Samantha Morton Biography
(Actress and Director Best Known for Her Role as ‘Agatha’ in the Film ‘Minority Report’)
Birthday: May 13, 1977 (Taurus)
Born In: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England
Samantha Morton is an English actress and director counted amongst the most talented and finest actresses of Hollywood. She has earned Academy Award nominations for her performances in the comedy drama movie ‘Sweet and Lowdown’ and the drama flick ‘In America’. Born in Nottingham, Morton had a troubled childhood as her father was an alcoholic. Following her parents’ divorce in 1979, her mother remarried and once again entered an abusive relationship. Tired of her family situation, Morton left her home and spent many years in foster care. At the age of 13, she joined Central Junior Television Workshop which eventually led to an acting career. In 2009, the talented artiste made her directorial debut with ‘The Unloved’, a TV film that won her a BAFTA Television Award. Behind the screen, Morton is a mother of three and is currently in a relationship with filmmaker Harry Holm. She supports homes for foster children and is involved in causes related to foster care.