Tilda Swinton

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Tilda Swinton

British actress known for both arthouse and mainstream films add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1960.

Countries: United States (38%), United Kingdom (33%), (6%)

Main connections: Luca Guadagnino, Ralph Fiennes, Jim Jarmusch

Linked to: Murray Edwards College, Cambridge, Austin Film Critics Association, Communist Party of Great Britain, Fettes College




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Tilda Swinton was born in 1960 add something


In 1983, she graduated from New Hall at Cambridge University with a degree in Social and Political Sciences add something


Peter Wollen - Wollen's only solo feature, "Friendship's Death" , starring Bill Paterson and Tilda Swinton, is the story of the relationship between a British war correspondent and a female extraterrestrial robot on a peace mission to Earth, who, missing her intended destination of MIT, inadvertently lands in Amman, Jordan during the events of Black September 1970


Berlin International Film Festival - In 1988, she was a member of the jury at the 38th Berlin International Film Festival add something


Her father, Major-General Sir John Swinton, KCVO, OBE, DL, and Lord Lieutenant of Berwickshire from 1989 to 2000, is Scottish, and her mother, Judith Balfour, Lady Swinton , was Australian add something


In 1991, Swinton won the Volpi Cup Best Actress award for her role in the postmodern film "Edward II" add something


Edward II of England - In 1991 English filmmaker Derek Jarman adapted the Christopher Marlowe play into a film featuring Tilda Swinton, Steven Waddington, Andrew Tiernan, Nigel Terry, and Annie Lennox


Love Is the Devil: Study for a Portrait of Francis Bacon - It was written and directed by John May 1998 bury and stars Derek Jacobi, Daniel Craig, and Tilda Swinton


The War Zone - Alexander Stuart - "'The War Zone"' is a 1999 drama film directed by Tim Roth in his directorial debut and starring Ray Winstone, Tilda Swinton, Lara_Belmont and Freddie Cunliffe and written by Alexander Stuart


Cannes Film Festival - Swinton has appeared in the British films "The Statement" and "Young Adam" , and sat on the jury of the 2004 Cannes Film Festival add something


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 that included the line, "There is only one you add something


Renzo Rosso - In their famous "One Woman Show" in 2003, they employed actress Tilda Swinton, and models that resembled her, for the complete catwalk


Ezra Miller - Miller next appeared in the BBC Films movie "We Need to Talk About Kevin" with John C. Reilly and Tilda Swinton, which was directed and adapted by Lynne Ramsay from American author Lionel Shriver's 2003 novel of the same name


Luca Guadagnino - He rose to notability with the 2005 film "Melissa P.", and he is a frequent collaborator with Tilda Swinton, including the 2010 film "I Am Love"


In August 2006, she opened the new Screen Academy Scotland production centre in Edinburgh add something


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 add something


She won the 2007 Academy award for Best Supporting Actress for "Michael Clayton" add something


Michael Clayton (film) - "'Michael Clayton"' is a 2007 American drama film written and directed by Tony Gilroy, starring George Clooney, Tom Wilkinson, Tilda Swinton and Sydney Pollack


She had a starring role as the titular character in Erick Zonca's "Julia", which premiered at the 2008 Berlin International Film Festival and later saw a limited U.S. release in May 2009 add something


Swinton next appeared in the 2008 Coen Brothers film, "Burn After Reading" add something


In July 2008, she founded the film festival Ballerina Ballroom Cinema Of Dreams add something


Erick Zonca - "Julia" , based on John Cassavetes' 1980 movie "Gloria", starred Tilda Swinton and was shot in California and Mexico


The Ghost Writer (film) - In June 2008, Nicolas Cage, Pierce Brosnan, Tilda Swinton, and Kim Cattrall were announced as the stars


In 2009, Swinton and Mark Cousins embarked on a project where they mounted a 33,5-tonne portable cinema on a large truck, hauling it manually through the Scottish Highlands, creating a travelling independent film festival add something


Swinton appeared at the 2009 Academy awards, helping to present the 2009 Best Supporting Actress awards add something


Swinton has collaborated with artist Patrick Wolf on his 2009 album "The Bachelor", contributing four spoken word pieces add something


Christoph Schlingensief - !Berlin International Film Festival - In 2009, he joined the jury of the Berlin International Film Festival under Tilda Swinton


Comme des Garcons - Other celebrities who have worn Comme des Garçons include Matt Bellamy, Alexander McQueen, Krikor Jabotian, Chloë Sevigny, Kanye West, Usher, Tilda Swinton, Herb_Ritts, Tatiana Sorokko, Karl Lagerfeld, Heidi Albertsen, Mary-Kate Olsen, Vincent Ng, Selma Blair, Leila Aldik, Drake, Joe Jonas, ASAP Rocky, 2Chainz, John Waters and who devoted a chapter of his 2010 book "Role Models" to Comme des Garçons and Rei Kawakubo


The festival was repeated again in 2011 add something


She stars in the new film adaptation of the novel "We Need to Talk about Kevin", released in October 2011 add something


Lynne Ramsay - Budgetary difficulties held the production up, but after several script drafts, the film, which employed a fragmented, elliptical narrative and starred Tilda Swinton as the tormented mother, premiered in 2011 to great acclaim at the Cannes Film Festival


She has joined the cast of Jim Jarmusch's "Only Lovers Left Alive", a vampire film which will start filming in June 2012 add something


In November 2012, Swinton and Sandro Kopp made cameo appearances in episode 6 of the BBC comedy Getting On. add something


