Well-loved by British audiences, her TV work includes playing Nurse Hopkins in the BBC's celebrated series Life and Loves of a She Devil, a variety of roles in the unforgettable Blackadder series, Mrs. Bumble in Oliver Twist Malcolm Bradbury's The History Man and Vee Talbot in Sir Peter Hall's Orpheus Descending. Theatre includes The Vagina Monologues, the Matchmaker in Fiddler on the Roof, the Wife of Bath in Bristol Old Vic production of The Canterbury Tales, Michael Lindsay-Hogg's production of The White Devil at London's Old Vic and the award winning Dickens Women. Her portrayal of Gertrude Stein in Gertrude Stein & A Companion has won her international renown in Australia, America, India and Israel.
Miriam is England's best known voice over artist. In 1997 she won the Talkies Performer of the Year for The Queen and I the best-selling audiotape ever to be produced in the UK. Miriam Margolyes was awarded the OBE by the Queen in the 2001 New Year's Honors list.
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Miriam Margolyes Facts
|Birthday||May 18, 1941 (80)|
|Birthplace||Oxford, England, United Kingdom|
|Height||5' (1m52) How tall is Miriam Margolyes compared to you?|
|Awards||1994 BAFTA Awards: Actress in a Supporting Role (for The Age of Innocence)|