|Victoria Hamilton Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 4 in|
|Date of Birth||April 5, 1971|
Victoria Hamilton is an English actress, voiceover artist, and theatre actress who is known for having been cast in a variety of on-screen roles which include Maria Bertram in Mansfield Park, Queen Elizabeth in The Crown, Queen Victoria in Victoria & Albert, Charlotte Brontë in In Search of the Brontës, Kimberley Fortier in A Very Social Secretary, Ruby Pratt in Lark Rise to Candleford, Helene in The Circuit, and Catherine in Before You Go.
Wimbledon, London, England, United Kingdom
Victoria Hamilton studied at St Hilary’s School in Surrey from 1974 to 1982 and then got enrolled at Prior’s Field School.
Afterward, she intended to study English at Bristol University but later changed her mind and attended the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art which is a drama school located in Hammersmith, London.
Actress, Voiceover Artist, Theatre Actress
Victoria Hamilton is represented by Conway Van Gelder Grant Ltd., Talent Agency, London, England, United Kingdom.
5 ft 4 in or 162.5 cm
58 kg or 128 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Victoria Hamilton has dated –
- Mark Bazeley (2008-Present) – She got married to actor Mark Bazeley on January 22, 2008.
Race / Ethnicity
- Deep-set eyes
- Usually sports short hair
Victoria Hamilton Facts
- She comes from a non-theatrical family.
- Her acting career started with classical theatre and she stated in 2001 that it was “very unfashionable” to begin a career in classical theatre. However, she was inspired to do so by actors like Judi Dench and Ian Holm who “started in rep and slowly built themselves into the position where they could juggle theatre and film”.
- For the first 5 years of her acting pursuits, Victoria Hamilton worked in productions by the Royal Shakespeare Company and the National Theatre.
- She made her theatrical film debut as Henrietta Musgrove in the 1995 period drama film, Persuasion, which was directed by Roger Michell.
- In March 1995, she made her first TV show appearance by playing the role of Zandra in an episode titled Writing on the Wall of the family comedy series, Cone Zone.
- In 2002, Victoria Hamilton was cast in the New Ambassador’s Theatre, London production of the play A Day in the Death of Joe Egg and her performance got her nominated for the 2002 Laurence Olivier Theatre Award. Also, she made her Broadway debut with the same play in 2003 and was nominated for a Tony Award in the “Best Actress in a Play” category.
- She appeared in the 2004 Lyceum Theatre production of the play Suddenly, Last Summer and her performance won her the Critics’ Circle Theatre Award and Evening Standard Theatre Award.
- From 2016 to 2018, she portrayed the character of Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother in the Netflix historical drama web television series, The Crown. She co-starred on the show alongside the likes of Claire Foy, Matt Smith, Vanessa Kirby, Eileen Atkins, Jeremy Northam, and others.
- Victoria Hamilton has done voiceover work for video games like Dragon Age: Inquisition and Star Wars: The Old Republic.
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