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Name: Tara Fitzgerald  
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Date of Birth: 18th September 1967
Place of Birth: Sussex, England, UK
Profession: Actress
From Wikipedia, the free Encyclopedia

Tara Fitzgerald (born September 18, 1967) is a British actress most widely known for her film roles in Sirens (opposite Hugh Grant) and the 1996 film Brassed Off .

Tara Fitzgerald in "Sirens"

She has had numerous roles on British television, including Six Characters in Search of an Author, The Camomile Lawn, and The Vacillations Of Poppy Carew.

Her stage roles have included Blanche Dubois in an Bristol Old Vic 2000 production of A Streetcar Named Desire, and Ophelia (opposite Ralph Fiennes) in a 1995 production of Hamlet; for the latter she won a New York Drama Critics Circle Best Supporting Actress Award.

She was paired with Grant again in The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down a Mountain, and also had major roles in New World Disorder and the film adaptation of Dodie Smith's I Capture the Castle.

Her appearance in Sirens prompted a listing on the first FHM list of 100 Sexiest Women in the World.

Personal information

  • Her great-aunt is Geraldine Fitzgerald.
  • She was mugged at knifepoint a week after her West End debut in Our Song opposite Peter O'Toole.
  • She married John Sharian, her co-star in A Streetcar Named Desire but is separated as of May 2003.

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