Otto, Miranda 1967–
OTTO, Miranda 1967–
Born December 16, 1967, in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia; daughter of Barry (an actor) and Lindsay Otto; married Peter O'Brien (an actor), January 1, 2003.Education: Graduate of National Institute of Dramatic Art, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia; studied ballet.
Agent—Adam Isaacs, United Talent Agency, 9560 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 500, Beverly Hills, CA 90212; Dallas Smith, Peters Fraser & Dunlop, Drury House, 34–43 Russell St., London WC2B 5HA, England. Manager—Suzan Bymel, Management 360, 9111 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90210.
Australian Film Institute Award nomination, best supporting actress, and Film Critics Circle of Australia Award nomination, both 1992, for The Last Days of Chez Nous; Australian Film Institute Award nomination, best actress, 1992, for The Girl Who Came Late; Film Critics Circle of Australia Award nomination, c. 1996, for Love Serenade; Australian Film Institute Award nomination, best actress, 1997, and Film Critics Circle of Australia Award nomination, best actress, 1998, both for The Well; Australian Film Institute Award nomination, best supporting actress, 1998, for In the Winter Dark; Film Critics Circle of Australia Award nomination, best actress, 1999, for Dead Letter Office; Australian Entertainment Award and Helpmann Award nomination, both best actress in a play, 2003, for A Doll's House; Online Film Critics Society Award (with others), best ensemble, Empire Award nomination, best actress, Screen Actors Guild Award nomination (with others), outstanding performance by a cast in a theatrical motion picture, and DVDX Award nomination (with others), DVD Exclusive awards, best audio commentary, all 2003, for The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers; National Board of Review Award (with others), best ensemble, 2003, Screen Actors Guild Award (with others), outstanding performance by a cast in a motion picture, Broadcast Film Critics Association Award (with others), best acting ensemble, and Saturn Award nomination, best supporting actress, Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Films, all 2004, all for The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King.
Emma Grange, Emma's War, Curzon Film Distributors, 1986.
Stevie, Initiation (also known as Zoomstone), Goldfarb, 1987.
Rebecca, The 13th Floor, Columbia/TriStar, 1988.
Nell Tiscowitz, The Girl Who Came Late (also known as Daydream Believer), 1991.
Annie, The Last Days of Chez Nous, Fine Line, 1992.
Jennie O'Brien, The Nostradamus Kid, LIVE Entertainment, 1993.
Viv, Sex Is a Four Letter Word, 1994.
Dimity Hurley, Love Serenade (short film), Miramax, 1996.
Katherine, The Well, 1997.
Mimi, True Love and Chaos, 1997.
Patsy, Doing Time for Patsy Cline, 1997.
Alice Walsh, Dead Letter Office, Southern Star, 1998.
Marty Bell, The Thin Red Line (also known as La mince ligne rouge), Twentieth Century–Fox, 1998.
Ronnie, In the Winter Dark, 1998.
Anna, Kin, Regent Entertainment, 1999.
Mary Feur, What Lies Beneath, DreamWorks, 2000.
Ruth, La volpe a tre zampe (also known as The Three–Legged Fox), Buff, 2001.
Clara Strothers, Close Your Eyes (also known as Doctor Sleep and Hypnotic), First Look Home Entertainment, 2002.
Eowyn, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (also known as The Two Towers), New Line Cinema, 2002.
Gabrielle, Human Nature, Fine Line, 2002.
Julie Makowsky, Julie Walking Home (also known as The Healer, Julia wraca do domu, Julies Reise, and Le retour de Julie), First Look Home Entertainment, 2002.
Eowyn, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (also known as The Return of the King and Der Herr der Ringe: Die Rueckkehr des Koenigs), New Line Cinema, 2003.
Glenda Lake, Danny Deckchair, Lions Gate Films, 2004.
Kelly, Flight of the Phoenix, Twentieth Century–Fox, 2004.
Penny Prior, In My Father's Den, Warner Bros., 2004.
Mary Ann Ferrier, War of the Worlds (also known as Out of the Night), Paramount, 2005.
Television Appearances; Miniseries:
Mrs. Hurtle, The Way We Live Now, BBC, 2001, broadcast on Masterpiece Theatre, PBS, 2002.
Alice Lyn "Lindy" Chamberlain, Through My Eyes, 7 Network (Australia), 2004.
Television Appearances; Movies:
Roma Page, Heroes II: The Return, 10 Network (Australia), 1990.
Cora Redding, The Jack Bull, HBO, 1999.
Television Appearances; Specials:
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, Return to Middle Earth, The WB, 2002.
Herself, The Lord of the Rings: The Quest Fulfilled, 2003.
Herself and Eowyn, DNZ: The Real Middle Earth, TV New Zealand, 2004.
Journey to Middle Earth: The Lord of the Rings, the Return of the King, Arts and Entertainment, 2004.
Television Appearances; Episodic:
Amy Brodie, "The Wranglers Daughter," The Flying Doctors, 9 Network (Australia), 1988.
Amanda, "On the Outer," Police Rescue, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, 1990.
Appeared as Miss Widdins, G.P., Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
Nora Helmer, A Doll's House, Sydney Theatre Company, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 2002.
Appeared as Susy, Brilliant Lies, and in title role, Gigi, both Royal Queensland Theatre Company; as Edwina Rouse, The Girl Who Saw Everything, as Betsy, Sixteen Words for Water, as sleep woman, Time and the Room, and in Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant, all Sydney Theatre Company.
Herself, Phoenix Diaries (documentary), Twentieth Century–Fox, 2005.
Voice of Eowyn, The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King, EA Games, 2003.
Entertainment Weekly, December 19, 2003, p. 27.
Interview, December, 2002, pp. 52–53.
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