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Embeth Davidtz (Embeth Jean Davidtz)

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Biography

Lafayette, Indiana, USA
Embeth Davidtz was born on August 11, 1965 in Lafayette, Indiana. She is known for her role as Miss Honey in the film Matilda (1996).

Her parents, Jean and John Davidtz, were South Africans, with Dutch, English, and French ancestry. The family moved to Trenton, New Jersey, before returning to her parents' native country, where her father was a university professor. Davidtz studied at Rhodes University. Her acting started with the National Theatre Company's "Romeo & Juliet" for which she received good reviews.

She got a small role in South African-filmed American horror, Mutator (1989). Read more...

Actor

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Character: Helen Hirsch

Schindler's List 1993

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Character: Dr. Judith Bolton

Paranoia 2013

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Character: Joan Laraby

Fragments 2008

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Character: Jennifer Crawford

Fracture 2007

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Character: Rosalind Chetwynd

Shackleton 2002

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Character: Kalina Oretzia

Thir13en Ghosts 2001

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Character: Dr. Philippa Horwood

The Hole 2001

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Character: Little Miss Amanda Martin / Portia Charney

Bicentennial Man 1999

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Character: Dr. Lauren Riggs

Last Rites 1999

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Character: Gretta Milano

Fallen 1998

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Character: Mallory Doss

The Gingerbread Man 1998

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Character: Mary McCasslin

Murder in the First 1995

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Character: Bella Ford

Feast of July 1995

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Character: Dianne Masters

Deadly Matrimony 1992

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Character: Katherine Palliko

Till Death Us Do Part 1992

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Character: Tessa van Dyk

Nag van die 19de 1991

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Character: Sonia Kovitzky

Girl with Guitar 0

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Character: Sonia Kovitzky

Federal Boobie Inspector 0

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