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Zoë Wanamaker, CBE (born 13 May 1949) is a British actress of Canadian and American descent. Wanamaker has worked extensively with the Royal Shakespeare
Shakespeare
Company and the National Theatre. A nine-time Olivier Award nominee, she won for Once in a Lifetime (1979) and Electra (1998). She has also received four Tony Award
Tony Award
nominations for her work on Broadway; for Piaf (1981), Loot (1986), Electra (1999), and Awake and Sing!
Awake and Sing!
(2006). Wanamaker's film appearances include Wilde (1997), Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (2001), and My Week with Marilyn
My Week with Marilyn
(2011), while her television roles have included starring as Tessa Piggott in the drama series Love Hurts (1992–1994) and Susan Harper in the long-running sitcom My Family
My Family
(2000–2011). She has also appeared in the ITV dramas Agatha Christie's Poirot
Agatha Christie's Poirot
(2005–2013) and Mr Selfridge (2015).

Contents

1 Early life 2 Career

2.1 Stage 2.2 Screen

3 Nationality 4 Honours 5 Public advocacy 6 Personal life 7 Filmography

7.1 Film 7.2 Television 7.3 Video games 7.4 Theatre

8 Awards and nominations 9 References 10 External links

Early life[edit] Zoë Wanamaker
Zoë Wanamaker
was born in New York City
New York City
on 13 May 1949,[2][3] the daughter of Canadian actress and radio performer Charlotte Holland and American actor, film director, and radio producer Sam Wanamaker
Sam Wanamaker
(born Samuel Wattenmacker). Her parents were Jewish, although she had a secular and non-observant upbringing. Her father was of Ukrainian descent; the BBC
BBC
series Who Do You Think You Are?, broadcast on 24 February 2009, revealed that her paternal grandfather Maurice Wanamaker (originally Manus Watmacher) was a tailor from Mykolaiv.[4] Whilst working in the United Kingdom in 1952, Wanamaker's father found out he had been blacklisted. Her parents therefore decided to remain in England and to not return to the USA.[2] She was educated at the independent King Alfred School in Hampstead
Hampstead
and at Sidcot School, a Quaker boarding school in Somerset. Zoe attended Hornsey College of Art for the Pre-Diploma Course[5] before she trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama.[2][6] Career[edit] Stage[edit] Wanamaker's career started in the theatre. From 1976 to 1984 she was a member of the Royal Shakespeare
Shakespeare
Company. She won an Olivier Award for her 1979 performance in Once In a Lifetime[7] and a second for Sophocles' Electra in 1998.[8] In 1985, she played Verdi's wife Giuseppina Strepponi
Giuseppina Strepponi
in the original production of After Aida. She appeared on stage playing the part of Beatrice opposite Simon Russell Beale as Benedick in the National Theatre's production of Much Ado About Nothing. She has received Tony Award
Tony Award
nominations for her performances in Piaf, Loot, Electra, and Awake and Sing!.[9][10][11] In 1997, Wanamaker was the first person to speak on the stage of the newly completed replica theatre, Shakespeare's Globe, on London's South Bank.[12] This was in recognition of the role played by her father in founding the new theatre. She subsequently became Honorary President of the Globe.[13] From May to October 2010, Wanamaker appeared in Arthur Miller's All My Sons as Kate Keller at the Apollo Theatre
Apollo Theatre
on Shaftesbury Avenue
Shaftesbury Avenue
in London.[14] Wanamaker appeared in Terence Rattigan's All On Her Own from 24 October 2015 till 13 January 2016 at the Garrick Theatre. The work is a one-woman play that preceded Rattigan's Harlequinade, which she also appeared in, each night as part of a never-before-seen double bill.[15] In 2016 she appeared in the world premiere production of Elegy at the Donmar Warehouse.[16] Screen[edit] Starting in the early 1980s, Wanamaker began performing on screen, most notably in a number of critically acclaimed television productions, such as the BBC
BBC
Television production Edge of Darkness; she was nominated for a BAFTA
BAFTA
Award for her portrayal of the love interest of a suspected serial killer in the first instalment of the Granada series Prime Suspect.[17] Television series have included Paradise Postponed (as Charlotte Fanner-Titmuss, 1986) and Love Hurts (1992–94) with Adam Faith. She appeared with Wendy Hiller
Wendy Hiller
in The Countess Alice in 1993, playing a rebellious woman searching for the truth about her past in war-torn Germany. She played Madam Hooch
Madam Hooch
in the film Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone.[18] She played Clarice, one of the dim-witted twin sisters of Lord Groan in Gormenghast (2000), a BBC
BBC
television adaptation of Mervyn Peake's trilogy. Wanamaker portrayed Susan Harper in the BBC
BBC
situation comedy My Family from 2000 to 2011.[18] She voiced a CGI character named Lady Cassandra
Lady Cassandra
in the Doctor Who episode "The End of the World" (2005), and reprised the role (also appearing in the flesh this time) in the episode "New Earth" (2006). Wanamaker lent her voice to the 2008 Xbox 360
Xbox 360
game Fable II
Fable II
as the blind Seeress Theresa, who guides the playing character throughout the game. She returned to voice Theresa again in Fable III
Fable III
in 2010, and again in 2012 for Fable: The Journey. She played Ariadne Oliver in six episodes of Agatha Christie's Poirot. In 2015, she joined the cast of Mr. Selfridge
Mr. Selfridge
as Princess Marie, the Russian mother-in-law of Rosalie Selfridge/Bolotoff. Nationality[edit] Zoë Wanamaker
Zoë Wanamaker
holds both British and American citizenship. She became a British citizen in 2000.[19] Honours[edit] Wanamaker was appointed a CBE in the 2001 Queen's New Years Honours List for her services to drama. She also received an honorary Doctorate of Letters from the University of East Anglia
University of East Anglia
on 19 July 2012.[20] Public advocacy[edit] Wanamaker has been a Patron of the UK charity Tree Aid,[21] since 1997. Tree Aid enables communities in Africa's drylands to fight poverty and become self-reliant, while improving the environment. In 2006 Wanamaker recorded a successful Radio 4 appeal for the charity.[citation needed] She is a patron of Dignity in Dying, the Lymphoedema Support Network,[22] Youth Music Theatre: UK and of the Young Actors' Theatre, Islington. She is also one of the Honorary Patrons of the London children's charity Scene & Heard.[23] Wanamaker also supports Survival International's campaign to save the threatened native tribes in Brazil.[24] In August 2014, Wanamaker was one of 200 public figures who were signatories to a letter to The Guardian
The Guardian
expressing their hope that Scotland would vote to remain part of the United Kingdom in September's referendum on that issue.[25] Wanamaker is one of nine presidents of The Young People's Trust for the Environment.[26] Personal life[edit] Wanamaker lived for many years with fellow Royal Shakespeare
Shakespeare
Company actor David Lyon.[27] In November 1994, she married actor/dramatist Gawn Grainger.[2] She has no children. Filmography[edit] Film[edit]

