Samantha Morton

13 May 1977

Actor, Director

Samantha Jane Morton (born 13 May 1977) is an English actress and film director. She began her performing career with guest roles in television shows such as Soldier Soldier and Boon before making her film debut in the 1997 drama film This Is the Sea, playing the character of Hazel Stokes. After a string of roles in low-budget and television films, she landed the role of Hattie in 1999's Sweet and Lowdown, for which she received the attention from Hollywood, the critical acclaim and an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress. Morton subsequently starred in 2002's Minority Report and Morvern Callar. She received her second Academy Award nomination for her performance as the young Irish mother coping with life in New York City, Sarah, in 2003's In America. Morton starred in 2004's Enduring Love and The Libertine and 2005's Lassie. She received won a Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Television Movie for her role as Myra Hindley in 2006's Longford. She appeared in the 2007 biographical films Control, Elizabeth: The Golden Age and Mister Lonely, and she starred in 2008's Synecdoche, New York. Morton appeared in the 2009 critically acclaimed The Messenger. She made her directorial debut in the English television film The Unloved.

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Filmography (32 titles)

Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as Mary Lou Barebone)
(movie, 2014)
···Miss Julie
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Kristin)
(movie, 2014)
···Decoding Annie Parker
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Annie Parker)
(movie, 2013)
···The Harvest
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Katherine)
(movie, 2012)
···Cosmopolis
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Vija Kinsky)
(movie, 2012)
7.8John Carter
Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Sola)
(movie, 2009)
···The Messenger
Genre: Drama, History
Role: Actor (as Olivia Pitterson)
(movie, 2009)
···The Unloved
Genre: Drama
Role: Director
(movie, 2008)
···Synecdoche, New York
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Hazel)
(movie, 2008)
···The Daisy Chain
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Martha Conroy)
(movie, 2007)
···Control
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Debbie Curtis)
(movie, 2007)
···Elizabeth: The Golden Age
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Role: Actor (as Queen Mary)
(movie, 2007)
···Expired
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Claire Barney)
(movie, 2007)
···Mister Lonely
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Marilyn Monroe)
(movie, 2006)
···Slipp Jimmy Fri
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Foreign
Role: Actor (as Sonia)
(movie, 2005)
···Lassie
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Role: Actor (as Sarah Carraclough)
(movie, 2005)
···River Queen
Genre: Action, Drama, Adventure
Role: Actor (as Sarah O'Brien)
(movie, 2004)
···Enduring Love
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Mystery, Foreign
Role: Actor (as Claire)
(movie, 2004)
···The Libertine
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Elizabeth Barry)
(movie, 2003)
···Code 46
Genre: Drama, Science Fiction, Thriller, Romance
Role: Actor (as Maria Gonzales)
(movie, 2002)
···Minority Report
Genre: Action, Thriller, Science Fiction, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Agatha)
(movie, 2002)
···In America
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Sarah)
(movie, 2002)
···Morvern Callar
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Morvern Callar)
(movie, 2001)
···Eden
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Role: Actor (as Sam)
(movie, 2000)
···Pandaemonium
Genre: Drama, Biography
Role: Actor (as Sara Coleridge)
(movie, 1999)
···Sweet and Lowdown
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Hattie)
(movie, 1999)
···Jesus' Son
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Michelle)
(movie, 1999)
···Dreaming of Joseph Lees
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Eva)
(movie, 1999)
···The Last Yellow
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Jackie)
(movie, 1997)
···Jane Eyre
Genre: Drama, Foreign, Romance
Role: Actor (as Jane Eyre)
(movie, 1997)
···This Is the Sea
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Hazel Stokes)
(movie, 1997)
···Under the Skin
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Iris Kelly)