Eileen Atkins Biography (1934-)

Born June 16, 1934, in London, England; daughter of Arthur Thomas and Annie Ellen (maiden name, Elkins) Atkins; married Julian Glover (an actor; divorced); married Bill Shepherd (a television producer), 1977. Education: Attended Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Addresses: Agent-- Jonathan Altaras Associates, 2 Goodwin's Ct., London WC2N 4LL, England. Career: Actress and writer. Awards, Honors: Evening Standard Award, best actress, 1965; Antoinette Perry Award nomination and EveningStandard Award, best actress, both 1967, for The Killing of Sister George; Drama Desk Award, outstanding performance, Antoinette Perry Award nomination, and Variety Award, all 1972, for Vivat! Vivat Regina!; Drama Desk Award, best featured actress in a play, 1978, for The Night of theTribades; British Academy Award nomination, best supporting actress, British Academy of Film and Television Arts, 1983, for The Dresser; British Academy Award, 1985; Olivier Award, Society of West End Theatre, 1988, forCymbeline; named Commander, Order of the British Empire, 1990; Drama Desk Award, best solo performance, 1991, for A Room of One's Own; Evening Standard British Film Award, best screenplay, 1997, for Mrs.Dalloway. Addresses: Agent: Jonathan Altaras Associates, 2 Goodwin's Ct., London WC2N 4LL, England.

Actress, writer
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June 16, 1934
London, England

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