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Miriam Margolyes, OBE (/ˈmɑːrɡəliːz/; born 18 May 1941) is an English-Australian actress and voice artist. Her earliest roles were in theatre and after several supporting roles in film and television she won a BAFTA Award
for her role in The Age of Innocence (1993) and went on to take the role of Professor Sprout in the Harry Potter film series. For many years she has divided her time between England and Australia, and she has starred in television shows in both countries, including the Australian premiere of the 2013 play I'll Eat You Last. In 2013, she became an Australian citizen, thereby holding dual British and Australian citizenship.[1]


1 Early life 2 Acting career 3 Other work 4 Personal life 5 TV and filmography

5.1 Notes

6 Theatre 7 Awards and nominations 8 References 9 External links

Early life[edit] Margolyes was born in Oxford, England, on 18 May 1941,[2] the only child of Ruth (née Walters; 1905–1974), a property investor and developer, and Joseph Margolyes (1899–1995), a physician from Glasgow.[3] She grew up in a Jewish
family;[4][5][6] her ancestors migrated to the UK from Poland and Belarus. Her great-grandfather, Symeon Sandmann, was born in the town of Margonin
in central-western Poland, which Margolyes visited in 2013. She attended Newnham College, Cambridge, where she read English.[7] There, in her twenties, she began acting and appeared in productions by the Cambridge Footlights
Cambridge Footlights
comedy troupe.[8] Acting career[edit]

Margolyes reading an extract from Oliver Twist
Oliver Twist
at the Express Yourself creative writing awards, 2006

With her distinctive voice, Margolyes first gained recognition for her work as a voice artist. In the 1970s she recorded a soft-porn audio called Sexy Sonia: Leaves from my Schoolgirl Notebook.[9] She performed most of the supporting female characters in the dubbed Japanese action TV series Monkey. She also worked with the theatre company Gay Sweatshop and provided voiceovers in the Japanese TV series The Water Margin (credited as Mirium Margolyes). In 1974, she appeared with Kenneth Williams
Kenneth Williams
and Ted Ray in the BBC Radio 2 comedy series The Betty Witherspoon Show. Margolyes' first major role in a film was as Elephant Ethel in Stand Up, Virgin Soldiers (1977). In the 1980s, she made appearances in Blackadder
opposite Rowan Atkinson: these roles include the Spanish Infanta in The Black Adder, Lady Whiteadder in Blackadder
II and Queen Victoria in Blackadder's Christmas Carol. In 1986 she played a major supporting role in the BBC
drama The Life and Loves of a She-Devil. She won the 1989 LA Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actress for her portrayal of Flora Finching in the 1988 film Little Dorrit. On American television, she headlined the short-lived 1992 CBS
sitcom Frannie's Turn. In 1994 she won the BAFTA Award
for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Mrs Mingott in Martin Scorsese's The Age of Innocence (1993). In 1989, Margolyes co-wrote and performed a one-woman show, Dickens' Women, in which she played 23 characters from Dickens' novels.[10] Margolyes came to the notice of younger audiences when she starred as Aunt Sponge
Aunt Sponge
in James and the Giant Peach (1996); she also provided the voice of the Glowworm in the same film. During the same time she played the Nurse in Baz Luhrmann's Romeo + Juliet
Romeo + Juliet
(1996). Around this time, she voiced the rabbit character in the animated commercials for Cadbury's Caramel bars[11] and provided the voice of Fly the dog in the Australian-American family film Babe (1995).[12] She played Professor Sprout in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets in 2002. In 2004, Margolyes played the role of Peg Sellers, the mother of Peter Sellers, in the Golden Globe winning film The Life and Death of Peter Sellers. She was one of the original cast of the London production of the musical Wicked in 2006, playing Madame Morrible opposite Idina Menzel, a role she also played on Broadway in 2008.[13] In 2009, she appeared in a new production of Endgame by Samuel Beckett at the Duchess Theatre
Duchess Theatre
in London's West End.[14] Margolyes voiced the role of Mrs. Plithiver, a blind snake in 3D-animated-epic film Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole in 2010. Margolyes reprised her role as Professor Sprout in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 in 2011. She plays recurring character Prudence Stanley in the Australian-based TV series Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries. In 2014, she voiced Nana in the Disney Junior
Disney Junior
animated series for preschoolers Nina Needs to Go![15] In January 2016, she appeared in The Real Marigold Hotel, a travel documentary in which a group of eight celebrities travel to India to see whether retirement would be more rewarding there than in the UK.[16] The series was reprised for two Christmas Specials The Real Marigold On Tour, from Florida
and Kyoto.[17] She narrated the 2016 ITV documentary about Lady Colin Campbell entitled Lady C and the Castle.[18] In December 2017, she appeared in the second season of The Real Marigold On Tour to Chengdu
and Havana.[19] In January 2018, Margolyes hosted a 3-part series for the BBC
titled Miriam's Big American Adventure, highlighting the citizens of the USA and the issues facing the nation.[20] Other work[edit] Margolyes is a supporter of Sense (the National Deafblind and Rubella Association) and was the host at the first Sense Creative Writing Awards, held at the Charles Dickens Museum
Charles Dickens Museum
in London in December 2006, where she read a number of works written by talented deafblind people.[21] In 2011, Margolyes recorded a narrative for the album The Devil's Brides by klezmer musician-ethnographer Yale Strom.[22] Personal life[edit]

