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Joanna Lumley

Joanna Lumley

Date of Birth: May 1, 1946

Country: India

Biography: It was her reinvention as a comic actress in "Absolutely Fabulous" (1992) that shot Lumley to wider international acclaim. Her role as Patsy in "Absolutely Fabulous" (1992) is regarded as one of the greatest female comic performances ever, earning Lumley a stream of awards, including several BAFTAs. Since "Absolutely Fabulous" (1992), Lumley has cemented her role as one of the UK's most-loved & respected actresses.

Total Credits at Criticker: 51 (Actor)

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    Falling for Figaro (2020)
    A brilliant young fund manager leaves her unfulfilling job and long-term boyfriend to chase her lifelong dream of becoming an opera singer in the Scottish Highlands. (imdb)
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    The actress visits two of the most enigmatic countries in the Caribbean, Cuba and Haiti, to explore and uncover the hidden gems that these countries have to offer. (imdb)
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    Finding Your Feet (2018)
    On the eve of retirement a middle class, judgmental snob discovers her husband has been having an affair with her best friend and is forced into exile with her bohemian sister who lives on an impoverished inner-city council estate.
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    Paddington 2 (2017)
    Paddington is happily settled with the Brown family in Windsor Gardens, where he has become a popular member of the community, spreading joy and marmalade wherever he goes. While searching for the perfect present for his beloved Aunt Lucy's 100th birthday, Paddington spots a unique pop-up book in Mr. Gruber's antique shop, and embarks upon a series of odd jobs to buy it. But when the book is stolen, it's up to Paddington and the Browns to unmask the thief. (imdb)
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    Me Before You (2016)
    A girl in a small town forms an unlikely bond with a recently-paralyzed man she's taking care of. (imdb)
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    Absolutely Fabulous (2016)
    Edina and Patsy are still oozing glitz and glamor, living the high life they are accustomed to; shopping, drinking and clubbing their way around London's trendiest hot-spots. Blamed for a major incident at an uber fashionable launch party, they become entangled in a media storm and are relentlessly pursued by the paparazzi. Fleeing penniless to the glamorous playground of the super-rich, the French Riviera, they hatch a plan to make their escape permanent and live the high life forever more! (imdb)
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    Absolutely Anything (2015)
    A group of eccentric aliens confer a human being with the power to do absolutely anything, as an experiment. (imdb)
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    50 Years of BBC Two (2014)
    A celebration of the variety and breadth of comedy shown on the channel. From innovative and edgy shows by Spike Milligan and The League of Gentlemen, through to some of the most-loved classics such as The Office, Miranda and Fawlty Towers.
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    Joanna Lumley Meets Will.i.am (2014)
    Joanna Lumley travels to California to spend four days with the Black Eyed Peas founder, who has become equally famous in Britain as a coach on The Voice UK. Over dinner with his family, Joanna bonds with his mother, who tells her about Will's childhood, and how he made it out of his tough neighbourhood to become a global superstar. The singer also takes Joanna to some of his old haunts, and reveals why he is eager to use his own good fortune to help others
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    Gangsta Granny (2013)
    A young bored boy and his grandma decide to join hands and steal the crown jewels, after discovering that she used to be a jewel thief. (imdb)
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    The Making of a Lady (2012)
    Poor but intelligent Emily Fox Seton accepts a marriage proposal from the older Lord James Walderhurst,a widower pushed into providing an heir by his haughty aunt Maria,Emily's employer. It is an arrangement for them both - in James' case to stop the family home passing to James' cousin Alec Osborn and his Anglo-Indian wife Hester. (imdb)
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    Late Bloomers (2011)
    Adam and Mary have been married for over thirty years; they have spent more than half their lives together. Their children left home long ago; it seems as though Adam and Mary have enjoyed and endured all of life's ups and downs together and are now looking forward to what should be a quieter phase in their lives. But then, gradually, certain irritations begin to creep into their lives and both are obliged to acknowledge that the years are now taking their toll. (berlinale.de)
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    Joanna Lumley
    Joanna Lumley travels through Greece and explores the ancient and modern aspects of the country.
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    Comic Relief 2009 (2009)
    The usual suspects are all out in force for the evening - Robbie Williams and Catherine Tate join Little Britain for the night, Harry Hill burps for charity and French and Saunders team up with Matt Lucas and Sienna Miller for their Mamma Mia! homage. (mirror.co.uk)
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    The Audition (2006)
    The Audition (2006) - Short Film
    Patrick Stewart and Joanna Lumley are the star voices in this film animated by Oscar winning company, Th1ng. (YouTube)
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    Dolls (2006)
    Dolls (2006) - Short Film
