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Margolyes, Miriam

Works: 432 works in 1,270 publications in 3 languages and 34,450 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Juvenile works  Children's films  Animated films  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Romance films  Detective and mystery television programs 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author, vac, Singer, Commentator, Author of dialog, Illustrator, Other, Creator, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Miriam Margolyes
Legend of the guardians : the owls of Ga'Hoole by Zack Snyder( Visual )

31 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 2,093 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fledgling barn owl Soren lives in the forest of Tyto with his father Noctus, mother Marella, older brother Kludd, younger sister Eglantine, and their snake nest maid Ms. P. Noctus enjoys telling Soren and Eglantine stories of the Guardians of Ga'Hoole, a mythical group of warrior owls, who once saved all owlkind from the evil "Pure Ones." One night Kludd pushes Soren and they both fall to the ground. They are kidnapped taken to the home to the Pure Ones, and put to work: Soren as a slave, and Kludd as a soldier. The Pure Ones' are laying a trap for their enemies, the Guardians of Ga'Hoole. The Pure Ones storm the Great Tree, and the Guardians lead the owls into battle against them, wherein which Soren and his friends emerge to play pivotal roles
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by Daniel Radcliffe( Visual )

10 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the epic finale, the battle between the good and evil forces of the wizarding world escalates into an all-out war. The stakes have never been higher and no one is safe. But it is Harry who may be called upon to make the ultimate sacrifice as he draws closer to the climactic showdown with Lord Voldemort. It all ends here
Cats & dogs by Lawrence Guterman( Visual )

17 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 1,709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the top-secret, high-tech espionage war going on between cats and dogs, which their humans are blissfully unaware of. The film follows Mr. Tinkle's (a cat) plan to destroy a new vaccine, that if developed, would eliminate all human allergies to dogs, and allow cats to rule the world. Lou, a beagle puppy accidentally becomes the dog-agent assigned to stop the cat plan
William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet by Baz Luhrmann( Visual )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 1,688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baz Luhrmann's unconventional adaptation of William Shakespeare's classic love story, with the setting moved from Renaissance-era Verona to modern-day southern California
Ladies in lavender( Visual )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 1,462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 1930s, the peaceful life of two aging sisters is shattered when they take in a young Polish violinist, who they find injured after having been washed ashore near their coastal English home
The Age of Innocence by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2018 in English and held by 1,442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In New York City in the 1870s, a rigid social code governs how people talk, walk, meet, part, dine, earn their livings, fall in love, and marry. Not a word of the code is written down anywhere, but these people have been studying it since they were born. In this elegant milieu, marriages, like treaties between nations, exist to provide for the orderly transmission of wealth; scions of old and rich families understand that their personal desires have no place in the design. One such is Newland Archer, engaged to marry pretty young May Welland. When he becomes entranced with May's cousin Ellen, the notorious Countess Olenska, every member of that class mobilizes to prevent Archer from doing anything that threatens their needs
The man who invented Christmas by Les Standiford( Visual )

9 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 1,340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"'Cuento de Navidad' constituyó uno de los grandes éxitos de Charles Dickens en 1843; sin embargo, a pesar de su éxito, sus tres últimas obras constituyeron un rotundo fracaso. Todos sus editores acabaron rechazándole, por lo que él mismo se vio obligado a publicar su nueva obra para paliar así las dificultades económicas por las que estaba pasando. Esta historia se centra en cómo se creó la novela con la que Dickens dio auténtico sentido al espíritu de la navidad". (FILMAFFINITY)
Being Julia by István Szabó( Visual )

15 editions published between 2004 and 2018 in English and held by 1,331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

London, 1938. Julia is a true West End diva: beautiful, talented, wealthy, and famous. She has a devoted husband who has masterminded her brilliant career - but after years of the spotlight she begins to suffer from a severe case of boredom and longs for something new and exciting to put the twinkle back in her eye. She finds what she is looking for in a handsome young American fan, who adds a few more sparks than Julia was hoping for
Early man by Tom Hiddleston( Visual )

9 editions published in 2018 in English and Spanish and held by 1,205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set at the dawn of time, when prehistoric creatures and woolly mammoths roamed the earth, this tells the story of Dug, along with sidekick Hognob as they unite his tribe against a mighty enemy Lord Nooth and his Bronze Age City to save their home
Harry Potter and the chamber of secrets( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1,155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cars fly, trees fight back and a mysterious elf comes to warn Harry Potter at the start of the second year of his amazing journey into the world of wizardry. This year at Hogwarts, spiders talk, letters scold and Harry's own unsettling ability to speak to snakes turns his friends against him. From dueling clubs to rogue Bludgers, it's a year of adventure and danger when bloody writing on a wall announces: The Chamber of Secrets has been opened. To save Hogwarts will require all of Harry, Ron and Hermione's magical abilities and courage
Chasing Liberty( Visual )

