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Discover the interesting life of Tilda Swinton

The famous Hollywood actress participated in this year's edition of The Venice Film Festival. The jury recognized her career by giving the actress The Golden Lion Award for Lifetime Achievement, the most important one at the festival. She went to Venice to promote the short film "The Human Voice" directed by Pedro Almodovar being the director's first English language work.

  • Her real name is Katherine Matilda Swinton, she was born 59 years ago in London.
  • Tilda has a net worth of $12 million and has played more than 70 roles so far!
  • She honored Chadwick Boseman during her acceptance speech of The Golden Lion" at the Venice Film Festival by saying "Wakanda forever".

Tilda Swinton is known and recognized as an interesting and kind of mysterious artist. She is a famous actress, but she is not usually in the spotlight for her private life, actually, we are sure you had no idea about the facts we are about to present to you about her life and career. Let's have a look, shall we?

1- She studied at "West Heath Girls School" and had no other than Princess Diana as a classmate.

Tilda Swinton honouring David Bowie.

2-The great actress is not only an actress but also an actor. What? Yes, she played three male characters during her career. Mozart, in a play, a nobleman in "Orlando" and a genderless angel in "Constantine".

A portrait of her as Gabriel in Constantine.

3-Tilda volunteer for two years in Africa and Kenya, working with children before she even studied for being an actress.

Tilda young and natural.

4- This is the most interesting fact about her artistic career. She was displayed sleeping in a glass case for a week in "The Maybe".

Tilda Swinton being displayed while sleeping in glass case.

5-Patrik Wolf's "The Bachelor" album has 4 songs sang by the actress/actor/singer Tilda Swinton.

Tilda Swinton holding The Golden Lion Award


There are many more curious facts about her for sure, do you have any? Share it with us.

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