Award-winning Lindsay Duncan is a renowned Scottish film, television, and stage actress who professionally started her career in 1975. She won two Oliver Awards for her work in Les Liaisons Dangereuses and Private Lives. Similarly, she earned Tony Award for her performance in Private Lives. Moreover, Duncan is most known for her television and film roles, including G.B.H., Rome, Doctor Who, Prick Up Your Ears, About Times, and Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace. She currently plays Ysabeau in the Sky One series A Discovery of Witches.
Attended King Edward VI High School for Girls
Lindsay Duncan was born Lindsay Vere Duncan on November 7, 1950, in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. During her childhood, her family moved to Leeds, followed by Birmingham.
Her father, who works in the British army, pa s sed away in a tragic car accident when she was just fifteen. Meanwhile, her mother died due to Alzheimer's disease in 1994.
She studied at King Edward VI High School for Girls on a scholarship. She took acting training at The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.
As of 2021, she is 70 years old and stands at the height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 meters).
Acting Career Highlights
Lindsay Duncan is a famous actress who made her acting debut in 1975 and successfully has more than a hundred acting credits under her name so far.
She won two Oliver Awards for her work in Les Liaisons Dangereuses and Private Lives. Similarly, she earned Tony Award for her performance in Private Lives.
The actress is well known for her television and film roles, including G.B.H., Rome, Doctor Who, Prick Up Your Ears, About Times, and Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace.
In addition, some of her other successful films and television series are Alice in Wonderland, Last Pa s senger, Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance), You, Me and Them, Sherlock, and more.
What Is Her Net Worth in 2021?
The 70-year-old actress has an estimated net worth of $6 million as of May 2021. The majority of her wealth comes through her successful professional acting career.
Since 1975, she has been part of television series and films such as G.B.H., Rome, Doctor Who, Prick Up Your Ears, and Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace.
She has worked in the box office hit film Alice in Wonderland, which surpa s sed $1.025 billion at the box office collection against the budget of $150 to $200 million.
Here is an interview of Lindsay Duncan from the red carpet of Critics Circle Film Awards in Feb 2014: Video Source-YouTube@ Red Carpet News TV
Who Is Her Husband? Does She Have Children?
A Discovery of Witches star is a married woman. She exchanged the wedding vows with Hilton McRae after dating for a few years in an intimate wedding ceremony.
Her husband is also an actor known for his work in Far from the Madding Crowd, Macbeth, and Mansfield Park. The lovebird first met back in 1985 during their time at the Royal Shakespeare Company.
The couple welcomed their one and only child son, Cal McRae, in September 1991. The family of three resides in North London, England.
by ab-basanta, 10 May, 2021