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Olivia Colman        

Academy Award-Winning Actress; Known for "The Crown", "The Night Manager" & "The Favourite"

Olivia Colman is an English actress. She is the recipient of numerous accolades, including an Academy Award, three British Academy Television Awards, a British Academy Film Award, three Golden Globe Awards, four British Independent Film Awards, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, and the BFI Fellowship.

A graduate of the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, Colman made her breakthrough in the Channel 4 sitcom "Peep Show" (2003–2015). Her other comedy roles in television include "Green Wing" (2004–2006), "That Mitchell and Webb Look" (2006–2008), "Beautiful People" (2008–2009), "Rev." (2010–2014), "Flowers" (2016–2018), and "Fleabag" (2016–2019). Colman received the British Academy Television Award for Best Female Comedy Performance for her part in the comedy programme Twenty Twelve (2011–2012) and Best Supporting Actress for the anthology crime programme Accused (2012).[3]

Colman gained acclaim for her performance in the ITV crime drama series "Broadchurch" (2013–2017), which won her a British Academy Television Award for Best Actress. She also appeared in the Susanne Bier thriller miniseries The Night Manager (2016), for which she won the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film. In 2019 and 2020, she portrayed Queen Elizabeth II in the Netflix period drama series "The Crown", for which she won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Drama.

Colman's film roles include supporting parts in Hot Fuzz (2007), The Iron Lady (2011), Hyde Park on Hudson (2012), The Lobster (2015), and Murder on the Orient Express (2017), and leading roles in Tyrannosaur (2011), The Favourite (2018), The Father (2020), and The Lost Daughter (2021). For portraying Anne, Queen of Great Britain in The Favourite, she won the Academy Award for Best Actress. For her role as Anne in The Father, she received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.

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