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Olivia Colman

Actress Olivia Colman

Full Name: Sarah Caroline Olivia Colman
Profession: Actress


Why Famous: In addition to numerous other awards, Colman has won an Academy Award, four BAFTA Awards and two Golden Globe Awards.

She first came to prominence on British comedy television shows such as Green Wing (2004-2006) and That Mitchell and Webb Look (2006-2008).

Colman later appeared in several highly acclaimed dramatic roles, such as Broadchurch (2013-2017), for which she won a BAFTA, The Lobster (2015) and The Favourite (2018), the latter of which earned her an Academy Award for Best Actress.

Born: January 30, 1974
Birthplace: Norwich, Norfolk, England
Age: 46 years old

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aquarius

Events in the Life of Olivia Colman

  • 2013-03-04 British TV drama "Broadchurch" created by Chris Chibnall, starring David Tennant and Olivia Colman premieres on ITV
  • 2019-02-24 91st Academy Awards: Best Picture "Green Book", Best Director Alfonso CuarĂ³n, Best Actor Rami Malek, Best Actress Olivia Colman

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