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Fiona Shaw stars in "The Tree of Life" as the grandmother. The impressionistic drama, from acclaimed director Terrence Malick, co-stars Brad Pitt, Sean Penn and Jessica Chastain.

Shaw recently starred in "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1" as Harry's aunt, Petunia Dursley. She also played the role in "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone," "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets," "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban" and "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix."

Fiona Shaw was seen in the acclaimed crime thriller "Fracture," with Anthony Hopkins and Ryan Gosling. She also co-starred in the romantic comedy "Catch and Release" and Brian De Palma's "The Black Dahlia." Shaw's additional film credits include "Close Your Eyes," "The Triumph of Love," "The Last September," "The Avengers," "The Butcher Boy," "Anna Karenina," "Jane Eyre," "Persuasion," "3 Men and a Little Lady," "Mountains of the Moon" and "My Left Foot."

A celebrated stage actress, Shaw won the Evening Standard Award for her performance in the London revival of "Medea." When the production moved to New York, Shaw won an Obie Award and earned a Tony Award nomination for her role. She had previously been honored with an Olivier Award for the role of Rosalind in "As You Like It"; Olivier and London Critics Circle Awards for her performances in "The Good Person of Sichuan" and "Electra"; a London Critics Circle Award for the title role in "Hedda Gabler"; Olivier and Evening Standard Drama Awards for Stephen Daldry's "Machinal"; and a New York Critics Award for her tour de force in the stage adaptation of T.S. Elliot's apocalyptic poem "The Waste Land."

Shaw has also performed at the Royal National Theatre and with the Royal Shakespeare Company, as well as on the stages of her native Ireland. In addition, she embarked on a world tour in "The Waste Land."

Shaw also reprised her roles in "The Waste Land," "Hedda Gabler" and "Richard II" for the BBC. Her television work also includes the recent ABC miniseries "Empire," as well as "The Seventh Stream," "Mind Games," "Gormenghast," "RKO 281," "Seascape" and Danny Boyle's "For the Greater Good."

In 2000, Shaw was named an Officier des Arts et des Lettres in France, and the following year received a CBE on the New Year's Honours List. She received an honorary LLD from the National University of Ireland in 1999. In 2002, Shaw was also awarded L'Officier des Artes et des Lettres by the French government.


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Age: 58 years old
Birthday: July 10, 1958
Height: 5' 8"
Full Name / Real Name: Fiona Mary Wilson
Birthplace: County Cork, Ireland

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