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FRED CLAUS

MIRANDA RICHARDSON (Annette Claus) is a multiple award-winning actress and a two-time Academy Award nominee. She received Oscar, BAFTA Award and Golden Globe nominations for Best Actress for her portrayal of Vivienne Haigh-Wood, the wife of poet T.S. Eliot, in the biographical drama "Tom & Viv.” In 1993, Richardson earned her first Oscar nod and won her first BAFTA Award for her role in Louis Malle's acclaimed drama "Damage,” opposite Jeremy Irons and Juliette Binoche. That same year, Richardson garnered rave reviews for her performances in Neil Jordan's "The Crying Game,” for which she was nominated for a BAFTA Award, and Mike Newell's "Enchanted April,” for which she won a Golden Globe Award. Additionally, she was named Best Supporting Actress by The New York Film Critics for all three films in 1993. Richardson recently starred in the "Bastille” story in the acclaimed 2006 anthology film "Paris, Je t'aime.” In addition to "Fred Claus,” she can be seen this fall in Richard Kelly's apocalyptic drama "Southland Tales.”

Her other film credits include "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire,” "The Phantom of the Opera,” "The Prince and Me,” Stephen Daldry's "The Hours,” David Cronenberg's "Spider,” Tim Burton's "Sleepy Hollow,” Conor McPherson's "The Actors,” the coming-ofage story "Falling Angels,” "The Rage in Placid Lake,” "Churchill: The Hollywood Years,” Robert Duvall's "The Apostle,” "The Designated Mourner,” Robert Altman's "Kansas City” and Steven Spielberg's "Empire of the Sun.” She also lent her voice to the animated adventure "Chicken Run,” for Nick Park and Peter Lord. Richardson first caught the attention of critics and audiences in Mike Newell's "Dance with a Stranger,” for which she won an Evening Standard British Film Award.

For television, Richardson won a Golden Globe for her performance in HBO's "Fatherland” and received BAFTA TV and Golden Globe nominations for Stephen Poliakoff's acclaimed BBC telefilm "The Lost Prince.” She was also nominated for BAFTA TV Awards for "A Dance to the Music of Time” and "After Pilkington,” and received Golden Globe nominations for "The Big Brass Ring” and "Merlin.” Richardson has brought her comedic talents to "Absolutely Fabulous” and BBC's "Blackadder” series. Her more recent television credits include "The Life and Times of Vivienne Vyle,” "Merlin's Apprentice” and "Gideon's Daughter.”

Trained at the Bristol Old Vic Theater School, Richardson has performed in many stage productions, including David Mamet's "Edmond,” Edward Albee's "Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?,” Terry Johnson's "Insignificance,” Sam Shepard's "A Lie Of The Mind” and Robert Wilson's "Orlando.”

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