8 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 935 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anna Foster is the 18-year-old daughter of President of the United States James Foster. Anna has led a privileged life, but she has grown to resist the constant presence of Secret Service agents getting in the way of her independence. While on a family trip to Europe, Anna manages to get away from security for a brief time. She inevitably falls for Ben Calder, with whom she enjoys a fresh and clean European vacation. Not wanting to ruin her fun, she doesn't tell him who she really is. Unfortunately, Ben has a secret identity of his own
Maya the Bee movie by Noah Taylor( Visual )

8 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maya is a little bee with a big personality! Set against the backdrop of a longstanding hatred between bees and hornets, Maya is born into a hive where conformity rules. But Maya dreams of an exciting life of freedom, fun and adventure - the world is simply far too interesting to stay inside a hive! But it's not easy being different. Her funny attempts to fit in and "be a bee" immediately bring her into conflict with the Queen's Royal Advisor - a narrow-minded control freak whose contempt for curious little bees is only eclipsed by her hatred for hornets
Miss Fisher's murder mysteries by Kerry Greenwood( Visual )

13 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Phryne Fisher is back with more intriguing mysteries and exquisite fashion. A private detective in 1920s Melboune, Phryne has a knack for being in the right place at the right time
Miss Fisher's murder mysteries( Visual )

12 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and held by 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1920s Melbourne, the Honourable Phryne Fisher is a thoroughly modern woman operating in a mostly male world. The glamorous lady detective goes about her work with a pistol close at hand--and, more often than not, a male admirer even closer."--Container
Miss Fisher's murder mysteries( Visual )

8 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Phryne Fisher is a lady detective from Melbourne with a fabulous sense of fun and a flair for solving crimes. In a country reemerging from the shadow of World War I, Phryne takes life in her stride, and murder too. Detective Inspector Jack Robinson works alongside her, although she often outraces him to the crime scene. Season three includes eight all new episodes of the glamorous, gun-toting lady detective Phryne Fisher. Along with her ever-faithful companion, Dot Williams, Detective Jack Robinson, and Constable Hugh Collins, she is determined to solve any case that comes her way
The life and death of Peter Sellers by Roger Lewis( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Sellers was one of the most gifted British comic actors of his time, perfectly moving from costume to costume and accent to accent in a series of films that ranged from brilliant to awful. Despite his brilliance as an actor, Sellers led a deeply disturbing personal life. The actor is best remembered as Inspector Clouseau in the Pink Panther movies. Despite his Hollywood success, Peter Sellers' comic virtuosity belied a troubled private life
James and the giant peach by Roald Dahl( Visual )

26 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Do you recall how the world looked to you as a child? Everything was huge. Buildings, furniture, and grown-ups -- they all dwarfed you, some of them so large as to seem monstrous. If a thing delighted you, it was a wonder; if it frightened you, it was a terror-this spirit animates this animated version of Roald Dahl's story "James and the Giant Peach." James' parents have died, and now he toils for his cruel aunts, Spiker and Sponge. One day, an old man arrives and gives him bag of glowing green 'crocodile tongues.' James accidentally drops these, whereupon they cause a tree to sprout a giant-size peach. Soon enough, James finds himself magically inside the Peach, where insects have taken up residence. One day the Peach rolls away with James inside, and the adventure begins
Sunshine by István Szabó( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An epic about generations of a Hungarian Jewish family caught up in the upheavals and false hopes of a war-swept 20th century
The long way home by Mark Jonathan Harris( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary traces the stories of courage in the years between the end of World War II and the formation of the state of Israel. Includes archival footage, original broadcasts and personal testimonies from survivors of the Holocaust
Babe by Chris Noonan( Visual )

13 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and French and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Babe is a little pig who doesn't quite know his place in the world. With a bunch of odd friends, like Ferdianad the duck who thinks he is a rooster and Fly the dog he calls mom, Babe realizes that he has the makings to become the greatest sheep pig of all time, and Farmer Hogget Knows it. Babe with the help of the sheep dogs and the sheep babe learns that a pig can be anything that he wants to be
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The Age of Innocence
Ladies in lavenderThe Age of InnocenceHarry Potter and the chamber of secretsChasing LibertyJames and the giant peachSunshineBabe
Alternative Names
Miriam Margolyes actrice britannique

Miriam Margolyes actriz británica nacionalizada australiana

Miriam Margolyes aktorka brytyjska

Miriam Margolyes attrice britannica

Miriam Margolyes britische Schauspielerin

Miriam Margolyes Brits actrice

Miriam Margolyes pemeran perempuan asal Britania Raya

Мириам Маргулис

Міріам Марголіс

Միրիամ Մարգուլիս

Միրիամ Մարգուլիս բրիտանացի դերասանուհի

מרים מרגוליס

מרים מרגוליס שחקנית בריטית

ميريام مارجولييس ممثلة بريطانية

میریام مارقولیس

میریام مارگولیس

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English (230)

Spanish (3)

French (3)