Geraldine James is an English actress who first came to limelight after playing the role of Sandra in the television film, Dummy, for which she received four nominations for the BAFTA TV Award for Best Actress. She also portrayed Portia in the 1989 Broadway revival of The Merchant of Venice, for which she won the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Play.
Drama Centre London Graduate
Geraldine James was born on July 6, 1950, in Maidenhead, Berkshire, England. She holds British nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity.
James is the daughter of Gerald Thomas and Annabella James. Her father was a cardiologist while her mother was a homemaker.
Geraldine attended the Downe House which is a girls' independent school in New Bury, Berkshire. In 1973, she graduated from the Drama Centre London. After that, she pursues her career in repertory theatre.
Geraldine James started her acting career in 1976 with the role of Shirley Gla s s in television police drama The Sweeney. She played the iconic role of Sandra in the drama TV movie Dummy in 1977.
James was cast as Barbara Kirk in The History Man in 1980. In the following year, she acted as Emma Hamilton in I Remember Nelson. In 1984, he starred as Sarah Layton in the TV series The Jewel in the Crown.
Her other early projects include Blott on the Landscape, Inspector Morse, and A Doll's House. From 1995 to 1997, she was cast in the television crime drama series Band of Gold.
In 2000, James landed the role of Gloria Green in the BBC's The Sins. The actress portrayed Mrs. Pincher, the breastfeeding mother, in sketch comedy Little Britain in 2004.
Similarly, Geraldine got the significant role of Mrs. Hudson in the period mystery action film Sherlock Holmes in 2009. The next year, he appeared as Lady Ascot in the fantasy adventure film Alice in Wonderland.
Later in 2011, James reprised her role in Guy Ritchie's Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows. Likewise, she reprised her role in James Bobin's Alice Through the Looking Gla s s in 2016. The same year, she featured in Gareth Edwards' Rogue One.
In 2019, Geraldine acted in comedy-drama Back to Life and historical period drama film Downton Abbey.
Estimated Net Worth of $250 Million
Geraldine James has added a good amount of wealth from her profession as an actress. According to some tabloids, the 5 feet 7 inch-tall actress has an estimated net worth of $250 thousand, as of January 2020.
James has appeared in several box office hit movies. Some of them are listed below with their budgets and collections.
|Gandhi||1982||$22 million||$127.8 million||Candice Bergen and Edward Fox|
|Calendar Girls||2003||$10 million||$96.5 million||Helen Mirren and Linda Ba s sett|
|Sherlock Holmes||2009||$90 million||$524 million||Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law|
|Alice in Wonderland||2010||$200 million||$1.025 billion||Johnny Depp and Anne Hathaway|
|The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo||2011||$90 million||$232.6 million||Daniel Craig and Rooney Mara|
|Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows||2011||$125 million||$545.4 million||Noomi Rapace and Jared Harris|
|Alice Through the Looking Gla s s||2016||$170 million||$299.5 million||Mia Wasikowska and Alan Rickman|
|Rogue One||2016||$265 million||$1.056 billion||Felicity Jones and Diego Luna|
|Downton Abbey||2019||$20 million||$192.3 million||Jim Carter and Maggie Smith|
Married To Joseph Blatchley
Dummy actress, Geraldine James, 69, is a married woman. She tied the knot with Joseph Blatchley in June 1986 in an intimate wedding ceremony. Her husband is an actor and director well known for his role in The Flight of the heron, Incognito and the Voyage of Charles Darwin.
The couple has one child, a daughter, together. The family of three happily resides in London.
by ab-basanta, 2020-01-27 15:12:30