Year Film Role Notes

1988 The Raggedy Rawney Elle

1997 Wilde Ada Leverson [28]

Amy Foster Mary Foster [29]

2001 Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone Madam Rolanda Hooch [30]

2004 Five Children and It Martha [31]

2010 It's a Wonderful Afterlife Mrs. Goldman [32]

2011 My Week with Marilyn Paula Strasberg [33]

2017 Babs Joan Littlewood

Television[edit]

Year TV Series Role Notes

1971 ITV Sunday Night Drama Sally Episode Turn of the Year: Sally for the Keeps

Take Three Girls Jackie

1973 Late Night Theatre Alice Episode The Eagle has Landed

Between the Wars Ada Abbott Episode The Silver Mask

ITV Sunday Night Theatre Lorna Green Episode Lorna and Ted

Spy Trap Muriel Episode Sale of Work

1974 Jennie: Lady Randolph Churchill Pearl Craigie TV Miniseries (1 episode) A Perfect Darling

1975 The Confederacy of Wives Corinna TV film

Village Hall Shirley Chatsfield Episode Miss Health and Beauty

Crown Court Joan Carmichael 1 episode

1977 A Christmas Movie Belle TV film

1978 BBC
BBC
Play of the Month Lucille/Dorinda Danton's / Death the Beaux Strategem

The Devil's Crown Berengaria of Navarre 3 episodes

1980 Doctor Who Villager Episode: State of Decay: Part Two

1981 Strike: The Birth of Solidarity Aline Pienkowska TV film

1982 Baal Sophie

Inside the Third Reich Annemarie Kempf

1983 Richard III Lady Anne

Enemies of the State Zdena Tomin

1985 Edge of Darkness Clemmy TV Miniseries (3 episodes)

1986 Paradise Postponed Charlie Fanner TV Mini-series (8 episodes)

1987 Poor Little Rich Girl: The Barbara Hutton Story Jean Kennerly TV film

Tales of The Unexpected Margaret Smythe 1 episode Skeleton in the Cupboard

1988 Once in a Life Time May Daniels TV film

1989 The Dog It was That Died Blidebeck

Ball-Trap on the Cote Sauvage Sarah Marriot

1990 Theatre Night Emilia Episode Othello

1991 Inspector Morse Emma Pickford Episode Fat Chance

Prime Suspect Morya Henson TV Miniseries (2 episodes)

1992 Screen Two: Memento Mori Olive Mannering TV film

Screenplay: The Countess Alice Connie

Shakespeare: The Animated Tales Lady Macbeth Episode Macbeth

The Blackheath Poisonings Charlotte Collard TV Miniseries (3 episodes)

1992-94 Love Hurts Tessa Piggot/Tessa Carver 30 episodes

1995 Prime Suspect: The Scent of Darkness Morya Henson TV film

Performance Mrs Holroyd Episode The Widowing of Mrs. Holroyd

The English Wife Carolina Griveau TV film

1997 A Dance to the Music of Time Audrey Mclintick TV mini-series (2 episodes)

Great Performances Prologue/Herself Episode Henry V at Shakespeare's Globe

Creatures Fantastic Narrator 1 episode

All Mod Cons Narrator TV Series (6 episodes) [34]

1998 Normal Ormal: A Very Political Turtle Narrator TV film

1999 The Magical Legend of the Leprechauns Mary Muldoon

David Copperfield Miss Jane Murdstone TV miniseries

2000 Gormenghast Clarice Groan TV Mini-Series (3 episodes)

2000–11 My Family Susan Harper 114 episodes

2001 Adrian Mole: The Cappuccino Years Tania Braithwaite 6 episodes

2005 Agatha Christie's Marple Letitia Blacklock Episode A Murder is Announced

The Real Amityville Horror Narrator Documentary

A Waste of Shame: The Mystery of Shakespeare
Shakespeare
and His Sonnets Countess of Pembroke TV film

2005–13 Agatha Christie's Poirot Ariadne Oliver 6 feature-length episodes:

Cards on the Table (2005) Mrs McGinty's Dead (2008) Third Girl (2008) Hallowe'en Party (2010) Elephants Can Remember (2013) Dead Man's Folly (2013)

2006 Johnny and the Bomb Mrs Tachyon 2 episodes Deha Viidii / Mrs. Tachyon and the Bags of Time

2005, 2006 Doctor Who Cassandra 2 episodes: "The End of the World" and "New Earth"

2007 The Old Curiosity Shop Mrs Jarley TV film

2013 Wodehouse in Exile Ethel Wodehouse

2015 Mr Selfridge Princess Marie 10 episodes

2018 Britannia Antedia Main role

2018 Girlfriends Gail 6 episodes

Video games[edit]

