|Birth Date||:||20 February 1946|
|Birth Place||:||Ramsgate, United Kingdom|
Brenda Anne Blethyn OBE is an English actress. She is the recipient of several accolades, including one Golden Globe, one BAFTA, one Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actress and two Academy Award nominations.
A River Runs Through It [9 October 1992 (USA)]
Paul and Norman, the sons of a minister, lead very different lives. While Norman is a respectable professor, Paul finds his calling in gambling. They bond over their common love for fly fishing.
A Way of Life [12 November 2004 (United Kingdom)]
With both social services and her daughter's paternal grandmother (Brenda Blethyn) threatening to assume guardianship of her child, single teen mom Leigh-Anne (Stephanie James) becomes increasingly paranoid under the constant pressure. But Leigh-Anne's environment -- one of crime and poverty -- is no place to raise a child, nor does she have the legitimate means to do so. When she fears that her neighbor (Oliver Haden) is talking to social services, her destructive behavior only increases.… MORE
Anna Frank: cała prawda [Robert Dornhelm]
Anne Frank: The Whole Story [20 May 2001]
A German-Jewish teen hides with her family and others in the attic of an Amsterdam office building during the Holocaust.
Atonement [20 June 2008 (India)]
Briony Tallis falsely accuses her sister's lover, Robbie, of a crime, after she catches them in a compromising position.
Belonging [12 September 2004 (United Kingdom)]
British drama based on the novel by Stevie Davies. Jess Copplestone (Brenda Blethyn) is left to look after the elderly relatives of her husband Jacob and to make a new life for herself.
Beyond the Sea [26 November 2004 (Ireland)]
As a boy, Bobby Darin (Kevin Spacey) nearly died from rheumatic fever. While it left him with a weakened heart, it didn't weaken his desire to become the most popular singer in the country. Knowing that he's living on borrowed time, Bobby works nonstop to conquer the pop and jazz worlds with hits like "Splish Splash" and "Mack the Knife." But as the '60s come into full swing, Bobby sees his style of singing fall out of favor, and his marriage to actress Sandra Dee (Kate Bosworth) suffer.… MORE
Blizzard [12 December 2003 (Quebec)]
An enchanting tale of Katie and her magical friendship with Blizzard, one of Santa's newest reindeer. Blizzard uses her special powers to help Katie realise her own inner, strength and potential. By doing so Blizzard risks being banished from Santa.
Bob, der Baumeister: Abenteuer auf der Ritterburg [31 March 2003]
Clubland [28 June 2007 (Australia)]
21-year-old Tim Dwight comes from a peculiar family; his mother, Jean, is a bawdy stage comic renowned for her scatological sense of humour and his father, John, is a faded country-music star who now works as a low-rent security guard. While dad is busy trying to revive his flat-lined career, mom spends most of her time doting on Tim and his developmentally disabled brother, Mark.… MORE
Daddy and Them [6 June 2001]
Claude and Ruby, a jealous and insecure couple, get into a series of hilarious situations when they decide to help Claude's Uncle Hazel and travel with Ruby's sister, Rose.
Dead Man Running [30 October 2009]
Nick is an ex-con who owes Thigo, a drug lord, $100000. He must recruit his best friend for a multi-part mission to obtain the money after Thigo gives him 24 hours to pay it back.
Deník Anne Frankové [John Hay]
Ethel & Ernest [28 October 2016 (United Kingdom)]
The true story of British author and illustrator Raymond Briggs's parents, Ethel and Ernest, two ordinary Londoners living through a period of extraordinary events and immense social change.
Girls' Night [13 February 1998]
After winning big at bingo, an ailing British factory worker (Brenda Blethyn) takes a trip to Las Vegas with her friend (Julie Walters).
Grabgeflüster [Nick Hurran]
Grown-ups [28 November 1980]
A working-class husband and wife find themselves in a heated battle with their mean next-door neighbor.
Guerre et paix [Robert Dornhelm]
Henry VI Part 1 [Jane Howell]
In the Winter Dark [10 September 1998 (Australia)]
Fear of an unidentified livestock predator unites an Australian couple (Brenda Blethyn, Ray Barrett), an outcast (Richard Roxburgh) and an abandoned woman.
