Brenda Blethyn

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Brenda Blethyn
Photo Credit: amberlyn
Age: 70
Nationality: British
Claim to Fame: Secrets & Lies, Pride & Prejudice

Brenda Anne Blethyn, OBE (née Bottle; 20 February 1946) is an English actress who has worked in theatre, television and film, best known for her role in Mike Leigh's 1996 drama Secrets & Lies, and, from 2011, for the title role in the TV detective series Vera. Wikipedia


From this profile you will find 58 photos, 3 quotes, 9 trivia items, 1 magazine, 62 lists, 38 awards, 1 pictorial, 1 on-screen matchup, 160 film credits, 11 news stories, 2 relationships, and key facts about Brenda Blethyn!

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Brenda Blethyn is a member of the following lists: Living people, 1946 births, BAFTA winners (people), Best Drama Actress Golden Globe (film) winners, English film actors, English television actors, English stage actors, English voice actors, Royal National Theatre Company members and Alumni of the Guildford School of Acting.

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160 Credits »
2014 Two Men in Town Emily Smith
2013 Mary and Martha Martha
2013 Henry Hugglemonster Ernestine Enormomonster
2012 Ethel & Ernest Ethel Briggs
2012 Playhouse Presents Nina
2011 My Angel Headmistress
2011 Vera DCI Vera Stanhope
2009 The Calling Sister Ignatious
2009 Dead Man Running Mother
2009 London River Elisabeth
2007 Atonement Grace Turner



(on not having children): It just didn't happen. I don't know if it's selfishness. It's the most natural thing in the world, what we're here to do, but I just wasn't brave enough to make that decision. Sometimes I wonder..."


38 Awards »
Nominated for 38 Awards | Won 13

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11 Stories »


62 Lists »
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