Year Video Game Role Note

2008 Fable
Fable
II Theresa

2010 Fable
Fable
III Theresa

2012 Fable: the Journey Theresa

Theatre[edit]

Year Play Role Writer Location Notes

1970 A Midsummer Night's Dream Hermia William Shakespeare University Theatre, Manchester

Creditors Tealk August Strindberg

The Cherry Orchard Anya Anton Chekhov

[35]

1971 Pictures in a Bath of Acid Colin Wilson Fanny Falkner

[36]

Family Album Emily Valance Noël Coward

[37]

Twelfth Night Olivia, a countess William Shakespeare West Yorkshire Playhouse [38]

Dick Whittington Tommy the Cat Fred Locke

The Hostage Teresa Brendan Behan Royal Lyceum Theatre [39]

1972 The Birthday Party LuLu Harold Pinter [40]

When Thou Art King Lady Percy/Doll Tearsheet John Barton

[41]

Guys and Dolls Miss Adelaide Damon Runyan University Theatre Manchester [42]

1973 The Provoked Wife Bellinda, The Brute's nieve John Vangrugh Watford Palace Theatre [43]

Twelfth Night Viola William Shakespeare Multiple venues [44]

Jack and the Beanstalk Margery, the Baron`s daughter John Moffatt Cambridge Arts Theatre [45]

1974 She Stoops to Conquer Constance Neville, Kate's Cousin Oliver Goldsmith Various places [46]

French Without Tears Jacqueline Maingot Therence Rattigan Various places [47]

Cabaret Sally Bowles Jan van Druten Redgrave Theatre [48]

Tom Thumb Princess Huncamunca Henry Fielding The Young Vic, London [49]

Much Ado About Nothing hero, Leonato's daughter William Shakespeare [50]

1975 Kiss Me Kate Lois Lane/Bianca Cole Porter Oxford PlayHouse [51]

The Vegetable; or, From President to Postman Doris F. Scott Fitzgerald various places [52]

The Taming of the Shrew Katherina William Shakespeare [53]

The Beggar's Opera Mrs. Vixen/Lucy Lockit John Gay Nottingham Playhouse [54]

Jug Eva Hirst, her daughter Henry Livings [55]

A Streetcar Named Desire Stella Kowalski Tennessee Williams [56]

1976 Pygmalion Eliza Doolittle George Bernard Shaw [57]

The Servant of Two Masters Smeraldina Carlo Goldini [58]

Trumpets and Drums Victoria Balance Bertolt Brecht Aldwych Theatre [59]

The Devil's Disciple Essie, Mrs Dudgeon's illegitimate niece

[60]

Ivanov Babakina, Marfa Yegorovna, a young widow Anton Chekhov, [61]

Wild Oats; or, The Strolling Gentleman Jane, daughter to Farmer Gammon John O'Keeffe [62]

1978 The Taming of the Shrew Bianca, the Prize, younger daughter of Baptista William Shakespeare The Other Place, Stratford-Upon Avon [63]

Captain Swing Gemma Beech Peter Whelan [64]

1979 Piaf Toin Pam Gems [65]

Once in a Lifetime May Daniels Moss Hart & George S. Kaufman Aldwych Theatre, London [66]

1985 After Aida Giuseppina Strepponi Julian Mitchell Taliesin Theatre, Swansea [67]

2018 The Birthday Party Meg Harold Pinter Harold Pinter
Harold Pinter
Theatre

Awards and nominations[edit]

For her stage work, Wanamaker has been nominated four times for the United States' most prestigious theatre award the Tony and nine times for the most prestigious British theatre award the Olivier, winning two. For her screen work, Wanamaker has received three BAFTA nominations.[68]

Year given is year of ceremony.

Year Award Category Nominated work Result

1979 Olivier Award Best Actress in a Revival Once in a Lifetime Won [7]

1981 Tony Award Best Featured in a Play Piaf! Nominated [69]

1981 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Piaf! Nominated

1984 Olivier Award Best Actress in a Revival Twelfth Night Nominated [70]

Olivier Award Best Actress in a Supporting Role The Time of Your Life Nominated

1985 Olivier Award Best Performance in a Supporting Role Mother Courage Nominated [71]

1986 Tony Award Best Featured Actress in a Play Loot Nominated

1986 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Loot Nominated

1989/90 Olivier Award Best Performance in a Supporting Role Othello Nominated [72]

1991 Olivier Award Best Actress in a Supporting Role The Crucible Nominated [73]

1992 BAFTA
BAFTA
TV Award Best Actress Prime Suspect Nominated [74]

1993 BAFTA
BAFTA
TV Award Best Actress Love Hurts Nominated

1996 Olivier Award Best Actress The Glass Menagerie Nominated [75]

1998 BAFTA
BAFTA
Film Award Best Supporting Actress Wilde Nominated

Olivier Award Best Actress Electra Won [8]

1999 Tony Award Best Actress in a Play Electra Nominated

1999 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Actress in a Play Electra Nominated

2002 Olivier Award Best Actress Boston Marriage Nominated [76]

2006 Tony Award Best Featured Actress in a Play Awake and Sing! Nominated

In 2006, Wanamaker and the rest of the cast of Awake and Sing!
Awake and Sing!
won a special Drama Desk award for Outstanding Ensemble Performance.

