Olivia Colman is a phenomenal English actress best known as Queen Elizabeth II in the Netflix hit series, The Crown. She was the winner in the Best Actress in a TV series category in the 77th annual Golden Globes Awards. Before her popular role in the series, Olivia had starred in several films and TV shows like The Favourite, Broadchurch, Tyrannosaur, among others.
The British actress had her breakthrough through her roles in sitcoms. One of her first roles was in Peep Show, which also starred David Mitchell and Robert Webb. She played the role of Sophie Chapman in the TV series. Olivia Colman birthday is on January 30, 1974.
- Full name: Sarah Caroline Olivia Colman
- Date of birth: January 30, 1974
- Place of birth: Norwich, Norfolk, England
- Age: 45 years
- Nationality: British
- Alma mater: Cambridge University
- Spouse: Ed Sinclair (m. 2001)
- Kids: Finn, Hall, and a daughter
- Height: 5 ft. 7 in
- Zodiac sign: Aquarius
- Ethnicity: White
- Weight: 60 kg
- Net worth: $6 million
- Profession: Actor
Born on January 30, 1974, Olivia Colman age is currently 45 years. She was born in Norwich, England. Her mother, Mary, was a nurse while her father, Keith Colman, was a chartered surveyor.
She schooled at Norwich High School for Girls and Gresham’s School in Holt, Norfolk. She studied went to Bristol Old Vic Theatre School and graduated in 1999. Olivia began acting at the age of 16 in a school production titled The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie.
Colman began her professional acting career in 2000 in a comedy sketch show, Bruiser. She went on to appear in numerous television series, including People Like Us, Look Around You, Black Books, The Office, The Time of Your Life, e.t.c. She made her acting breakthrough in the comedy series, Peep Show, where she played the role of Sophie Chapman.
The actress is known for her roles in The Favourite (2018), The Lobster (2015), and Tyrannosaur (2011). She has won herself a roster of awards, including an Oscar, three Golden Globe Awards, and four British Independent Film Awards.
Olivia Colman movies and TV shows
Here is a breakdown of her roles in movies and TV shows.
Olivia joined the series during the third season. She took over the starring role as Queen Elizabeth II from Claire Foy. She has received several awards and nominations for the role, including a Golden Globe Award.
The Favourite (2018)
The English actress played the starring role as Queen Anne in the black-comedy film, directed by Yorgos Lanthimos. Her exceptional performance saw her receive an Oscar for the Best Actress. For the role, she has also received a Golden Globe Award and BAFTA Award, among others.
The Iron Lady (2011)
She took on the role of Carol Thatcher, the daughter to Margaret Thatcher (played by Meryl Streep).
Hyde Park on Hudson (2012)
Olivia characterized Queen Elizabeth.
She featured in the crime series from 2013. The role made her a popular and loved actress in the UK. In 2014, she won a BAFTA award for the Best Leading Actress for her role in Broadchurch.
The Night Manager (2016)
She played the role of Angela Burr in the TV series based on the 1993 novel by John Le Carre.
Her other films are Locke (2013), The Lobster (2015), and The Thirteenth Tale (2013), among others.
She has also taken part in theatre projects like Hay Fever, Mosquitoes, England People Very Nice and Long Day's Journey Into Night.
Olivia Colman husband
The English actress met her husband, Ed Sinclair at Cambridge University around the late 1990s. She claims it was love at first sight and at the time, Ed Sinclair was studying Law.
They got married in August 2001 and have three children together, two sons; Finn and Hall, and a daughter. Details of Olivia Colman daughter date of birth and name are not known to the public.
Olivia Colman weight and body measurements
Olivia Colman height is 5 feet and 7 inches. She has hazel eyes and dark brown hair. Her bra size is 34B and her shoe size is 8. Her body measurements are 36-28-35.
Olivia Colman weight has shifted based on the roles she has played. For her role in The Favourite, the actress gained about 16 kgs. Later, with the help of her trainer, Dalton Wong, she got back to shape. She has since then maintained her slim build.
Olivia Colman Instagram
The British actress does not have a verified Instagram account. However, there are some great images of her on the app, including ones from the 77th annual Golden Globes Awards. Check out some of Olivia Colman images
She looks beautiful in black
She had a proud moment holding her award
Olivia Colman net worth
According to celebritynetworth.com, Olivia’s net worth currently stands at $6 million. She has accumulated her wealth from the numerous shows she has featured in spanning almost two decades now.
Olivia Colman Golden Globes
The actress was named the Best Actress in a TV Drama at the 77th Golden Globe Awards. She received it for her outstanding role as Queen Elizabeth in the drama series, The Crown. She was in the same category with big names like Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, and Jeniffer Aniston. In her acceptance speech, she said,
For the last year, I feel like I have been living someone else's life, and now I feel like I am winning someone else's award.
Olivia Colman awards
Here is a list of the awards she has received over the years:
- Three BAFTA awards
- Three Golden Globe Awards
- One Oscar
- Four British Independent Film Awards (BIFA)
- An Empire Award, UK
- A Critics Choice Award
- Four Satellite Awards
- A Volpi Cup
Olivia Colman is an exceptional award-winning actress who has graced the screens for a long time. She recently received the Golden Globes Award for her admirable role in The Crown.