Caroline Blakiston Biography
To win the audience’s heart in the entertainment industry one requires a huge effort and hard work and one such talented and down to earth celebrity is an English actress, Caroline Blakiston. She has been active in the industry since 1961 and is ruling the entertainment world for decades. Caroline is known for her notable appearances in Star Wars: Return of the Jedi (1983), Scoop (2006) and For Elsie (2011), and also won The Satellite Award.
Early Life And Education Of Caroline Blakiston
Caroline Blakiston was born Caroline G. Blakiston on 13th February 1933 in Chelsea, London, the United Kingdom to father Noel Blakiston and mother, Georgiana Blakiston. She belongs to White ethnicity and holds a British nationality. Her birth sign is Aquarius.
Blakiston went to the local high school and later joined the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art located in London.
Caroline Blakiston’s Career
Caroline Blakiston made her acting debut in 1961, appearing in espionage British television series, The Avengers in the various role. The following year, she was cast in Drama, Sci-Fi/ TV Series, City Beneath the Sea.
In 1966, Blakiston entered Hollywood with the British-West German crime film, The Trygon Factor as a White nun. The same year, she appeared as Eleanor Bastion in an episode of British ITC mystery spy thriller television series, The Saint.
After that, she worked in more than two dozen of TV series such as The Forsyte Saga, Randall, and Hopkirk (Deceased), Prince Regent, Mr. Palfrey of Westminster’, Agatha Christie's Poirot, Midsomer Murders, and others.
Further, Blakiston portrayed the character of Mon Mothma in 1983 American epic space-opera film, Return of the Jedi, alongside Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Ian McDiarmid, and others. In Addition, her other movie credits are The Magic Christian, Sunday Bloody Sunday, and The Fourth Protocol among others.
Caroline Blakiston’s Net Worth
Caroline Blakiston has been active in the entertainment industry since 1961 and has worked on numerous television series as well as movies. Considering her career growth, Blakiston's net worth can be expected in six digit figure.
Further, her movie, Return of the Jedi made with the budget of $32.5–42.7 million, and succeed to earn $475.1–572.7 million at the box-office. Likewise, she has been part of several TVseries, and the salary of TV actress ranges as per their working experiences and popularity among audiences.
Caroline Blakiston’s Personal Life
Caroline Blakiston is possibly single at the present. She was married to popular Scottish television, stage as well as a film actor, Russell Hunter, with whom she met during the shoot days of A Midsummer Night’s Dream and became good friends.
The former couple tied the knot in 1970, and share two children, a son, and a daughter. However, later they divorced but the exact date of the separation is not disclosed.
Caroline Blakiston’s Body Measurements And Age
- Age: Caroline Blakiston is 86 years old as of 2019.
- Height: Blakiston stands 5 ft 9 inch (1.75 m) tall.
- Hair color: Blonde
- Eye color: Blue
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