References[edit]

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BBC
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Zoë Wanamaker
Official Website. Retrieved 16 January 2011.  ^ Zoe Wanamaker profile, FilmReference.com. Retrieved 10 January 2014. ^ "'Madam Hooch' rides her broomstick in from Odessa: Actress Zoë Wanamaker offers a glimpse into her family history" ^ Kennaugh, Alan (May 10, 1975). "No, You're Not Ugly, Zoe (from TV Times)". zoewanamaker.com. Retrieved January 24, 2017.  ^ Who's Who on Television (1982 edition). ^ a b "Previous Winners: Olivier Winners 1979". Olivier Awards. Archived from the original on 12 January 2012.  ^ a b "Previous Winners: Olivier Winners 1998". Olivier Awards. Archived from the original on 2 December 2013.  ^ Buckner, Jocelyn (2015). The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Stage Actors and Acting. Cambridge University Press. p. 611.  ^ Wolf, Matt (2003). Sam Mendes at the Donmar: Stepping Into Freedom. Hal Leonard Corporation. ISBN 9780879109820.  ^ "Get to know My Family
My Family
star Zoe Wanamaker who is back on TV in Girlfriends". The Sun. 2018-02-08. Retrieved 2018-02-17.  ^ BBC
BBC
Entertainment: My Family
My Family
– Did You Know? Archived 12 January 2011 at the Wayback Machine. ^ Shakespeare's Globe
Shakespeare's Globe
Press Release, 24 February 2012 ^ Billington, Michael (28 May 2010). "All My Sons, Apollo, London". The Guardian.  ^ Zoë Wanamaker
Zoë Wanamaker
and John Dagleish To Appear In Harlequinade, London Theatre Direct. Quoted: 27 July 2015 ^ Shenton, Mark. "Casting Announcd for Donmar Warehouse
Donmar Warehouse
Premiere of Elegy; to Include Zoë Wanamaker". Playbill. Retrieved 2017-04-08.  ^ " Prime Suspect
Prime Suspect
I". Zoë Wanamaker
Zoë Wanamaker
Official Website. Retrieved 5 August 2012.  ^ a b Lewis, Tim (5 May 2013). "Zoë Wanamaker: 'Acting is a vicious business, it can be very humiliating'". The Observer. Retrieved 6 May 2013.  ^ Why my face doesn't always fit - Telegraph ^ University of East Anglia
University of East Anglia
website ^ Tree Aid web site ^ Zoë Wanamaker
Zoë Wanamaker
becomes LSN Patron[dead link] ^ "Scene & Heard – Who We Are". sceneandheard.org. 2010. Archived from the original on 10 February 2009. Retrieved 19 June 2010.  ^ "Stars line up in West End to celebrate tribal peoples". Survival International. Retrieved 30 June 2014.  ^ "Celebrities' open letter to Scotland – full text and list of signatories". The Guardian. London. 7 August 2014. Retrieved 26 August 2014.  ^ YPTE: Presidents ^ Michael Coveney (26 June 2013). "David Lyon obituary". The Guardian. Retrieved 26 June 2013.  ^ Gilbert, Brian (1998-05-01), Wilde, retrieved 2016-02-17  ^ Kidron, Beeban (1998-01-23), Amy Foster, retrieved 2016-02-17  ^ Columbus, Chris (2001-11-16), Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, retrieved 2016-02-17  ^ Stephenson, John (2004-10-15), Five Children and It, retrieved 2016-02-17  ^ Chadha, Gurinder (2010-04-21), It's a Wonderful Afterlife, retrieved 2016-02-17  ^ Curtis, Simon (2011-12-23), My Week with Marilyn, retrieved 2016-02-17  ^ http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00fgmhb ^ "The Cherry Orchard - ZOE WANAMAKER OFFICIAL WEBSITE". Zoe Wanamaker. Retrieved 2016-02-16.  ^ "Pictures in a Bath of Acid - ZOE WANAMAKER OFFICIAL WEBSITE". Zoe Wanamaker. Retrieved 2016-02-16.  ^ "Family Album - ZOE WANAMAKER OFFICIAL WEBSITE". Zoe Wanamaker. Retrieved 2016-02-16.  ^ "Twelfth Night; or, What You Will - ZOE WANAMAKER OFFICIAL WEBSITE". Zoe Wanamaker. Retrieved 2016-02-16.  ^ "The Hostage - ZOE WANAMAKER OFFICIAL WEBSITE". Zoe Wanamaker. Retrieved 2016-02-16.  ^ "The Birthday Party - ZOE WANAMAKER OFFICIAL WEBSITE". Zoe Wanamaker. Retrieved 2016-02-16.  ^ "When Thou Art King - ZOE WANAMAKER OFFICIAL WEBSITE". Zoe Wanamaker. Retrieved 2016-02-16.  ^ "Guys and Dolls - ZOE WANAMAKER OFFICIAL WEBSITE". Zoe Wanamaker. Retrieved 2016-02-16.  ^ "The Provoked Wife - ZOE WANAMAKER OFFICIAL WEBSITE". Zoe Wanamaker. Retrieved 2016-02-16.  ^ "Twelfth Night; or, What You Will - ZOE WANAMAKER OFFICIAL WEBSITE". Zoe Wanamaker. Retrieved 2016-02-16.  ^ "Jack and the Beanstalk - ZOE WANAMAKER OFFICIAL WEBSITE". Zoe Wanamaker. Retrieved 2016-02-16.  ^ "She Stoops to Conquer - ZOE WANAMAKER OFFICIAL WEBSITE". Zoe Wanamaker. Retrieved 2016-02-16.  ^ "French Without Tears - ZOE WANAMAKER OFFICIAL WEBSITE". Zoe Wanamaker. Retrieved 2016-02-16.  ^ "Cabaret - ZOE WANAMAKER OFFICIAL WEBSITE". Zoe Wanamaker. Retrieved 2016-02-16.  ^ "Tom Thumb - ZOE WANAMAKER OFFICIAL WEBSITE". Zoe Wanamaker. Retrieved 2016-02-16.  ^ " Much Ado About Nothing
Much Ado About Nothing
- ZOE WANAMAKER OFFICIAL WEBSITE". Zoe Wanamaker. Retrieved 2016-02-16.  ^ "Kiss Me Kate - ZOE WANAMAKER OFFICIAL WEBSITE". Zoe Wanamaker. Retrieved 2016-02-16.  ^ "The Vegetable; or, From President to Postman - ZOE WANAMAKER OFFICIAL WEBSITE". Zoe Wanamaker. Retrieved 2016-02-16.  ^ " The Taming of the Shrew
The Taming of the Shrew
- ZOE WANAMAKER OFFICIAL WEBSITE". Zoe Wanamaker. Retrieved 2016-02-16.  ^ "The Beggar's Opera- ZOE WANAMAKER OFFICIAL WEBSITE". Zoe Wanamaker. Retrieved 2016-02-16.  ^ "Jug - ZOE WANAMAKER OFFICIAL WEBSITE". Zoe Wanamaker. Retrieved 2016-02-16.  ^ "A Streetcar Named Desire - ZOE WANAMAKER OFFICIAL WEBSITE". Zoe Wanamaker. Retrieved 2016-02-16.  ^ "Pygmalion - ZOE WANAMAKER OFFICIAL WEBSITE". Zoe Wanamaker. Retrieved 2016-02-16.  ^ "The Servant of Two Masters - ZOE WANAMAKER OFFICIAL WEBSITE". Zoe Wanamaker. Retrieved 2016-02-16.  ^ "Trumpets and Drums - ZOE WANAMAKER OFFICIAL WEBSITE". Zoe Wanamaker. Retrieved 2016-02-16.  ^ "The Devil's Disciple - ZOE WANAMAKER OFFICIAL WEBSITE". Zoe Wanamaker. Retrieved 2016-02-16.  ^ "Ivanov - ZOE WANAMAKER OFFICIAL WEBSITE". Zoe Wanamaker. Retrieved 2016-02-16.  ^ "Wild Oats; or, The Strolling Gentleman - ZOE WANAMAKER OFFICIAL WEBSITE". Zoe Wanamaker. Retrieved 2016-02-16.  ^ " The Taming of the Shrew
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Laurence Olivier Award for Actress of the Year in a Revival

