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Zoë Wanamaker

Zoë Wanamaker in 2013
Born (1949-05-13) 13 May 1949 (age 67)
New York, New York, United States[1]
Nationality American/British
Occupation Actress
Years active 1973–present
Spouse(s) Gawn Grainger
(m.1994–present)
Parent(s)

Sam Wanamaker (deceased)
Charlotte Holland (deceased)

Website www.zoewanamaker.com

I don't have any regrets about not having had children. What's the point? It's just something else to beat yourself up over.
Zoe Wanamaker
My father's death from prostate cancer in 1993 was tragic. He never complained about pain. He was a fighter. By the time he was ready to die he wasn't able to die in the way that he wanted to, which seemed an outrage to me.
Zoe Wanamaker
I have lots of passions – gardens, art, music and reading. I have eclectic taste and read a huge variety of books.
Zoe Wanamaker
Shakespeare showed me that once I understand the rules, I can break them.
My mother was adorable, a great giggler. My father was very strong and could be quite frightening.
Zoe Wanamaker
'As You Like It' was the first Shakespeare production I ever did.
Shakespeare's taught me that there are more words in the English language than I have got in my head.
Zoe Wanamaker
I don't have the confidence to be a personality.
I absolutely hate clothes shopping, though I love clothes. It's my idea of heaven to be handed things to wear.
Zoe Wanamaker
I don't want to be a director, or to have responsibility for hundreds of people.
Zoe Wanamaker
I'm constantly intimidated by Shakespeare's work. Trying to decipher what he's saying and holding on to that thought – not just as an actor, but as a human being – is a rigour.
Zoe Wanamaker