Margolyes shortly after being presented with her Australian citizenship certificate by then prime minister, Julia Gillard, during the 2013 National Flag Raising and Citizenship ceremony in Canberra

Margolyes is a lesbian.[23] On becoming an Australian citizen,[24] on Australia Day
Australia Day
2013, Margolyes referred to herself as a "dyke" live on national television and in front of the then prime minister, Julia Gillard. Since 1967, her partner has been Heather Sutherland,[12][25] a retired Australian Professor of Indonesian Studies.[26] Formerly based in Amsterdam, Margolyes divides her time between homes in London, Tuscany and Robertson, New South Wales.[27][28][29][30] Margolyes is a humanitarian advocate. She is a Palestinian human-rights activist, having been a member of the British-based ENOUGH! coalition that seeks "a just settlement between Israelis and Palestinians".[31] She is also a signatory of Jews for Justice for Palestinians.[32] Margolyes is a campaigner for a respite care charity, Crossroads.[24] In August 2015, she was a signatory to a letter criticising The Jewish
Chronicle's reporting of Jeremy Corbyn's association with alleged antisemites.[33] Author and comedian David Walliams
David Walliams
says he used Margolyes as a model for the title character in his children's book Awful Auntie
Awful Auntie
after a rude exchange with the actress during a stage production. He stresses that he has nothing against Margolyes and is a fan of her work.[34] TV and filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes

