Janet McTeer

Janet McTeer

Known For: Acting · Birthday: 1961-05-08 (60 years old) · Gender: Female · Place of Birth: Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, England

43 Movies · 16 TV shows

Biography

Janet McTeer (born 5 August 1961) is an English actress. In 1997, she won the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play, the Olivier Award for Best Actress, and the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Play for her role as Nora in A Doll's House (1996–1997). She also won a Golden Globe Award and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role as Mary Jo Walker in the 1999 film Tumbleweeds, and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Hubert Page in the 2011 film Albert Nobbs.McTeer made her professional stage debut in 1984, and was nominated for the 1986 Olivier Award for Best Newcomer for The Grace of Mary Traverse. Her other theatre roles include Yelena in Uncle Vanya (London), Veronique in God of Carnage (London & New York), and the title role in Mary Stuart (London & New York), which won her a second Drama Desk Award in 2009. On television, she starred in the title role of Lynda La Plante's The Governor (1995–1996), and received an Emmy Award nomination for Into the Storm (2009) and a Golden Globe nomination for The White Queen (2013).She also appeared opposite Glenn Close in the final season of the drama series Damages (2012). Her other film roles include Half Moon Street (1986), Hawks (1988), Wuthering Heights (1992), Carrington (1995), Velvet Goldmine (1998), Songcatcher (2000), The Intended (2002), As You Like It (2006), Tideland (2005), Cat Run (2011), The Woman in Black (2012), Maleficent (2014), The Divergent Series (2015–2016), and Me Before You (2016).

Early Life

McTeer was born in Wallsend, Newcastle upon Tyne, England, the daughter of Jean (née Morris) and Alan McTeer, and spent her childhood in York. She attended the now defunct Queen Anne Grammar School for Girls, and worked at the Old Starre Inn, at York Minster and at the city's Theatre Royal. She performed locally with the Rowntree Players at Joseph Rowntree Theatre, then trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, beginning a successful theatrical career with the Royal Exchange Theatre after graduating.

Movies & TV shows

2018.

1 TV show
TV
Sorry For Your Loss

Sorry For Your Loss

10
2018
Every relationship in Leigh Shaw's life was affected by the sudden death of her husband. She realized there was a lot about her husband that she didn't know.

2017.

2 Movies · 1 TV show
Angelica

Angelica

2017
A couple living in Victorian London endure an unusual series of psychological and supernatural effects following the birth of their child.
TV
Ozark

Ozark

6.5
2017
A financial adviser has to move his family from Chicago to the Missouri Ozarks in order to appease a drug boss.
The Exception

The Exception

6
2017
A German soldier tries to find out if the Dutch resistance planted a spy in the home of Kaiser Wilhelm in Holland during the beginning of World War II, but falls in love with a young Dutch woman.

2016.

4 Movies
Paint It Black

Paint It Black

2016
A woman tries to deal with the death of her boyfriend while being confronted by his mother.
Me Before You

Me Before You

6.57
2016
A small town girl is in between jobs. A high-profile, successful man is in a wheelchair. The man's life is not worth living until the girl is hired for six months to be his new caretakers. Worlds apar...
National Theatre Live: Les Liaisons Dangereuses

National Theatre Live: Les Liaisons Dangereuses

2016
Madame de Tourvel was targeted by Valmont because he wanted to ruin the wedding of the innocent Cécile de Volanges.
Allegiant

Allegiant

6.15
2016
Two people are taken into protective custody by a mysterious agency known as the Bureau of Genetic Welfare after venturing outside of the fence.

2015.

2 Movies · 2 TV shows
TV
Battle Creek

Battle Creek

6.75
2015
An FBI agent and a Michigan homicide detective are working together. They use different methods to solve crimes.
TV
Marvel's Jessica Jones

Marvel's Jessica Jones

5.94
2015
After a tragic ending to her short-lived super hero stint, Jessica Jones is rebuilding her personal life and career as a detective who gets pulled into cases involving people with extraordinary abilit...
Insurgent

Insurgent

6.24
2015
She must confront her demons and continue her fight against the powerful alliance that threatens to tear her society apart.
Fathers and Daughters

Fathers and Daughters

1
2015
A Pulitzer-winning writer grapples with being a widower and father after a mental breakdown, while his grown daughter struggles to forge connections of her own.

2014.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
TV
The Honourable Woman

The Honourable Woman

2.5
2014
The daughter of a Zionism arms procurer witnessed his assassination when she was a child. Now an adult, Nessa takes over her father's company and changes course from supplying arms to laying data cabl...
Maleficent

Maleficent

6.75
2014
A beautiful, pure-hearted young woman, Maleficent, has an idyllic life growing up in a peaceable forest kingdom until one day when an invading army threatens the harmony of the land. As she rises to b...

