January 31, 1970
51 years old
U.S. - U.K.
5 ft 10 in | 178 cm
36-26-36 in | 91.5-66-91.5 cm
64 kg | 141 lbs
11 US | 42.5 EU
Amelia Fiona Jessica "Minnie" Driver was born in Marylebone, London, England, on January 31, 1970, is an English-American actress.
Young Minnie Driver first started her career as a singer and jazz guitarist in London (1991).
She made her big screen debut in romantic drama movie Circle of Friends (1995) in role as Bernadette "Benny" Hogan.
She got her television debut in comedy film God on the Rocks (1990) in role as Lydia.
Her breakthrough performance came as Skylar Satenstein in drama film Good Will Hunting (1997).
She released her first album "Everything I’ve Got in My Pocket" in 2004.
Cinderella (2021) musical romantic comedy in role as Queen Beatrice, opposite Camila Cabello, Billy Porter and Idina Menzel
She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress and the Screen Actors Guild Award for her role as Skylar Satenstein in drama film Good Will Hunting (1997).
She was nominated for two London Film Critics' Circle Awards for British Supporting Actress of the Year for her performances in movies:
Big Night (1996) comedy drama in role as Phyllis
Sleepers (1996) legal crime drama in role as Carol Martinez
She won the Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Most Promising Actress for her role as Bernadette "Benny" Hogan in romantic drama movie Circle of Friends (1995).
She was nominated for the Annie Award for Voice Acting in a Feature Production for her role as Jane Porter in animated adventure film Tarzan (1999).
She was nominated for the London Film Critics' Circle Award for British Supporting Actress of the Year and the Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture for her role as Carlotta in musical drama film The Phantom of the Opera (2004).
She won the California Independent Film Festival Award and a Tiburon International Film Festival Award for Best Actress for her role as Ana Nichols in crime thriller movie Take (2007).
She was nominated for the London Film Critics' Circle Award for British Supporting Actress of the Year and a Vancouver Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Canadian Film for her role as Mrs. P in comedy drama film Barney's Version (2010).
She was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie and a Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Actress in a Movie / Miniseries for her role as Maggie Royal in drama film Return to Zero (2014).
Grosse Pointe Blank (1997) black comedy crime opposite John Cusack, Alan Arkin and Dan Aykroyd
Big Night (1996) comedy drama with Campbell Scott, Stanley Tucci and Allison Janney
Return to Me (2000) romantic comedy drama opposite David Duchovny and Carroll O'Connor
Owning Mahowny (2003) drama thriller with Philip Seymour Hoffman, John Hurt and Maury Chaykin
An Ideal Husband (1999) romantic comedy opposite Jeremy Northam, Rupert Everett and Julianne Moore
Conviction (2010) biographical drama with Hilary Swank, Sam Rockwell and Melissa Leo
Ella Enchanted (2004) fantasy romance opposite Anne Hathaway, Hugh Dancy and Cary Elwes
Beyond the Lights (2014) romantic drama with Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Nate Parker and Danny Glover
Spinning Man (2018) thriller opposite Guy Pearce, Pierce Brosnan and Alexandra Shipp
She was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Drama for her performance as Dahlia Malloy in FX drama series The Riches (2007-2008).
She was nominated for the People's Choice Award for Favorite Actress in a New TV Series for her role as Maya DiMeo in ABC sitcom Speechless (2016-2019).
Kinsey (1992) BBC 1 drama series in role as Louise Kinsey
Mr Wroe's Virgins (1993) drama miniseries in role as Leah
My Good Friend (1995) British sitcom in role as Ellie
The Politician's Wife (1995) Channel 4 political drama series in role as Jennifer Caird
She had recurring role as Lorraine Finster in NBC sitcom Will & Grace (2003-2020) in 9 episodes.
The Deep (2010) British television serial drama in role as Frances Kelly
Web Therapy (2012) Showtime comedy series in role as Allegra Favreau
The Red Tent (2014) Lifetime miniseries in role as Leah
About a Boy (2014-2015) NBC single-camera sitcom in role as Fiona Bowa
She voiced Debby Devizo in Crackle stop-motion animated comedy web television series SuperMansion (2018-2019).
Attended the Bedales School in Hampshire.
Studied at the Collingham College in Kensington.
Studied acting at the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art in London.
Has older sister Kate, and two younger step-brothers: Charlie and Edward.
Has English, Scottish and Irish ancestry.
She released three albums:
Everything I've Got in My Pocket (2004)
Ask Me to Dance (2014)
Big fan of Pilates and Yoga.
She is an avid surfer.
She became an American citizen in 2017.
She voiced Anne in video game Jurassic Park: Trespasser (1998).
She voiced Lara Croft in Turner Broadcasting's online video game service GameTap animated series Revisioned: Tomb Raider (2007).
Lives in Los Angeles, California, United States.
She dated Addison O'Dea (2019), Ryan Kavanaugh (2014), Matthew Felkner (2010-2013), Criss Angel (2005-2008), Chris Isaak (2001), Harrison Ford (2001), Taylor Hawkins (1998), Matt Damon (1997-1998) and John Cusack (1996).
Has been engaged to actor Josh Brolin (2001).
Has been in relationship with television writer and producer Timothy J. Lea (2007-2008), they have one son, Henry.