Miranda Richardson – Bio, Height, Parents, Siblings, Partner, Family

Award-winning actress, Miranda Richardson is known to have a flourishing career in the film industry that commenced back in the ’70s. She initially started out as a stage actress and was seen performing in numerous theatres. Miranda finally delved into being an onscreen actress and this turned out to be a step in the right direction as she has graced the silver screen with many outstanding performances.

It is also worth knowing that she is a proud recipient of 2 Golden Globe awards as well as several other awards from film associations like Academy Awards, Screen Actors Guild and many more. Know Miranda’s bio details and facts about her family life in this piece.

Miranda Richardson’s Bio

Miranda Jane Richarson was born on the 3rd of March 1958 and she spent her childhood days in Southport, a town in England. She holds the British nationality and her ethnicity is White. Not much is known about her early education but we gathered that she went to Bristol Old Vic Theatre School in Bristol, England where she was trained to improve on her acting skills.

In the bid to practice what she was taught at school, Miranda joined Southport Dramatic Club and took on small roles in plays like Cinderella and Lord Arthur Savile’s Crime. She then got a job as the Assistant Stage Manager of Manchester Library Theatre and made a series of stage appearances. For the play, A Lie of the Mind she was nominated for an Olivier Award. She continued to get roles in many other plays and performed on various stages across England but she was last seen in Grasses of a thousand colors which was performed at the Royal Court Theatre in May 2009.

The actress got her first chance to appear on-screen in a short film titled, The First Day which was released in 1980. The next year she was seen in the sitcom Agony playing the role of Gudrun and as she continued to give an impressive portrayal of her characters, Miranda Richardson gradually rose to prominence. She has so far landed 2 Golden Globe Awards, 1 BAFTA Award as well as several other awards from notable film associations.

Miranda Richardson
Phyllis Logan(L), Miranda Richardson (M) & Zoë Wanamaker (R) in Girlfriends image source

Miranda is still very active in the film business and has made a couple of appearances in films like Churchill and Stronger which were released in 2017. She also depicted the character, Sue Thackery in the 2018 film, Girlfriends and was seen as Madame Tracy in Good Omens earlier in 2019.

Family: Parents, Siblings

As mentioned earlier, the actress originally came from England and this implies that her parents are English. Her father, William Alan Richardson worked as a Marketing Personnel while her mother, Marian Georgina was busy managing their home affairs.  Miranda is also known to have an older sister named, Lesley Richardson who works as a Podiatrist- a foot and ankle surgeon. There is no mention of a brother or other sisters apart from Lesley and this makes the pair the only children of their parents.

Who Is Miranda Richardson’s Partner

When it comes to her romantic life, Miranda Richardson has not been in any publicly known relationship in the past. She has triggered a lot of interest to that aspect of her life, as many are eager to know why she is yet to marry or have a partner. The actress, however, revealed in an interview that it’s not an easy task to meet Mr. Right and it only happens to a lucky few. However, she might still get married but she is yet to meet her Prince Charming. Morseo, Miranda mentioned that her futile search could be as a result of her demanding career which gives her no time to socialize nor keep a steady relationship.

It is also worth knowing that the actress has been linked to the British actor, Rowan Atkinson but Miranda denied any connection to the actor. She never admitted to the alleged marriage and stated that neither is there any romantic relationship between them. Moreso, rumor had it that she was a lesbian but that is yet to be confirmed by the actress.

See Also: Jordana Spiro – Bio, Husband, Parents, Facts About The Actress

Miranda Richardson’s Height

Miranda Richardson has an average height as she is about 5 feet 5 inches tall and her body build is a moderate one. She also has strikingly blonde hair and adorable eyes which light up whenever she smiles.


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