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Brenda Fricker stars in "Albert Nobbs," opposite Glenn Close, as Polly.

In 1990 Fricker won an Oscar for her performance in "My Left Foot," directed by Jim Sheridan. Other films include "Cloudburst," "Valediction," "How About You," "Closing The Ring," "Inside I'm Dancing," "Conspiracy of Silence," "The Intended," "War Bride," "Resurrection Man," "Painted Angels," "A Time to Kill," "Swann," "Angels in the Outfield," "Home Alone II," "Utz" and "The Field."

On television, Fricker created the role of Nurse Megan Roche in "Casualty" for the BBC, a role she returned to in 2010 for one final story. She has worked extensively in television in Ireland, Britain, the USA, Australia and Canada. Credits include "The Body Farm," "Beautiful People," "Omagh," "No Tears," "Going Down: The Rise and Fall of Heidi Fleiss" and "Mother Me Daughter."

In Ireland, Brenda was nominated for an IFTA Award for her performance as Maureen Lessing, the central role in "Relative Strangers" on RTE.


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Age: 71 years old
Birthday: February 17, 1945
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Husband: Barrie Davies

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