    Inspired by a story that appeared in a 1950's newspaper, this short film plays out a year in the life of a young girl, Mouche. Deemed too skinny to make a living at the Moulin Rouge, Mouche is cast out and saved from suicide by a group of puppets traveling from town to town performing street puppet shows for a few paltry francs. She joins them on their journey and together they become quite an attraction earning more money than they've ever made. (imdb)
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    Stories of Lost Souls (2006)
    Six short stories of conquest, desperation and the will to overcome. (imdb)
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    Sensitive Skin (2005)
    A 61-year-old woman copes with her life's unexpected problems. (imdb)
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    Corpse Bride (2005)
    Set in a 19th century European village, this stop-motion, animated features follows the story of Victor (Depp), a young man who is whisked away to the underworld and wed to a mysterious Corpse Bride (Bonham-Carter), while his real bride waits bereft in the land of the living. (Warner Bros.)
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    The Magic Roundabout (2005)
    A shaggy, candy-loving puppy named Dougal, along with a group of friends, embarks on a dangerous journey in an effort to imprison their oppressor, the evil ice sorcerer ZeeBad, who wants to turn the world to ice. Dougal and his friends must recover three diamonds that are needed to stop him. (imdb)
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    The Story of Absolutely Fabulous (2004)
    Was Patsy once a man? Who nearly put Joanna Lumley off taking the role? Who was originally going to be Saffy? And what do Marisa Berensen, Jennifer Saunders and Lynne Franks all have in common? How is Ruby Wax involved? Those and other burning questions are answered in The Story of Absolutely Fabulous, the definitive film of one of British comedy's most definitive sitcoms. (BBC)
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    The Cat
    An extraordinary look at a fateful excursion of "fun and frolic" aboard William Randolph Hearst's private yacht in November of 1924 that brought together some of the century's best known personalities and resulted in a still-unsolved, hushed-up killing. (Lions Gate Films)
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    Maybe Baby (2000)
    A romantic comedy about Sam and Lucy, a loving married couple who seem to have it all -- good looks, successful careers, matching motorbikes, and an enthusiastic love life. The one thing they lack is what they really want -- a baby. (USA Films)
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    Whispers: An Elephant
    This live-action comedy adventure tells the true story of a baby elephant, stranded in the wild, and the dangers, fun, excitement and laughter of his amazing journey towards self-discovery as he searches for his lost mother. (Walt Disney Pictures)
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    Mirrorball (2000)
    Mirrorball (2000) - TV Special
    A sitcom pilot featuring most of the cast members from the popular television series Absolutely Fabulous, although the plot and characters were completely different. The show centers around Vivienne Krell and Jackie Riviera, two aging stage actresses who live in vertically adjacent flats. The two are of questionable talent, and their careers seem to be at a standstill... (imdb)
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    Parting Shots (1999)
    Harry Sterndale, a failed photographer, is told that he has only three months to live due to him getting cancer. After thinking things over he decides that since he is dying anyway that he will kill or destroy all the people that has ever crossed or hurt him during his entire life.
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    Comic Relief: Doctor Who - The Curse of Fatal Death (1999)
    Before the Doctor can settle down to married life, he must face one last confrontation with his deadly enemy of certain death - the Master. (imdb)
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    Absolutely Fabulous: Absolutely Not! (1998)
    A series of outtakes and deleted scenes from the first few seasons of "Absolutely Fabulous". (imdb)
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    Coming Home (1998)
    Coming Home (1998) - TV Movie
    Drama series about the Dunar and Carey-Lewis families, before during and after WW2. (imdb)
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    A Rather English Marriage (1998)
    A squadron leader and a retired milkman decide to bury their differences and move in together after they are both widowed on the very same night. (imdb)
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    Prince Valiant (1997)
    In a time now lost in the mists of memory, the great King Arthur ('Edward Fox (I)') rules in the legendary citadel that is Camelot. His Knights of the Round Table commit acts of derring-do and spend their spare time jousting, much to the delight of the local citizens and especially to Princess Ilene... (imdb)
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    The Tale of Sweeney Todd (1997)
    The fictional tale of the murderous 19th century barber (Ben Kinglsey) who sold his kills to a neighboring butcher (Joanna Lumley) for her renowned meat pies. A young innocent (Selina Boyack) and the dashing inspector (Campbell Scott) who tries to solve the murders are also thrown into the mix. (imdb)
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    James and the Giant Peach (1996)
    An orphan with terrible aunts for guardians, befriends human like bugs who live inside a giant peach, who take the boy on a journey to New York City. (imdb)
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    Innocent Lies (1995)
