Octavia Lenora Spencer is an American actress and author. She is the recipient of several accolades, including an Academy Award, a British Academy Film Award, and a Golden Globe Award. She is one of two black actresses to have received three Academy Award nominations and is the only black actress to receive two consecutive nominations.
Ingrid Bergman was a Swedish actress who starred in a variety of European and American films. She won three Academy Awards, two Emmy Awards, four Golden Globe Awards, a BAFTA Award, and the Tony Award for Best Actress. She is best remembered for her roles as Ilsa Lund in Casablanca and as Alicia Huberman in Notorious , an Alfred Hitchcock thriller starring Cary Grant and Claude Rains.
Carrie-Anne Moss is a Canadian actress. Following early roles on television, she rose to international prominence for her role of Trinity in The Matrix trilogy . She has starred in Memento , Red Planet , Chocolat , Fido , Snow Cake , Disturbia , Unthinkable , Silent Hill: Revelation , and Pompeii . Moss currently portrays Jeri Hogarth in several series of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, mainly Jessica Jones .
Loretta Young was an American actress. Starting as a child actress, she had a long and varied career in film from 1917 to 1953. She won the 1948 Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in the 1947 film The Farmer's Daughter and received an Oscar nomination for her role in Come to the Stable in 1949. Young moved to the relatively new medium of television, where she had a dramatic anthology series, The Loretta Young Show, from 1953 to 1961. The series earned three Emmy Awards and was rerun successfully on daytime TV and later in syndication. In the 1980s, Young returned to the small screen and won a Golden Globe for her role in Christmas Dove in 1986. Young, a devout Roman Catholic, worked with various Catholic charities after her acting career.
Miriam Margolyes, OBE is an English-Australian actress and voice artist. Her earliest roles were in theatre and after several supporting roles in film and television she won a BAFTA Award for her role in The Age of Innocence and went on to take the role of Professor Sprout in the Harry Potter film series.