Geraldine Leigh Chaplin (born July 31, 1944 in Santa Monica, California) is an American actor.
She started her career through dance and modelling, and her big break came with David Lean's Doctor Zhivago, which earned her a Golden Globe nomination for Best Newcomer in 1965. She built herself a long, prolific and acclaimed career, especially in French and Spanish cinema. She's fluent in both Spanish and French.
- Doctor Zhivago (1965) as Tonya Gromeko — Golden Globe nomination for Most Promising Female Newcomer
- I Killed Rasputin (1967) as Mounia Golovine
- A Countess From Hong Kong (1967) as the girl at dance
- A House Without Boundaries (1972) as Lucía Alfaro
- Z.P.G. (1972) as Carol McNeil
- The Three Musketeers (1973) as Queen Anne of Austria
- Nashville (1975) as Opal — Golden Globe nomination for Best Supporting Actress
- Cría Cuervos (1976) as Maria/Anna
- Welcome to L.A. (1976) — BAFTA nomination for Best Supporting Actress
- Mama Turns 100 (1979) as Ana
- The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side (1980) as Ella Zelinsky
- Chaplin (1992) as her own grandmother, Hannah Chaplin — Golden Globe nomination for Best Supporting Actress
- A Christmas Carol: The Musical (2004) as the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Be.
- Marple (2006) as Mrs. Fane
- The Monk (2011) as the abbess
- A Monster Calls (2016) as the Head Teacher
- Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams (2017) as Irma Gordon
- Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018) as Iris
- The Crown (2019) as Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor
Tropes associated with the actress:
- Production Posse: Appears in all four movies directed by Juan Antonio Bayona (The Orphanage, The Impossible, A Monster Calls and Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom).