Brenda Fricker Biography

Birthday: 1945-02-17
Place of Birth: Dublin, Ireland Mini Biography This frumpy
Wiki Biography: This frumpy, maternal, Irish character actress gained experience in Irish theater and with the National Theatre, the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Court Theatre Company in Great Britain. Brenda Fricker received great acclaim for her Oscar-winning supporting performance as the determined mother of a son afflicted with cerebral palsy in "My Left Foot" (1989). Venturing to Hollywood in the 1990s, she played a homeless woman befriended by kid-on-the-loose Macaulay Culkin in the sequel "Home Alone 2: Lost in New York" (1992) and followed up with a more zany mother role in the little-seen "So I Married an Axe Murderer" (1993). Having acted on English TV on the BBC series "Casualty", Fricker began conquering US TV with roles in the "American Playhouse" presentation "Lethal Innocence" (1991) and the miniseries "The Sound and the Silence" (1993). Fricker offered memorable support as Albert Finney's exasperated sister in "A Man of No Importance" (1994) and appeared in support of Robin Wright in Pen Densham's "Moll Flanders" and as Matthew McConaughey's secretary in Joel Schumacher's "A Time to Kill" (both 1996).

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Filmography

TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
Quatermass Alison Thorpe 1953 - 2005
I Was a Rat Joan Jones 2001 Drama
Greatest Tank Battles Sister Agnes 2011
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
Cloudburst 1951
Angels in the Outfield Maggie Nelson 1951 0, 0
Music Machine 1979 Drama, Music
My Left Foot Mrs. Brown 1989
The Field Maggie McCabe 1990
So I Married an Axe Murderer 1993 0, Comedy
Utz Marta 1993 Drama
A Man of No Importance 1994
Moll Flanders 1996 0
A Time to Kill 1996 Game Show, Comedy
Deadly Advice Iris Greenwood 1996 Comedy, Drama
Swann Rose Hindmarch 1997 Drama
Masterminds 1997 Action, Thriller, Comedy
Resurrection Man Dorcas Kelly 1998 Crime, Drama, Thriller
Painted Angels 1998 Drama
War Bride Betty 2002 Drama, Romance
Veronica Guerin 2003 Game Show, 0
Watermelon 2003 Comedy, Drama, Romance
The Intended Mrs. Jones 2003 Drama, Thriller
Trauma Petra 2004 0, Game Show
Omagh Police Ombudsman Nuala O'Loan 2004 Drama
Rory O'Shea Was Here Eileen 2004 Comedy, Drama
Tara Road Mona 2005 Drama
Conspiracy of Silence Annie McLaughlin 2006 Crime, Drama, Thriller
How About You Heather Nightingale 2007 Comedy, Drama
Stone of Destiny Mrs. McQuarry 2008 0, Comedy
A Long Way from Home Brenda 2013 Drama, Romance
Locked In Joan 2017