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Olivia Coleman is 44 years old
Birthplace: England
Best known as: The queen in the movie 'The Favourite'

     

     

Olivia Coleman Biography

English actress Olivia Coleman was known mostly for her work in television comedy until her starring role in the 2018 film The Favourite.

She began working in television in the early 2000s, and made appearances in The Office, Skins and Dr. Who, but is best known for her work with comedy duo Mitchell and Webb, including a regular role in the series Peeps (2013-15).

Coleman has also done voice work for Thomas the Tank Engine shows (she’s Marion) and was in the series Rev. from 2010 to 2014.

Then she showed her dramatic chops in the crime series Broadchurch (2013-17, with David Tennant) and the mini-series The Night Manager (2016, starring Tom Hiddleston). Coleman won a Golden Globe award in 2017 for The Night Manager, and another in 2019 for Yorgos Lanthimos‘s The Favourite (with Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz).

Coleman took over from Claire Foy as Queen Elizabeth II in the television series The Crown.

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