Katherine Matilda "Tilda" Swinton (born 1960) is a British actress of English and Scottish
descent. She studied social and political science at Cambridge, and joined the Communist Party. After graduating in 1983, she briefly worked in theater before acting in films. Her initial projects were very experimental and artistic
, but the last ten years have seen her move to more mainstream films. She lives in Scotland with her ex-partner John Byrne (not John Byrne
the comic book artist), their two children, and her current partner Sandro Kopp.
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