Juliet Stevenson

Juliet Stevenson


10/30/1956, Kelvedon, Essex, England, United Kingdom

Birth Name

Juliet Anne Virginia Stevenson


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The youngest child of a senior British army officer, Juliet spent her childhood all over the world, including postings in West Germany, Australia, and Malta.

She trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, London, where she won the Bancroft Gold Medal, and was with the Royal Shakespeare…more


Trivia and Quotes

  • Trivia

    • Juliet and her partner Hugh have a daughter, Rosalind, and a son, Gabriel.

    • Juliet was appointed by H.M. the Queen as a Commander of the Order of the British Empire.

    • In the movie Infamous (2006) Juliet is one of six leading ladies, with Gwyneth Paltrow, Isabella Rossellini, Sigourney Weaver, Sandra Bullock and Hope Davis.

    • Juliet joined the Royal Shakespeare Company after graduating from RADA (the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts, London).

    • Juliet campaigned with the actor Alan Rickman to save London's Rivergate Theatre.

    • Juliet is a patron of War Child International.

    • Juliet's birthday falls in the Chinese Year of the Monkey and her star sign is Scorpio.

    • In 2002, Juliet & co. won the NBR Award for Best Acting by an Ensemble for: Nicholas Nickleby (2002).

    • In 1992, Juliet won a Mystfest Award (Best Actress) for Truly Madly Deeply (1991).

    • In 1992, Juliet won the International Fantasy Film Award (Best Actress) for Truly Madly Deeply (1991).

    • In 1992, Juliet won the Evening Standard British Film Award (Best Actress) for Truly Madly Deeply (1991).

    • In 2002, Juliet won the Best Actress Award for: Food of Love (2002) at the Dallas OUT TAKES.

    • In 1991, Juliet won the Best Actress Award for: Truly Madly Deeply (1991) at the Catalonian International Film Festival, Sitges, Spain.

    • In the ACE Awards, Juliet won the 1989 Best Supporting Actress in a Movie or Miniseries award for: Life Story (1987). She was also nominated for the ACE award for Best Actress in a Dramatic or Theatrical Special for: Antigone (1984).

    • In 1992, Juliet was nominated for the BAFTA Film Award for Best Actress for: Truly Madly Deeply (1991).

    • In 1993, Juliet was nominated for a BAFTA Award (Best Actress) for A Doll's House (1992).

    • In 1996, Juliet was nominated for the BAFTA TV Award for Best Actress
      for: The Politician's Wife (1995).

    • In 2002, Juliet won an AFI Award (Best Actress in a Leading Role in a Television Drama) for The Road from Coorain (2002).

    • Juliet won the Laurence Olivier Theatre Award (Best Actress) in 1992 for Death and the Maiden.

    • Juliet Stevenson: I'm hardly Hollywood material - they're interested in youth and perfection and I lay no claims to either. It's not a place that's particularly interested in talent.

    • Juliet is a Member of the RADA Council.

    • In 1991, Juliet was listed as one of twelve Promising New Actors in John Willis's Screen World, Volume 43.

    • Juliet is the partner of the anthropologist and film-maker Dr Hugh Brody, of Goldsmiths College, London.

    • Contact Address: You can write to Juliet Stevenson
      c/o Markham & Froggatt Ltd,
      Julian House, 4 Windmill Street,
      London W1P 1HF,

  • Quotes

    • Juliet Stevenson: (of Jonathan Lunn) It was heaven, the perfect person had come to stay. He was a dancer, so he knew exercises that would help my back. And I remember trays of food appearing. I also have definite memories of him washing my knickers, but he denies it.

    • Juliet Stevenson: I sometimes think that theatre is a torture.