Anastasia Lewis is famous fro being the wife of Jim Broadbent who is an English actor. Broadbent is known for his roles in franchise films such as Horace Slughorn in the Harry Potter film series, Digory Kirke in The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005).
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Who is Anastasia Lewis?
Anastasia Lewis and Jim Broadbent got married in 1987. In 2002, they arrived at the 74th Annual Academy Awards (Oscars) at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles as a couple. Also, they appeared together again at the Closing Gala premiere of Deep Blue Sea during The 55th BFI London Film Festival on October 27, 2011 in London, England.
Who is Jim Broadbent?
Jim Broadbent, a British actor, was born on May 24, 1949, in Lincolnshire. He comes from a family of artists, with his father being a furniture maker and his mother a sculptress. Jim attended a Quaker boarding school in Reading and later pursued his passion for art by attending an art school. After graduating in 1972, he started working in the theater industry and performed with prestigious theater companies like the Royal National Theatre and the Royal Shakespeare Company.
Broadbent started his acting career in 1978, appearing in a small role in the film The Shout. In 2007, he revealed that he would be playing the character Horace Slughorn in the movie adaptation of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. He also returned to portray Slughorn in the subsequent Harry Potter films. Additionally, Broadbent is recognized for his portrayal of Roy Slater in episodes of the TV show Only Fools and Horses.
Jim Broadbent Awards
Broadbent appeared in highly acclaimed film called Moulin Rouge! which was also released in 2001. In this movie, he played the character Harold Zidler and his performance was so impressive that he won a Best Supporting Actor BAFTA award.
Jim Broadbent starred in the biopic Iris (2001) where he played the character of John Bayley. His performance was so remarkable that he won the prestigious Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. In the film, his character was a loving and devoted husband to Iris Murdoch, a British novelist who had Alzheimer’s disease.