1965 Theatre 625 Rita 1 episode ("Enter Solly Gold")

1967 Boy Meets Girl Maria 1 episode

1968 Jackanory Storyteller 5 episodes

1968 Dixon of Dock Green Anna 1 episode

1973 Doctor in Charge Doris 1 episode

1974 World of Laughter Various parts TV series

1974 Fall of Eagles Anna Vyrubova TV miniseries

1975 Rime of the Ancient Mariner Dorothy Wordsworth

1975 The Girls of Slender Means Jane Wright TV

1976 Christmas Box Maurie Kaplan's Mother TV

1976 Angels June Morris 2 episodes

1976 Kizzy Mrs Doe 2 episodes

1976 The Glittering Prizes Olive Wise TV miniseries

1976 The Battle of Billy's Pond Tour Guide

1976–1982 Crown Court Marilyn Munro (1976) Mrs King (1982) 2 episodes

1977 Play for Today Veronica 1 episode

1977 Spasms Rose Finn TV

1977 Stand Up, Virgin Soldiers Elephant Ethel

1978 Monkey

English dub of Japanese TV series Saiyûki

1978 On a Paving Stone Mounted

1980 The Apple Landlady

1980 The Lost Tribe Queenie TV miniseries

1980 The Awakening Dr Kadira

1980 Tales of the Unexpected Mary Burge 1 episode

1981 Reds Woman writing in notebook Uncredited

1981 Take a Letter, Mr. Jones Maria 6 episodes

1981 A Kick Up the Eighties Various roles TV series

1981 The History Man Melissa Tordoroff TV

1982 Crystal Gazing Newsreader

1983 Yentl Sarah

1983 The Black Adder Infanta Maria Escalosa of Spain 1 episode

1983 Scrubbers Jones

1984 Freud Baroness TV mini-series

1984 Electric Dreams Ticket Girl

1985 The Good Father Jane Powell

1985 Oliver Twist Mrs Corney TV miniseries

1985 Morons from Outer Space Doctor Wallace

1986 Little Shop of Horrors Dental Nurse

1986 The Life and Loves of a She-Devil Nurse Hopkins 2 episodes

1986 Blackadder
II Lady Whiteadder 1 episode

1986 A Little Princess Miss Amelia TV

1986 Scotch and Wry Various TV

1987 Poor Little Rich Girl: The Barbara Hutton Story Elsa Maxwell TV

1987 Body Contact Tony's Mother

1988 Little Dorrit Flora Finching

1988 Blackadder's Christmas Carol Queen Victoria TV

1988 Mr Majeika Wilhelmina Worlock TV series, Seasons 1 and 2

1989 Murderers Among Us: The Simon Wiesenthal Story Mrs Rajzman TV

1990 Pacific Heights Realtor

1990 Orpheus Descending Vee Talbot TV

1990 The Finding Poll TV

1990 I Love You to Death Joey's Mother

1990 Old Flames Nellie TV

1990 The Fool Mrs Bowring

1991 Tonight at 8.30 Mrs Wadhurst 2 episodes

1991 The Butcher's Wife Gina

1991 Dead Again Lady Uncredited

1992 Stalin Krupskaya TV

1992 As You Like It Audrey

1992 Frannie's Turn Frannie Escobar TV series

1993 The Age of Innocence Mrs Mingott

1993 The Comic Strip Presents... Mother 1 episode

1993 Ed and His Dead Mother Mabel Chilton

1994 Just William Miss Polliter 1 episode

1994 Immortal Beloved Nanette Streicherová

1994 Moonacre Old Elspeth TV series

1995 Balto Grandma Rosy/Extra Voices

1995 Babe Fly the Female Sheepdog (voice)

1995 Cold Comfort Farm Mrs Beetle TV

1996 Different for Girls Pamela

1996 Romeo + Juliet The Nurse

1996 James and the Giant Peach Aunt Sponge/The Glowworm (voice)

1997 The IMAX Nutcracker Sugar Plum

1997 Castle Ghosts of Wales Hag

1997 The Phoenix and the Carpet Cook TV miniseries

1997 The Place of Lions Miss Cole TV

1998 Babe: Pig in the City Fly the Female Sheepdog (voice)

1998 Vanity Fair Miss Crawley TV miniseries

1998 Rugrats Shirley Finster 1 episode

1998 Mulan The Matchmaker (voice)

1998 Left Luggage Mrs Goldman

1998 The First Snow of Winter Sean Seamus Aloysius Dermot Duck (voice) UK version

1998 Candy Gisella

1998 Supply & Demand Edna TV miniseries

1999 Magnolia Faye Barringer Uncredited

1999 End of Days Mabel

1999 Dreaming of Joseph Lees Signora Caldoni

1999 Sunshine Rose Sonnenschein

2000 Dharma & Greg Chloe 1 episode

2000 House! Beth

2001 Cats & Dogs Sophie the Castle Maid

2001 Not Afraid, Not Afraid

2002 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Professor Pomona Sprout

2002 Plots with a View Thelma & Selma

2002 Alone Caseworker

2004 Agatha Christie's Marple: The Murder at the Vicarage Mrs Price-Ridley TV

2004 Being Julia Dolly de Vries

2004 Ladies in Lavender Dorcas

2004 The Life and Death of Peter Sellers Peg Sellers

2004 Modigliani Gertrude Stein

2004 End of the Line Bag Lady

2004 Chasing Liberty Maria

2005 Wallis & Edward Aunt Bessie TV

2005 Dickens in America Herself 10 episodes

2005 Inconceivable Malva 1 episode

2006 Jam & Jerusalem Mrs Midge 1 episode

2006 Happy Feet Mrs Astrakhan (Voice)

2006 Flushed Away Rita's Grandma (Voice)

2006 Sir Billi the Vet Baroness Chantal McToff (voice)

2007 The Dukes Aunt Vee

2008 How To Lose Friends and Alienate People Mrs Kowalski Film

2008 Kingdom Henny 1 episode

2009 The Sarah Jane Adventures Leef Slitheen-Blathereen 2 episodes: The Gift parts 1 and 2, Voice only

2010 Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole Mrs Plithiver (voice)

