Brenda Blethyn

Brenda Blethyn

British actress
Brenda Blethyn OBE is an English actress. She is the recipient of several accolades, including a Golden Globe, a BAFTA, a Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actress, and two Academy Award nominations.Wikipedia
BornFebruary 20, 1946
HometownRamsgate, England
Net worth$5 million
Height5'2" (1.57m)
SpouseMichael Mayhew (m 2010 - present) , Alan Blethyn (m 1964 - 1973)
ParentsLouisa Kathleen Bottle , William Charles Bottle

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Vera star Brenda Blethyn reveals 35-year engagement - and why she finally married

  • Whether they're brand new episodes or reruns, we just love settling down on the sofa to watch Vera, which stars the incredible Brenda Blethyn as DCI Vera Stanhope. MORE: Vera's future beyond series 11 revealed Last year, Brenda spoke to the Radio Times about the role which has gone on to define her career and even made rare comments about her private life, including why she decided to tie the knot after a 35-year engagement. WATCH: Are you looking forward to new episodes of Vera? Brenda, 75, mar


2006British Academy of Film & Television ArtsActress in a Supporting RolePride & PrejudiceNominated
2005British Academy of Film & Television ArtsActressPride & PrejudiceNominated
2001Emmy (Primetime)Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a MovieAnne FrankNominated
2001Golden GlobeBest Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or ComedySaving Grace (2000 film)Nominated
1999Golden GlobeBest Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion PictureLittle VoiceNominated