Samantha Morton

Biography: Samantha Morton was born May 13, 1977 in Nottingham, England to parents Pamela and Peter Morton . They split up when she was three and married other people. She has eight brothers and sisters. She left the school West Bridgford Comprehensive at the age of thirteen and joined England's Central Junior Television Workshop. She had been encouraged by a drama teacher and wrote to them until they accepted her. She left the workshop when she was 16 and joined the theatre group The Royal Court. Samantha has done radio plays.

Samantha's first television work came at the age of 13. Since then she has played many minor TV roles in such dramas as Cracker (1993), Peak Practice (1993), Boon(1986), Soldier Soldier (1991) and Medics (1990), before reaching the big time with major roles in such TV movies and mini-series as Band of Gold (1995), Emma (1997), Jane Eyre (1997) and History of Tom Jones, a Foundling (1997). Under the Skin garnered awards and lots of attention and critical praise
for Samantha led to other roles. Hollywood has come knocking on her door but she won't take just any role. She is very choosy and has said that she won't sell out. Expand

Samantha Morton's Scores

  • Movies
Average career score: 65
Highest Metascore: 90 Her
Lowest Metascore: 45 Elizabeth: The Golden Age
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 9 out of 18
  2. Negative: 0 out of 18
18 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
tbd Miss Julie TBA Kathleen / Kristin tbd
56 Decoding Annie Parker May 2, 2014 Anne Parker 7.0
90 Her Dec 18, 2013 Associate Producer / Cast / Principal Cast 8.5
58 Cosmopolis Aug 17, 2012 Vija Kinsky 4.8
51 John Carter Mar 9, 2012 Sola 7.0
77 The Messenger Nov 13, 2009 Olivia Pitterson 7.9
67 Synecdoche, New York Oct 24, 2008 Hazel 7.6
62 Expired Jun 20, 2008 Claire 6.0
53 Mister Lonely May 2, 2008 Marilyn Monroe 6.7
45 Elizabeth: The Golden Age Oct 12, 2007 Mary Stuart 6.4
78 Control Oct 10, 2007 Debbie Curtis 7.7
84 Lassie Sep 1, 2006 Sarah Carraclough 7.6
61 Enduring Love Oct 29, 2004 Claire 6.4
57 Code 46 Aug 6, 2004 Maria Gonzales 6.2
76 In America Nov 26, 2003 Sarah 8.7
78 Morvern Callar Dec 20, 2002 Morvern Callar 5.9
60 Pandaemonium Jun 29, 2001 Sara Coleridge 9.0
76 Jesus' Son Jun 16, 2000 Michelle 7.9
55 Dreaming of Joseph Lees Oct 29, 1999 Eva tbd