Morton at the 76th Academy Awards
|Born||May 13, 1977|
|Nottingham, Nottinghampshire, England, UK|
Samantha Morton is a British actress and film director. She began her performing career with guest roles in television shows before making her film debut in the 1997 drama film This Is the Sea. After a string of roles in low-budget films and television, she landed the role of Hattie in 1999's Sweet and Lowdown, for which she received attention from Hollywood, critical acclaim and an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress.