Tilda Swinton

Born Nov 5, 1960
Age 54
Hometown London, England
Height 5' 10" (179 cm)
Nationality English
Alma Mater Cambridge University
High School West Heath Girls`...
Other Names Swinton, Katherin...

Katherine Mathilda "Tilda" Swinton is a British actress known for both arthouse and mainstream films. She has appeared in a number of films including The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Burn After Reading, The Beach, The Chronicles of Narnia, and was nominated for a Golden Globe for her performances in The Deep End and We Need to Talk About Kevin. She won the 2007 Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for Michael Clayton.… Read More

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1960 Birth Born on November 5, 1960.


1983 22 Years Old Swinton attended three independent schools, Queen's Gate School in London, the West Heath Girls' School, and also Fettes College for a brief period. In 1983, she graduated from New Hall (now known as Murray Edwards College) at Cambridge University with a degree in Social and Political Sciences. … Read More
1986 25 Years Old She appeared as Julia in the 1986 television mini-series Zastrozzi: A Romance based on the Gothic novel by Percy Bysshe Shelley. … Read More


1991 30 Years Old In 1991, Swinton won the Volpi Cup Best Actress award for her role in the postmodern film Edward II. … Read More
1995 34 Years Old In 1995, with producer and friend Joanna Scanlan, Swinton developed a performance/installation live art piece in the Serpentine Gallery, London, where she was on display to the public for a week, asleep or apparently so, in a glass case, as a piece of performance art. … Read More


2003 42 Years Old She was the focus of their 'One Woman Show' 2003, in which they made all the models look like copies of Swinton, and she read a poem (of her own) that included the line, "There is only one you. … Read More
2004 43 Years Old Swinton has also appeared in the British films The Statement (2003) and Young Adam (2003), and sat on the jury of the 2004 Cannes Film Festival.
2005 44 Years Old In 2005, Swinton performed as the White Witch Jadis, in the film version of The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, and as Audrey Cobb in the Mike Mills film adaptation of the novel Thumbsucker. … Read More
2007 46 Years Old In 2007, Swinton's performance as Karen Crowder in Michael Clayton earned her both a BAFTA award for Best Supporting Actress as well as the Oscar for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role at the 2008 80th Academy Awards, the film's sole win.
Swinton next appeared in the 2008 Coen Brothers film, Burn After Reading. … Read More
Swinton has collaborated with artist Patrick Wolf on his 2009 album The Bachelor, contributing four spoken word pieces.


2011 50 Years Old She stars in the new film adaptation of the novel We Need to Talk about Kevin, released in October 2011. … Read More
2012 51 Years Old She has joined the cast of Jim Jarmusch's Only Lovers Left Alive, a vampire film which will start filming in June 2012. … Read More
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