King Of The Teds [5 May 2012 (United Kingdom)]
Les enquêtes de Vera [Adrian Shergold]
Little Voice [4 December 1998 (USA)]
After the death of her father, Little Voice becomes a recluse, locked up with her father's collection of old records. But her hidden singing talent is soon discovered by her selfish, greedy mother.
London River [29 April 2009 (Belgium)]
The tragic London bombings of July 7, 2005, bring together the unlikeliest of pairs when Elisabeth Sommers (Brenda Blethyn), a prejudiced British Christian, and Ousmane (Sotigui Kouyaté), a solemn French Muslim, cross paths. Sommers is searching for her daughter, and Ousmane for his son. Eventually discovering their children were involved in a romantic relationship, Sommers and Ousmane must overcome their differences to achieve their now shared objective -- finding their missing kids.… MORE
Lovely & Amazing [19 September 2002 (Israel)]
A finely observed comedy, "Lovely & Amazing" is an intimate family portrait of four hapless but resilient women and the bittersweet lessons they learn in keeping up with the hectic demands of their individual neuroses. Each of the women seeks redemption in her own haphazard way, but whatever salvation they find is illusory and short-lived.
Mary and Martha [1 March 2013 (United Kingdom)]
Mary, an American and Martha, a British housewife both lose their sons because of malaria. They form a unique bond and dedicate themselves to the cause of malaria prevention.
Music from Another Room [24 April 1998]
As a young boy, Danny (Jude Law) helped deliver his neighbor's infant daughter, Anna Swann. Despite his various relationships, Danny's always felt that he was destined to marry Anna. Twenty-five years later Danny returns to his home town and runs into a full-grown Anna (Gretchen Mol). The only problem is that she is already engaged to Eric (Jon Tenney). Not one to give up on fate, Danny insinuates himself into Anna's family life, which forces him to contend with some rather eccentric characters.… MORE
My Angel [9 December 2004 (Paris)]
A prostitute (Vanessa Paradis) develops a relationship with an innocent teenager (Vincent Rottiers) after the death of his mother.
My Friends Tigger & Pooh: Super Duper Super Sleuths [6 April 2010]
Mysterious Creatures [29 October 2006]
Two parents struggle with their adult daughter, who suffers from an unknown ailment that makes her behavior highly erratic, and occasionally destructive.
Night Train [28 August 1998]
On his release from prison, Michael Poole pieces his life back together by moving into a boarding house. His landlady's daughter, Alice, catches Michael's eye and the two fall in love. However, like most criminals, Michael has a dark past that he can't shake off, and just as he makes inroads into a new, crime-free existence, he finds his former life pulling him back in again.… MORE
On a Clear Day [2 September 2005 (United Kingdom)]
After losing his job at a Glasgow shipyard, 50-year-old Frank (Peter Mullan) has few prospects and little hope. A casual remark by a buddy (Billy Boyd) inspires him to find a new purpose: to swim the English Channel. Accompanied by his closest friends, Frank sets forth on a training regimen that will help him achieve his goal.
On the Nose [21 September 2001 (Greece)]
A janitor (Robbie Coltrane) with a gambling problem finds a head in a jar, which can pick winning horses in a race.
Piccadilly Jim [12 May 2005]
Jim, an American journalist living in London, scandalises the readers with his unusual writing. In order to impress Ann, he must pretend to be a person who is the complete opposite of him.
Plots with a View [12 November 2005 (USA)]
A politician's wife (Brenda Blethyn) and the mortician (Alfred Molina) who has secretly loved her for years plan to fake her death so they can run away together.
Pooh's Heffalump Movie [11 February 2005 (USA)]
Winnie the Pooh, Tigger and Piglet set out on an expedition after they find huge footprints of a Heffalump they hear trumpeting in the woods.
Pride & Prejudice [25 July 2005 (Hamburg)]
Mrs. Bennet insists that her daughters find rich husbands and settle down. When a wealthy bachelor starts living near them, Mrs. Bennet's happiness knows no bounds.
