Tilda Swinton Height and Weight Stats

Film actress Tilda Swinton was born Katherine Matilda Swinton on November 5, 1960, in London, England. Her big screen debut arrived in Derek Jarman’sCaravaggio in 1986. She completed two more films for Jarman, 1988’s The Last of England and 1990’s The Garden, before garnering international recognition for her portrayal of Queen Isabella in Edward II (1991).Swinton continued to pursue avante garde films throughout her career to great acclaim, including 1992’s Orlando, 1996’s Female Perversions, 2001’sThe Deep End and 2004’s Thumbsucker. Despite her draw to independent art house films, Swinton has worked on several commercial projects, includingThe Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005) and 2007’s much-lauded thriller Michael Clayton. Swinton earned an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her turn as a CEO in the midst of a moral breakdown in the latter.

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Body Stats:

Tilda Swinton

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Height: 5 ft 10 in or 178 cm

Weight: 57 kg or 126 lbs 

Shoe size: 8

Dress size: 4

Bra size: 32B

Measurements: 34-26-35 in or 86-66-89 cm

Ethnicity: White

Hair Color: Red

Eye Color: Green


Name: Katherine Matilda Swinton 

Nickname: Swilda, Tilda

Date of Birth: November 05, 1960

Place of Birth:  London, England, UK

Place of Residence: Nairn, Scotland

Zodiac Sign: Scorpio

Education: Murray Edwards College

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Fun Facts:

Tilda Swinton

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  • Béla Tarr
  • John Byrne (1995-2003)
  • Sandro Kopp (2004-Present)

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Awards and Honors:

  • 2004 Won BAFTA Scotland Award Best Actress in a Scottish Film
  • 2008 Won Oscar Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
  • 2008 Won BAFTA Film Award Best Supporting Actress
  • 2008 Won Britannia Award British Artist of the Year
  • 2008 Nominated Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
  • 2009 Won Evening Standard British Film Award Best Actress
  • 2009 Won Saturn Award Best Supporting Actress
  • 2011 Won Austin Film Critics Award Best Actress
  • 2012 Nominated Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama
  • 2015 Won CinEuphoria Best Supporting Actress – International Competition

Hobbies and Interests: Reading, music

Favorite Color: Black

Favorite Food: Vegetables

Favorite Music:  David Bowie, Bjork 

Favorite Actress: Amy Schumer

Favorite Perfume: Etat Libre d`Orange

Favorite Book:  Auntie Mame

Favorite Sports: Tennis

Favorite Movie: I Know Where I’m Going

Interesting Facts:

  • Swinton is the descendent of the Saxon origin from the kingdom of Northumberland. Her parental ancestry which is Anglo Scot can be traced back to thousands of years, to the middle ages.
  • The family name was given to them for their bravery.
  • When she was in University of Cambridge, she performed at various stage productions before joining Royal Shakespeare Company.
  • She is widely known for her androgynous appearance as people widely confuse her to a male because of her tall frame and lack of lipstick.
  • Daughter of Major-General Sir John Swinton, whose ancestral home has been within the family since the 9th century.
  • Functioned as the muse and mascot of Dutch fashion designers Viktor and Rolf, who made an entire collection inspired by her (2003).
  • Her family is one of the oldest in Scotland.
  • Her performance in “Michael Clayton” in 2007 opposite George Clooney earned her an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress.
  • Was declared one of the ten best dressed women in the world by Vanity Fair in 2007.
  • Delivered the seminal State of Cinema Address in 2006 at the San Francisco International Film Festival, discussing the relationship of dreams, inarticulacy and film.
  • She played the role of David Bowie’s wife in his music video for “The Stars (Are Out Tonight).”
  • In West Heath Girls’ School, she was friends with Princess Diana.
  • Tilda had joined the Communist Party and later the Scottish Socialist Party when she was studying at University of Cambridge.
  • Tilda is not present on social media.

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