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Welcome to our Samantha Morton section which has a biography, picture gallery and wallpapers. We don't insist you file through page after page to get our content like other sites. Our primary concern is to satisfy our users not advertisers Samantha Morton was born in 1977 in Nottingham to Pamela and Peter Morton. They split up when she was three and married other people. She has eight brothers and sisters.

Morton has said she was always a chatterbox in class and someone who beat up the bullies. She left her 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 kept writing to them until they accepted her. She left the workshop when she was 16 and joined the prestigious Royal Court Theatre Group. After a number of radio plays, Samantha Morton began to get parts on television: Peak Practice, Cracker, Boon, Band of Gold, Tom Jones, Emma and Jane Eyre. Under the Skin garned awards and some attention: critical praise for Morton led to other roles.

Morton had never seen a Woody Allen film - she didn't go to the movies as a child - and didn't know how revered he is and almost didn't do Sweet and Lowdown as it interfered with another project (Hamlet with Ethan Hawke). The film got her a lot of attention Stateside and she was nominated for an Oscar. Her rival for the award was supposed to be Catherine Keener, but they both lost to Angelina Jolie. Hollywood has come knocking on her door since then, but a choosy Morton has turned down man parts.

Samantha Morton continues to deliver fine work in provocative films such as Michael Winterbottom's Code 46 (2003), though she is finally branching out towards the mainstream, taking a role in the remake of the perennial family favorite, Lassie (2005). Her fan

Date and Place of Birth: 13 May, 1977; Nottingham, England

Height: 160cm (5' 3")

Education: The West Bridgford Comprehensive School, Nottingham

Relationship: Charlie Creed-Miles (British actor: born 1972), Hans Matheson (actor: born 1975)

Family: Father (divorced in 1979), mother Pamela Morton (factory worker) and daughter Esme Creed-Miles (born on 5 February, 2000; father: Charlie Creed-Miles).

Claim to fame: when she played mute laundress Hattie in Woody Allen's Sweet and Lowdown (1999).

Quotations: "Acting and music are self indulgent professions and they are a luxury unless you love what you do. I have a love/hate relationship with what I do. I think, 'Where's the relevance of this? I'm not a doctor, I'm not an aid worker.' But then I think you only have one life and I am a vessel for stories to be told."

"In films, it's just that one minute you're strong, then you're told you're difficult. The minute you say, 'No, I won't take my top off' or 'No, I won't work overtime', you're bloody difficult."

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'Some directors cast you because they trust you to do the performance - but then they forget to direct you.' - Samantha Morton 'People need to know that you're versatile, otherwise you don't get the opportunities.' - Samantha Morton Samanta Morton has got brown hair. Samantha's parents divorced when she was three. Samantha has got blue eyes.
Samantha moved to London from Nottingham at 16. Samantha Morton dropped out of school at 13. Samantha was nominated for Best Actress in a Leading Role at Academy Awards for IN AMERICA (2002) Samantha Morton is the mermaid in the U2 music video Electrical Storm released in 2002. 'I've got a lot of stairs in my house! I'm on the sixth floor. I should be fit and have a really nice ass, but I don't.' - Samantha Morton
'To be honest with you, a lot of directors can be very lazy.' - Samantha Morton Come back next month for sexy new pictures of Samantha Morton Samantha was nominated for Best Actress in a Supporting Role at Academy Awards for SWEET AND LOWDOWN (1999) Samantha Morton was nominated for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture at Golden Globe Awards for SWEET AND LOWDOWN (2000). 'I have to have the director be my guide - I have to have that relationship with the director or else I go bonkers.' - Samantha Morton
Samantha Morton was born on May 13, 1977. Samantha Morton at a recent awards ceremony 'My job is the same, whether they've got a hundred million or half a million. I go in and I play that character to the best of my ability.' - Samantha Morton 'We're all living blinkered lives, and we're not seeing what's going on and looking to change it. I'm not saying that everyone has to make a political statement, but we need to be more aware of what's happening and why.' - Samantha Morton Samantha Morton claimed to fame playing mute laundress Hattie in Woody Allen's Sweet and Lowdown (1999).
'I'd think long and carefully about it.' - Samantha Morton 'Without realizing it, you've actually become a ready-made family, like pot noodles - put the hot water in and it's there.' - Samantha Morton 'I thrive on constant stimulation artistically, whether it's listening to music, seeing art, or whatever. I try to inspire myself because the urban world and politics are quite draining.' - Samantha Morton Samantha Morton was born in Nottingham, England, UK. 'We're planning our marriage next week.' - Samantha Morton

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