Miranda Jane Richardson is a stage, movie and TV performing artist. She made her entrance into the film industry with the role of Ruth Ellis in the movie, Dance with a Stranger, in the year 1985. She went ahead to win the Academy Award selections for her performance in the movie, ‘Damage’, in the year 1992, and the film, Tom and Viv, in the year 1994. Richardson started her vocation in front of an audience and made her West End entrance in a play called ‘Moving’ in the year 1980. She got a nomination for the Best Actress Olivier Award for her performance in A Lie of the Mind in the year 1987, a Royal Court movie. She was born on 3 March, 1958, in Southport. Her parents were Marian Georgina, who was a simple housewife, and William Alan Richardson, who was an advertising executive. As the second daughter of a small family, she discovered her ability for acting at a youthful age. She has delighted in a fruitful and broad theater profession.
She first joined the famous Manchester Library Theater in 1979 as a right-hand stage chief, trailed by various appearances in repertory theater. Her London introduction as an actress was in the play, Moving, at the famous Queen's Theater in the year 1981. She became very famous in the West End for lots of performances and stage exhibitions, which led her to get an Olivier Award selection for her part in A Lie of the Mind. She came back to the London stage in the year 2009 to assume the lead part in the new play, Grasses of a Thousand Colors by William Shawn at the famous Royal Court Theatre. She made her entrance in the film industry as Ruth Ellis. It was the role of a lady to be hanged in a drama film, Dance with a Stranger, in the year 1985. After that, she also played a comic role of Queen Elizabeth I who was otherwise known as Queenie. She played the role in the English TV satire film, Blackadder II. Taking after the film, Dance with a Stranger, she rejected various parts in which her role was unsteady or unsavory, which included the role of Glenn Close in the film Fatal Attraction.
During this era, she showed up in the film, Empire of the Sun, in the year 1987. She also played a role as a witch in a short scene in an episode of the show, The Storyteller, in the year 1988. In the interim, she played some guest roles in various scenes in Blackadder the Third, in the year 1987, and also in Blackadder Goes Forth, in the year 1989. She came back to play as Queenie in a special on the occasion of Christmas in the film Blackadder's Christmas Carol, in the year 1988, and finally in the film Blackadder: Back and Forth. She recently played the role of Ulla Queen in the film ‘
’, which was released in the year 2015. But her scene was cut from the movie because of some editing problems.