Olivia Colman

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Senior Associate Agent: Gabriella Capisani
Agent: Lindy King
Associate Agent: Joel Keating
Assistant: Tessa Schiller

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Associate Agent: Jennifer Karniely

Acting

Olivia Colman was most recently seen in Maggie Gyllenhaal’s directorial debut, The Lost Daughter, opposite Dakota Johnson, Jessie Buckley and Peter Saarsgard.  For this role, Olivia received nominations for an Academy Award®, Golden Globe®, SAG Award® and Critics Choice Award, and won the Gotham Award in the category of Outstanding Lead Performance in 2021.

Olivia will next be seen in Emer Reynolds’ comedy Joyride opposite Charlie Reid. Following, Olivia will be seen in the Marvel’s action series Secret Invasion alongside Kingsley Ben-Adir, Emilia Clarke and Samuel L. Jackson.

Next year, Olivia will be in Paul King’s Wonka alongside Timothée Chalamet and Sally Hawkins.

Olivia is currently in production on Sam Mendes’ film, Empire of Light, opposite Micheal Ward. It will be the first solo original screenplay written by Mendes.

Last year, Olivia was seen starring in the HBO/SKY limited series, Landscapers, opposite David Thewlis. The series, created and written by screenwriter Ed Sinclair.

Also in 2021, Olivia won an Emmy® Award in the category of Outstanding Lead Actress in A Drama Series for her role as Queen Elizabeth II in Season 4 of the critically acclaimed Netflix Original series, The Crown, opposite Tobias Menzies and Helena Bonham Carter. This is a reprisal of her role from Season 3, for which she won a Golden Globe® Award in the category of Best Performance by an Actress in a Drama Television Series in 2019. Across both seasons, she also received nominations for a BAFTA, SAG and Critics Choice Awards.

Most notably, Olivia won the 2019 Academy Award® in the category of Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role as Queen Anne in Yorgos Lanthimos’s critically acclaimed The Favourite, opposite Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz. The same year she also won the Golden Globe® for the category of Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy); the BAFTA award in the category of Best Leading Actress; British Independent Film Award in the category of Best Actress, the Critics’ Choice award in the category Best Actress in a Comedy; and the Volpi Cup for Best Actress at the 2018 Venice Film Festival.  It marked her second collaboration with Lanthimos following her role in his critically acclaimed, dystopian romantic comedy, The Lobster, for which Olivia received a British Independent Film Award in the category of Best Supporting Actress, and a nomination for an Evening Standard British Film Award for Best Comedy Performance. Olivia was also nominated for the 2021 Academy Award®, Golden Globe®, SAG and Critics Choice Award for her acclaimed performance in Florian Zeller’s The Father, a feature film adaptation of Zeller’s own award-winning stage play of the same name.

On television, Olivia was previously seen in the BBC/Amazon’s award-winning Fleabag in her role as ‘Godmother’ for which she garnered an Emmy® nomination in 2019 for Best Supporting Actress for her work in the final season of the series and previously, a Television BAFTA nomination in the category of Best Female Performance in a Comedy Programme in 2017.

Olivia has been awarded the title of Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire for her services to drama, and a BFI Fellowship.

 

Film

ProductionCharacterDirectorCompany

THE LOST DAUGHTER

Leda

Maggie Gyllenhall

Endeavor Content

MOTHERING SUNDAY

Mrs Niven

Eva Husson

BFI

JOYRIDE

Joy

Emer Reynolds

Embankment Films/Sony Pictures Entertainment

THE FATHER

Anne

Florian Zeller

Embankment Films

THEM THAT FOLLOW

Hope

Brittany Poulton, Daniel Savage

Amasia Entertainment

THE FAVOURITE

Queen Anne

Yorgos Lanthimos

Fox Searchlight

MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS

Hildegarde Schmidt

Kenneth Branagh

Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation

THE LOBSTER

Hotel Manager

Yorgos Lanthimos

Film4

LOCKE

Bethan

Steven Knight

IM Global / Shoebox Films

LONDON ROAD

Julie

Rufus Norris

Cuba Pictures

PUDSEY

Nelly (Voice)

