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Harriet Walter

Highest Rated:   100% Ballet Shoes (2008)
Lowest Rated:   31% Chromophobia (2005)
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Birthplace:   England, UK
Her uncle is Hammer Horror legend Sir Christopher Lee. Was made an associate artist of the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1987, and has worked with them consistently throughout her career. Is a patron of the charities Shakespeare Schools Festival and Prisoners Abroad. Is the great-great-great-granddaughter of John Walter, founder of The Times. Has published three books, including Other People's Shoes and Facing It. Was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in 2000, and Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE) for services to drama in 2011. Her partner of eight years, actor Peter Blythe, died from lung cancer in 2004. Married American stage actor Guy Schuessler (stage name Guy Paul) in 2011. Dropped her trademark "cut glass" accent in favour of a grittier estuary English accent for her recurring role in Law And Order UK.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
93% Herself
  • Peggy
2021
83% My Dinner with Hervé
  • Fiona Baskin
2018
74% The Sense Of An Ending
  • Margaret
$1.3M 2017
83% Denial
  • Vera Reich
$4.1M 2016
80% Man Up
  • Actor
$0.9M 2015
67% The Wedding Video
  • Alex
2014
90% A Royal Affair
  • Augusta - Princess of Wales
$1.6M 2012
No Score Yet The Domino Effect
  • Ann
2012
76% The Young Victoria
  • Queen Adelaide
$10.9M 2009
50% Chéri
  • La Loupiote
$2.7M 2009
No Score Yet Morris: A Life With Bells On
  • Actor
2009
No Score Yet A Short Stay In Switzerland
  • Actor
2009
43% From Time to Time
  • Lady Gresham
2009
100% Ballet Shoes
  • Dr. Smith
2008
56% Broken Lines
  • Leah
2008
No Score Yet Roald Dahl: The Making of Modern Children's Literature
  • Actor
2008
83% Atonement
  • Emily Tallis
$50.9M 2007
69% Babel
  • Lilly
$34.3M 2006
31% Chromophobia
  • Penelope Aylesbury
2005
No Score Yet Villa Des Roses
  • Actor
2002
48% Onegin
  • Mme. Larina
1999
No Score Yet The Magical Legend of the Leprechauns
  • Queen Morag
1999
69% Bedrooms and Hallways
  • Sybil
1999
83% A Merry War
  • Julia Comstock
1998
65% The Governess
  • Mrs. Cavendish
1998
69% The Leading Man
  • Liz Flett
1998
No Score Yet Roald Dahl: The Making of Modern Children's Literature
  • Narrator
1998
97% Sense and Sensibility
  • Fanny Dashwood
1995
No Score Yet Hard Times
  • Rachel
1995
75% The Advocate (The Hour of the Pig)
  • Jeannine
1994
100% May Fools
  • Lily
1989
No Score Yet The Good Father
  • Emmy Hooper
1986
82% Turtle Diary
  • Harriet
1985
82% The French Lieutenant's Woman
  • Girl in Asylum
1981
No Score Yet Cherry Orchard
  • Actor
1962

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
76% The End
2020
  • Edie Henley
  • 2021
94% Succession
2018-2021
  • Lady Caroline Collingwood Lady Caroline Caroline
  • 2021
  • 2019
  • 2018
75% Belgravia
2020
  • Lady Brockenhurst
  • 2020
75% The Spanish Princess
2018-2020
  • Margaret Beaufort
  • 2020
  • 2019
89% Killing Eve
2018-2020
  • Dasha
  • 2020
  • 2019
  • 2018
79% Black Earth Rising
2018
  • Eve Ashby
  • 2019
88% Curfew
2019
  • Actor
  • 2019
No Score Yet Midsomer Murders
2021
  • Margaret Winstanley
  • 2019
  • 2006
  • 2002
90% Patrick Melrose
2018
  • Actor
  • 2018
No Score Yet Call the Midwife
2012
  • Sister Ursula
  • 2017
No Score Yet Inspector Morse
1987-2000
  • Dr. Esther Martin
  • 2017
No Score Yet Downton Abbey
2010
  • Actor
  • 2016
86% London Spy
2015
  • Claire
  • 2016
86% Downton Abbey
2011-2016
  • Lady Shackleton
  • 2016
  • 2015
  • 2014
56% The Assets
2014
  • Jeanne Vertefeuile
  • 2014
No Score Yet Law & Order: UK
2009-2014
  • DI Natalie Chandler
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2011
  • 2010
  • 2009
No Score Yet Masterpiece
1971-2014
  • Lady Shackleton Pamela Farrell
  • 2014
  • 2003
78% Five Days
2007-2010
  • ACC Jenny Griffin
  • 2007
No Score Yet Miss Marple
2004-2013
  • Duchess of Malfi
  • 2006
No Score Yet Mystery!
1980-2007
  • Dr. Martin Harriet Vane Duchess of Malfi Duchess
  • 2006
  • 1996
  • 1987
No Score Yet Ashenden
1991
  • Giulia Lazzari
  • 1992
83% Alan Bennett's Talking Heads
2020
  • Muriel
No Score Yet Imagine...
2003-2014
  • Mother
No Score Yet New Tricks
2003-2013
  • Madeline

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