Fiona Shaw

Actress + Director
Born Jul 10, 1958

Fiona Shaw, CBE is an Irish actress and theatre director. Although to international audiences she is primarily known for her role as Petunia Dursley in the Harry Potter films or her role portraying Marnie Stonebrook in the HBO series True Blood, she is an accomplished classical actress. Shaw was awarded an honorary CBE in 2001.… Read More

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1958 Birth Born on July 10, 1958.


1990 32 Years Old She has worked extensively with the Royal Shakespeare Company and the National Theatre, twice winning the Olivier Award for Best Actress; for various roles including Electra in 1990, and for Machinal in 1994.
1997 39 Years Old She won the 1997 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Solo Performance for The Waste Land. … Read More


2001 43 Years Old She was awarded an Honorary CBE in 2001. … Read More


2009 51 Years Old In 2009, Shaw collaborated with Deborah Warner again, taking the lead role in Tony Kushner's translation of Bertolt Brecht's Mother Courage and Her Children. In a 2002 article for The Daily Telegraph, Rupert Christiansen described their professional relationship as "surely one of the most richly creative partnerships in theatrical history." … Read More
2013 55 Years Old The world’s largest solo theatre festival, United Solo recognized her performance in The Testament of Mary on Broadway with the 2013 United Solo Special Award. … Read More
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