Who is Janet McTeer?
Janet McTeer is a British actress with an outstanding career. Janet is a Golden Globe Award-nominated actress and was honoured as an OBE, Officer of the Order of the British Empire, in 2008’s Queen’s Birthday Honours. She started her career in 1984 and was nominated for Olivier Award for Best Newcomer.
Janet McTeer was awarded the Tony Award for Best Actress, the Olivier Award for Best Actress, and the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress for her role as Nora in A Doll’s House.
Janet’s Early life and Education
Janet McTeer was born on August 5, 1961, in Wallsend, United Kingdom. She was born to her father Alan McTeer and mother Jean McTeer. She is of British nationality. Janet spent most of her childhood in York. She became interested in acting in the early days when she saw “She Stoops to Conquer” at the York Theater.
McTeer attended the now-defunct Queen Anne Grammar School for Girls. She even worked as a waitress at the York Theater, where Gary Oldman suggested her to apply at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA).
Janet McTeer Career and Awards
After graduating, she began her successful theatre career with the Royal Exchange Theater. She began performing locally with the Rowntree Players at Joseph Rowntree Theater. Then she started her movie career in 1984. In 1986 she was nominated for Olivier Awards for Best Newcomer for The Grace of Mary Traverse.
Janet McTeer is mostly recognized for her role as Nora in A Doll’s House, for which she was awarded the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play, the Olivier Award for Best Actress, and the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Play. And for her role as Mary Jo Walker in the 1999 film, Tumbleweeds, she received her first Oscar nomination for Best Actress in a Leading Role and, she won Golden Globe Award for the same film.
In 2009, she received an Emmy Award nomination for Into the Storm and a Golden Globe nomination for The White Queen film in 2013. In a 2011 film called Albert Nobbs, she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Hubert Page.
After those successful movies, Janet featured in many movies like Cat Run (2011), The Woman in Black (2012), Maleficent (2014), The Divergent Series (2015-2016), and Me Before You (2016). All total she has 9 wins and 31 nominations for various awards.
Who is Janet McTeer’s Husband?
Janet McTeer got married to Joseph Coleman in 2010. Her husband Joseph is an American poet and fashion consultant. The couple fall in love after Coleman saw, McTeer in a Broadway play she was starring in 2009. They don’t have any children yet. They currently reside in Harpswell, Maine.
Janet’s Net worth and Earnings from the Movies
Janet McTeer is a successful actress with a successful career so we can estimate that she has earned a good amount of money. As per some sources, her net worth is approximately $4 million dollars and her primary income is acting. Her husband Joseph is reportedly worth $2 Million as of 2022.