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Katherine Matilda Swinton

Birthplace: London, England (United Kingdom)
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Major General Sir John Swinton of Kimmerghame, KCVO, OBE, DL and Judith Balfour Swinton
Ex-partner of John Byrne
Mother of Swinton Byrne
Sister of Private; Private and Private

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About Tilda Swinton

Katherine Mathilda "Tilda" Swinton (born 5 November 1960) is a Scottish actress known for both arthouse and mainstream films. She has appeared in a number of films including The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Burn After Reading, The Beach, The Chronicles of Narnia, and was nominated for a Golden Globe for her performances in The Deep End and We Need to Talk About Kevin. She won the 2007 Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for Michael Clayton.

Extensive Biography 17 pages.

"Tilda's ancestry
Her career has been eventful but she is by no means the first in her family to lead a celebrated and noteworthy life. Among Tilda's ancestors are some extraordinary people who shaped the history of Scotland, whose stories are every bit as interesting as her own. She comes from an old Borders family, long distinguished for military and public service, and connected with many landed families. Her family tree includes, a renegade preacher, an Archbishop of Canterbury, a wine merchant, a Lord Lyon, an East India Company soldier, a singer, two professors of botany and one of the greatest minds of the Scottish Enlightenment".

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Tilda Swinton's Timeline

November 5, 1960
London, England (United Kingdom)
October 6, 1997
London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom