Essex, England, UK
Amanda Root's Main TV Roles
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- Was originally sought by Emma Thompson to play the role of Marianne in Sense and Sensibility. Root participated and was at the original script read-through. However, by the time the film was finally being made, she was already attached to appear in another Jane Austen film, Persuasion. The role eventually went to Kate Winslet.
- Acted as narrator and host for a documentary on 'Jane Austen (I)' (qv)'s life which is played continually at the Jane Austen Centre in Bath, England.
- Nominated for the 2009 Tony Award for Best Performance for a Featured Actress in a Play for ""The Norman Conquests".
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