Francesca Annis

Francesca Annis

English actress
Francesca Annis is an English actress. She is known for television roles in Reckless, Wives and Daughters, Deceit, and Cranford.Wikipedia
BornMay 14, 1945
HometownKensington, England
Height5'4" (1.63m)
PartnerRalph Fiennes, Patrick Wiseman
ChildrenAndreas Wiseman, Charlotte Wiseman, Taran Wiseman
ParentsTony Annis, Mara Purcell


Roman Polanski's Macbeth: a clip from the gory 1971 Shakespeare adaptation

Roman Polanski’s adaptation of Macbeth, co-scripted by Kenneth Tynan and starring Jon Finch and Francesca Annis, is arguably the most bloodsoaked one ever – made in the aftermath of his wife Sharon Tate’s murder by the Manson ‘family’. In this clip, we see Finch’s Macbeth fight Macduff (Terence Bayler) in the celebrated ‘untimely ripp’d’ climactic scene. The Tragedy of Macbeth (Criterion Collection) is available now on Blu-RayRead Judge John Deeds star Martin Shaw’s account of working on the film.
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2000British Academy of Film & Television ArtsActressWives and DaughtersNominated
1999British Academy of Film & Television ArtsActressRecklessNominated
1979British Academy of Film & Television ArtsActressLillieWinner
1979British Academy of Film & Television ArtsActressThe Comedy of ErrorsWinner
1976British Academy of Film & Television ArtsActressMadame BovaryNominated