Starting November 9, acclaimed actress Imelda Staunton “The Crown,” which marks the fifth season of the Emmy-winning series. Staunton inherits the role of Late Queen Elizabeth II from Claire Foy (Seasons 1 and 2) and Olivia Coleman (Seasons 3 and 4), both won Emmy Awards for Best Actress for their performances. Given Staunton’s award-winning work in film and on stage, there’s little reason to believe he won’t continue the streak.
While the dramatic events still rock the real-life royal family, viewers are curious how it will affect the series’ fictional royal family. But there is little doubt that, as Queen, Staunton will keep calm and carry on. To prepare for her debut season, let’s take a look at the top 10 Imelda Staunton movies in order. Scroll through our photo gallery above or click here for direct access.
British television viewers know Staunton from her guest starring roles in shows such as “The Singing Detective,” “Little Britain” and “Doctor Who.” And theater fans know her as a staple of the West End, earning 14 Olivier Award nominations for her stage performances, winning four times for musicals such as “Gypsy,” “Into the Woods” and “Sweeney Todd.”
But it is her work in the film that has brought Staunton her widest international audience. Her performance has touched all members of the family – the younger children love her as Paddington’s Aunt Lucy, their older siblings hate her as Harry Potter’s arch-nemesis Dolores Umbridge, and their parents laugh at her jokes. Maggie Smith In the “Downton Abbey” movies. Even critics love him. For her work in “Vera Drake,” Staunton received Best Actress nominations for the Oscar, Golden Globe and Critics’ Choice Awards, and won her first BAFTA for her performance. She also won her first SAG Award as a member of the ensemble of “Shakespeare in Love.”
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