Dorothy Tutin (1976) Judi Dench
Judi Dench
(1977) Dorothy Tutin (1978) Zoë Wanamaker
Zoë Wanamaker
(1979) Judi Dench
Judi Dench
(1980) Margaret Tyzack
Margaret Tyzack
(1981) Cheryl Campbell (1982) Frances de la Tour (1983) Vanessa Redgrave
Vanessa Redgrave
(1984) Harriet Walter
Harriet Walter
(1988)

v t e

Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actress

Yvonne Bryceland (1985) Lindsay Duncan
Lindsay Duncan
(1986) Judi Dench
Judi Dench
(1987) Fiona Shaw
Fiona Shaw
(1989/1990) Kathryn Hunter
Kathryn Hunter
(1991) Juliet Stevenson
Juliet Stevenson
(1992) Alison Steadman
Alison Steadman
(1993) Fiona Shaw
Fiona Shaw
(1994) Clare Higgins
Clare Higgins
(1995) Judi Dench
Judi Dench
(1996) Janet McTeer
Janet McTeer
(1997) Zoë Wanamaker
Zoë Wanamaker
(1998) Eileen Atkins (1999) Janie Dee (2000) Julie Walters
Julie Walters
(2001) Lindsay Duncan
Lindsay Duncan
(2002) Clare Higgins
Clare Higgins
(2003) Eileen Atkins (2004) Clare Higgins
Clare Higgins
(2005) Eve Best
Eve Best
(2006) Tamsin Greig
Tamsin Greig
(2007) Kristin Scott Thomas
Kristin Scott Thomas
(2008) Margaret Tyzack
Margaret Tyzack
(2009) Rachel Weisz
Rachel Weisz
(2010) Nancy Carroll (2011) Ruth Wilson
Ruth Wilson
(2012) Helen Mirren
Helen Mirren
(2013) Lesley Manville
Lesley Manville
(2014) Penelope Wilton
Penelope Wilton
(2015) Denise Gough (2016) Billie Piper
Billie Piper
(2017)

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Zoë Wanamaker, CBE (born 13 May 1949) is a British actress of Canadian and American descent. Wanamaker has worked extensively with the Royal Shakespeare
Shakespeare
Company and the National Theatre. A nine-time Olivier Award nominee, she won for Once in a Lifetime (1979) and Electra (1998). She has also received four Tony Award
Tony Award
nominations for her work on Broadway; for Piaf (1981), Loot (1986), Electra (1999), and Awake and Sing!
Awake and Sing!
(2006). Wanamaker's film appearances include Wilde (1997), Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (2001), and My Week with Marilyn
My Week with Marilyn
(2011), while her television roles have included starring as Tessa Piggott in the drama series Love Hurts (1992–1994) and Susan Harper in the long-running sitcom My Family
My Family
(2000–2011). She has also appeared in the ITV dramas Agatha Christie's Poirot
Agatha Christie's Poirot
(2005–2013) and Mr Selfridge (2015).

