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Susan Wooldridge (born 31 July 1950) is a British actress. She won the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role
BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role
for Hope and Glory (1987).[1] Her television credits include Jewel in the Crown, (1984), All Quiet on the Preston Front (1994–95), and Twenty Thousand Streets Under the Sky (2005).

Contents

1 Early life 2 Career

2.1 Acting 2.2 Writing

3 Personal life 4 References 5 External links

Early life[edit] Wooldridge was born in London, England, and educated at convent schools, the Central School of Speech and Drama, and L'Ecole Jacques Lecoq, Paris. She is the daughter of actress Margaretta Scott
Margaretta Scott
and composer John Wooldridge. Her brother is Hugh Wooldridge. Career[edit] Acting[edit] Wooldridge has been acting since 1971.[2] Her big break came in 1984 with The Jewel in the Crown, in which she played the pivotal character of Daphne Manners whose affection for the handsome Hari Kumar doomed him. For this role she received a BAFTA
BAFTA
nomination and the ALVA Award for Best Actress. She has appeared in many British and co-British film productions, including The Shout
The Shout
(1978), Loyalties (1987), Hope and Glory (1987) for which she won the BAFTA
BAFTA
for Best Supporting Actress 1988, How to Get Ahead in Advertising
How to Get Ahead in Advertising
(1989), Bye Bye Blues (1989), Twenty-One (1991), Afraid of the Dark (1991) and Just like a Woman (1992). Her recent film appearances have included Tamara Drewe (2010) and The Lady (2011). She also appeared in many US/British TV productions, such as Dame Agatha Christie's mystery, Dead Man's Folly (1986) which starred Sir Peter Ustinov, Jean Stapleton, Tim Pigott-Smith, and Constance Cummings and the series, Ticket To Ride. She has appeared in such British TV shows as two series of Preston Front (Best Comedy Award 1995), Twenty Thousand Streets Under the Sky (Best mini-series nomination), Underworld (Best Comedy Award 1998), Poirot: Cat Among the Pigeons, Bad Company (the case of The Bridgewater Four miscarriage of justice), Pinochet’s Progress, Mrs Bradley Mysteries, The Hummingbird Tree and Lewis. She continues to work on the British stage playing Lady Bracknell in The Importance of Being Earnest in London
London
in 2009 as well as plays by new writers. In 2016, she was cast in the American television period drama series Still Star-Crossed.[3] Writing[edit] In July 2009, her first novel, The Hidden Dance, was published in the United Kingdom by Allison & Busby, and won the Best Red Read for Best Debut Novel 2010. Personal life[edit] She lives in London
London
with her partner, the actor and writer, Andy de la Tour. References[edit]

^ http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0941096/awards?ref_=nm_awd ^ " Susan Wooldridge Biography ((?)-)". Retrieved 14 May 2016.  ^ "ABC adds Shondaland, Hayley Atwell dramas". USA TODAY. 12 May 2016. Retrieved 14 May 2016. 

External links[edit]

Susan Wooldridge on IMDb

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BAFTA
BAFTA
Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Billie Whitelaw
Billie Whitelaw
(1968) Celia Johnson
Celia Johnson
(1969) Susannah York
Susannah York
(1970) Margaret Leighton
Margaret Leighton
(1971) Cloris Leachman
Cloris Leachman
(1972) Valentina Cortese
Valentina Cortese
(1973) Ingrid Bergman
Ingrid Bergman
(1974) Diane Ladd
Diane Ladd
(1975) Jodie Foster
Jodie Foster
(1976) Jenny Agutter (1977) Geraldine Page
Geraldine Page
(1978) Rachel Roberts (1979) Rohini Hattangadi
Rohini Hattangadi
/ Maureen Stapleton
Maureen Stapleton
(1982) Jamie Lee Curtis
Jamie Lee Curtis
(1983) Liz Smith (1984) Rosanna Arquette
Rosanna Arquette
(1985) Judi Dench
Judi Dench
(1986) Susan Wooldridge (1987) Judi Dench
Judi Dench
(1988) Michelle Pfeiffer
Michelle Pfeiffer
(1989) Whoopi Goldberg
Whoopi Goldberg
(1990) Kate Nelligan (1991) Miranda Richardson
Miranda Richardson
(1992) Miriam Margolyes
Miriam Margolyes
(1993) Kristin Scott Thomas
Kristin Scott Thomas
(1994) Kate Winslet
Kate Winslet
(1995) Juliette Binoche
Juliette Binoche
(1996) Sigourney Weaver
Sigourney Weaver
(1997) Judi Dench
Judi Dench
(1998) Maggie Smith
Maggie Smith
(1999) Julie Walters
Julie Walters
(2000) Jennifer Connelly
Jennifer Connelly
(2001) Catherine Zeta-Jones
Catherine Zeta-Jones
(2002) Renée Zellweger
Renée Zellweger
(2003) Cate Blanchett
Cate Blanchett
(2004) Thandie Newton
Thandie Newton
(2005) Jennifer Hudson
Jennifer Hudson
(2006) Tilda Swinton
Tilda Swinton
(2007) Penélope Cruz
Penélope Cruz
(2008) Mo'Nique
Mo'Nique
(2009) Helena Bonham Carter
Helena Bonham Carter
(2010) Octavia Spencer
Octavia Spencer
(2011) Anne Hathaway
Anne Hathaway
(2012) Jennifer Lawrence
Jennifer Lawrence
(2013) Patricia Arquette
Patricia Arquette
(2014) Kate Winslet
Kate Winslet
(2015) Viola Davis
Viola Davis
(2016) Allison J