MIRIAM MARGOLYES IN BRIEF
BORN: Oxford, 1941, Cambridge exhibitioner; appeared on University Challenge for Newnham College in 1963.
OBE in 2002 for services to drama; Bafta best-supporting actress, 1993, for The Age of Innocence; Best Supporting Actress, LA Critics Circle, 1989, for Little Dorrit; Sony
Radio Award for Best Actress on Radio, 1993. WORK: The voice of Fly the dog in Babe (1995); major roles in Yentl, Little Shop of Horrors, Professor Sprout in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002). Innumerable TV credits. Currently starring as Madame Morrible in the London production of Wicked!