In 1991, she appeared in Catherine Cookson’s The Black Velvet Gown, with Bob Peck and Geraldine Somerville; this won the International Emmy award for greatest drama. She appeared in the 1992 film version of Wuthering Heights (co-starring Juliette Binoche and Ralph Fiennes) and the 1995 film Carrington (which starred Emma Thompson and Jonathan Pryce) as Vanessa Bell. In 1996, McTeer garnered crucial acclaim – and both the Laurence Olivier Theatre Award and Critics’ Circle Theatre Award for her performance as Nora in a West End production of Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s House. The following year, the production transferred to Broadway, and McTeer received a Tony Award, Theatre World Award, and Drama Desk Award as Best Actress in a Play.
In 2013 McTeer was cast as Jacquetta of Luxembourg, the mother of the title character in The White Queen, a British television drama series based on Philippa Gregory’s bestselling historical novel series The Cousins’ War. Her performance was applauded, with Sam Wollaston of The Guardian suggesting she stole the show. On 29 July 2013, it was announced that McTeer experienced joined the cast of The Honourable Woman, an upcoming BBC spy thriller television miniseries, starring Maggie Gyllenhaal.
|Height||6 ft 1 in|
|Day of Birth||5-August-1961|
|Place of Birth||Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England, UK|
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