Miriam Margolyes

Biography: Miriam Margolyes, English actress and voice artist, was born May 18, 1941, in Oxford, England. Her first major film role was Elephant Ethel in the 1977 film Stand Up, Virgin Soldiers. During the 80s, Margolyes starred in a series of Blackadder movies: The Black Adder, Blackadder II, and Blackadder's Christmas Carol. The film that helped launch her career is The Age of Innocence directed by Martin Scorsese. In it, Margoyles played Mrs. Mingott and earned a BAFTA Film Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role in 1993. In the 1990s and early 2000s, Margolyes played roles in films for children. She played Aunt Sponge in James and the Giant Peach, the voice of Fly the dog in Babe, and Professor Sprout in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. In 2010, Margolyes returned to the role of Professor Sprout in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2. She is an Officer of the Order of the British Empire for her service to drama.

Miriam Margolyes' Scores

  • Movies
Average career score: 58
Highest Metascore: 83 The Age of Innocence
Lowest Metascore: 25 Modigliani
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 10 out of 24
  2. Negative: 3 out of 24
24 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
33 End of Days Nov 24, 1999 Mabel 8.6
71 Sunshine Jun 9, 2000 Rose Sonnenschein 8.6
71 Mulan Jun 19, 1998 The Matchmaker / The Matchmaker 8.5
82 Cold Comfort Farm May 10, 1996 Mrs. Beetle 8.3
61 Ladies in Lavender. Apr 29, 2005 Dorcas 8.0
83 The Age of Innocence Sep 17, 1993 Mrs. Mingott 7.8
83 Babe Aug 4, 1995 Fly 7.7
74 Flushed Away Nov 3, 2006 Rita's Grandma 7.6
65 Being Julia Oct 15, 2004 Dolly De Vries / Dolly De Vries 7.3
53 Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole Sep 24, 2010 Mrs. Plithiver 7.0
60 The Man Who Invented Christmas Nov 22, 2017 Mrs. Fisk / Mrs. Fisk 6.7
50 The Guilt Trip Dec 19, 2012 Anita 6.5
68 Early Man Feb 16, 2018 Queen Oofeefa 6.5
60 Romeo + Juliet Nov 1, 1996 The Nurse 6.4
51 Left Luggage Sep 22, 2000 Mrs. Goldman 6.3
25 Modigliani May 13, 2005 Gertrude Stein / Gertrude Stein 6.2
77 Happy Feet Nov 17, 2006 Mrs. Astrakhan / Mrs. Astrakhan 6.2
47 Cats & Dogs Jul 4, 2001 Sophie The Castle Maid 6.1
45 I Love You to Death Apr 6, 1990 Joey's Mother 5.1
49 Maya the Bee Movie May 1, 2015 The Queen / The Queen (English Version) 2.8
55 Dreaming of Joseph Lees Oct 29, 1999 Signora Caldoni tbd
46 The Dukes Nov 14, 2008 Aunt Vee tbd
51 The Wedding Video May 9, 2014 Patricia tbd
31 In Search of Peace Dec 14, 2001 Cast tbd