Miranda Jane Richardson (born March 3, 1958) is an English actress. She received Oscar nominations for her performances in Damage and Tom & Viv. Her other films include The Crying Game, Sleepy Hollow, Chicken Run, The Hours, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire and The Young Victoria. She is also known for playing a comedic version of Elizabeth I on Blackadder.
Is no relation to fellow British actresses Natasha Richardson and Joely Richardson.
- Dance with a Stranger (1985): Ruth Ellis.
- Blackadder II (1986): Queenie.
- Empire of the Sun (1987): Mrs. Victor.
- The Crying Game (1992): Jude.
- Damage (1992): Ingrid Fleming.
- Tom & Viv (1994): Vivienne Haigh-Wood.
- Fatherland (1994): Charlotte Maguire.
- Merlin (1998): Queen Mab/Lady of the Lake.
- Sleepy Hollow (1999): Lady Mary Van Tassel.
- Alice in Wonderland (1999): The Queen of Hearts.
- The King and I (1999): Anna Leonowens.
- Chicken Run (2000): Mrs. Tweedy.
- The Hours (2002): Vanessa Bell.
- Spider! (2002): Yvonne/Mrs. Cleg.
- The Phantom of the Opera (2004): Madame Giry.
- Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005): Rita Skeeter.
- The Young Victoria (2009): Duchess of Kent.
- And Then There Were None (2015): Emily Brent.
- Churchill (2017): Clementine Churchill.
- Good Omens (2019): Madame Tracy.