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Also Known As: Juliet Stevens, Juliet Anne Virginia Stevenson Died:
Born: October 30, 1956 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Essex, England, GB Profession: actor, screenwriter, author

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This talented, strawberry-blond British actress came to art-house audience's attention with her tour de force performance as a woman coping with the death of her lover (Alan Rickman) who seemingly is haunting her, in Anthony Minghella's charmingly offbeat "Truly, Madly, Deeply" (1991). In a role written expressly for her, the actress brought an enchanting wit to a part that required her to negotiate a wide range of emotions. The actress has further demonstrated her capabilities in a handful of other features and TV appearances.

This talented, strawberry-blond British actress came to art-house audience's attention with her tour de force performance as a woman coping with the death of her lover (Alan Rickman) who seemingly is haunting her, in Anthony Minghella's charmingly offbeat "Truly, Madly, Deeply" (1991). In a role written expressly for her, the actress brought an enchanting wit to a part that required her to negotiate a wide range of emotions. The actress has further demonstrated her capabilities in a handful of other features and TV appearances.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Diana (2013)
3.
 Desert Flower (2009)
4.
 Triage (2009)
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10.
 Infamous (2006)
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Raised in Germany, Malta and Australia
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Joined the Royal Shakespeare Company after graduating from RADA
1980:
Starred in the British TV series "Catherine Cookson's 'The Mallens'" (Granada TV)
1983:
Stage debut in "Other Worlds" at Royal Court Theatre
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Became associate artist with Royal Shakespeare Company
1986:
Co-starred with Alan Rickman in the stage adaptation of "Les Liaisons Dangereuses"
1987:
Had featured role in "Life Story/Double Helix/The Race for the Double Helix" (BBC; aired in the USA on Arts & Entertainment)
1988:
Film debut in Peter Greenaway's "Drowning by Numbers" (released in USA in 1991)
1989:
Portrayed "Hedda Gabler" in the West End
1990:
Co-starred in "Burn This" in the West End
1991:
Originated role of Paulina in Ariel Dorfman's "Death and the Maiden" on London Stage; not permitted to recreate role in USA
1991:
Breakthrough film role, Nina in "Truly, Madly, Deeply"; starred opposite Alan Rickman
1992:
Cast as Nora in TV adaptation of "A Doll's House" (shown on PBS in America)
1993:
American stage debut, the L.A. production of "Scenes from an Execution"
1993:
Starred in the film version of David Hare's "The Secret Rapture"
1996:
Had supporting role of Mrs Elton in Douglas McGrath's "Emma"
1996:
Headlined "The Politician's Wife" (aired in USA on PBS' "Masterpiece Theatre")
1998:
Starred in the British TV-movie "Cider With Rosie"
2000:
Acted in the Royal Court Theatre production of "The Country" opposite Owen Teale
2002:
Played the mother in the Australian TV-movie "The Road from Coorain"; based on Jill Ker Conway's autobiography
2003:
Co-starred in "Mona Lisa Smile" with Julia Roberts and Kirsten Dunst
2004:
Starred opposite Jeremy Irons and Annette Bening in "Being Julia"
2006:
Cast in Anthony Minghella's ensemble "Breaking and Entering"
2006:
Reunites with director Doug McGrath for the Truman Capote biopic "Infamous"
2007:
Starred in the British film "Pierrepoint," directed by Adrian Shergold about the life of British executioner Albert Pierrepoint
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Education

Royal Academy of Dramatic Art: London , England -

Notes

Appointed a Member of the British Empire (MBE) by Queen Elizabeth II in 1999

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companion:
Hugh Brody. Anthropologist, author, filmmaker. Has two sons from a previous relationship.

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father:
Michael Guy Stevens. British Army Brigadier.
mother:
Virginia Ruth Stevens. Teacher.
sister:
Gerda Stevens. Actor.
daughter:
Rosalind Stevenson Brody. Born c. 1994; father, Hugh Brody.
son:
Gabriel Brody. Born c. January 2001.
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