Lindsay Duncan Biography
(Actress Best Known for Her Performances in ‘Les Liaisons Dangereuses’ and ‘Private Lives’)
Birthday: November 7, 1950 (Scorpio)
Born In: Edinburgh, Scotland
Lindsay Duncan is an award-winning British actress who is best known for her role of the barbed theatre critic Tabitha Dickinson in the film ‘Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)’. The actress has demonstrated her talent in films, television shows and theatre productions, and has received many awards along the way. She was appointed as the ‘Commander of the Order of the British Empire’ for her memorable services to drama in the ‘2009 Birthday Honors’. She was first introduced to theatre through her school productions. Neither of her parents had connections with the show business but they were extremely supportive of their daughter’s decision. Her school-time friendship with Kevin Elyot took her to Bristol where Elyot studied drama at the university. While struggling to establish herself in the entertainment business, she also began doing odd jobs in pubs and as a bus conductress. Later, she was trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama and then started her career on stage. Her film career was properly launched with a starring role in Richard Eyre's comedy of sexual politics, ‘Loose Connections’. On the personal front, she is married to a fellow actor, Hilton McRae, and has a son named Cal McRae.