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Janet McTeer is an English television, stage and film actress best known for her Golden Globe-winning performance in Tumbleweeds.
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For her performance—complete with a dead-on Southern accent—the National Board of Review named McTeer "Best Actress." McTeer also scored Golden Globe and Academy Award nominations.
In 2000, McTeer starred in a somewhat less successful Sundance entry, SongCatcher. That same year, she appeared in the romantic thriller Waking the Dead. McTeer divides her time between her apartments in London and New York.
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