Brenda Blethyn Overview

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Born: February 20, 1946

Blethyn's early stage experience included stints in the stock companies of the Bubble Theatre and the Belgrade Theatre of Coventry. In 1975, she joined the Royal National Theatre, where she worked with some of Britain's leading stage directors. Her roles ranged from Nora in A Doll's House to Billie Dawn in Born Yesterday. In 1991, following her work in the Royal Shakespeare Company, Blethyn received the British Drama Awards' Best Actress prize for her role in Steaming, and The... See All

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