2010 Tinga Tinga Tales Giraffe and Squirrel (voice)

2010 Merlin[35] Grunhilda Episode: "The Changeling"

2011 Doc Martin Shirley Guest appearance

2011 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 Professor Pomona Sprout

2012 The Wedding Video Patricia

2012 The Guilt Trip Anita

2012–2015 Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries Aunt Prudence

2013 Hebburn Millie Christmas special

2014 Maya the Bee The Queen (voice)

2014 The Legend of Longwood Lady Thyrza

2014 Nina Needs to Go! Nana Sheila (voice)

2014 Trollied Rose Series 4

2016 Plebs Iona Episode: "The Cupid"

2016 Rake Huntley-Brown 2 episodes

2016 The Real Marigold Hotel Herself BBC
TV Documentary Series

2016 Lady C and the Castle Narrator ITV documentary

2016 Matron, Medicine and Me: 70 Years of the NHS Herself TV Documentary Series

2016–2017 Bottersnikes and Gumbles Weathersnike 3 episodes

2017 Bucket Mim 4 episodes

2017 The Man Who Invented Christmas Mrs Fisk

2017 Family Guy Maggie Smith's Right Eyeball Episode: "Emmy-Winning Episode"

2017 The Little Vampire 3D Wulftrud (voice)

2018 Miriam's Big American Adventure Herself BBC
TV Documentary Series

2018 Early Man Queen Oofeefa (voice)

2018 Postcards from the 48% Herself Documentary; post-production

TBA Mirette Meme Gateau Short; post-production


The Thief and the Cobbler
The Thief and the Cobbler
(1993) – the voice of the Maiden from Mombasa (original version only; the character was not heard at all in the re-edited versions and another actor was never available in all the re-edited versions). The Life and Death of Peter Sellers
The Life and Death of Peter Sellers
(2004) – Peg Sellers – note this film was shown in cinemas in the UK and Australia – it aired on cable television on the HBO
network in the US.


Madame Rubinstein (Helena Rubinstein) – The Park Theatre, London (2017) The Importance of Being Miriam – Australian Tour (2015) I'll Eat You Last
I'll Eat You Last
(Sue Mengers) – Melbourne Theatre Company (2014) Neighbourhood Watch (Ana) – Adelaide State Theatre (2014) Dickens' Women
Dickens' Women
– World Tour (Australia/New Zealand/UK/USA/Canada) (2012) A Day in the Death of Joe Egg (Grace) – Citizens' Theatre, Glasgow (2011) Me and My Girl
Me and My Girl
(The Duchess) – Crucible Theatre, Sheffield (2010) Endgame (Nell) – Duchess Theatre, London (2009) Realism – Melbourne Theatre Company (2009) Wicked (Madame Morrible) – George Gershwin Theater, New York (2008) Wicked (Madame Morrible) – Apollo Victoria Theatre, London (2006) The Importance of Being Earnest
The Importance of Being Earnest
(Miss Prism) – Ahmanson Theater, Los Angeles/Harvey Theater, New York (2006) Blithe Spirit (Madame Arcati) – Melbourne Theatre Company (2004) The Way of the World
The Way of the World
(Lady Wishfort) – Sydney Theatre Company (2003) The Vagina Monologues
The Vagina Monologues
– Arts Theatre, London (2001) Romeo and Juliet
Romeo and Juliet
(Nurse) – Ahmanson Theater, Los Angeles (2001) The Cherry Orchard
The Cherry Orchard
(Madame Ranevskaya) – Theatre Royal, York (1999) The Killing of Sister George (June Buckridge) – Ambassadors' Theatre, London (1995) She Stoops to Conquer
She Stoops to Conquer
(Mrs Hardcastle) – Queen's Theatre, London (1993) Dickens' Women
Dickens' Women
– Edinburgh Festival (1989)/Hampstead Theatre and Duke of York's Theatre, London (1991) Orpheus Descending
Orpheus Descending
(Vee Talbot) – Haymarket Theatre, London (1988) Man Equals Man (Widow Begbick) – Almeida Theatre, London (1987) Gertrude Stein and a Companion (Gertrude Stein) – International Tour (1986) 84 Charing Cross Road
84 Charing Cross Road
(Helen Hanff) – Colchester (1984) Flaming Bodies (Psychiatrist) – ICA (1979) Cloud Nine – Royal Court/Joint Stock Tour (1978) The White Devil
The White Devil
– Old Vic Theatre, London (1976) Kennedy's Children – Arts Theatre, London (1975) Canterbury Tales (Wife of Bath) – Bristol Old Vic (1974) Threepenny Opera
Threepenny Opera
– Piccadilly Theatre, London (1972) Fiddler on the Roof
Fiddler on the Roof
(Matchmaker) – UK Tour (1970)