Seamus McGarvey - He shot the acclaimed Lynne Ramsay's "We Need to Talk About Kevin", starring Tilda Swinton, in New York and Connecticut for which he won the 2012 Irish Film and Television *award for Best Cinematography


Snowpiercer - On 17 January 2012, Tilda Swinton and Jamie Bell were confirmed to be in talks to join the project


Jim Jarmusch - In July 2012, Jarmusch began shooting a new film, "Only Lovers Left Alive", with Tilda Swinton, Tom_Hiddleston, Mia Wasikowska, Anton Yelchin, and John Hurt


In 2013, Swinton was named as one of the fifty best-dressed over 50s by "The Guardian" add something


In may of 2013 it was announced that Mrs Swinton would be the face of the Chanel Pre-Fall Paris-Edimbourg collection add something


In February 2013, she played the part of David Bowie's wife in the promotional video for his song, The Stars , directed by Floria Sigismondi add something


In May 2013 it was announced that Mrs Swinton would be the face of the Chanel Pre-Fall Paris-Edimbourg collection add something


The film premiered at the Cannes Film Festival on May 23, 2013, and is scheduled for a 2014 release add something


Saskia de Brauw - In 2013, she appeared alongside Andrej Pejic, Tilda Swinton, Iselin_Steiro and David Bowie for Bowie's 2013 single The Stars as one of the "stars"


Only Lovers Left Alive - "'Only Lovers Left Alive"' is a 2013 British-German vampire film written and directed by Jim Jarmusch, and starring Tom Hiddleston, Tilda Swinton, Mia_Wasikowska, John Hurt, and Jeffrey Wright


Snowpiercer - She played Mason in the 2014 sci-fi film "Snowpiercer" add something


Jeremy Thomas - In 2014, Thomas released Jim Jarmusch's vampire opus "Only Lovers Left Alive" starring Tilda Swinton, Tom_Hiddleston, Mia Wasikowska and John Hurt, and Richard Shepard's black comedy "Dom Hemingway" starring Jude Law, Richard E. Grant, Demian Bichir and Emilia Clarke


Trainwreck (film) - On March 28, 2014, Colin Quinn, Barkhad Abdi, Mike Birbiglia, Jon Glaser, Vanessa Bayer, John Cena, Ezra Miller and Tilda Swinton were cast in the film, though Abdi ultimately did not appear in the film


Dean Devlin - On May 2, 2014, Warner Bros. announced it had cast Alison Brie, Michael Caine, Jack O'Connell, Tilda Swinton, August Diehl and David Gyasi in supporting roles


Hail, Caesar! - In June 2014, Josh Brolin, Channing Tatum, Ralph Fiennes, and Tilda Swinton joined the cast, Universal Pictures was announced to be distributing the film, and Eric Fellner and Tim Bevan signed on to produce the film for Working Title Films


Eddie Mannix - In October 2014, George Clooney, Ralph Fiennes, Scarlett Johansson, Jonah Hill, Tilda Swinton, and Channing Tatum were announced as cast members


In 2015, she will star in Luca Guadagnino's thriller "A Bigger Splash", opposite Matthias Schoenaerts and Ralph Fiennes add something


Luca Guadagnino - His latest feature film, A Bigger Splash, is an erotic thriller with a sensational international cast, including Tilda Swinton, Ralph Fiennes, Dakota Johnson and Matthias Schoenaerts and will debut in Spring 2015


La Piscine (film) - The 2015 film "A Bigger Splash", directed by Luca Guadagnino and starring Dakota Johnson, Ralph Fiennes, Tilda Swinton, and Matthias Schoenaerts, is a remake of "La Piscine"


Doctor Strange (film) - By May 2015, Tilda Swinton was in talks with Marvel to play the Ancient One


Mads Mikkelsen - In late November 2015, it was confirmed Mikkelsen will appear in the upcoming Marvel film "Doctor Strange" alongside Benedict Cumberbatch and Oscar winner Tilda Swinton


Swinton is set to portray the Ancient One in "Marvel Cinematic Universe" film "Doctor Strange" in 2016 add something


Shooting begins in August 2016, to be released in 2017 add something


La Piscine (film) - The 2016 film "A Bigger Splash", directed by Luca Guadagnino and starring Ralph Fiennes, Tilda Swinton, Matthias_Schoenaerts, and Dakota Johnson, is loosely inspired by "La Piscine"


Mads Mikkelsen - In October 2016, he appeared as Kaecilius in the Marvel film "Doctor Strange", alongside Benedict Cumberbatch and Tilda Swinton


Albert (suspiria) - In October 2016, it was announced that Chloe Grace Moretz would co-star in the remake, alongside Dakota Johnson, and Tilda Swinton


Albert (suspiria) - A remake by director Luca Guadagnino starring Dakota Johnson, Chloë Grace Moretz and Tilda Swinton, and with Harper returning in a secondary role, is set to be released in 2017, approximately forty years after the original was made


Olaf Stapledon - In 2017 a multimedia work adaption of "Last and First Men" by Oscar-nominated Icelandic composer Jóhann Jóhannsson was released, featuring narration from Tilda Swinton and a live score performed by the BBC Philharmonic


Asked about her support for the director by the Sunday Herald in 2018, Swinton "graciously declined" to comment, despite his removal from the Academy of Motion Pictures, Arts and Sciences and his comment that the 'Me Too' movement "collective hysteria" add something