    In September 1938 a British detective comes to a small French coastal town in order to investigate the death of a colleague. Prime suspects are the members of English aristocratic family with plenty of skeletons in the closet. This is a loose adaptation of the Agatha Christie novel Towards Zero.
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    Cold Comfort Farm (1995)
    In England in the early 1930's, 20 year old Flora Poste, recently orphaned and left with only 100 pounds a year... (imdb)
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    How to Be Absolutely Fabulous (1995)
    Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley give us a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of "Absolutely Fabulous" - the ultimate gay/camp/kitsch-icon show of all time! (imdb)
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    Absolutely Fabulous (1992)
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    A Ghost in Monte Carlo (1990)
    Weary of her very public life in Paris, an aging courtesan takes her orphaned niece from her convent home and relocates to Monte Carlo to begin a new life. (imdb)
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    Shirley Valentine (1989)
    Shirley's a middle-aged Liverpool housewife, who finds herself talking to the wall while she prepares her husband's chip'n'egg, wondering what happened to her life. She compares scenes in her current life with what she used to be like and feels she's stagnated and in a rut. But when her best friend wins an all-expenses-paid vacation to Greece for two, Shirley begins to see the world, and herself, in a different light. (imdb)
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    Mistral
    Mistral's Daughter (1984) - TV Mini-Series
    Maggy Lunel arrives in Paris completely broke. She becomes an art model and attracts the attention of Picassoesque painter Julien Mistral, who places his work above everything. Their paths diverge as Mistral's art catches the eye of a rich American woman who becomes his patroness and eventually his wife. During the war, Mistral collaborates with the Nazis to save his career, a decision that will come back to haunt him. Maggy has a daughter named Teddy who grows up and falls in love with Mistral.
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    Curse of the Pink Panther (1983)
    Inspector Clouseau disappears, and the Surete wants the world's second best detective to look for him. However, Clouseau's enemy, Dreyfus, rigs the Surete's computer to select, instead, the world's worst detective, NYPD Sgt. Clifton Sleigh.
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    Trail of the Pink Panther (1982)
    Sixth in Blake Edwards' Pink Panther series. The Pink Panther diamond is stolen once again from Lugash and the authorities call in Chief Inspector Clouseau from France. His plane disappears en-route. This time, famous French TV reporter Marie Jouvet sets out to solve the mystery and starts to interview everybody connected to Clouseau... (imdb)
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    Sapphire & Steel (1979)
    A special force of interdimensional operatives protect the universe from evil forces trying to gain a foothold by disrupting the timeline. The strange energy beings are assigned to cases, when and where needed, and materialise on Earth as humans, each with specialist abilities to ascertain and then solve the problems. The mysteries encountered by Sapphire, Steel and their colleagues include people trapped in photographs, ghosts lost in time, and an retro dinner party.
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    The New Avengers (1976)
    John Steed and his new accomplices Purdey and Gambit find themselves facing new and deadly dangers in the bizarre world of espionage. Mixing fantasy with a darker edge, the trio face mutated giant rats, flocks of killer birds and fanatical mysterious monks. Later episodes find Steed's loyalty under question and an increasing number of assignments overseas. (imdb)
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    The Satanic Rites of Dracula (1974)
    In London in the 1970s, Scotland Yard police investigators think they have uncovered a case of vampirism. They call in an expert vampire researcher named Van Helsing (a descendant of the great vampire-hunter himself, no less) to help them put a stop to these hideous crimes. It becomes apparent that the culprit is Count Dracula himself, disguised as a reclusive property developer, but secretly plotting to unleash a fatal virus upon the world. (imdb)
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    Don
    A cabinet minister is strong on attacking the permissive society in public but pretty good at philandering in private. A planned private assignation at his London flat with his personal assistant gets out of hand as increasing numbers of other people arrive unbeknown to each other. (imdb)
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    The House That Dripped Blood (1971)
    A Scotland Yard investigator looks into four mysterious cases involving an unoccupied house: 1) A writer encounters a strangler of his own creation... (imdb)
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    The Breaking of Bumbo (1970)
    The hilarious adventures of young Bumbo Bailey, who enlists in the Brigade of Guards and is based in the prestigious Wellington Barracks in London in the Swinging Sixties. He regards his social life as important as his military. (imdb)
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    Tam Lin (1970)
    Based on an ancient Scottish folk song, an older woman uses witchcraft to keep her young jet-set friends. (imdb)
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    Some Girls Do (1969)
    British secret agent Bulldog Drummond takes on a band of murderous female spies. (TCM.com)
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    Marple (2004)
    Marple (2004) - TV Series