|Born||May 14, 1945 |
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Francesca Annis (born May 14, 1945) is a British actress, particularly well known for her film and television appearances, most recently the BBC series, Wives and Daughters, Cranford, and Deceit. Events 1264 - Battle of Lewes: Henry III of England is captured in France making Simon de Montfort the Year 1945 ( MCMXLV) was a Common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar Rio de Janeiro ("River of January" ˈhiw dʒi ʒʌˈnejɾu in Brazilian Portuguese, /ˈriːoʊ di ʒəˈnɛroʊ/ in English is the second largest city of Brazil |utc_offset = -2 to -4 |time_zone_DST = BRST |utc_offset_DST = -2 to -5 |cctld Events 1264 - Battle of Lewes: Henry III of England is captured in France making Simon de Montfort the Year 1945 ( MCMXLV) was a Common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom, the UK or Britain,is a Sovereign state located An actor, actress, player or thespian (see terminology) is a person who Acts in a Dramatic production and who works Wives and Daughters is a Novel by Elizabeth Gaskell, first published in the Cornhill Magazine as a serial from August 1864 Cranford is a 2007 British Television drama serial adapted by the BBC from Elizabeth Gaskell 's novel Cranford Deception (also called beguilement or subterfuge) is the act of convincing another to believe Information that is not true or not the whole truth as in
Annis was born in Rio de Janeiro to a British father and a Brazilian-French mother, moving to England with her family at the age of 7, where she was convent educated. England is a Country which is part of the United Kingdom. Its inhabitants account for more than 83% of the total UK population whilst its mainland A convent is a community of Priests religious brothers religious sisters or Nuns or the building used by the community particularly in the Roman Catholic Church She began acting professionally in her teens, and made her film debut in the 1950s. In 1967 she played Estella in a television adaptation of Great Expectations. Great Expectations is a Novel by Charles Dickens first serialised in All the Year Round from 1 December She also presented children's television programmes.
While becoming an increasingly well-known face on screen, she has enjoyed a successful stage career, playing many leading roles with the Royal Shakespeare Company. The Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC is a British Theatre company
She gained notoriety for her performance as Lady Macbeth in Roman Polanski's controversial 1971 film interpretation of Macbeth, particularly her recitation of the famous sleepwalking soliloquy in the nude. Lady Macbeth is a character in William Shakespeare play Macbeth. Macbeth is a 1971 film directed by Roman Polanski, based on William Shakespeare 's The Tragedy of Macbeth, about the Scots Lord A monologue is an extended uninterrupted speech or poem by a single person Nudity in film refers to the presentation in motion pictures of people without clothing whether as full nudity — a view of someone's entire nude body — or more modest
She continued to be a leading television actress throughout the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s, appearing in series such as Edward the Seventh (as Lillie Langtry, a role she reprised in Lillie), Madame Bovary and Parnell and the Englishwoman, in which she played Kitty O'Shea. Edward the Seventh is a TV drama series made by ATV in 13 one-hour episodes Lillie Langtry ( 13 October 1853 &ndash 12 February 1929) born Emilie Charlotte Le Breton, was a highly successful British Lillie is a British Television serial made by London Weekend Television for ITV and broadcast in 1978 Madame Bovary is a Novel by Gustave Flaubert, who was attacked for obscenity by public prosecutors when it was first serialized in La Revue de Katharine O'Shea, also known as Katie O'Shea, Kitty O'Shea or following her second marriage Katharine Parnell ( 30 January 1846 &ndash Her films have included Krull (1983) and Dune (1984). Krull is a 1983 heroic fantasy Film directed by Peter Yates and produced by Ron Silverman. This article is about the 1984 film See Frank Herbert's Dune for the 2000 television adaptation She has appeared as "Tuppence" with James Warwick as "Tommy" in Agatha Christie's Partners in Crime stories. James Warwick (born on 17 November 1947 in Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, England) is an English Actor and Agatha Christie's Partners in Crime was a 1983 British television series based on the short stories of the same name by Agatha Christie She has also appeared in Onassis: The Richest Man in the World, in which she played Jacqueline Kennedy. Aristotelis (also Ari or Aristo) Sokratis Onassis (Αριστοτέλης Ωνάσης (January 15 1906 &ndash March 15 1975 was one
In late 2005, she appeared in Epitaph for George Dillon alongside Joseph Fiennes. Epitaph for George Dillon is an early John Osborne play, one of two he wrote in collaboration with Anthony Creighton Joseph Alberic Fiennes ( "fines" born May 27, 1970) is an Screen Actors Guild award-winning English Film In Autumn 2007 she co-starred with Michael Gambon and Judi Dench as Lady Ludlow (an aristocrat opposed to the education of the lower classes) in the BBC1 costume drama series Cranford. Dame Judith Olivia Dench, CH, DBE, FRSA, (born 9 December, 1934) usually known as Judi Dench, is an English Cranford is a 2007 British Television drama serial adapted by the BBC from Elizabeth Gaskell 's novel Cranford
Annis was in a long relationship with actor, Ralph Fiennes, who left his younger wife, Alex Kingston, for the considerably older Annis. Ralph Nathaniel Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes ( "rafe fines" born 22 December 1962) is a British Actor. Alexandra Kingston (born 11 March 1963 is an English actress most widely known for her role as Elizabeth Corday on the NBC medical drama ER They met while performing Hamlet in 1994. Hamlet is a Tragedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written between 1599 and 1601 Annis portrayed Gertrude with Fiennes playing Hamlet. However on February 7, 2006, Fiennes and Annis announced their separation after 11 years together. Events 457 - Leo I becomes emperor of the Byzantine Empire. 1074 - Battle of Montesarchio in which the Prince Year 2006 ( MMVI) was a Common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. Annis has 3 children from a previous long-term relationship with Patrick Wiseman that began in 1976.