Imelda Staunton Overview

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Born: January 09, 1956

This native of England became good friends with the likes of great British actors such as Emma Thompson, Hugh Lauri and Stephen Fry while attending Cambridge University. With the drama experience she gained at school, Staunton began an extensive British theater career, adding classical work, contemporary plays and musicals to her résumé. Her work has been rewarded with four Olivier Award nominations, winning three times (Best Supporting Actress for A Chorus of Disapproval in 1985, Best... See All

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