Contents

1 Early life 2 Career

2.1 Stage 2.2 Screen

3 Nationality 4 Honours 5 Public advocacy 6 Personal life 7 Filmography

7.1 Film 7.2 Television 7.3 Video games 7.4 Theatre

8 Awards and nominations 9 References 10 External links

Early life[edit] Zoë Wanamaker
Zoë Wanamaker
was born in New York City
New York City
on 13 May 1949,[2][3] the daughter of Canadian actress and radio performer Charlotte Holland and American actor, film director, and radio producer Sam Wanamaker
Sam Wanamaker
(born Samuel Wattenmacker). Her parents were Jewish, although she had a secular and non-observant upbringing. Her father was of Ukrainian descent; the BBC
BBC
series Who Do You Think You Are?, broadcast on 24 February 2009, revealed that her paternal grandfather Maurice Wanamaker (originally Manus Watmacher) was a tailor from Mykolaiv.[4] Whilst working in the United Kingdom in 1952, Wanamaker's father found out he had been blacklisted. Her parents therefore decided to remain in England and to not return to the USA.[2] She was educated at the independent King Alfred School in Hampstead
Hampstead
and at Sidcot School, a Quaker boarding school in Somerset. Zoe attended Hornsey College of Art for the Pre-Diploma Course[5] before she trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama.[2][6] Career[edit] Stage[edit] Wanamaker's career started in the theatre. From 1976 to 1984 she was a member of the Royal Shakespeare
Shakespeare
Company. She won an Olivier Award for her 1979 performance in Once In a Lifetime[7] and a second for Sophocles' Electra in 1998.[8] In 1985, she played Verdi's wife Giuseppina Strepponi
Giuseppina Strepponi
in the original production of After Aida. She appeared on stage playing the part of Beatrice opposite Simon Russell Beale as Benedick in the National Theatre's production of Much Ado About Nothing. She has received Tony Award
Tony Award
nominations for her performances in Piaf, Loot, Electra, and Awake and Sing!.[9][10][11] In 1997, Wanamaker was the first person to speak on the stage of the newly completed replica theatre, Shakespeare's Globe, on London's South Bank.[12] This was in recognition of the role played by her father in founding the new theatre. She subsequently became Honorary President of the Globe.[13] From May to October 2010, Wanamaker appeared in Arthur Miller's All My Sons as Kate Keller at the Apollo Theatre
Apollo Theatre
on Shaftesbury Avenue
Shaftesbury Avenue
in London.[14] Wanamaker appeared in Terence Rattigan's All On Her Own from 24 October 2015 till 13 January 2016 at the Garrick Theatre. The work is a one-woman play that preceded Rattigan's Harlequinade, which she also appeared in, each night as part of a never-before-seen double bill.[15] In 2016 she appeared in the world premiere production of Elegy at the Donmar Warehouse.[16] Screen[edit] Starting in the early 1980s, Wanamaker began performing on screen, most notably in a number of critically acclaimed television productions, such as the BBC
BBC
Television production Edge of Darkness; she was nominated for a BAFTA
BAFTA
Award for her portrayal of the love interest of a suspected serial killer in the first instalment of the Granada series Prime Suspect.[17] Television series have included Paradise Postponed (as Charlotte Fanner-Titmuss, 1986) and Love Hurts (1992–94) with Adam Faith. She appeared with Wendy Hiller
Wendy Hiller
in The Countess Alice in 1993, playing a rebellious woman searching for the truth about her past in war-torn Germany. She played Madam Hooch
Madam Hooch
in the film Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone.[18] She played Clarice, one of the dim-witted twin sisters of Lord Groan in Gormenghast (2000), a BBC
BBC
television adaptation of Mervyn Peake's trilogy. Wanamaker portrayed Susan Harper in the BBC
BBC
situation comedy My Family from 2000 to 2011.[18] She voiced a CGI character named Lady Cassandra
Lady Cassandra
in the Doctor Who episode "The End of the World" (2005), and reprised the role (also appearing in the flesh this time) in the episode "New Earth" (2006). Wanamaker lent her voice to the 2008 Xbox 360
Xbox 360
game Fable II
Fable II
as the blind Seeress Theresa, who guides the playing character throughout the game. She returned to voice Theresa again in Fable III
Fable III
in 2010, and again in 2012 for Fable: The Journey. She played Ariadne Oliver in six episodes of Agatha Christie's Poirot. In 2015, she joined the cast of Mr. Selfridge
Mr. Selfridge
as Princess Marie, the Russian mother-in-law of Rosalie Selfridge/Bolotoff. Nationality[edit] Zoë Wanamaker
Zoë Wanamaker
holds both British and American citizenship. She became a British citizen in 2000.[19] Honours[edit] Wanamaker was appointed a CBE in the 2001 Queen's New Years Honours List for her services to drama. She also received an honorary Doctorate of Letters from the University of East Anglia
University of East Anglia
on 19 July 2012.[20] Public advocacy[edit] Wanamaker has been a Patron of the UK charity Tree Aid,[21] since 1997. Tree Aid enables communities in Africa's drylands to fight poverty and become self-reliant, while improving the environment. In 2006 Wanamaker recorded a successful Radio 4 appeal for the charity.[citation needed] She is a patron of Dignity in Dying, the Lymphoedema Support Network,[22] Youth Music Theatre: UK and of the Young Actors' Theatre, Islington. She is also one of the Honorary Patrons of the London children's charity Scene & Heard.[23] Wanamaker also supports Survival International's campaign to save the threatened native tribes in Brazil.[24] In August 2014, Wanamaker was one of 200 public figures who were signatories to a letter to The Guardian
The Guardian
expressing their hope that Scotland would vote to remain part of the United Kingdom in September's referendum on that issue.[25] Wanamaker is one of nine presidents of The Young People's Trust for the Environment.[26] Personal life[edit] Wanamaker lived for many years with fellow Royal Shakespeare
Shakespeare
Company actor David Lyon.[27] In November 1994, she married actor/dramatist Gawn Grainger.[2] She has no children. Filmography[edit] Film[edit]

Year Film Role Notes

1988 The Raggedy Rawney Elle

1997 Wilde Ada Leverson [28]

Amy Foster Mary Foster [29]

2001 Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone Madam Rolanda Hooch [30]

2004 Five Children and It Martha [31]

2010 It's a Wonderful Afterlife Mrs. Goldman [32]

2011 My Week with Marilyn Paula Strasberg [33]

2017 Babs Joan Littlewood

Television[edit]