Pumpkin [28 June 2002 (USA)]
Carolyn trains a group of mentally challenged athletes to impress the Greek Council. However, she falls in love with the athlete who she is training, evoking strong reactions from her family.
Remember Me? [28 July 1997]
Lorna and Ian are married suburbanites whose boring lives are frustrated by the fact the she could have been a promising novelist and he is now unemployed. Into their living room pops Jamie, Lorna's boyfriend from 20 years ago who is now a millionaire businessman. What starts out as a harmless stop-over turns into a longer visit as Jamie stays for dinner with his bimbo girlfriend and ends up sleeping over.… MORE
RKO 281 [20 November 1999 (USA)]
Orson Welles (Liev Schreiber), all charisma and stubborn vision, is signed to direct films for RKO Pictures with a startling amount of creative freedom. Welles decides to make production number 281 a disguised biopic of media tycoon William Randolph Hearst (James Cromwell), a film which would come to be known as "Citizen Kane." But Welles doesn't understand just how much clout Hearst yields. When he gets word of the unflattering production, Hearst does everything in his power to stop it.… MORE
Saving Grace [19 May 2000 (United Kingdom)]
Brenda Blethyn stars as Grace Trevethen, whose late husband jumped out of a plane without a parachute. Grace has been left with a manor on the Cornish Coast - and the massive, suffocating mountain of debt her husband had been secretly amassing. Now, with creditors and repossessors on her heels, Grace is faced with the prospect of losing everything. Desperate times call for desperate measures, so when Grace is asked to tend an ailing, if illicit, plant she gets an outrageous idea.… MORE
Secrets & Lies [24 May 1996 (United Kingdom)]
After her adoptive mother dies, Hortense (Marianne Jean-Baptiste), a successful black eye doctor, seeks out her birth mother. She's shocked when her research leads her to a lower-class white woman, Cynthia (Brenda Blethyn). At first Cynthia denies the claim, but she eventually admits to birthing Hortense as a teenager, and the two begin to bond. However, when Cynthia invites Hortense to a family barbecue, Cynthia's already tense relationship with her family becomes even more complicated.… MORE
Seven Roses [2011 (USA)]
Sonny [18 March 2003]
Wilbur the pig knows how important friendship is, he learned that from a spider named Charlotte. So when Wilbur meets Cardigan, a lonely lamb, Wilbur immediately makes him his friend.
The Calling [21 June 2009]
The Calling is a 2009 British drama film directed by Jan Dunn. Dunn's third feature film, it tells the story of Joanna, played by Emily Beecham, who after graduating from university, goes against her family and friends when she decides to join the closed order of Benedictine nuns.
The Sleeping Dictionary [6 November 2014 (USA)]
Richard gives up his playboy lifestyle when his much younger girlfriend, Kate, gets pregnant. Things take a turn when Kate's sister, Olivia, enters their lives.
The Wild Thornberrys Movie [20 December 2002 (USA)]
Eliza is an extra-ordinary kid. She unique because she has the magical ability to talk with and understand animals. Together with her pet monkey and siblings, she gets involved with wild adventures.
The Witches [22 February 1967 (Italy)]
The same actress (Silvana Mangano) plays five different women in five sketches by five Italian filmmakers.
The Yellow Bird [May 2001]
The Yellow Bird is a 2001 short film adapted by Faye Dunaway from the short story by Tennessee Williams that was itself twice-adapted by Williams, and directed by Dunaway. The cast includes Dunaway, James Coburn, Brenda Blethyn, Michael Pitt and Cynthia Watros as Alma Tutwiler.
Tigger & Pooh and a Musical Too [4 March 2006 (Japan)]
An honourable thief is jailed for a crime he did not commit. Languishing in a high-security prison alongside tough criminals, he resolves to organise and lead a daring escape. Amid the mayhem that ensues, he sets out to hunt down the person who framed him.
Two Men in Town [7 February 2014 (Germany)]
A vengeful lawman (Harvey Keitel) and a former criminal associate (Luis Guzmán) make it difficult for an ex-con (Forest Whitaker) to control his violent tendencies.
- 20 February 1946.
- Ramsgate, United Kingdom.