awards & nominations

Brooklyn (2015)

Julie Walters as "Mrs. Kehoe"

An Irish immigrant (Saoirse Ronan) in 1950s New York falls for a tough Italian plumber (Emory Cohen), but faces temptation from another man (Domhnall Gleeson) when she returns to her homeland for a visit.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2015)NominatedSupporting Actress

Billy Elliot (2000)

Julie Walters as "Mrs. Wilkinson"

The life of 11-year-old Billy Elliot, a coal miner's son in Northern England, is forever changed one day when he stumbles upon a ballet class during his weekly boxing lesson. Before long, he finds himself in dance, demonstrating the kind of raw talent seldom seen by the class' exacting instructor, Mrs. Wilkinson. With a tart tongue and a never-ending stream of cigarettes in her hand, Mrs. Wilkinson's zest for teaching is revived when she sees Billy's potential.

Academy Award (2000)NominatedActress in a Supporting Role
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2000)WonActress in a Supporting Role
Golden Globe (2000)NominatedBest Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2000)NominatedOutstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2000)NominatedOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

Stepping Out (1991)

Julie Walters as "Vera"

A professional singer/dancer (Liza Minnelli) grooms her diverse amateur-dance class for a charity tap show.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1991)NominatedActress in a Supporting Role

Personal Services (1987)

Julie Walters as "Christine Painter"

Christine (Julie Walters) is a struggling single mother who reluctantly rents out rooms in her apartment to prostitutes to make ends meet. But when a financial jam forces her to sell her own body, Christine forsakes her reservations about her tenants. Soon, with help from veteran hooker Shirley (Shirley Stelfox), Christine transforms her apartment into a house of ill repute, her makeshift brothel servicing a passel of older male clients with decidedly kinky sexual appetites.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1987)NominatedActress in a Leading Role

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