Glenda Jackson


STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 2,727 this week
Trailer
1:33 | Trailer
Few in modern British history have come as far or achieved as much from humble beginnings as Glenda Jackson has. From acclaimed actress to respected MP (Member of Parliament), she is known for her high intelligence and meticulous approach to her work. She was born to a working-class household in Birkenhead, where her father was a bricklayer and ... See full bio »

Should Arya Stark Train at Cobra Kai or Miyagi-Do?

The original Karate Kid decides which dojo best suits some famous fighters in film and TV history.

Watch now

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

Editorial Lists

Related lists from IMDb editors

a list of 30 images
updated 17 Feb 2016
 

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 49 people
created 2 months ago
 
a list of 24 people
created 5 months ago
 
a list of 36 people
created 25 Oct 2017
 
a list of 30 people
created 04 Apr 2014
 
a list of 47 people
created 14 Jul 2016
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Glenda Jackson's work have you seen?

User Polls

Won 2 Oscars. Another 16 wins & 17 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Women in Love Gudrun Brangwen
(1969)
A Touch of Class Vickie Allessio
(1973)
Sunday Bloody Sunday Alex Greville
(1971)
Mary, Queen of Scots Queen Elizabeth
(1971)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actress (51 credits)
 1992 The Secret Life of Arnold Bax (TV Movie)
Harriet Cohen
 1991 The House of Bernarda Alba (TV Movie)
Bernarda
 1991 A Murder of Quality (TV Movie)
Ailsa Brimley
 1990 The Real Story of Humpty Dumpty (Video short)
Glitch the Witch (voice)
 1990 T.Bag's Christmas Ding Dong (TV Movie)
Vanity Bag
 1990 Carol & Company (TV Series)
Dr. Doris Kruber
- Kruber Alert (1990) ... Dr. Doris Kruber
 1990 King of the Wind
Queen Caroline
 1989 Doombeach
Miss
 1989 The Rainbow
Anna Brangwen
 1988 Salome's Last Dance
Herodias / Lady Alice
 1988 Business as Usual
Babs Flynn
 1988 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Nina Leeds
- Strange Interlude (1988) ... Nina Leeds
 1987 Beyond Therapy
Charlotte
 1985 Turtle Diary
Neaera Duncan
 1984 Sakharov (TV Movie)
Yelena Bonner (Sakharova)
 1982 Giro City
Sophie
 1982 The Return of the Soldier
Margaret Grey
 1981 The Patricia Neal Story (TV Movie)
Patricia Neal
 1980 The Morecambe & Wise Show (TV Series)
Woman Kissed by Eric
- 1980 Christmas Show (1980) ... Woman Kissed by Eric
 1980 Hopscotch
Isobel von Schmidt
 1980 HealtH
Isabella Garnell
 1979 Lost and Found
Tricia
 1978 The Class of Miss MacMichael
Conor MacMichael
 1978 Stevie
Stevie
 1978 House Calls
Ann Atkinson
 1977 Nasty Habits
Alexandra
 1976 The Incredible Sarah
Sarah Bernhardt
 1975 Hedda
Hedda Gabler
 1975 The Romantic Englishwoman
Elizabeth
 1975 The Maids
Solange
 1973 The Devil Is a Woman
Sister Geraldine
 1973 A Touch of Class
Vickie Allessio
 1973 The Nelson Affair
Lady Hamilton
 1972 The Triple Echo
Alice
 1971 Mary, Queen of Scots
Queen Elizabeth
 1971 The Boy Friend
Rita Monroe (uncredited)
 1971 Sunday Bloody Sunday
Alex Greville
 1971 Elizabeth R (TV Mini-Series)
Queen Elizabeth I
- Sweet England's Pride (1971) ... Queen Elizabeth I
- The Enterprise of England (1971) ... Queen Elizabeth I
- Horrible Conspiracies (1971) ... Queen Elizabeth I
- Shadow in the Sun (1971) ... Queen Elizabeth I
- The Marriage Game (1971) ... Queen Elizabeth I
 1971 The Music Lovers
Nina (Antonina Milyukova)
 1970 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
Margaret Schlegel
- Howards End (1970) ... Margaret Schlegel
 1969 Women in Love
Gudrun Brangwen
 1969 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Marina Palek
- Salve Regina (1969) ... Marina Palek
 1968 Negatives
Vivien
 1968 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
- Home Movies (1968)
 1965-1968 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Julie / Cathy
- Let's Murder Vivaldi (1968) ... Julie
- Horror of Darkness (1965) ... Cathy
 1967 Half Hour Story (TV Series)
Claire Foley
 1967 Marat/Sade
Charlotte Corday
 1963 Z Cars (TV Series)
WPC Fernley / Hospital Nurse
- By the Book (1963) ... WPC Fernley
- Act of Vengeance (1963) ... Hospital Nurse
 1963 This Sporting Life
Singer at Party (uncredited)
 1957-1961 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Jurywoman / Iris Jones
- Doctor Everyman's Hour (1961) ... Jurywoman
- A Voice in Vision (1957) ... Iris Jones
 1956 The Extra Day
Extra (uncredited)
Show Show Soundtrack (3 credits)
Show Show Self (83 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (19 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

She acted in Howard Barker's play, "Scenes from an Execution", at the Almeida Theatre in London, England with Kevin McNally, Jonathan Hyde and Jeremy Child in the cast. Ian McDiarmid was the director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 3 Interviews | 4 Articles | 10 Pictorials | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Official Sites:

Official Site

Alternate Names:

Glenda Jackson MP

Height:

5' 6½" (1.69 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on gender roles in theatrical plays] There was the male and female lead, the male and female juvenile lead, and the male and female character lead, and the male and female juvenile character lead, and if you didn't fit into any of those boxes then you didn't work. See more »

Trivia:

Won the 2018 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play for her performance in "Three Tall Women". See more »

Trademark:

Good diction and strong speaking voice. See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending Movies With Prime Video

Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed