Charlotte Rampling as Mrs. Ayres
Charlotte Rampling began her career in films in 1964 with Richard Lester in The Knack. In 1966 she appeared as Meredith in the film Georgy Girl and after this, her acting career in English, French and Italian cinema blossomed; notably in Luchino Visconti's The Damned (La Caduta degli dei) in 1969 and in Liliana Cavani’s 1974 film The Night Porter, playing opposite Dirk Bogarde.
Charlotte Rampling gained recognition from American audiences in a remake of Raymond Chandler's detective story Farewell, My Lovely in 1975 and later with Woody Allen's Stardust Memories in 1980 and particularly in The Verdict in 1982, an acclaimed drama directed by Sidney Lumet that starred Paul Newman. Her long list of films also includes Alan Parker’s Angel Heart, Ian Softley’s The Wings of the Dove, Michael Cacoyannis’ The Cherry Orchard, Julio Medem’s Chaotic Ana, Dominik Moll’s Lemming, Laurent Cantet's Heading South (Vers le Sud), Jonathan Nossiter's Signs & Wonders and Nagisa Oshima's Max Mon Amour.
Charlotte Rampling has collaborated extensively with the director François Ozon appearing in the Under the Sand, Swimming Pool, Angel, and most recently Jeune et Jolie in 2013.
Recent work includes: Red Sparrow, Submergence, Assassin's Creed, 45 Years, Waiting for the Miracle to Come, The Sense of an Ending, London Spy, the second series of Broadchurch, Dexter, Restless, Night Train to Lisbon, I, Anna, Melancholia, The Eye of the Storm, Clean Skin, Streetdance 3D, Never Let Me Go, Babylon AD, Life During Wartime, Boogie Woogie and The Duchess.
For Andrew Haigh’s 45 Years in 2015, Charlotte Rampling was nominated for an Academy Award and was awarded Best Actress at the Berlin International Film Festival and Edinburgh International Film Festival in addition to the London Film Critics' Circle and European Film Academy awards.