Nick Moore

Vertigo Films

CUBAN FURY

Sam

James Griffiths

Big Talk Productions

HYDE PARK ON HUDSON

Queen Elizabeth

Roger Mitchell

Daybreak Pictures

THE IRON LADY

Carol Thatcher

Phyllida Lloyd

Film 4

TYRANNOSAUR

Hannah

Paddy Considine

Warp X

ARRIETTY

Homily voice; UK version

Hiromasa Yonebayashi

Studio Ghibli

LE DONK & SCOR-ZAY-ZEE

Olivia

Shane Meadows

Big Arty Productions

DOG ALTOGETHER

Anita

Paddy Considine

 E M Media

GROW YOUR OWN

Alice

Richard Laxton

Warp Films

I COULD NEVER BE YOUR WOMAN

Sophia

Amy Heckerling

The Weinstein Company

HOT FUZZ

PC Doris Fletcher

Edgar Wright

Big Talk Productions

ZEMANOVALOAD

The TV Executive

Jayson Rothwell

Zema Productions

BAADER MEINHOF GANG

Receptionist

Toby Haynes

Ideal World Prods

Television

ProductionCharacterDirectorCompany

HEARSTOPPER

Sarah Nelson

Euros Lyn

See-Saw Films/Netflix

SECRET INVASION

Thomas Bezucha/Ali Selim

Marvel Studios

LANDSCAPERS

Susan Edwards

Will Sharpe

Cactus Films

FLEABAG S2

Godmother

Harry Bradbeer

Two Brothers Pictures

LES MISERABLES

Madame Thénardier

Tom Shankland

BBC

THE CROWN S3 - S4

Queen Elizabeth II

Various

Netflix

FLEABAG

Godmother

Harry Bradbeer/Tim Kirkby

Two Brothers Pictures

FLOWERS (Series 2)

Deborah Flowers

Will Sharpe

Channel 4

BROADCHURCH

D.S. Ellie Miller

Various

BBC

FLOWERS

Deborah Flowers

Will Sharpe

Channel 4

THE NIGHT MANAGER

Angela Burr

Susanne Bier

BBC/AMC

MR. SLOANE

Janet Sloane

Robert B. Weide

Big Talk Productions

THE SECRETS

Pippa

Dominic Savage

Working Title / BBC1

THE THIRTEENTH TALE

Margaret Lea

James Kent

Heyday Films

THE 7.39

Maggie Matthews

John Alexander

Carnival Films

THE SUSPICIONS OF MR WHICHER II

Susan Spencer

Christopher Menaul

Hat Trick / ITV

THIS IS JINSY

Joan Jenkins

Matt Lipsey

Tiger Aspect / Sky

BROADCHURCH

DS Ellie Miller

James Strong & Euros Lyn

Kudos / ITV1

BAD SUGAR

Joan

Ben Palmer

Tiger Aspect / Channel 4

RUN

Carol

Charles Martin & Jonathan Pearson

Acme Run / Channel 4

ACCUSED

Sue

David Blair

BBC

EXILE

Nancy Ronstadt

John Alexander

BBC 1 / Abbot Productions

REV

Alex

Peter Cattaneo

Big Talk / BBC2

TWENTY TWELVE

Sally Owen

John Morton

BBC

PEEP SHOW

series 3, 4,5, 6

Becky Martin

Channel 4

DOCTOR WHO

Mother

Adam Smith

BBC / DW Productions

BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE (Series 2)

Debbie Doonan

Gareth Carrivick

BBC2

MISTER ELEVEN

Beth

Amanda Coe

Tiger Aspect

DAYDREAM BELIEVERS

Linda

 

Carlton (pilot)

MIDSOMER MURDERS

Bernice

Peter Smith

ITV

CONSUMING PASSION

Janet / Nurse Violetta Kiss

Dan Zeff

BBC 4

THAT MITCHELL AND WEBB LOOK

Various

David Kerr

Channel 4

HANCOCK AND JOAN

Marion

Richard Laxton

World Productions

LOVE SOUP

Penny

Sandy Johnson

BBC

THE TIME OF YOUR LIFE

Amanda

David Blair

ITV

THE GREY MAN

Linda Dodds

Declan O'Dwyer

Leopardrama

GREENWING

Series 2 and Christmas Special

Dominic Brigstocke

Channel 4

MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING 

Ursula

Brian Percival

BBC 2

MURDER IN SUBURBIA

Ellie

Robert Bierman

Granada for ITV

HELP

Paul Whitehouse/Chris Langhan

BBC

LOOK AROUND YOU

Pam Batchelor

Tim Kirkby

BBC

ANGELL'S HELL

Belinda

Metin Huseyin

Granada

NY-LON

Lucinda

Various

Ny-Lon Prods Ltd

SWISS TONI (Series 2)

