Miriam Margolyes is an actress, writer and Patron of the salon:collective
We are very lucky to have Miriam Margolyes as our Patron. She is a veteran of stage and screen and an award-winning actress who has achieved success on both sides of the Atlantic.
Miriam’s acting career spans almost 50 years and a rich, unforgettable collection of characters. She began her successful career in theatre, moving to TV & film, and winning a BAFTA for her role in Age of Innocence. Most famously, Miriam appeared as Professor Sprout in the Harry Potter movies, and as Nurse in the Baz Luhrmann film of Romeo and Juliet. Outside acting, Miriam is a Palestinian human rights activist, being a signatory of Jews for Justice for Palestinians. She is also a campaigner for a respite care charity, Crossroads, and has done much to raise the profile of gay and lesbian rights in the public eye.