Frances de la Tour
Born on July 30, 1944
From Bovingdon, Hertfordshire, England
Frances de la Tour as "Violet"
Ian McKellen and Derek Jacobi head the cast of this studio sitcom, centered around aging partners Freddie and Stuart, who have lived together in a London flat for close to 50 years. Having survived a time when being a gay couple was harshly frowned upon, they have learned to keep the outside world at bay, and their lives now consist of reading books, walking their dog and, most of all, bickering at each other.
|British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2014)||Nominated||Female Performance in a Comedy Programme|
Frances de la Tour as "Mrs. Lintott"
An unorthodox teacher (Stephen Campbell Moore) and his colleagues (Richard Griffiths, Frances de la Tour) at a British grammar school try to prepare gifted young charges for the upcoming Oxford and Cambridge entrance exams. The students absorb the facts and figures thrown at them by academia, and in the process, they also learn a little about life.
|British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2006)||Nominated||Actress in a Supporting Role|