When you search Academy award-winning women in show business, the name Olivia Colman appears. She is an accomplished English actress with a flair for the dramatic. She leaves nothing to chance when she is on set. She portrays this quality in Peep Show, a 2003-2015 comedy series where she played the character, Sophie Chapman. She is also the recipient of two Golden Globe Awards and four BAFTA Awards. With this alone, you are justified to label him a legend. What is her story?

Olivia Colman

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With Olivia, it is hard to discern what people love about her the most. Is it for her likeable personality or her award-winning abilities? Whatever the case, she has proven to be a true daughter of Mary Leaky, her mother who made her living as a nurse, and Colman Keith, her father, who made his living as a chartered surveyor. For her education, the actress was taken to Gresham's School, Holt and Norwich High School for Girls, both of which are private institutions.

The actress got her first shot at acting in school at the age of 16. She was the character Jean Brodie in a play dubbed The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie. Her interest in professional acting was inspired by her mother's love for ballet dancing.

Olivia Colman profile summary

  • Full name: Sarah Caroline Olivia Colman
  • Date of birth: January 30, 1974
  • Place of birth: Norwich, Norfolk, England
  • Age: 45 years
  • Nationality: American
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Spouse: Ed Sinclair
  • Zodiac sign: Aquarius
  • Famous as: Actress
  • Height: 5 feet and 7 inches
  • Eye color: Brown
  • Parents: Colman Keith (father) and Mary Leaky (mother)
  • Net worth: $6 million

Olivia Colman height

In show business appearance is just as important as talent and skill. For this actress, her height works to her advantage. She is 5 feet and 7 inches tall.

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Olivia Colman weight

Olivia Colman weight is a subject of interest, especially because she gained some weight as she adjusted to her role as the queen in The Favourite. She later shed all the weight with the help of trainer Dalton Wong, who founded Twenty Two Training. Wong said that he targeted Colman's posture, and emphasized on resistance training. He also threw in a cardio regime.

Olivia Colman age

Born in Norwich, Norfolk, on January 30, 1974, Colman is 45 years old as of the time of this publication. This means that Olivia Colman birthday celebration happens every January 30.

Olivia Colman net worth

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Olivia is said to have an estimated net worth of $6 million, most of which she made through her acting career.

Olivia Colman husband

Olivia is married to a British actor and writer, Ed Sinclair. As an actor, Ed appeared on TV for the first time in the 2005 TV series dubbed Look Around You. In the series, Sinclair appeared as Michael in one episode. He later decided to go into writing where he served under different capacities right from writing poems, short films, to short stories. Ed was also a character in the screenplay, Landscapers.

Colman and her husband exchanged vows in the year 2001. The two met while working on Alan Ayckbourn's Table Manners. Surprisingly, they also went to the same university where they all joined the Footlights Dramatic Club.

The couple has three children together. They have two sons, Fin Sinclair, who was born in 2005 and Hall Sinclair, who was born in 2007, and one daughter who was born in 2015.

Olivia Colman height

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Olivia Colman daughter

The actress gave birth to her daughter in August 2015. Together with her husband, Colman chose not to reveal her name. This was a unique child for her as she was pregnant throughout the shooting of The Night Manager, a spy thriller.

Olivia Colman movies, TV series and theatre performances

She has played a part in the following movies;

  • Terkel in Trouble
  • Zemanovaload
  • One Day
  • Confetti
  • Hot Fuzz
  • Grow Your Own
  • I Could Never Be Your Woman
  • Dog Altogether
  • Le Donk & Scor-zay-zee
  • Tyrannosaur
  • Arrietty
  • The Iron Lady
  • Hyde Park on Hudson
  • I Give It a Year
  • Locke
  • Cuban Fury
  • Pudsey the Dog: The Movie
  • Thomas & Friends: Tale of the Brave
  • The Karman Line
  • The Lobster
  • Thomas & Friends: Sodor's Legend of the Lost Treasure
  • London Road
  • Murder on the Orient Express
  • The Favourite
  • Them That Follow
  • The Father
Olivia Colman movies

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Olivia has been a part of the following TV series;

  • Bruiser
  • The Mitchell and Webb Situation
  • People Like Us
  • Mr. Charity
  • Comedy Lab
  • Rescue Me
  • Holby City
  • The Office
  • Gash
  • Eyes Down
  • The Strategic Humour Initiative
  • Peep Show
  • Black Books
  • Swiss Toni
  • NY-LON
  • Coming Up
  • Green Wing
  • Angell's Hell
  • Look Around You
  • The Robinsons
  • Murder in Suburbia
  • ShakespeaRe-Told
  • That Mitchell and Webb Look
  • The Grey Man
  • The Time of Your Life
  • Love Soup
  • Hancock and Joan
  • Consuming Passion
  • Beautiful People
  • Would I Lie to You?
  • Skins
  • Midsomer Murders
  • Mister Eleven
  • Doctor Who
  • Rev
  • Exile
  • Twenty Twelve
  • Accused
  • Bad Sugar
  • Broadchurch
  • The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher: The Murder In Angel Lane
  • Run
  • The Thirteenth Tale
  • The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot
  • Big Ballet
  • The 7.39
  • W1A
  • The Secrets
  • Mr. Sloane
  • This is Jinsy
  • Thomas & Friends
  • Drunk History
  • The Night Manager
  • We're Going on a Bear Hunt
  • Flowers
  • The Secret Life of the Zoo
  • Fleabag
  • Inside Dior
  • Flatpack Empire
  • Natural World
  • Watership Down
  • Les Misérables
  • The Crown
  • The Simpsons

She also took part in theatre projects such as;

  • Long Day's Journey Into Night
  • England People Very Nice
  • Hay Fever
  • Mosquitoes

Olivia Colman awards

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  • Academy Award
  • Three British Academy Television Awards
  • British Academy Film Award
  • Four British Independent Film Awards
  • Three Golden Globe Awards
  • Two Critics' Choice Movie Awards
  • Three Satellite Awards
  • Volpi Cup
  • BFI Fellowship
  • Nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award
  • Two nominations for Screen Actors Guild Awards
  • BAFTA Award
  • Appointed as the Commander of the Order of the British Empire

Olivia Colman Golden Globes

The actress was declared the Best Actress in a TV Series in the 77th yearly Golden Globes awards for her role as Queen Elizabeth II in The Crown. She was contesting against notable names in the industry, such as Jodie Comer, Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, and Nicole Kidman. In her acceptance speech, she said,

For the last year, I feel like I have been living someone else's life, and now I feel like I am winning someone else's award.

Olivia Colman Instagram

For great Olivia Colman images, it is always a good idea to check out her social media fan pages. She does not seem tohave a verified page yet. She has all the latest images up, including those from the recently concluded 77th annual Golden Globes awards.

Friday nights never felt any better.

She is glowing in the black outfit.

She is putting her bartending skills to the test.

Olivia Colman has proven on more than one occasion that she is indeed as great as people consider her to be. She has bagged numerous awards over the years and recently won the Golden Globes awards for her role as the queen in The Crown. No challenge is too big for her.