Samantha Morton

Samantha Jane Morton is an English actress and director. She is known for her work in independent productions and has received numerous accolades, including a British Academy Television Award, a British Independent Film Award and a Golden Globe Award, as well as nominations for two Academy Awards, a Primetime Emmy Award, and a British Academy Film Award. Morton was a member of the Central Junior Television Workshop in her native Nottingham and began her career in British television in 1991. She guest-starred in four episodes of Soldier Soldier that year, two episodes of Cracker in 1994, and one episode of Peak Practice that same year. She had a bigger role, a dozen episodes, in the ITV series Band of Gold. Morton made the transition to film with lead roles in the dramas Emma, Jane Eyre, and the well-received Under the Skin. She also starred alongside Max Beesley in BBC's mini series production of The History of Tom Jones: a Foundling in 1997 to critical acclaim.

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