Frances de la TOUR

Biography

Gender Female
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Birthdate 1945-07-30
Education Lycée Français de Londres, Drama Centre London
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Style Ms Frances de la Tour
Career actress; hon fell Goldsmiths Coll London 1999 >ir< RSC 1965-71: various roles incl Hoyden in Trevor Nunn's prodn of The Relapse, Helena in Peter Brook's prodn of A Midsummer Night's Dream; other credits incl: Violet in Small Craft Warnings (Hampstead and Comedy) 1973 (Best Supporting Actress Plays and Players Awards), Ruth Jones in The Banana Box (Apollo) 1973, Rosalind in As You Like It (Oxford Playhouse) 1974, Isabella in The White Devil (Old Vic) 1976, Eleanor Marx in Landscape of Exiles (Half Moon) 1978, title role in Hamlet (Half Moon) 1979, Stephanie in Duet for One (Bush and Duke of York's) 1980 (Standard Best Actress, Critics' Best Actress, SWET Best Actress in a New Play Awards), Jean in Skirmishes (Hampstead) 1982, Sonya in Chekhov's Uncle Vanya (Haymarket) 1982, Josie in A Moon for the Misbegotten (Riverside and Mermaid) 1983 (SWET Best Actress in a Revival Award), title role in St Joan (NT) 1984, Dance of Death (Riverside) 1985, Sonya and Masha in Chekhov's Women (Lyric) 1985, Brighton Beach Memoirs (NT) 1986, Lillian (Lyric and Fortune) 1986, Façades (Lyric Hammersmith) 1988, Regan in King Lear (Old Vic) 1989, Olga Knipper in Chekhov's Women (Moscow Lytcée Theatre and a special performance at Moscow Arts Theatre) 1990, When She Danced (Globe) 1991 (Best Supporting Actress Olivier Awards 1992), The Pope and the Witch (Comedy) 1992, Greasepaint (Lyric Hammersmith) 1993, Les Parents Terribles (RNT) 1994 (nominated Olivier Award for Best Actress), Three Tall Women (Wyndham's) 1995, The Fire Raisers (Riverside Studios) 1995, Blinded by the Sun (RNT) 1996, The Play About the Baby (Almeida) 1998, The Forest (RNT) 1998-99, Antony and Cleopatra (RSC) 1999-2000, Fallen Angels (Apollo) 2001 (Variety Club Best Actress Award), The Good Hope (RNT) 2001-02, Dance of Death by Strindberg (Lyric) 2003, The History Boys (RNT) 2004 and (Broadway NY) 2006 (Best Featured Actress Tony Awards), The Habit of Art (NT) 2009, People (NT) 2012-13; >ir< incl: Play for Today 1973 and 1975, Rising Damp (series) 1974-76, Flickers (series) 1980, Duet for One 1985 (BAFTA Best Actress nomination), Clem by Andy de la Tour, Ghengis Cohn (TV film) 1994, Dennis Potter's Cold Lazarus (TV Film) 1996, Tom Jones (series) 1997, The Egg by Partrick Arber 2002, Death on the Nile 2003, Vicious (series) 2013, Big School (series) 2013; >ir< incl: Rising Damp 1979 (Standard Best Film Actress Award 1980), The Cherry Orchard 1998, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire 2004, The History Boys 2006, The Book of Eli 2008, Alice in Wonderland 2009, Hugo 2010, Private Peaceful 2011
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