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  • Joan Plowright

    Born on October 28, 1929 in Brigg, North Lincolnshire, England

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Stalin (1992)

Joan Plowright as "Olga Alliluyeva"

Before Joseph Stalin (Robert Duvall) became dictator of Russia, he was an unknown revolutionary, according to his daughter, Svetlana (Joanna Roth), who narrates this biopic. Over the course of three decades, Stalin ruthlessly takes the seat of power from his comrade, a dying Vladimir Lenin (Maximilian Schell). He treats his wife (Julia Ormond) horribly and orders acts of aggression against his own citizens. Through it all, Stalin trusts no one, leading to his own eventual downfall and death.

Emmy (Primetime) (1993) Nominated Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie
Golden Globe (1992) Won Best Performance by An Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television

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