Miranda Richardson is an Academy Award nominated English actress. Richardson is perhaps best known for her role as infantile Queen Elizabeth I, aka Queenie, in the British television comedy “Blackadder II”.
Richardson won acclaim for her performances in “The Crying Game” and “Enchanted April”, for which she won a Golden Globe. Her latest screen incarnation is in the guise of Rita Skeeter, in “Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire” (2005).
Before making a name as a screen star, Miranda Richardson enjoyed a hugely successful and extensive theatre career. She received an Olivier Award nomination for her performance in “A Lie of the Mind”.
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