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Tilda Swinton      

Actress Known for "The Chronicles of Narnia," "We Need to Talk About Kevin" & "The Grand Budapest Hotel"

Tilda Swinton is a British actress known for her roles in independent films and blockbusters. She has received various accolades, including an Academy Award and a British Academy Film Award, in addition to nominations for three Golden Globe Awards. In 2020, The New York Times ranked her as one of the greatest actors of the 21st century.

Swinton's early career included appearances in Derek Jarman’s experimental films Caravaggio, The Last of England, War Requiem, and The Garden. Swinton won the Volpi Cup for Best Actress at the Venice Film Festival for her portrayal of Isabella of France in Edward II in 1991. She next starred in Sally Potter's Orlando, for which she was nominated for the European Film Award for Best Actress. She was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for her performance in The Deep End, followed with appearances in Vanilla Sky and Adaptation. For the film Young Adam, Swinton won the British Academy Scotland Award for Best Actress in 2003.

Swinton's performance in Michael Clayton won her the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress and the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role. Prior to this, she appeared in the film Constantine, and subsequently had roles in Julia and I Am Love. She gained acclaim for her performance in Lynne Ramsay's psychological thriller We Need to Talk About Kevin, for which she received a nomination for the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role. Swinton gained even wider recognition for her portrayals as the White Witch in The Chronicles of Narnia series and the Ancient One in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. She is also known for her roles in the Wes Anderson films Moonrise Kingdom, The Grand Budapest Hotel, Isle of Dogs, The French Dispatch, and Asteroid City.

Swinton was awarded the Richard Harris Award by the British Independent Film Awards in recognition of her contributions to the British film industry. In 2013, she was given a special tribute by the Museum of Modern Art. In 2020, Swinton was awarded the British Film Institute Fellowship.


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