Date of Birth : Jun 6th 1950
English actress, best know for her roles in Gandhi in 1982, Northanger Abbey in 2007, and Sherlock Holmes in 2009. Theatre director Peter Hall has said that Geraldine James ranks among the great English classical actresses.
James was born in Maidenhead, Berkshire to a cardiologist father. She was educated at Downe House, a girls’ independent school in Newbury, Berkshire, and at Drama Centre London.
Played Portia opposite Dustin Hoffman in the London and Broadway productions of The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare