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JENNIFER EHLE - Myrtle Logue

Two-time Tony Award-winning British-American actress of stage and screen, Ehle is probably best known for her starring role as Elizabeth Bennet in the 1995 mini-series "Pride and Prejudice" in which she starred alongside Colin Firth.

Ehle's first major role was in 1992 when Peter Hall cast her in the television adaptation of "The Camomile Lawn", a novel by Mary Wesley, in which she and her mother, Rosemary Harris, played the same character at different ages. This story, produced by UK's Channel 4, was a five part mini-series about lives and loves of a family of cousins from 1939 to the present.

Her performance as Elizabeth Bennet in the 1995 BBC television adaptation of Jane Austen's classic "Pride and Prejudice" gained her a Best Actress BAFTA award. After a stint with the RSC, she gained her first major feature film role in Bruce Beresford's Paradise Road. She was nominated for a BAFTA for her role in Wilde and other film roles include Bedrooms and Hallways, The River King, Michael Clayton and Istvan Szabo's Sunshine, among others. She continued pursuing a career on stage, winning critical acclaim and a Best Performance by a Leading Actress Tony for her 2000 Broadway debut in Tom Stoppard's The Real Thing. She returned to the stage in 2005 in The Philadelphia Story at the Old Vic opposite Kevin Spacey. The following year she played Lady Macbeth in Macbeth as part of Shakespeare in the Park in New York. She won her second Tony award for portraying three characters in Stoppard's The Coast of Utopia triptych, which ran from October 2006 until May 2007.

Her most recent films include Before the Rains directed by Santosh Sivan and Pride and Glory, co-starring Edward Norton and Colin Farrell.