olivia Colman (2014) Sarah Caroline Olivia Colman CBE (* 30. Januar 1974 in Norwich, Norfolk, England, als Sarah Caroline Colman) ist eine britische Schauspielerin. Sie ist mehrfache BAFTA -, dreifache Golden-Globe -Gewinnerin und erhielt 2019 für ihre Rolle als Queen Anne in Giorgos Lanthimos ’ The Favourite – Intrigen und Irrsinn den ...