Linda Byron

Tiger Aspect for ITV

BLACK BOOKS III

Tanya

Martin Dennis

Channel Four

EYES DOWN

Mandy Foster

Chris Gernon

BBC

THE OFFICE

Helena

Stephen Merchant

BBC

HOLBY CITY

Kim

Keith Boake

BBC

RESCUE ME

Paula

Julian Holmes

BBC

GASH

Various

Armando Ianucci

Channel Four

MR CHARITY

Various

Nick Wood

BBC

PEOPLE LIKE US

Pam

John Morton

BBC

PLAY UK: The Mitchell and Webb Situation

Various

David Kerr

BBC

BRUISER

Various Principles

Nick Jones

BBC2

THE ROBINSONS

Connie

Justin Spresney

BBC

GREEN WING

Series 1

Various

Channel Four

15 STOREYS HIGH

Cath

 

BBC Choice/3

SHRINK RAP

Eleanor

 

BBC

PEEP SHOW (Series 2)

Sophie

Becky Martin

Channel 4

PEEP SHOW

Sophie

Tristram Shapeero

Channel Four

BAADER MEINHOF GANG SHOW

Receptionist

Toby Haynes

Ideal World  Productions

OTHER ANIMALS

Penny Dean

Chris Gernon

BBC

Stage

ProductionCharacterDirectorCompany

MOSQUITOES

Jenny

Rufus Norris

The National Theatre

HAY FEVER

Myra Arundel

Howard Davies

Noel Coward Theatre

ENGLAND PEOPLE VERY NICE

Nicolas Hytner

The National Theatre

THE THREESOME

Gordon Anderson

Lyric Hammersmith

NORMAN CONQUESTS

Annie

Debbie O'Malley

Gilded Balloon

THE MISER

Frosine/Elise

Robert Thorougood

National Tour

STAGS & HENS

Maureen

Andrew Normington

Bristol

LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT

Kathleen

Robin Phillips

Lyric Shaftesbury Ave

WESTERN FRONT

Various Principals

Jessica Dromgoole

Paines Plough

Radio

ProductionCharacterDirectorCompany

BOOK AT BEDTIME: MY DEAR I WANTED TO TELL YOU

Christine Hall

BBC Radio 4

WORDS AND MUSIC: OBSESSION

Tony Cheevers

BBC Radio 3

THE SHOOTING PARTY

Isabel Colegate

Jessica Dromgoole

BBC Radio 4

PAULINE PEPYS

Pauline

Gareth Edwards

BBC Radio 4

HUT 33 Series 2

Minka

James Cary

BBC

BEFORE AN AUDIENCE

Adam Bromley

Radio 4

CONCRETE COWS

Adam Bromley

Radio 4

CREME DE LA CRIME

Adam Bromley

Radio 4

GILES WEMBLEY HOGG

David Tyler

Radio 4

LEAN ON ME

Various / Daughter

Bruce Hyman

Radio 4

MITCH BENNS CRIMES

Adam Bromley

Radio 4

RICHARD III

Prince/ Narrator

Shaun McLoughlin

Radio

THAT MITCHELL AND WEBB SOUND

Gareth Edwards

Radio 4

THE 99p CHALLENGE Series 4

David Tyler

Radio 4

THE HOUSE OF MILTON JONES

Henrietta

David Tyler

Radio 4

THE ROTTERS CLUB

 

Radio 4

THINK THE UNTHINKABLE

Various

Adam Bromley

Radio 4

TRAPPED

Alex Walsh Taylor

Radio 4

WELL THATS ONE WAY OF LOOKING AT IT

Jane

Liz Webb

Radio 4