Year TV Series Role Notes

1971 ITV Sunday Night Drama Sally Episode Turn of the Year: Sally for the Keeps

Take Three Girls Jackie

1973 Late Night Theatre Alice Episode The Eagle has Landed

Between the Wars Ada Abbott Episode The Silver Mask

ITV Sunday Night Theatre Lorna Green Episode Lorna and Ted

Spy Trap Muriel Episode Sale of Work

1974 Jennie: Lady Randolph Churchill Pearl Craigie TV Miniseries (1 episode) A Perfect Darling

1975 The Confederacy of Wives Corinna TV film

Village Hall Shirley Chatsfield Episode Miss Health and Beauty

Crown Court Joan Carmichael 1 episode

1977 A Christmas Movie Belle TV film

1978 BBC
BBC
Play of the Month Lucille/Dorinda Danton's / Death the Beaux Strategem

The Devil's Crown Berengaria of Navarre 3 episodes

1980 Doctor Who Villager Episode: State of Decay: Part Two

1981 Strike: The Birth of Solidarity Aline Pienkowska TV film

1982 Baal Sophie

Inside the Third Reich Annemarie Kempf

1983 Richard III Lady Anne

Enemies of the State Zdena Tomin

1985 Edge of Darkness Clemmy TV Miniseries (3 episodes)

1986 Paradise Postponed Charlie Fanner TV Mini-series (8 episodes)

1987 Poor Little Rich Girl: The Barbara Hutton Story Jean Kennerly TV film

Tales of The Unexpected Margaret Smythe 1 episode Skeleton in the Cupboard

1988 Once in a Life Time May Daniels TV film

1989 The Dog It was That Died Blidebeck

Ball-Trap on the Cote Sauvage Sarah Marriot

1990 Theatre Night Emilia Episode Othello

1991 Inspector Morse Emma Pickford Episode Fat Chance

Prime Suspect Morya Henson TV Miniseries (2 episodes)

1992 Screen Two: Memento Mori Olive Mannering TV film

Screenplay: The Countess Alice Connie

Shakespeare: The Animated Tales Lady Macbeth Episode Macbeth

The Blackheath Poisonings Charlotte Collard TV Miniseries (3 episodes)

1992-94 Love Hurts Tessa Piggot/Tessa Carver 30 episodes

1995 Prime Suspect: The Scent of Darkness Morya Henson TV film

Performance Mrs Holroyd Episode The Widowing of Mrs. Holroyd

The English Wife Carolina Griveau TV film

1997 A Dance to the Music of Time Audrey Mclintick TV mini-series (2 episodes)

Great Performances Prologue/Herself Episode Henry V at Shakespeare's Globe

Creatures Fantastic Narrator 1 episode

All Mod Cons Narrator TV Series (6 episodes) [34]

1998 Normal Ormal: A Very Political Turtle Narrator TV film

1999 The Magical Legend of the Leprechauns Mary Muldoon

David Copperfield Miss Jane Murdstone TV miniseries

2000 Gormenghast Clarice Groan TV Mini-Series (3 episodes)

2000–11 My Family Susan Harper 114 episodes

2001 Adrian Mole: The Cappuccino Years Tania Braithwaite 6 episodes

2005 Agatha Christie's Marple Letitia Blacklock Episode A Murder is Announced

The Real Amityville Horror Narrator Documentary

A Waste of Shame: The Mystery of Shakespeare
Shakespeare
and His Sonnets Countess of Pembroke TV film

2005–13 Agatha Christie's Poirot Ariadne Oliver 6 feature-length episodes:

Cards on the Table (2005) Mrs McGinty's Dead (2008) Third Girl (2008) Hallowe'en Party (2010) Elephants Can Remember (2013) Dead Man's Folly (2013)

2006 Johnny and the Bomb Mrs Tachyon 2 episodes Deha Viidii / Mrs. Tachyon and the Bags of Time

2005, 2006 Doctor Who Cassandra 2 episodes: "The End of the World" and "New Earth"

2007 The Old Curiosity Shop Mrs Jarley TV film

2013 Wodehouse in Exile Ethel Wodehouse

2015 Mr Selfridge Princess Marie 10 episodes

2018 Britannia Antedia Main role

2018 Girlfriends Gail 6 episodes

Video games[edit]

Year Video Game Role Note

2008 Fable
Fable
II Theresa

2010 Fable
Fable
III Theresa

2012 Fable: the Journey Theresa

Theatre[edit]

Year Play Role Writer Location Notes

1970 A Midsummer Night's Dream Hermia William Shakespeare University Theatre, Manchester

Creditors Tealk August Strindberg

The Cherry Orchard Anya Anton Chekhov

[35]

1971 Pictures in a Bath of Acid Colin Wilson Fanny Falkner

[36]

Family Album Emily Valance Noël Coward

[37]

Twelfth Night Olivia, a countess William Shakespeare West Yorkshire Playhouse [38]

Dick Whittington Tommy the Cat Fred Locke

The Hostage Teresa Brendan Behan Royal Lyceum Theatre [39]

1972 The Birthday Party LuLu Harold Pinter [40]

When Thou Art King Lady Percy/Doll Tearsheet John Barton

[41]

Guys and Dolls Miss Adelaide Damon Runyan University Theatre Manchester [42]

1973 The Provoked Wife Bellinda, The Brute's nieve John Vangrugh Watford Palace Theatre [43]

Twelfth Night Viola William Shakespeare Multiple venues [44]

Jack and the Beanstalk Margery, the Baron`s daughter John Moffatt Cambridge Arts Theatre [45]

1974 She Stoops to Conquer Constance Neville, Kate's Cousin Oliver Goldsmith Various places [46]

French Without Tears Jacqueline Maingot Therence Rattigan Various places [47]

Cabaret Sally Bowles Jan van Druten Redgrave Theatre [48]

