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The Young Victoria (5-Feb-2009)

Director: Jean-Marc Vallée

Writer: Julian Fellowes

Producers: Graham King; Martin Scorsese; Tim Headington; Sarah Ferguson

Keywords: Drama, British Royalty, Biography

Historical drama centers on the early days of Queen Victoria's historic spell on the English throne.

Victoria, an assertive, beautiful young woman from a rough royal background, takes the throne as Queen of England at eighteen. Her earliest days in power are marked by high-running romantic tension with German cousin Albert, a connection that will prove to be her ultimate personal undoing when their eventual failed marriage pushes her into a life of seclusion. Won an Academy Award for Best Costume Design; nominated for Best Set Decoration and Best Makeup.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Paul Bettany
27-May-1971   A Knight's Tale
Emily Blunt
23-Feb-1983   The Devil Wears Prada
Jim Broadbent
24-May-1949   Oscar-winning oddball English actor
Rupert Friend
1-Oct-1981   Pride & Prejudice
Julian Glover
27-Mar-1935   For Your Eyes Only
Thomas Kretschmann
8-Sep-1962   Immortel
Michael Maloney
19-Jun-1957   Notes on a Scandal
Miranda Richardson
3-Mar-1958   The Crying Game
Mark Strong
30-Aug-1963   Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy


Emily Blunt   ...   Queen Victoria
Rupert Friend   ...   Prince Albert
Paul Bettany   ...   Lord Melbourne
Miranda Richardson   ...   Duchess of Kent
Jim Broadbent   ...   King William
Thomas Kretschmann   ...   King Leopold
Mark Strong   ...   Sir John Conroy
Jesper Christensen   ...   Baron Stockmar
Harriet Walter   ...   Queen Adelaide
Jeanette Hain   ...   Baroness Lehzen
Julian Glover   ...   Duke of Wellington
Michael Maloney   ...   Sir Robert Peel
Michiel Huisman   ...   Ernest
Genevieve O'Reilly   ...   Lady Flora Hastings
Rachael Stirling   ...   Duchess of Sutherland
Morven Christie   ...   Watson
Josef Altin   ...   Edward Oxford
Tom Brooke   ...   Man on Soap Box
Michaela Brooks   ...   Young Victoria Age 11
Grace Smith   ...   Young Victoria Age 5
Sophie Roberts   ...   Lady Portman
Charlie Clarke   ...   The Newsboy
Robert Cambrinus   ...   Kammerherr Turner
Tom Fisher   ...   Lord Chamberlain
Shaun Dingwall   ...   Footman
Alice Glover   ...   Duchess of Montrose
David Horovitch   ...   Sir James Clark
Jo Hartley   ...   Landlady
Bernard Lloyd   ...   Archbishop of Canterbury
Johnnie Lyne-Pirkis   ...   Earl of Derby
Iain Mitchell   ...   Speaker
David Robb   ...   Whig Member
Malcolm Sinclair   ...   Charles Kemble
Julia St. John   ...   Marchioness of Hastings
Thomas Michael Voss   ...   Dancing Master
Julie McDonnell   ...   Lady in Waiting
Liam Scott   ...   Duke of Sussex
Mark Beesley   ...   Opera Singer
Richard Quine   ...   Opera Singer
Nick Chopping   ...   Footman
Rowley Irlam   ...   Footman
Kelly Dent   ...   Cupid
Mark Henson   ...   Falling Bishop
Dominic Preece   ...   Officer of Escort
Peter White   ...   Apprehending Pedestrian
Lenny Woodcock   ...   Pedestrian


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