Awards and nominations[edit]

Officer of the Order of the British Empire
Officer of the Order of the British Empire
(OBE) for Services to Drama, 2002[36] Winner: Theatregoer's Choice Awards 2007 Best Supporting Actress in a Musical for Madam Morrible in Wicked Winner: Audiofile's Earphones Award 2001 for A Christmas Carol Winner: Prix Jeunesse Best Children's Programme (0–6 fiction) 2000 for The First Snow of Winter Winner: The Talkies Performer Of The Year 1997 for Oliver Twist Winner: Sony Radio Awards Best Actress On Radio 1993 for The Queen and I Winner: BAFTA Award
for Best Actress in a Supporting Role 1993 for The Age of Innocence Nominated: Olivier Award for Best Entertainment 1991 for Dickens' Women Winner: Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle 1989 Best Supporting Actress for Little Dorrit
Little Dorrit
(shared with Geneviève Bujold)


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Miriam Margolyes
prepares to perform her one-woman show, dedicated to the women in the victorian novelist's fiction, she reflects on her own fascinating life story". The Scotsman.  ^ Famous alumnae. Newn.cam.ac.uk. Retrieved 3 January 2016. ^ Footlights Alumni Archived 14 August 2011 at the Wayback Machine.. Footlights.org. Retrieved 25 August 2011. ^ "Enough Rope". Retrieved 5 January 2011.  ^ Helen Sims (30 November 2007). " Miriam Margolyes
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(1968) Celia Johnson
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(1969) Susannah York
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(1970) Margaret Leighton
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(1971) Cloris Leachman
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(1972) Valentina Cortese
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(1973) Ingrid Bergman
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(1974) Diane Ladd
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(1975) Jodie Foster
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(1976) Jenny Agutter (1977) Geraldine Page
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(1978) Rachel Roberts (1979) Rohini Hattangadi
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/ Maureen Stapleton
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(1982) Jamie Lee Curtis
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(1983) Liz Smith (1984) Rosanna Arquette
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(1985) Judi Dench
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(1986) Susan Wooldridge (1987) Judi Dench
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(1988) Michelle Pfeiffer
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(1989) Whoopi Goldberg
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(1990) Kate Nelligan (1991) Miranda Richardson
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(1992) Miriam Margolyes
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(1993) Kristin Scott Thomas
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(1994) Kate Winslet
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(1995) Juliette Binoche
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(1996) Sigourney Weaver
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(1997) Judi Dench
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(1998) Maggie Smith
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(1999) Julie Walters
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(2000) Jennifer Connelly
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(2001) Catherine Zeta-Jones
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(2002) Renée Zellweger
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(2003) Cate Blanchett
Cate Blanchett
(2004) Thandie Newton
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(2005) Jennifer Hudson
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(2006) Tilda Swinton
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(2007) Penélope Cruz
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(2008) Mo'Nique
(2009) Helena Bonham Carter
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(2010) Octavia Spencer
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(2011) Anne Hathaway
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(2012) Jennifer Lawrence
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(2013) Patricia Arquette
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(2014) Kate Winslet
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(2015) Viola Davis
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(2016) Allison Janney
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