Tilda Swinton

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Tilda was born under the official name Swinton, Katherine Matilda on November 5th, 1960. Known to her close friends as Swilda, she has been a credited actor since the 1992 film Orlando.

Tilda Swinton is a bankable leading actor on the silver screen. She has starred in six films including the 2013 drama film Only Lovers Left Alive as the character Eve, the 2011 drama movie We Need to Talk About Kevin playing Eva Khatchadourian and the 2009 drama release Io sono l'amore cast as Emma Recchi.

Tilda has made such a successful career in supporting roles, that it actually surpasses most leading actor's careers. She has appeared in ten films including: the 2013 action film Snowpiercer as the character Mason, the 2012 comedy movie Moonrise Kingdom playing Social Services and the 2010 adventure release The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader cast as The White Witch.

Her most commercially successful project to date has been the 2005 adventure film The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, which brought in $292,000,000 at the box office.

In 2005 Tilda Swinton produced her first movie, the comedy film Thumbsucker. Since then she went on to produce three movies including: Io sono l'amore (2009) and We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011) .

Tilda is a cultural icon, having been featured on the cover of at least eight magazines, captured in more than six pictorials, interviewed in over twelve publications and featured in thirteen magazine articles.

As an actor Tilda Swinton has been recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences on one occasion. She won the Oscar for Best Actress In A Supporting Role for her role as Karen Crowder in the 2007 movie Michael Clayton.

Quotes

" There's such an effort to try and explain people.

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Trivia

Her family is one of the oldest in Scotland.
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