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Tilda Swinton

Katherine Mathilda "Tilda" Swinton (born 5 November 1960) is a British actress known for both arthouse and mainstream films. She has appeared in a number of films including The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Burn After Reading, The Beach, The Chronicles of Narnia, and was nominated for a Golden Globe for her performances in The Deep End and We Need to Talk About Kevin. She won the 2007 Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for Michael Clayton. Swinton was born in London. Her father, Major-General Sir John Swinton, KCVO, OBE, DL, and Lord Lieutenant of Berwickshire from 1989 to 2000, is Scottish, and her mother, Judith Balfour, Lady Swinton (née Killen), was Australian. Her paternal great-grandfather was Scottish politician and officer-of-arms George Swinton, and her maternal great-great-grandfather was Scottish botanist John Hutton Balfour. The Swinton family is an ancient Anglo-Scots family that can trace its lineage to the Middle Ages. Swinton attended three independent schools, Queen's Gate School in London, the West Heath Girls' School, and also Fettes College for a brief period. In 1983, she graduated from New Hall (now known as Murray Edwards College) at Cambridge

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Tilda Swinton -- Take a Look Inside, She's Asleep in a Box!

Tilda Swinton
Take a Look Inside ... She's Asleep in a Box!

Someone call security, there's a homeless woman sleeping in the Museum of Modern Art! Oh wait, that's just actress Tilda Swinton, who is there as part of a performance art piece.  The display… READ MORE >

Cate Blanchett vs. Tilda Swinton: Who'd You Rather?

Cate Blanchett vs. Tilda Swinton
Who'd You Rather?

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Tilda Swinton Is in La Roux?

Tilda Swinton Is in La Roux?

Here's Oscar winner Tilda Swinton at some event recently (left) -- and Elly Jackson, the lead singer of British group La Roux (who sang that song "Bulletproof") in NYC on Wednesday (right).Ginger… READ MORE >

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Trump Fires Back -- Tilda's 'Hanging by a Thread'

Trump Fires Back -- Tilda's 'Hanging by a Thread'

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Oscar-Winner Clubs Trump Over Golf Course

Oscar-Winner Clubs Trump Over Golf Course

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Tilda Gets Animated

Tilda Gets Animated

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Tilda Swinton Is Some Kind of Wonderful

Tilda Swinton Is Some Kind of Wonderful

Here's lovely Oscar winner Tilda Swinton (left) at a men's fashion event in Milan on Sunday -- and "Some Kind of Wonderful" star Eric Stoltz back in 1984 (right).One of them once dated Ally… READ MORE >

- 2310 days ago
Tilda Swinton: Take My Oscar, Please!

Tilda Swinton: Take My Oscar, Please!

After winning an Oscar most people wouldn't want to let it out of their sight or hands -- not if you're a strange bird like Tilda Swinton.insertBCSinglePlayer(1431918935);The androgynous porcelain… READ MORE >

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Oscar Fashionwrecks at Their Finest

Oscar Fashionwrecks at Their Finest

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