Tom Thumb Princess Huncamunca Henry Fielding The Young Vic, London [49]

Much Ado About Nothing hero, Leonato's daughter William Shakespeare [50]

1975 Kiss Me Kate Lois Lane/Bianca Cole Porter Oxford PlayHouse [51]

The Vegetable; or, From President to Postman Doris F. Scott Fitzgerald various places [52]

The Taming of the Shrew Katherina William Shakespeare [53]

The Beggar's Opera Mrs. Vixen/Lucy Lockit John Gay Nottingham Playhouse [54]

Jug Eva Hirst, her daughter Henry Livings [55]

A Streetcar Named Desire Stella Kowalski Tennessee Williams [56]

1976 Pygmalion Eliza Doolittle George Bernard Shaw [57]

The Servant of Two Masters Smeraldina Carlo Goldini [58]

Trumpets and Drums Victoria Balance Bertolt Brecht Aldwych Theatre [59]

The Devil's Disciple Essie, Mrs Dudgeon's illegitimate niece

[60]

Ivanov Babakina, Marfa Yegorovna, a young widow Anton Chekhov, [61]

Wild Oats; or, The Strolling Gentleman Jane, daughter to Farmer Gammon John O'Keeffe [62]

1978 The Taming of the Shrew Bianca, the Prize, younger daughter of Baptista William Shakespeare The Other Place, Stratford-Upon Avon [63]

Captain Swing Gemma Beech Peter Whelan [64]

1979 Piaf Toin Pam Gems [65]

Once in a Lifetime May Daniels Moss Hart & George S. Kaufman Aldwych Theatre, London [66]

1985 After Aida Giuseppina Strepponi Julian Mitchell Taliesin Theatre, Swansea [67]

2018 The Birthday Party Meg Harold Pinter Harold Pinter
Harold Pinter
Theatre

Awards and nominations[edit]

For her stage work, Wanamaker has been nominated four times for the United States' most prestigious theatre award the Tony and nine times for the most prestigious British theatre award the Olivier, winning two. For her screen work, Wanamaker has received three BAFTA nominations.[68]

Year given is year of ceremony.

Year Award Category Nominated work Result

1979 Olivier Award Best Actress in a Revival Once in a Lifetime Won [7]

1981 Tony Award Best Featured in a Play Piaf! Nominated [69]

1981 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Piaf! Nominated

1984 Olivier Award Best Actress in a Revival Twelfth Night Nominated [70]

Olivier Award Best Actress in a Supporting Role The Time of Your Life Nominated

1985 Olivier Award Best Performance in a Supporting Role Mother Courage Nominated [71]

1986 Tony Award Best Featured Actress in a Play Loot Nominated

1986 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Loot Nominated

1989/90 Olivier Award Best Performance in a Supporting Role Othello Nominated [72]

1991 Olivier Award Best Actress in a Supporting Role The Crucible Nominated [73]

1992 BAFTA
BAFTA
TV Award Best Actress Prime Suspect Nominated [74]

1993 BAFTA
BAFTA
TV Award Best Actress Love Hurts Nominated

1996 Olivier Award Best Actress The Glass Menagerie Nominated [75]

1998 BAFTA
BAFTA
Film Award Best Supporting Actress Wilde Nominated

Olivier Award Best Actress Electra Won [8]

1999 Tony Award Best Actress in a Play Electra Nominated

1999 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Actress in a Play Electra Nominated

2002 Olivier Award Best Actress Boston Marriage Nominated [76]

2006 Tony Award Best Featured Actress in a Play Awake and Sing! Nominated

In 2006, Wanamaker and the rest of the cast of Awake and Sing!
Awake and Sing!
won a special Drama Desk award for Outstanding Ensemble Performance.

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Laurence Olivier Award for Actress of the Year in a Revival

Dorothy Tutin (1976) Judi Dench
Judi Dench
(1977) Dorothy Tutin (1978) Zoë Wanamaker
Zoë Wanamaker
(1979) Judi Dench
Judi Dench
(1980) Margaret Tyzack
Margaret Tyzack
(1981) Cheryl Campbell (1982) Frances de la Tour (1983) Vanessa Redgrave
Vanessa Redgrave
(1984) Harriet Walter
Harriet Walter
(1988)

v t e

Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actress

Yvonne Bryceland (1985) Lindsay Duncan
Lindsay Duncan
(1986) Judi Dench
Judi Dench
(1987) Fiona Shaw
Fiona Shaw
(1989/1990) Kathryn Hunter
Kathryn Hunter
(1991) Juliet Stevenson
Juliet Stevenson
(1992) Alison Steadman
Alison Steadman
(1993) Fiona Shaw
Fiona Shaw
(1994) Clare Higgins
Clare Higgins
(1995) Judi Dench
Judi Dench
(1996) Janet McTeer
Janet McTeer
(1997) Zoë Wanamaker
Zoë Wanamaker
(1998) Eileen Atkins (1999) Janie Dee (2000) Julie Walters
Julie Walters
(2001) Lindsay Duncan
Lindsay Duncan
(2002) Clare Higgins
Clare Higgins
(2003) Eileen Atkins (2004) Clare Higgins
Clare Higgins
(2005) Eve Best
Eve Best
(2006) Tamsin Greig
Tamsin Greig
(2007) Kristin Scott Thomas
Kristin Scott Thomas
(2008) Margaret Tyzack
Margaret Tyzack
(2009) Rachel Weisz
Rachel Weisz
(2010) Nancy Carroll (2011) Ruth Wilson
Ruth Wilson
(2012) Helen Mirren
Helen Mirren
(2013) Lesley Manville
Lesley Manville
(2014) Penelope Wilton
Penelope Wilton
(2015) Denise Gough (2016) Billie Piper
Billie Piper
(2017)

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