Phyllida Law

by MKhanal 20 Apr,2021
Phyllida Law
Body Stats
Height 5 Feet 9 Inch
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Phyllida Ann law
  • Birth Place Scotland
  • Father William law
  • Mother Megsie law
  • Net Worth 1$ million
  • Nationality British
  • Profession Actress
  • Married to Eric Norman Thompson
  • Children Emma and Sophie Thompson

Phyllida Law is a Scottish actress. She has been acting for over 40 years. She has worked as a character actress in many televisions and films also. She has authored books in which she shares her experience caring for her mother. Law worked with more than fifty films in her professional career. 

Phyllida Law was born Phyllida Ann Law on May 8, 1932, in Glasgow, Scotland. She is the daughter of William Law and Megsie Law. Her father was a well-known journalist. Nothing much about her education and academic qualification is shared with the public. In 2013, Law was awarded an Honorary degree by Glasgow Caledonian University and an Honorary Doctor of Letters from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. Phyllida's height is five feet and five inches tall. 

Married Life of Phyllida Law 

The Scottish Actress is a widow as of early 2021. She was married to Eric Norman Thompson for more than twenty years until his death in 1982. The love birds tied their wedding knot in 1957. Eric was an actor and director, and he died on Dec 1, 1982.

Law along with her daughters, Emma and Sophie, at an event  SOURCE: Pinterest

Shortly after the marriage, Eric and Law were blessed with two daughters Emma and Sophie Thompson. Both of her daughters are well-recognized actresses in England. Since her spouse's passing, The actress spends her time traveling to different places and with films. 

How Rich is Phyllida Law? Know About Her Earnings and Net Worth

Law is at the age of 89, and her net worth has been growing significantly in 2019-20. Phyllida has an estimated net worth of more than $1 Million. She credits most of her net worth to her successful career as an actress. She has acted in more than five dozens of films. 

The average salary of an actress currently working in Scotland as an actress is more than $50,000. Law owns numerous mansions around the country. She has not shared a word about her properties and income sources. She is a motivational speaker and must be making a huge sum from her appearance. 

Phyllida Law's career

Phyllida started her working career in her thirties. She made her television debut in 1964 with a drama, Play School. The actress reminded with the show for few years and then made his big-screen debut in 1968 with a film, Otley. Law was also part of other Television shows like Dixon Of Dock Green, Rumpole of the Bailey, and a few more. 

Law had had to struggle a lot in her initial days. She came into the limelight only in the 1980s when people started to recognize her for her characters. Phyllida was in the original London cast of La Cage aux Folles at the London Palladium in 1986, playing the role of Jacqueline.

In the 1990s, Phyllida started to appear in numerous television shows. She was a famous film like The Winter Guest, Anna Karenina, Miss Potter and a few more. The actress has still been appearing in several shows as a guest and with small roles to play. In 2014, Law was appointed an Officer of the British Empire (OBE) Order in the 2014 Birthday Honours by The Queen for services to drama and charitable services. 

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