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  • Julie Walters

    Born on December 31, 1969 in Birmingham, West Midlands, England

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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) Nominated Best Supporting Actress
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2000) Won Actress in a Supporting Role
Golden Globe (2000) Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2000) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2000) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

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