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Tilda Swinton

Tilda Swinton
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Birth Date

November 5, 1960


60 years old


United Kingdom

Sun Sign


Natural hair color


Eye color



5 ft 10 in | 178 cm

Net Worth

$10 Million

Body Measurements

34-26-35 in | 86-66-89 cm


57 kg | 126 lbs

Bra Size


Shoe size

8 US | 38.5 EU

Early acting career First movie Breakthrough

Tilda Swinton was born in London, England, United Kingdom, on November 5, 1960, is a British actress.

Young Tilda Swinton first started performing on the stage, she joined the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1984.

She made her big screen debut in British historical drama film Caravaggio (1986) in role as Lena.

She got her television debut in British miniseries Zastrozzi: A Romance (1986) in role as Julia.

Her breakthrough performance came as Orlando in drama movie Orlando (1992) for which she was nominated for the European Film Award for Best Actress.

New Movies

Pinocchio (2021) stop-motion animated musical dark fantasy, in voice role

Memoria (2021) drama with Daniel Giménez Cacho and Jeanne Balibar

The Souvenir: Part II (2021) drama in role as Rosalind, opposite Richard Ayoade and Joe Alwyn

The French Dispatch (2021) comedy drama in role as J. K. L. Berensen, with Timothée Chalamet, Saoirse Ronan and Jason Schwartzman

Best Movies

She won the Academy Award and a BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Karen Crowder in legal thriller film Michael Clayton (2007).

She was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress for her role as Margaret Hall in thriller film The Deep End (2001).

She was nominated for the Golden Globe Award and a BAFTA Award for Best Actress for her performance as Eva Khatchadourian in psychological thriller drama movie We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011).

She was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her performance as Katie Cox in dark comedy crime film Burn After Reading (2008).

She played Ancient One in superhero films:

Doctor Strange (2016)

Avengers: Endgame (2019)

She portrayed the White Witch in The Chronicles of Narnia series (2005–2010):

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)

The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (2008)

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (2010)

She won the British Academy Scotland Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role for her performance as Ella Gault in drama film Young Adam (2003).

Adaptation (2002) comedy drama opposite Nicolas Cage and Meryl Streep

Snowpiercer (2013) science fiction action with Chris Evans, Jamie Bell and Ed Harris

Only Lovers Left Alive (2013) comedy drama written and directed by Jim Jarmusch

Broken Flowers (2005) comedy drama opposite Bill Murray, Sharon Stone and Jessica Lange

Constantine (2005) superhero horror with Keanu Reeves, Rachel Weisz and Shia LaBeouf

Vanilla Sky (2001) science fiction psychological thriller opposite Tom Cruise, Penélope Cruz and Cameron Diaz

The Beach (2000) adventure drama with Leonardo DiCaprio, Daniel York and Patcharawan Patarakijjanon

Okja (2017) action adventure opposite Paul Dano, Seo-hyun Ahn and Jake Gyllenhaal

Suspiria (2018) supernatural horror with Chloë Grace Moretz, Doris Hick and Malgorzata Bela

The Personal History of David Copperfield (2019) comedy drama opposite Dev Patel and Hugh Laurie

TV Shows

She played Cissie Crouch in BBC Scotland six-part comedy drama serial Your Cheatin' Heart (1990).

She portrayed Muriel Belcher in television movie Love Is the Devil: Study for a Portrait of Francis Bacon (1998).


Attended three independent schools: Queen's Gate School in London, the West Heath Girls' School and Fettes College.

Graduated from New Hall at the University of Cambridge (1983) with a degree in Social and Political Sciences.

Has three brothers: James Christopher, Alexander Harold and Maj William Henry Cospatrick.

Has Scottish, English and Northern Irish ancestry.

Good friends with Amy Schumer.

Featured in music videos for:

Orbital "The Box" (1996)

David Bowie "The Stars (Are Out Tonight)" (2013)

She voiced Gabriel in video game Constantine (2005).

She founded the film festival Ballerina Ballroom Cinema of Dreams in 2008.

She voiced Oracle in stop-motion animated film Isle of Dogs (2018).

Lives in Nairn, Scotland.


Has been in relationship with Scottish artist and playwright John Byrne (1995-2003), they have twins, Honor and Xavier Swinton Byrne.

She is in a long-term relationship with German artist Sandro Kopp, since 2004.

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