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Brenda Fricker, Award Winner – MovieActors.com

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Fricker in SO I MARRIED AN AXE MURDER.

Brenda Fricker: Best Supporting Actress 1989: MovieActors.com

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MY LEFT FOOT (Drama – R)








About Brenda Fricker (1945 –)

Brenda Fricker is an Irish character actress who began her career in Irish theater and the National Theatre.  She then performed with the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Court Theatre Company in the U.K.

In 1989, she played the mother who inspired her disabled son to become a successful writer in MY LEFT FOOT, with Daniel Day Lewis.  Her performance won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.

In 1992, she played a homeless person who becomes friends with Macaulay Culkin in HOME ALONE 2: LOST IN NEW YORK.  She next played a crazy mother, in SO I MARRIED AN AX MURDERER in 1993.

Brenda Fricker worked in American television on AMERICAN PLAYHOUSE and LETHAL INNOCENCE;  in 1991, as well as the 1993 miniseries, THE SOUND AND THE SILENCE.

In 1994, Brenda Fricker played in A MAN OF NO IMPORTANCE, as Albert Finney's exasperated sibling.  She also appeared in MOLL FLANDERS, in 1996, and played a secretary in A TIME TO KILL.

Brenda Fricker continues to play character roles in movies and television.

Brenda Fricker's notable movie credits include...

CLOUD BURST (2011)
ALBERT NOBBS (2011)
LOCKED IN (2010)
STONE OF DESTINY (2008)
CLOSING THE RING (2007)
HOW ABOUT YOU (2007)
TARA ROAD (2005)
RAZOR FISH (2004)
MILK (2004)
RORY O'SHEA WAS HERE (2004)
TRAUMA (2004)
VERONICA GUERIN (2003)
CONSPIRACY OF SILENCE (2003)
THE INTENDED (2002)
THE WAR BRIDE (2001)
PETE'S METEOR (1998)
RESURRECTION MAN (1998)
PAINTED ANGELS (1998)
MASTERMINDS (1997)
SWANN (1996)
A TIME TO KILL (1996)
MOLL FLANDERS (1996)
DEADLY ADVICE (1994)
ANGELS IN THE OUTFIELD (1994)
A MAN OF NO IMPORTANCE (1994)
SO I MARRIED AN AXE MURDERER (1993)
HOME ALONE 2: LOST IN NEW YORK (1992)
UTZ (1992)
THE FIELD (1990)

Brenda Fricker's television credits include...

THE BODY FARM (TV SERIES 2011)
CASUALTY (TV SERIES 1986-2010)
BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE (TV SERIES 2008)
CALL ME: THE RISE AND FALL OF HEIDI FLESS (TV MOVIE) (2004)
TORSO: THE EVELYN DICK STORY (TV MOVIE) (2002)
NO TEARS (TV MINI-SERIES) (2002)
I WAS A RAT (TV MINI-SERIES 2001)
RELATIVE STRANGERS (TV MINI-SERIES 1999)
JOURNEY (TV MOVIE) (1995)
A WOMAN OF INDEPENDENT MEANS (TV MINI-SERIES)(1995)
SEEKERS (TV MOVIE) (1992)
LETHAL INNOCENCE (TV MOVIE) (1992)
BRIDES OF CHRIST (TV MINI-SERIES 1991)
TO HAVE AND TO HOLD (TV MINI-SERIES 1986)
EXPLOITS AT WEST POLEY (TV SERIES)
EH BRIAN! IT'S A WHOPPER (TV SERIES 1984)
THE GATHERING SEED (TV SERIES 1983)
ANGELS (TV SERIES 1982)
RUSSIAN NIGHT... 1941 (TV MOVIE) (1982)
JULIET BRAVO (TV SERIES 1981)
BBC2 PLAYHOUSE (TV SERIES 1981)
QUARTERMASS (TV SERIES 1979)
PLAY FOR TODAY: YOUR MAN FROM 6 COUNTIES (1976)
BLACK AND BLUE: HIGH KAMPF (1973)

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Brenda Fricker in SO I
MARRIED AN AXE MURDER
(1993).


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Brenda Fricker in THE FIELD (1991).