Marianne Jean-Baptiste was born in Camberwell in the capital city of London in United Kingdom. She was raised in Peckham. She is known for her role in Secrets and Lies, a 1996 drama movie directed by Mike Leigh which gained her international success. She currently lives in Los Angeles, United States with her family. She and her husband have two children together.
She has acted in numerous films such as “Secrets & Lies (1996)”, “How to Make The Cruelest Month (1997)”, “24- Hour Woman (1999)”, “City of Ember (2008)” but yet to appear in TV shows. Her acting has been described as brilliant, versatile and her character is a bucket full of attitude and exuberance.
The sultry beauty possesses a petite height of 5"1. Her husband is Evan Williams, an ex-ballet dancer that she married in 1997.
Her nationality is British and ethnicity is black. Her net worth is estimated at $3 million as of 2015.Edit
Born in Camberwell, London, UK
Marianne Jean-Baptise was born in Camberwell in the capital city of London in United Kingdom. She was raised in Peckham by Antiguan mother and St Lucian father.
Since an early age she was interested in acting.Edit
Appeared in Cracker
In 1994, Marianne appeared in crime drama series Cracker as Marcia Reid.
The show is about a criminal psychologist portrayed by Robbie Coltraine who is affiliated to Greater Manchester Police and helps them solve crimes.Edit
Starred in Secrets & Lies
1996 was her lucky year as her role in the drama movie Secrets and Lies met international success pushing her into the spotlight.
She played Hortense Cumberbatch and was nominated for BAFTA, Golden Globe and Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role.
Starred in How to Make The Cruelest Month
In 1998, Marianne starred in comedy movie How to Make the Cruelest Month as Christina Parks. The movie was premiered at the 1998 Sundance Film Festival and was also nominated for the Grand Jury Prize.
The movie was written and directed by Kip KoenigEdit
Appeared in The 24-Hour Woman
Marianne Jean Baptiste appeared in 1999 film “The 24- Hour Woman” written as well as directed by Nancy Savoca.
Marianne appeared as Madeline Labelle. The tagline of the film is going after what you desire and facing consequences.
The movie grossed $109.535 at the box office.
Starred in City of Ember
Jean-Baptiste appeared as Claire in 2008 science fiction fantasy film City of Ember. It is a film adaptation of the book of the same name authored by Jeanne DuPrau.
The movie grossed $17.9 million at the box office.Edit
Appeared in Edge of Tommorow
She appeared in an unaccredited role as Dr. Whittle in 2014 sci-fi action movie Edge of Tomorrow starring Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt.
The movie is a film adaptation from the book “All You Need Is Kill” by Hiroshi Sakurazaka.