Fiona Shaw is an award-winning Irish actress and theater director. Her prolific career spans three decades and includes numerous works with the National Theatre, the Royal Shakespeare Company, the Old Vic, the Barbican, BAM, Broadway, and many others. She recently starred in The Testament of Mary, which earned three Tony nominations, including one for Best Play. Her films include The Tree of Life, the Harry Potter films, Catch and Release, The Black Dahlia, Anna Karenina, The Avengers, The Waste Land, Jane Eyre, My Left Foot, The Butcher Boy, The Last September, The Triumph of Love, Mountains of the Moon, London Kills Me, Underground Blues, RKO 281, and Skin and Blister. She has honorary degrees from Trinity College Dublin, the National University of Ireland, and the Open University. She was awarded L’Officier des Arts et des Lettres in 2000 and made an honorary CBE in 2001. Shaw trained at Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.