Brenda Blethyn
Date of Birth
Feb 20, 1946
Birth Place:
Ramsgate, Kent, England, UK


Though Brenda Blethyn has enjoyed a long and successful career as an actress on the British stage and in television, it wasn't until the release of Mike Leigh's film Secrets and Lies in 1996 that she became well-known to moviegoers as well, earning a Golden Globe and an Academy Award nomination for what was only her third film. Blethyn's early stage experience included stints in the stock...