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Encyclopedia > Fiona Shaw
Fiona Shaw as Aunt Petunia in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.
Fiona Shaw as Aunt Petunia in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.

Fiona Shaw, CBE (Hon) (christened Fiona Mary Wilson, born 10 July 1958 in County Cork, Republic of Ireland) is a leading Irish stage actress who regularly appears in London theatre. She is widely regarded as one of the finest classical actresses of the age. This is a screenshot of a copyrighted movie or television program. ... This is a screenshot of a copyrighted movie or television program. ... This article describes minor relatives of fictional character Harry Potter of the Harry Potter series. ... Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004) is the third in the Harry Potter film series and was directed by Alfonso Cuarón. ... Commanders Badge of the Order of the British Empire The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is a British order of chivalry established on 4 June 1917 by King George V. The Order includes five classes in civil and military divisions; in decreasing order of seniority, these are... July 10 is the 191st day (192nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 174 days remaining. ... 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Statistics Province: Munster County Town: Cork Code: C (CK proposed) Area: 7,457 km² Population (2002) 447,829 Website: www. ... // West End theatre is a popular term for mainstream professional theatre in London, or sometimes more specifically for shows staged in the large theatres of Londons Theatreland . Along with New Yorks Broadway Theatre, West End theatre is usually considered to represent the highest level of theatre in the...


Biography

Shaw's parents are a mixed-religious couple. After training at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) in London, she received much acclaim as Julia in the National Theatre production of Richard Sheridan's The Rivals (1983), a role which demonstrated her gift for comedy. Despite her natural comic abilities, Shaw has opted more often than not for roles showcasing her extreme but unaffected emotional intensity. These performances have earned her numerous stage awards. RADAs theatre in London The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) in Bloomsbury, London, is generally regarded as the most prestigious drama school in the world. ... London (pronounced ) is the capital city of England and the United Kingdom. ... Richard Brinsley Sheridan (October 30, 1751 - July 7, 1816) was an Irish playwright and politician. ... The Rivals, a play by Richard Brinsley Sheridan, is a comedy of manners in five acts. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Other notable theatrical roles include Celia in As You Like It (1984), Madame de Volanges in Les Liaisons Dangereuses (1985), Katherine in The Taming of the Shrew (1987), and the title roles in Electra (1988), The Good Person of Sechuan (1989), Hedda Gabler (1991), The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1998) and Medea (2000). Scene from As you like it, Francis Hayman, c. ... 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Les Liaisons dangereuses (Dangerous Liaisons) is a famous French epistolary novel by Pierre Choderlos de Laclos, first published in 1782. ... 1985 (MCMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Taming of the Shrew by Augustus Egg The Taming of the Shrew is a comedy by William Shakespeare. ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Euripides Electra was probably written in the mid 410s BC, likely after 413 BC. It is unclear whether it was first produced before or after Sophocles version of the Electra story. ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Actress Cate Blanchett in the title role of Hedda Gabler Hedda Gabler is both a play and a fictional character created by Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen. ... 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie is a novel by Muriel Spark, first published in 1962. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... Medea by Evelyn De Morgan. ... This article is about the year 2000. ...


She controversially played the lead in Richard II, directed by Deborah Warner in 1995. Shaw has collaborated with Warner on a number of occasions, on both stage and screen. Shaw and Warner were also in a relationship for many years, although the two never discussed their sexuality in public. Title page of Richard II, from the fifth quarto, published in 1615. ... Acclaimed theatre director, noted for her collaboration with Irish actress Fiona Shaw. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Shaw is currently the partner of actress and former model Saffron Burrows and they reside in London. Saffron Dominique Burrows (born January 1, 1973 in London, England) is a British actress. ... London (pronounced ) is the capital city of England and the United Kingdom. ...


Shaw has also worked in film and television, including My Left Foot, Jane Eyre, Persuasion, Gormenghast, and the Harry Potter films (Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban and Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix), in which she plays the insufferable Aunt Petunia . DVD cover of My Left Foot My Left Foot, by Christy Brown, is a 1989 autobiographical film which tells the story of Christy Brown, an Irishman born with cerebral palsy, who can only move his left foot. ... Charlotte Brontës novel Jane Eyre (1847) has been the subject of numerous television and film adaptations. ... Persuasion is a form of influence. ... Gormenghast Castle in the BBC miniseries Gormenghast is a fictional castle of titanic proportions that features prominently in a series of fantasy works penned by Mervyn Peake. ... The Harry Potter books are an extremely popular series of fantasy novels by British writer J. K. Rowling. ... Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone (also known as Harry Potter and the Sorcerers Stone in the United States) was a critically acclaimed and highly successful film released in 2001, based on the fantasy novel of the same name by best-selling author J.K. Rowling. ... Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, the second film in the popular Harry Potter series, was released on November 15, 2002 in the United Kingdom, the United States, and elsewhere. ... Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004) is the third in the Harry Potter film series and was directed by Alfonso Cuarón. ... Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (due out in 2007) is a film based on J.K. Rowlings fifth book in the Harry Potter series, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. ... The Dursleys or the Dursley family are fictional characters in the Harry Potter stories created by J. K. Rowling. ...


She was awarded an honorary CBE in 2001. Commanders Badge of the Order of the British Empire The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is a British order of chivalry established on 4 June 1917 by King George V. The Order includes five classes in civil and military divisions; in decreasing order of seniority, these are... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ...


Selected filmography

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