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Nominee for Best Actress

English actress Samantha Morton started early when she joined TV and radio when still in her teens. In the TV series Cracker, she played the role of a teenage girl who was a victim of a kidnapping and eventually murdered by the family of her schoolmaster boyfriend.

india Updated: Feb 24, 2004 22:05 IST
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Samantha Morton

In America

English actress Samantha Morton started early when she joined TV and radio when still in her teens. In the TV series Cracker, she played the role of a teenage girl who was a victim of a kidnapping and eventually murdered by the family of her schoolmaster boyfriend.



Small-boned and possessed of almost elfin features, Morton received international acclaim for the film, Under the Skin. In 1999, she was nominated for the Academy and Golden Globe award for Best Supporting Actress for the movie, Sweet and Lowdown. In America, she essays the role of a young Irish mother fighting to keep her family together as they struggle it out in America.

Select Filmography



2003

In America



2002

Minority Report



1999

Sweet and Lowdown

Jesus' Son



1997

Under the Skin



1996

Emma

First Published: Feb 24, 2004 22:05 IST