Geraldine Leigh Chaplin (born July 31, 1944 in Santa Monica, California) is a British-American actress.
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) as Karen Hood — BAFTA nomination for Best Supporting Actress
- A Wedding (1978) as Rita Billingsley
- 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).