2013.

1 TV show
TV
The White Queen

The White Queen

5.89
2013
The story of the women caught up in the conflict for the throne of England is set against the backdrop of the Wars of the Roses.

2012.

4 Movies · 1 TV show
Parade's End

Parade's End

2012
In the years before the First World War, three Britons are drawn into fraught and ultimately tragic relations: Anglican Christopher Tietjens, second son of the lord of the manor of Groby, Yorkshire, w...
Hannah Arendt

Hannah Arendt

2012
Hannah Arendt is a portrait of the genius that shook the world with her discovery of the banality of evil. Arendt is strong as she is attacked by her friends and foes. The film exposes her beguiling b...
TV
Parade's End

Parade's End

2012
In the midst of World War I and a Europe on the verge of profound change, there was a love triangle between a conservative Englishman, his mean wife and a young suffragist.
Love, Marilyn

Love, Marilyn

2012
Using the book 'Fragments', which collects Marilyn Monroe's poems, notes and letters, and with participation from the Arthur Miller and Truman Capote estates who have contributed more material, each o...
The Woman in Black

The Woman in Black

6.59
2012
The story follows a young lawyer, Arthur Kipps, who is ordered to travel to a remote village and sort out a recently deceased client's papers. As he works alone in the client's isolated house, Kipps b...

2011.

3 Movies
Island

Island

2011
Being abandoned as a child and using fantasy as her only satisfaction,Nikki decided to track down her birth mother and take revenge. Jane Rogers wrote the novel.
Albert Nobbs

Albert Nobbs

6
2011
In late 19th century Ireland, women aren't encouraged to be independent. Albert is pretending to be a man so she can work as a butler in Dublin's most posh hotel.
Cat Run

Cat Run

2011
When a sexy, high-end escort holds the key evidence to a scandalous government cover-up, two bumbling young detectives become her unlikely protectors from a ruthless assassin hired to silence her.

2009.

1 Movie · 2 TV shows
TV
Psychoville

Psychoville

4
2009
There is a British show called Psychoville. Both Shearsmith and Pemberton play a lot of characters.
Into the Storm

Into the Storm

2009
This powerful follow-up to "The Gathering Storm" follows Churchill from 1940 to 1945 as he guided his nation through the crucible of the war years--even as his marriage was facing its own struggles.
TV
Hunter

Hunter

2009
Hunter is a two-part BBC One police drama. Hugh Bonneville and Janet McTeer reprised their roles as the dysfunctional detective double-act following on from the 2007 series Five Days. The series aire...

2008.

1 TV show
TV
Sense and Sensibility

Sense and Sensibility

4.75
2008
Elinor Dashwood warned her sister that her impulsive behavior leaves her open to gossip and innuendo when she fell in love with John Willoughby. Elinor is sensitive to social convention and struggles ...

2007.

2 Movies · 1 TV show
The Making of 'Tideland'

The Making of 'Tideland'

2007
Behind the scenes of Tideland (2005)
Daphne

Daphne

2007
Set during the years between the "Rebecca" trial and the writing of Du Maurier's short story "The Birds", including her relationship with her husband Frederick 'Boy' Browning, and her largely unrequit...
TV
Five Days

Five Days

6
2007
The series is about a police investigation.

2006.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
TV
The Amazing Mrs Pritchard

The Amazing Mrs Pritchard

2006
A supermarket manager decides to stand for election and her steady gains of support gives rise to the thought of becoming Prime Minister.
As You Like It

As You Like It

2006
The story is Witty, playful and utterly magical and it is set in 19th-century Japan and features a backdrop of political rivalry, banishment and exile.

2005.

1 Movie
Tideland

Tideland

2
2005
Because of the actions of her irresponsible parents, a young girl is left alone on a decrepit country estate and survives inside her fantastic imagination.

2004.

1 TV show
TV
Agatha Christie's Marple

Agatha Christie's Marple

6.11
2004
Miss Jane Marple is an elderly spinster living in a quiet village. During her many visits to friends and relatives in other villages, Miss Marple often stumbles upon murders she helps solve. Although ...

2002.

1 Movie
The Intended

The Intended

2002
A period drama about a surveyor and his fiancée who arrive in a remote Malaysian trading post and encounter a closed-fisted ivory trader and her family.

2001.

1 Movie
Songcatcher

Songcatcher

2001
After being denied a promotion at the university where she teaches, Doctor Penleric, a brilliant musicologist, impulsively visits her sister, who runs a struggling rural school. There is a treasure tr...

2000.

2 Movies
The King Is Alive

The King Is Alive

2000
In the midst of a barren African desert, eleven bus-passengers shelter in the remnants of an abandoned town. The disparate group of travelers are plunged into turmoil by the choice of King Lear, as th...
Waking the Dead

Waking the Dead

2000
After seeing the love of his life suddenly emerge, a congressional candidate is questioning his sanity.

1999.

1 Movie
Tumbleweeds

Tumbleweeds

1999
A woman and her daughter run from town to town to escape failed relationships. The film begins with one escape and a new start in San Diego. Mom fights with her boss and takes up with a controlling tr...

1998.

1 Movie
Velvet Goldmine

Velvet Goldmine

1
1998
Almost a decade has passed since Brian Slade left the spotlight of the London scene. Arthur Stuart is an investigative journalist. Stuart explores the larger-than-life stars who were once his idols an...

1996.

1 Movie
Saint-Ex

Saint-Ex

1996
The biography ofAntoine de Saint-Exupéry is poetic.

1995.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
TV
The Governor

The Governor

1995
Barfield, a maximum security prison that had been nearly destroyed by a riot, was the first prison to have a woman in charge. She is determined to clean up the place despite being greeted with open ho...
Carrington

Carrington

1995
Dora Carrington is a painter and writer. Despite being a homosexual, he is enchanted by the mysterious Dora and they begin a lifelong friendship. Despite the fact that Dora has fallen in love with a m...

1993.

1 Movie
Don't Leave Me This Way

Don't Leave Me This Way

1993
British academics run into an old school friend at a book launch. Although Sandra appears to be gay and easy going, Loretta notices an uneasiness while he stays with her for a few days. Loretta is sad...

1992.

2 Movies
Wuthering Heights

Wuthering Heights

1992
The Wuthering Heights estate has a young orphan. The new resident falls in love with his foster sister. The two share a remarkable bond that seems unbreakable until the pressure of social convention c...
A Masculine Ending

A Masculine Ending

1992
While English professor Loretta Lawson is attending a conference in Paris, she stays the night in the flat of a friend's acquaintance. She discovers a sleeping man in one of the bedrooms, and the next...

1991.

3 Movies
The Black Velvet Gown

The Black Velvet Gown

1991
A former teacher hired Riah Millican, a widow with three children. Riah is wearing a black gown. Miller has a hold on her, even after his death, because he wants her to never marry him. Biddy, Riah's ...
I Dreamt I Woke Up

I Dreamt I Woke Up

1991
Film about the influences in director John Boorman's life and work, including family and neighbors and the landscape of the Wicklow mountains surrounding his home in Ireland.
Prince

Prince

1991
A family has an Alsation dog.

1990.

2 Movies · 1 TV show
102 Boulevard Haussmann

102 Boulevard Haussmann

1990
In 1916 author Marcel Proust is leading a reclusive life in Paris. He hires a quartet of musicians and befriends one of them, a wounded serviceman.
Sweet Nothing

Sweet Nothing

1990
A group of homeless people are joined by a youth who was abandoned by his family.
TV
Portrait of a Marriage

Portrait of a Marriage

1990
The true story of a husband and wife.

1989.

1 Movie
Precious Bane

Precious Bane

1989
In the early 19th century, a young woman with a harelip falls foul of her family's ambition and the superstitions of the local community, but meets a man who may see her differently.

1988.

1 Movie
Hawks

Hawks

1988
Two dying patients are in the hospital. They formed an uneasy alliance and plotted an escape.

1987.

1 Movie
Miss Julie

Miss Julie

1987
Complex battle of the sexes and classes as a neurotic rich woman has an affair with her father's calculating valet.

1986.

1 Movie
Half Moon Street

Half Moon Street

1986
Dr. The Arab-Anglo Institute in London has a research fellow named Lauren Slaughter. She starts working at the Jasmine escort service because she has more control over men and money than she does at t...

1953.

1 TV show
TV
The Oscars

The Oscars

1953
The film industry is honored at an annual American awards ceremony. The Academy Award of Merit is better known as the Oscar and is given to the various category winners.

Unknown Year.

2 Movies
The Menu

The Menu

A young couple visit an exclusive restaurant on a remote island where an acclaimed chef has prepared a lavish tasting menu.
Dead Romantic

Dead Romantic

Madeleine Severn is a teacher and a virgin in a small town. Right. She falls in love with Bernard, a fellow teacher, but is being followed by Paul, a student. Is he the serial killer on the loose in L...
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