January 9, 1956
66 years old
5 ft 0 in | 152.5 cm
32-26-34 in | 81-66-86.5 cm
56 kg | 123.5 lbs
6 US | 36.5 EU
Imelda Mary Philomena Bernadette Staunton was born in Archway, London, England, on January 9, 1956, is an English actress and singer.
Young Imelda Staunton first started performing in school theater productions.
She made her big screen debut in historical drama film Comrades (1986) in role as Betsy Loveless.
She got her television debut in BBC anthology series Playhouse (1982) in episode "Easy Money", in role as Mary Price.
Imelda's breakthrough performance came as Vera Drake in period drama film Vera Drake (2004).
She began her professional acting career in repertory theatre in 1976.
How tall is Imelda Staunton and what is her weight? Imelda Staunton's height is 5' 0" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 152.5 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, her weight is 123.5 іn pоunds or 56 іn kіlоgrаmѕ.
Imelda Staunton is 66 years old.
Imelda Staunton net worth is around 10 million dollars.
Imelda Staunton body measurements are bust-waist-hip 32-26-34 in inches or 81-66-86.5 in cеntіmеtrеѕ, her bra size is 32B with cup size B.
She played Dolores Umbridge in Harry Potter films:
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007), for which she was nominated for the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 (2010)
She portrayed Knotgrass in fantasy movies:
Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (2019)
She played Lady Maud Bagshaw in historical drama films:
Downton Abbey (2019)
Downton Abbey: A New Era (2022)
She was nominated for the Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress also won the BAFTA Film Award Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role for her role as Vera Drake in period drama film Vera Drake (2004).
She was nominated for the Irish Film and Television Award for Best Actress for her role as Conchita Flynn in comedy movie Rat (2000).
She was nominated for the International Emmy Award for Best Performance by an Actress for her role as Louisa Durrell in comedy drama film My Family and Other Animals (2005).
She won the California Independent Film Festival Audience Award for Best Actress - Comedy for her role as Rosemary Cassidy in black comedy movie Three and Out (2008).
She was nominated for the Movies for Grownups Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Sonia Teichberg in comedy drama film Taking Woodstock (2009).
She was nominated for the BAFTA TV Award for Best Supporting Actress and won the British Independent Film Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Hefina Headon in historical comedy drama film Pride (2014).
She was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie and a BAFTA TV Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Alma Reville Hitchcock in drama film The Girl (2012).
She voiced Tall Flower Faces in dark fantasy film Alice in Wonderland (2010).
She voiced Bunty in stop-motion animated comedy movies Chicken Run (2000) and Chicken Run: Dawn of the Nugget (2023).
She voiced Mrs. Santa in animated Christmas science fantasy comedy film Arthur Christmas (2011).
She voiced Aunt Lucy in live-action animated comedy films Paddington (2014) and Paddington 2 (2017).
She was nominated for the Annie Award for Voice Acting in an Animated Feature Production and a BTVA Feature Film Voice Acting Award for Best Female Vocal Performance in a Feature Film for her voice role as Queen Victoria in stop-motion animated swashbuckler comedy film The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists! (2012).
She was nominated for the Fright Meter Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Sister Claire in horror movie Amulet (2020).
Deadly Advice (1994) comedy drama opposite Jane Horrocks and Jonathan Pryce
I'll Be There (2003) comedy drama with Craig Ferguson and Charlotte Church
Shadow Man (2006) action thriller opposite Steven Seagal and Skye Bennett
Freedom Writers (2007) drama with Hilary Swank and Scott Glenn
The Awakening (2011) supernatural drama opposite Rebecca Hall and Dominic West
Finding Your Feet (2017) romantic comedy with Timothy Spall and Celia Imrie
She was nominated for the BAFTA TV Award for Best Supporting Actress and the OFTA Television Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture or Miniseries for her role as Miss Octavia Pole in BBC One television series Cranford (2007).
The Singing Detective (1986) BBC drama series in role as Staff Nurse White
Up the Garden Path (1990-1993) ITV3 series in role as Izzy Comyn
If You See God, Tell Him (1993) BBC1 black comedy sitcom in role as Muriel Spry
Is It Legal? (1995-1998) ITV/Channel 4 sitcom in role as Stella Phelps
Murder (2002) BBC Two crime drama series in role as DCI Billie Dory
Fingersmith (2005) BBC miniseries in role as Mrs. Sucksby
She voiced Ruby / Twiba in children's television series Big & Small (2008).
Psychoville (2010-2011) BBC Two psychological horror thriller black comedy mystery series in role as Grace Andrews
Flesh and Blood (20202) ITV thriller series in role as Mary
Trying (2020-2021) Apple TV+ comedy series in role as Penny
The Crown (2022-2023) Netflix historical drama series in role as Queen Elizabeth II
Attended La Sainte Union Catholic School in Camden, North London.
Graduated from Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) in 1976.
Has Irish ancestry.
She won the Laurence Olivier Awards for Best Performance in a Supporting Role for her roles in a plays:
A Chorus of Disapproval (1985-1986) as Hannah Llewellyn, at Royal National Theatre
The Corn Is Green (1985) as Bessie Watty, at The Old Vic
She won the Laurence Olivier Awards for Best Actress in a Musical for her roles in a musicals:
Into the Woods (1990-1991) as The Baker's Wife, at Phoenix Theatre
Sweeney Todd (2012) as Mrs. Lovett, at Adelphi Theatre
Gypsy (2015) as Momma Rose, at Savoy Theatre
Fan of Bette Davis and Vivien Leigh.
She was awarded the OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in 2006 and the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in 2016.
Lives in West Hampstead, Camden, London, England.
She married English actor Jim Carter in 1983, they have a daughter, Bessie Carter.