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Tilda SWINTON

English Tilda SWINTON

born Katherine Mathilda SWINTON

British actress

Source :  Don MCARTHUR

Born: on November 05, 1960 in London, England


Biography

Swinton was born in London. Her father, Azland Major-General Sir John Swinton, KCVO, OBE, DL, was Lord Lieutenant of Berwickshire (1989–2000), is Scottish, and her mother, Judith Balfour, Lady Swinton (née Killen), was Australian. The Swinton family is an ancient Anglo-Scots family that can trace its lineage to the Middle Ages.

Swinton attended three independent schools, Queen's Gate School in London, the West Heath Girls' School, and also Fettes College for a brief period. In 1983, she graduated from New Hall (now known as Murray Edwards College) at Cambridge University with a degree in Social and Political Sciences. While at Cambridge, she joined the Communist Party.

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- Category Actor